Universal Interactive, Inc.
PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, Xbox video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube, PC CD-ROM
Pricing and Availability
Game ships May 27, 2003, fully stocked at retailers by date of movie's premier
Acclaimed filmmaker Ang Lee's concept for his film adaptation of the classic Marvel Comics series from Universal Pictures, The Hulk, combines all the elements of a blockbuster visual effects-intensive superhero movie with the brooding romance and tragedy of Universal's classic horror films. In depicting The Hulk as both a superhero and a monster, a wish fulfillment and a nightmare, Lee and his team have stayed true to the early subversive spirit of the character created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, while completely updating The Hulk and projecting it into the dangers and aspirations of contemporary times.
Picking up a year after the events of the film, the game follows the plight of troubled scientist Bruce Banner and his enraged alter ego, Hulk, as they battle against the terrifying forces of the Leader - a villain intent on using the Hulk's gamma energy to unleash a relentless army of gamma creatures on the world. Betrayed by his long-time colleague and mentor, Professor Crawford, Bruce unwittingly releases the essence of the Hulk into an Orb, falling prey to the Leader's sinister plot. Now Bruce must pursue his new foe through San Francisco, into Alcatraz, out of heavily guarded military installations and finally to the terrifying, surreal Freehold of the Leader himself. Only by facing his own shattered identity and gaining control of the beast within him will Bruce have the ability to overcome the insane intentions of the Leader.
- Ultimate action-adventure superhero video game for multiple next-generation
platforms and the PC.
- Brand new storyline - Deliberately set one year after the events
of the film to provide fans with an interactive extension of the Hulk
experience, the game is part of Universal's overall creative vision
to build a franchise from the comic book property and simultaneously
launch it on theater and video game screens.
- New characters and old favorites - THE HULK brings together lead
characters from the film with familiar enemies from the Marvel Comics
universe and new villains created specifically for the game.
- Up to 10 enemies on-screen at a single time.
- Two types of gameplay for depth and variety
o The player must employ the powers of critical thinking, logic and
stealth as Bruce Banner, struggling to maintain control of the incredible
strength and rage of the Hulk. The player must master the art of not
turning into the Hulk in key Banner missions in order to succeed.
o As Hulk, the player can smash through walls, use semi-trucks as
weapons, hurl enemies through walls and more.
- 25 massive, highly-detailed levels including 5 Challenge levels
featuring environments both directly from the film and exclusive to
- Smashing Gameplay - Fully destructible and interactive environments
where virtually anything can and must be manipulated, picked up, destroyed
or used as a weapon to successfully complete the game.
- Real physics determine destruction in the game, not canned animation.
Objects react to damage as they would in the real world, displaying
behaviors consistent with the real effects of mass, matter and gravity.
Cars bounce off walls and show damage to their bodies, glass shatters,
broken pipes roll, and debris is left behind in the environment long
after the Hulk makes his presence felt.
- Intense boss battles - In 5 boss challenges, The Hulk will battle
it out against super villains Madman, Flux, Ravage, The Leader and
- Devastating Attacks - Take down the Hulk's foes with more than
45 killer attacks, including super attacks like the Sonic Clap and
- Voice Talent - Eric Bana as Bruce Banner.
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