Velocity: The Dark Human Slayer is an action-adventure video game developed by THQ, and is released in 2001 for the PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, and PC. The game is based on the the critically acclaimed animated series of the same name. A version for the Dreamcast was in production, but was cancelled.
The console versions received "instant universal acclaim" while the Game Boy Color recieved generally favorable reviews. A follow-up game, TBD, was released in 2003 for the Game Boy Advance and N-Gage.
Since THQ reopened as THQ Nordic, THQ announced that they are remastering classic Nickelodeon games, including this game. Soon, it was announced that this, along with Velocity: The Dark Human Slayer: Dawn of Firebeard, are soon getting remastered as Velocity Re-Chronicled.
(Note: none of the cast from the show reprise their roles)
- Nolan North as Velocity
The gameplay for the game is like the combination of 3D Traveller's Tales games and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.
The N64 version required a controller pak to save the game, and having the Expansion Pak is optional, but it can improve the graphics and the visuals of the game.
The PS1 and PC versions had cutscenes, through the N64 version has stills of the cutscenes.
The GBC version is a 2D side-scroller.
- The game is an open-world game.
- This is the first Nick game to be rated T for Teen.