A slowed down cover of Blue Oyster Cult’s “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” plays over the story trailer for Dontnod Interactive’s upcoming action RPG, Vampyr. The game was originally set for release this past November, but will now be arriving this coming June.
For those in need of a recap, the game takes place in London just after WWI, and after the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic. The player is thrust into the role of Jonathan E. Reid, a mysterious doctor recently turned into a vampire. As a doctor, you must find a cure to save the city’s flu-ravaged citizens. As a Vampyr, you are cursed to feed on those you vowed to heal. Will you embrace the monster within?
In the game, you will “Survive and fight against Vampyr hunters, undead skals, and other supernatural creatures. Use your unholy powers to manipulate and delve into the lives of those around you, to decide who will be your next victim. Struggle to live with your decisions. your actions will save or doom London.”
- Be the Vampyr – Fight and manipulate with supernatural abilities
- Feed to Survive – Be the savior and the stalker
- Shape London – a Web of inter-connected citizens reacts to your decisions
Check out the story trailer below.
Vampyr releases June 5 on PS4, Xbox One and PC.