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The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing

January’s Xbox Games with Gold revealed
2 years ago

January’s Xbox Games with Gold revealed

Microsoft have announced the first Games with Gold for 2018. From January 1 to January 31, Xbox Gold Members can download vampire themed dungeon crawler, The Incredible Adventures of Van …
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Friday new releases: December 30, 2016
3 years ago

Friday new releases: December 30, 2016

If your wallet needs a break after the deluge of sales this holiday season, you’ll be pleased to hear that Friday has brought only one release to Xbox One and …
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December Games with Gold revealed
4 years ago

December Games with Gold revealed

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With the holidays rapidly approaching, Microsoft has revealed the gifts they will be giving Xbox Live Gold members through Games with Gold. Next month Xbox One players will receive The Incredible Adventures of …
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The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing: Of monsters and men
6 years ago

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing: Of monsters and men

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The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing touts everything you’ve come to know and expect from an action-RPG. It’s loaded with skills and spells, collectible weapons and armor, quests and discoveries. Sure, it’s reminiscent of those that have come before but, Van Helsing is its own beast, steeped in rich lore with enough innovation to strike out on its own. But what’s so incredible about the adventures of Van Helsing?

“The atmosphere, I think it’s very special,” says Linda Bozoradi, one half of the public relations conduit for Neocore Games. The other is Orsolya Toth, and both have been leading us through the brooding introduction to Van Helsing.

“A steampunk universe in an action-RPG is not a common thing,” Toth states. She’s not wrong. The world of Van Helsing is a strange one. Stuck somewhere between the mystical ways of the old world and the mechanical wonders of modernization.

The cinematic prologue sets the stage as a winding red line curves across a parchment map of Europe. It snakes through Paris, Venice, around the southern tip of Greece and through Istanbul. Each location accompanied by brief descriptions and hand-drawn renditions of an encounter in the region: Gaston the Butcher, The Shadow Casino, the Crimean War Dragon and The Krakken. As the latest in the long line of monster-hunting Van Helsings, our protagonist narrates these adventures, revealing his current assignment in the form of a mysterious letter asking for his family’s famed assistance in the land of Borgovia.

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What we are playing: April 21
6 years ago

What we are playing: April 21

What we are playing is a weekly column published on Sunday. Select members of the team talk about the games they’ve been playing over the past week and which they’re …
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The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing prepares to rage into battle
6 years ago

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing prepares to rage into battle

It seems that the development of action-RPG The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing is coming along nicely and indie studios Neocore Games have recently published a new gameplay trailer …
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XBLAFans’ most anticipated 2013 XBLA games: Part V
7 years ago

XBLAFans’ most anticipated 2013 XBLA games: Part V

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Here we are once again at the start of what’s sure to be another fantastic year of XBLA releases. Each day this week XBLAFans will be rolling out a list of eight of our most anticipated Xbox Live Arcade releases of 2013. While we can’t possibly cover every single XBLA game planned for this year, we’ll be giving you a varied list of 40 of the most promising titles we expect to release on XBLA in 2013. Once it’s all done, be sure to check back in next Monday when each staff member makes his/her picks for the game he/she is most looking forward to.


 

Special Forces: Team X

Developer: Zombie Studios

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No stranger to downloadable shooters, Zombie Studios’ upcoming Special Forces: Team X capitalizes on its expertise honed crafting Blacklight: Tango Down and Black: Retribution. Don’t be fooled by the colorful cel-shaded visuals; Special Forces targets frenetic third-person team-centric combat with brutal executions and an arsenal of real world weapons. Its dynamic map tile system puts players in control of generating the environment in a pre-round vote, with over a hundred possible combinations of individual tiles to choose. All this coupled with a healthy rank progression and customization system means Special Forces: Team X stands to deliver quite the bang for your buck when it hits XBLA on February 6 for 1200 MSP.

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Become an NPC in The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing

NeocoreGames, the developers behind upcoming action-RPG The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing, have announced a special contest for fans to become a character in the game. The winner, who …
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Voting under way for new Van Helsing hero

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Once upon a time, Neocore Games’ upcoming XBLA hack-and-slash title The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing was set to star Van Helsing Jr., son of the legendary vampire hunter. Now, however, Junior’s out, and who takes his place is up to you.
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Weekly Roundup: July 15
7 years ago

Weekly Roundup: July 15

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Weekly Roundup compiles all the biggest news stories, reviews, and releases from the week into one handy post on the weekends.


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