V Rising is a survival sport the place you are a vampire
Vampires are at all times thirsty and so they have an antagonistic relationship with timber—effectively, picket stakes—which makes them good protagonists for a survival sport. Hell, one of many first issues the gameplay trailer for vampire survival sport V Rising exhibits is an offended dracula going to city on a tree with an axe, it is just like the the opening minutes of a brand new sport of Do not Starve solely much more goth.
From there it will get slightly extra fascinating, exhibiting that you’ll craft your personal fortress, trip a horse, and construct a crew of horse-riding buds, all whereas dodging daylight. (Though among the motion takes place within the daytime as effectively, apparently you possibly can craft gear to minimize the hated daystar’s results.)
Of curiosity to these aware of Stunlock Studios’ earlier sport Battlerite is the fight, which undoubtedly appears to have among the similar spinny arena-brawler DNA. Numerous dashing, whirling, skillshots, and leaping up for slamdowns, mixed with trad vamp strikes like turning invisible or being a bat for a bit.
In response to the press launch, “To outlive as a vampire, it’s essential hunt for blood in close by settlements, conceal from the scorching solar and keep away from moving into garlic fields.” One thing concerning the picture of a vampire by chance stepping right into a discipline of garlic and wailing in agony cracks me up, however stick with it. “Construct your fortress and invite blood-thirsty associates to affix as you discover a gothic open-world, pillage villages, raid bandits, and wander into the territories of supernatural beasts.”
There is a multiplayer element, with co-op and PvP. In response to a weblog submit, the goal is to have “room for not less than 50 castles per server”. If you wish to play solo or with choose associates on a non-public server that’ll apparently be an choice, for that Valheim-with-friends really feel. Enjoyable truth: Stunlock are primarily based within the Swedish city of Skövde, identical to Valheim builders Iron Gate.