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Van Helsing
5.9 out of 10

Van Helsing

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Overall 7
6.7
Gameplay 7
6.7
Graphics 7
6.7
Sound 7
6.7
Lifespan 6
5.6

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PALgaming
15 November 2005
  • Summary: Whether you purchase or rent this game really depends on how much you have or are willing to spend on games and as this is a full priced game I would probably suggest renting it as it’s a relatively short game and would only warrant a purchase if you really like the game, are a massive fan of the...
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Overall 5
5.0

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RewiredMind.com
19 October 2005
  • Excerpt: It’s not that the film was that bad, it just wasn’t particularly enjoyable popcorn fodder for your intrepid reviewer here. I found it something of a “ Blade lite” in fact, sans the decent soundtrack and action set pieces. Its gaming brethren nearly suffers the same fate.
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Overall 9
9.0

Van Helsing

Playstation Illustrated
1 July 2005
  • Excerpt: The latest action character to make it to the big screen, Van Helsing , also greets his fans in a new game that puts you inside the movie. The levels are fairly big in size, and the level of detail in both the scenery and the character models is outstanding.
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Van Helsing – Review

GameCritics.com
31 August 2004
  • Excerpt: Why are so many movies made into videogames? Although both transport us briefly into someone else's life, they do so in very different ways. We may identify with a movie's hero but we can't influence him; his story unfolds without any help from us.
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Overall 7
6.9
Features 8
7.5
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 7
6.5
Lifespan 6
6.0

Van Helsing

Gaming Target
20 July 2004
Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 7
6.5
Sound 7
7.0

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Kikizo
7 June 2004
  • Conclusion: Gamers who can't sit still and wait for are advised to pick up Van Helsing to fill the void, and re-taste classic DMC gameplay before Capcom rewrites the formula with its highly anticipated prequel.
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Overall 7
6.5

PS2 Review - 'Van Helsing'

WorthPlaying
28 May 2004
  • Excerpt: Genre : Action Developer: Saffire Studios Publisher: Vivendi Release Date: May 7, 2004 Buy 'VAN HELSING': Xbox | Game Boy Advance | PlayStation 2 May 7th marked two major releases carrying the Van Helsing moniker: a major motion picture for the moviegoing types and a Devil May Cry-inspired action...
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Overall 7
7.0

Van Helsing

Gamecell
17 July 2005
  • Conclusion: Van Helsing is a fair game, with good use of the film's license. It looks lovely most of the time, with great authenticity, atmospheric sound, and some very enjoyable gameplay. Its problems lie in the fact that it gets stale quite quickly, and when it's over, there isn't much to bring you back to...
  • Pros: Good use of the movie license., Looks great., Stylish action.
  • Cons: The gameplay is too repetitive, so the game grows old quickly., Low replay value., Some annoying camera angles.
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Overall 6
6.0

Van Helsing

Sofa Cinema
26 June 2005
Overall 6
6.0

Van Helsing Review

Eurogamer
28 May 2004
  • Conclusion: The simple failure to properly polish up the game, and make the later levels actually feel finished, is undoubtedly down to a lack of time in the production schedule to make the changes and adjustments needed - which is a terrible shame, because in places Van Helsing is excellent.
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