New Code Vein Trailer Features First Look at Vampire RPG Gameplay (VIDEO)

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After a series of teases, Bandai Namco revealed the existence of their next frustratingly fun adventure Code Vein, a vampire-themed dungeon crawler RPG. Those who have been following the game will remember that until little over a week ago, not much else was known about the title other than its Dark Souls comparisons and the game’s stylized art style. Now, the first Code Vein trailer has dropped, giving new insight into the its visually interesting characters in motion and revealing a few moments of the title’s action-heavy gameplay. One aspect in particular shows off a companion mechanic that adds a layer of strategy to the usual monster-slaying proceedings. Check out the trailer for yourself below, followed by the description of the title:

In the not too distant future, a mysterious disaster has brought collapse to the world as we know it. Towering skyscrapers, once symbols of prosperity, are now lifeless graves of humanity’s past pierced by the Thorns of Judgment. At the center of the destruction lies a hidden society of Revenants called Vein. This final stronghold is where the remaining few fight to survive, blessed with Gifts of power in exchange for their memories and a thirst for blood. Give into the bloodlust fully and risk becoming one of the Lost, fiendish ghouls devoid of any remaining humanity.”

Code Vein is set to release in 2018 for the current generation of consoles, but which exact platforms Bandai Namco are aiming for is currently unknown. When last checked, progress on Code Vein was moving along smoothly past an estimated 35% completion, according to the main development team. Stay tuned to Don’t Feed the Gamers to be informed when any further vampiric news drops.

code vein trailer screenshot

What do you think of the first Code Vein trailer? Does it come off as another bloodthirsty Dark Souls clone, or does it establish itself as its own unique property? Let us know in the comments and be sure to follow DFTG on Twitter for 24/7 coverage of gaming and entertainment news! For more recent game trailers, see these next few articles:

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Phone-browsing Wikipedia in one hand and clutching his trusty controller in the other, the legendary Eric Hall spreads his wealth of knowledge as a writer for Don't Feed the Gamers. Be sure to catch his "Throwback Thursday" segment for a nostalgic look at trivia from the past.

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