REVIEWS 17 Nov 2018­ by L Coulsen

Vampyr

DONTNOD have been around for a while now, longer than some may realise. Though they may have only risen to prominence more recently, especially after the release of Life is Strange, their earlier game was a 3rd person action title. So far from being a departure, Vampyr would be better categorised as a return to…
ANNOUNCEMENT 11 Jul 2018

Code Vein Delayed To 2019

Bandai Namco's upcoming vampiric Dark Souls-like, Code Vein has been delayed until 2019. The delay is “to further refine its gameplay in an effort to exceed the expectations fans already have of the title.” Sounds like a solid reason to us. Stay tuned for more info.
ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Jun 2018

Code Vein – Release Date and Trailer

In the new Salvation Or Destruction trailer we get probably the most revealing look at the world of Code Vein yet, which you can check out above if you don't mind seeing what looks like some important bits of the story out of context. Additionally, we've got a confirmed release date: 28 September 2018 for…
ANNOUNCEMENT 02 Jun 2018

Vampyr – Launch Trailer

It's only a few days until you can get your mitts on the doctor-turned-vampire game Vampyr from DONTNOD Entertainment. If you're eager to stalk the alleys of old London town then the launch trailer above might sate your bloodlust long enough to tide you over until 5 June 2018 when the game is released for…
ANNOUNCEMENT 24 May 2018

55 Minutes of Vampyr Gameplay

Beware spoilers! If you play the video above you'll be seeing 55 minutes of developer gameplay from about 6 hours into the story. Not going to lie – we didn't watch it at all, 55 minutes is just too much of a spoiler for us. Vampyr sees you take on the role of Jonathan Reid,…
ANNOUNCEMENT 03 May 2018

Vampyr – Becoming The Monster Trailer

Vampyr is nearing release, being little over a month away, so the marketing machine is in top gear cranking out new trailers. Today we've got the Becoming The Monster gameplay trailer that seems to be narrated by whatever vampire sired (is that even a term outside of Vampire The Masquerade? Let us know in the…
ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Apr 2018

Vampyr Story Trailer

It's only a couple of months until we can stalk the streets of a diseased London as doctor/vampire Jonathan Reid. The latest Vampyr trailer takes a look at the story rather than the setting, showing off some of the events surrounding Dr Reid's transformation into a blood sucker. He's no Lugosi though, but manages to be…
ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Feb 2018

Code Vein Reveals Two New Characters and Multiplayer

Upcoming anime-vampire slash Dark Souls slash high probability of insanity vehicle Code Vein has today revealed some new screenshots taking a look at the multiplayer functionality of the game as well as two new characters named Karen and Cruz. In the multiplayer you'll be able to accept requests for help from other Revenants and join…
ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Feb 2018

Vampyr Webseries Episode 4 – Stories from the Dark

The Vampyr webseries concludes with Stories from the Dark, which explores the game's narrative structure and how it relates to movies and theater. You'll see Narrative Director Stephane Beauverger and Game Director Philippe Moreau who talks about the relationship between a player and their character and how it's a unique challenge to game narrative. Check…
ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Feb 2018

Vampyr Webseries Episode 3 – Human After All

Vampyr's webseries continues with the new episode, Human After All, which looks at the NPCs around London and how you'll interact with them as a vampire. Every citizen is unique and will have their own stories and reasons for being out on the streets at night in such a dire time. But here's the kicker…
ANNOUNCEMENT 25 Jan 2018

Vampyr Webseries Episode 2

DONTNOD's upcoming action RPG, Vampyr is slowly revealing its secrets via the web series that started last week. This time we've got episode two, titled Architects of the Obscure, and it takes a look at areas of London that you'll be exploring in the game as well as how you'll affect them via your actions.…
ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Jan 2018

Vampyr Webseries Episode 1 – Making Monsters

We covered the teaser for the Vampyr webseries a little while back. If you feel the need to be teased before watching the first episode then give it a look. If you don't feel the need, then we've got the first episode, titled Making Monsters, which takes a look at both the main character's transition…
ANNOUNCEMENT 11 Jan 2018

DONTNOD Presents Vampyr – Teaser Trailer

Upcoming neck munching game, Vampyr is due out this spring, but there's still plenty more to learn about the game and its development. That's where the new DONTNOD Presents Vampyr webseries comes in, expect more of what you see in the above teaser trailer with one of four episodes airing each week. And that's pretty…
ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Nov 2017

New Code Vein Misbehave Trailer

Code Vein is looking good in the new trailer from the Golden Joystick awards. There's not a huge amount we haven't already seen in other trailers, but there's a couple of new characters and enemies to take a look at. Code Vein is launching sometime in 2018.