While Vampire: The Masquerade games have been mostly text adventures or graphical novels lately, Swansong instead presents a more traditional game where you will be role-playing three different characters, solving an intriguing mystery and using plenty of powerful vampire powers.
Dear partner of the night, the time has come to pledge allegiance to the Prince of Boston. Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong, the narrative RPG developed by Big Bad Wolf Studio, is now available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC (Epic Games Store). The truth is written in blood. Will you shed yours to make it spread? Mysterious assassins have attacked the Boston Camarilla – a secret society comprising most of the vampires in the city. Galeb Bazory, Emem Louis, and Leysha are tasked by the Prince of the city’s Kindred with learning the … Continue reading Narrative RPG Vampire: The Masquerade-Swansong Now Available for Consoles and PC
The release of Narrative RPG Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong is just over two months away. Now players can finally learn about the unprecedented crisis lashing the Boston vampire community. NACON, Big Bad Wolf Studio and Hazel Iversen, Prince of the Boston Camarilla, have released a brand-new gameplay video that takes place when the critical emergency starts to unfold. Mysterious assassins have attacked the Boston Camarilla – a secret society comprising most of the vampires in the city. Galeb Bazory, Emem Louis and Leysha are tasked by Hazel Iversen with learning the identity of the attackers as well as the … Continue reading Vampire: The Masquerade Swansong Gets New Gameplay Trailer
NACON and Big Bad Wolf Studio are pleased to introduce the third and final playable character in Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong in a new trailer. Galeb and Leysha, the first two heroes introduced, today make way for the third playable character in Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong. In this new video we meet Emem. Although she looks like a young woman with magnetic charm, this vampire is actually 100 years old. A former jazz diva, she now belongs to the Toreador clan after having been transformed by Hilda, the love of her life. The video depicts an attack in … Continue reading Vampire: The Masquerade Swansong Gets New Character Trailer
At the PC Gaming Show, NACON and the Bordeaux-based studio Big Bad Wolf revealed a new trailer for Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong, the story-driven RPG based on the famous role-playing game franchise. The video introduces a tormented young woman named Leysha, one of the three playable characters. Leysha is a Malkavian, one of the founding clans of the Camarilla, and appears as a young woman about 30 years old. Beneath her pale skin and different-sized pupils hides incurable pain, a mental instability that all Malkavians suffer from after the Embrace, the bite inflicted upon a human by a vampire, … Continue reading Vampire: The Masquerade Swansong Gets New Character Trailer
On the heels of Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood, Bigben’s catalogue is expanding its presence in The World of Darkness with the production of a new video game based on the famous franchise Vampire: The Masquerade. Already teased at Bigben Week 2019, this new game titled Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong will release in 2021. It will be developed by Big Bad Wolf studio, a narrative RPG specialist and author of the award-winning game The Council. Vampire: The Masquerade is the most iconic role-playing game of its generation and sets the standard for many tabletop gamers. The first setting in … Continue reading New Vampire: The Masquerade Swansong Game Announced
After stumbling a little bit in episodes two and three, The Council comes back really strong in its final chapters, cementing it’s legacy as a great narrative journey that perfectly balances storytelling, puzzle solving and meaningful dialog choices in a tight adventure game.
Continuing the puzzle-solving adventures of The Council, players will match wits with historical figures like George Washington and Napoleon while trying to solve a Lovecraftian mystery. Greater challenges await in episodes two and three.
The second episode of The Council, a narrative adventure game that redefines the genre with RPG mechanics and consequences for every choice, is available to play today for Season Pass and Complete Season owners. The first episode has already seduced players and journalists alike with a deep and captivating story celebrated for its intricate characters and smart writing. The innovative narrative-driven gameplay takes the genre beyond its boundaries and allows for meaningful choices with impactful consequences. Check out the full GiN review of Episode One of The Council. Episode 2: Hide and Seek continues the story of Louis de Richet … Continue reading The Council Episode 2: Hide and Seek Sneaks Out
The Council is not your normal narrative-based game. It has an ingenious system in place to help build out your character while keeping the focus solidly on the fascinating, Lovecraftian story. Those who love deep narratives will want to check out this new episodic masterpiece.