X360, PS3 Thursday, May 17, 2007 | 10:14 AM

Images of Hellboy

Images of Hellboy

With the movie release delayed to late 2008, Hellboy seems to try and sell it by itself all alone later this year. It looks much better than it did at last E3, but is it enough?


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Commented on 2007-05-17 10:26:40
As Hellboy is one of my favorite comicbook characters I have to be looking forward to this. I must say I'm not wildly impressed, but the desert screen (#2) do seem to have some rather nice lighting going on. I agree it seems to have improved visually since last E3, but I'm more worried about the gameplay...
Commented on 2007-05-17 10:52:20
god of war much?
Commented on 2007-05-17 12:32:24
I thought This is Xboxyde not Ps2yde :P
Commented on 2007-05-17 13:34:07
Character models look decent, but the environments are just plain ugly.
Commented on 2007-05-17 14:46:16
YUCK!!
Commented on 2007-05-17 17:29:44
pfff
didn't know they were making a game ..
Commented on 2007-05-17 20:24:28
im pretty upset that they wouldnt try and mimick the style of the comic. A game with that visual style would be awesome.
Commented on 2007-05-17 23:09:12
The environments could use some lightmaps, but that's too much to ask when you're in a hurry to cash in.
Commented on 2007-05-18 01:54:53 In reply to Joergen
Posted by Joergen
The environments could use some lightmaps, but that's too much to ask when you're in a hurry to cash in.
The movie has been delayed so that will take a bit of their cash away.

Some of the places look good and the others do not. This is a mixed bag. They need to be consistant.
Commented on 2007-05-18 05:42:05
The movie has not been delayed.

I'm with mkk316. It's tragic that they didn't go with the look of the comic. I think it might be a case, as in the cartoon that the comicbook's creator signed a contract preventing the game studio from being able to mimick his style. He's been paranoid lately that having too many people do things in his style might dilute it's uniqueness.
Commented on 2007-05-18 07:30:51 In reply to spydaweb
Posted by spydaweb
The movie has not been delayed.

I'm with mkk316. It's tragic that they didn't go with the look of the comic. I think it might be a case, as in the cartoon that the comicbook's creator signed a contract preventing the game studio from being able to mimick his style. He's been paranoid lately that having too many people do things in his style might dilute it's uniqueness.
Is he really? I had always heard him say he's perfectly ok with other artist's interpretations of hellboy, to the point of lunacy almost. Im just tired of the idea that next-gen = realistic. You have an amazing art style with Mignola, you have a hellboy game, why not combine the two and make it way more interesting than simply recreating the movie. Oh well, one can always hope for the future i guess.........

About the game
  • Hellboy
  • X360, PS3
  • Published by Konami
  • French release: 3rd quarter 2008


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