Vampyr Review

Vampyr Developer: DONTNOD Publisher: Focus Home Interactive Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows (Reviewed) Release Date: Price: $49.99 USD – Available Here / $69.95 (PC) – $89.95 (Consoles) AUD – Available Here Video Review Overview Vampyr is set in London in 1918. It is the tail end of World War I and the Spanish Flu epidemic is tearing across the city once again. Fresh from the tren...

Vampyr Launches on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows

DONTNOD and Focus Home Interactive’s latest game Vampyr has launched on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows via Steam. The game is set in London, England in 1918. The city in the grips of disease and is still recovering from World War 1. Dr. Jonathan Reid is a former field surgeon and now a freshly turned vampire. His journey to learn more about his new condition will send him into the shad...

Daughter Providing a Musical Score to Life is Strange: Before the Storm

Square Enix and Dontnod announced the British indie folk band Daughter will be providing the original musical score for Life is Strange: Before the Storm. The game will also feature the band’s previous works throughout the game. A new video was released featuring Igor and Eleanor of Daughter talking about the inspiration for the musical score. The first song released is called “Burn it...

Vampyr’s Latest Trailer Explores The Darkness Within

DONTNOD and Focus Home Interactive released a brand new cinematic trailer for their upcoming action RPG Vampyr. The trailer explores the protagonist Dr. Jonathan Reid’s inner conflict: as a doctor, he works to save the lives of people stricken with the Spanish Flu in 1918 London, but as a new vampire, he must also also kill to feed his hunger for blood. There are thousands of unique individu...

Latest Vampyr Screenshots Display Jonathan Reid’s Violent Side

Dontnod released three new screenshots for their upcoming action-RPG Vampyr today. The three images show three different sides of protagonist Jonathan Reid’s combat abilities. One had Reid using his vampire magic to skewer an enemy on a spike. The next screenshot has Reid shooting a man with a revolver, a nod to the character’s previous service as a military doctor in WWI. Finally, the...

15 Minutes of Vampyr Gameplay Released

DONTNOD released 15 minutes of gameplay footage from their upcoming action RPG Vampyr. The pre-alpha footage is pulled from early in the game, where protagonist Dr. Jonathan Reid is coming to grips with his new vampiric form. There are zero spoilers in the video, but the trailer does manage to show off a little bit of everything players will expect from the game: a dark atmosphere, a deep story, a...

DONTNOD Announces Battlecrew Space Pirates

DONTNOD, the developers behind Life is Strange and Vampyr, have announced the renaming of the HeSaw indie games developer to DONTNOD Eleven. It seems like DONTNOD liked what they saw at the studio, as the name change would imply that DONTNOD has purchased HeSaw. “We are very excited about the announcement of DONTNOD Eleven and its game: BATTLECREW Space Pirates. The goal of our collaboration is to...

New Vampyr Screenshots Paint a Bleak Picture of 1918 London

Known as the Spanish Flu, the 1918 flu pandemic swept across Europe after WWI. The strain of flu was rather unique, killing off mostly young adults instead of the usually vulnerable groups of the elderly, the ill, and children. In London, people began isolating themselves at home, in hopes of slowing the infection. These quiet streets of London is where Dr. John E. Reid will roam in Vampyr. After ...

Life is Strange Getting Limited Physical Release

The surprise success of Dontnod’s story based game Life is Strange has allowed publisher Square Enix to release a physical limited edition which includes some extra goodies that fans of the series will be sure to appreciate. The limited edition will include a 32 page art book and a CD soundtrack featuring both licensed music used in the game and original compositions from the game’s sc...

Life is Strange Episode 5: Polarized Review

Life is Strange Episode 5: Polarized Developer: Dontnod Entertainment Publisher: Square Enix Platforms: PC (Reviewed), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 Release Date: October 20th, 2015 Price: $7.99 AU/$4.99 US– Available On Steam, PlayStation Store, Xbox Live Overview Well here we are, the ending to what has been one of the surprise success stories of the year. Life is Strange Epis...

Life is Strange Final Episode Launch Trailer Released

The journey that started all the way back at the end of January is coming to a conclusion with the release of Life is Strange Episode 5. To celebrate the release of the game which is coming out in Australia in less than two hours from time of writing (!!!) Square Enix have released a launch trailer to get people hyped for this big finale. Square Enix have also published the release times per count...

Life is Strange Episode 5 Dropping October 20th

In a rather low key announcement through the official Life is Strange Twitter account, the development team have confirmed that the final episode in the five part series will be aiming for an October 20th release. Life is Strange Ep 5 is aiming to release Oct 20th! Prepare to weather the storm #LISFinale http://t.co/kDDtJ7oqko pic.twitter.com/ZLypWoT0oE — Life Is Strange (@LifeIsStrange) Sep...

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