June 24, 2008
KONAMI SHIPS HELLBOY: THE SCIENCE
OF EVIL TO RETAIL STORES NATIONWIDE
Featuring Original Storyline and
All-Star Voiceover Cast, the Game Hits Stores for the Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3
system and PSP System Coinciding With This Summer’s Anticipated
Blockbuster Movie "Hellboy II: The Golden Army"
Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.,
today announced that Hellboy:™ The Science of Evil has shipped to retail stores
nationwide for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft,
PLAYSTATION 3 home entertainment system and the PSP (PlayStation Portable)
system. Following the cult success of the Hellboy comic book series and the
commercial success of 2004’s "Hellboy" movie, Hellboy: The Science of Evil
features an original storyline with creative input from Hellboy creator Mike
Mignola and famed movie director Guillermo Del Toro. The game release coincides
with the theatrical release of the highly anticipated "Hellboy II: The Golden
Army" this summer.
Featuring stunning next-gen graphics
with dynamic lighting throughout, Hellboy: The Science of Evil, lets players
experience all-new adventures featuring Hellboy’s unmistakable fusion of action,
atmosphere and humor. Taking control of Hellboy’s superhuman abilities, players
will smash their way through enemies on their quest to prevent Hellboy’s
nemesis, the crazed Nazi Hermann Von Klempt’s plot for world domination. With
Hellboy’s unforgettable and indestructible Right Hand of Doom, players will
wreak havoc on anyone that stands in their way. Additionally, players can also
assume the roles of Abe Sabien and Liz Sherman in the co-op multiplayer mode. An
explosive battle system with contextual grappling commands and fully
destructible environments lend to additional adventures within the title.
Hellboy: The Science of Evil also
features an all-star voiceover cast from the actors from the motion-picture
film. In addition to Ron Perlman, who portrayed Hellboy in the 2004 feature
film, Selma Blair and Doug Jones will reprise their roles as Sherman and Sapien
to lend their voices to the game.
"With creative direction from
Hellboy creator, Mike Mignola, and movie director, Guillermo del Toro, along
with voiceovers from the top talent of the movie, the Hellboy video game
captures the essence of the franchise," said Anthony Crouts, Vice President of
Marketing at Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. "Both newcomers and longtime
fans will enjoy this completely original, action-packed Hellboy experience."
Developed by Krome Studios, Hellboy
The Science of Evil is rated "T" (Teen) by the ESRB and is now available on the
Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 system and PSP system.