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Hellboy: Dogs of the Night (also released as Hellboy: Asylum Seeker) is a third-person action game in which the player controls Hellboy- Mike Mignola's comic-book hero and paranormal investigator.

The game takes place in 1960's Prague, during Hellboy's early work with the BPRD (Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense). Hellboy and Sara are investigating their missing agent Peter, who lost contact with his team somewhere in Czechoslovakia. It's up to Hellboy to uncover the events surrounding that disappearance, and set things right.

Gameplay has similarities to Resident Evil games, featuring dialogue and puzzles punctuated with fights. The game has fully 3D graphics that are stylistically quite different from the original comic book drawings.


Hellboy: Dogs of the Night Windows Pump Up the Volume
Hellboy: Dogs of the Night Windows Beautiful People
Hellboy: Dogs of the Night Windows Night of the Living Dead
Hellboy: Dogs of the Night Windows Comfortably Numb

Promo Images

Hellboy: Dogs of the Night Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "Суперперец" -- Russian spelling
  • "Mike Mignola's Hellboy: Asylum Seeker" -- 2003 release title
  • "Hellboy: I Mastini della Notte" -- Italian title
  • "Asylum Seeker" -- Brazilian title

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User Reviews

A Groan in the Dark PlayStation Terrence Bosky (5458)

Critic Reviews

Jeuxvideo.com Windows Dec 14, 2000 14 out of 20 70
PC Games (Germany) Windows Mar 07, 2001 62 out of 100 62
Génération 4 Windows Feb, 2001 12 out of 20 60
Meristation PlayStation Jan 16, 2002 6 out of 10 60
ActionTrip Windows Jan 06, 2001 60 out of 100 60
PC Action (Germany) Windows Mar 29, 2001 59 out of 100 59
Power Unlimited Windows Feb, 2001 4.5 out of 10 45
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Apr 27, 2006 8 out of 20 40
PC Gamer UK Windows Nov, 2002 14 out of 100 14
Gamekult Windows Dec 20, 2000 1 out of 10 10


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PlayStation version

The PlayStation port was released three years after the Windows version and was repackaged with a new title to tie-in with the movie.

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