A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this game.
Hellboy doesn't look like your typical hero, but he's the good guy who fights sinister adversaries.
Violence & Scariness
Combat with punches, kicks, grenades, and guns against supernatural enemies and Nazis.
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The occasional "damn" and "hell."
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Products & Purchases
The Hellboy franchise also includes comics and films.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Hellboy dispatches countless waves of enemies (supernatural creatures and later Nazi soldiers) with a combination of weapons like guns and grenades, supernatural powers like magic, and an especially strong stone-like appendage nicknamed Right Hand of Doom. There's no gore, and the violence isn't particular graphic -- there's just a lot of it.
Is It Any Good?
There's nothing horribly wrong with the game, but Hellboy isn't the most agile character to control, and the design of the levels and enemies doesn't seem particularly inspired. Translation: the game is playable, but can get dull over long sessions and it doesn't demonstrate any particular creativity. Hellboy fans might find enough to sink their teeth into, but if it's a good brawler or dungeon crawl that you're after, there are better games out there.
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