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Vampyr: Architects of the Obscure

Vampyr: Architects of the Obscure

Here is the second video from the DONTNod Presents Vampyr series. Entitled Architects of the Obscure, the video reveals new gameplay sequences and deals with the visuals and music composed by Olivier Derivière that brought 1918 London to life.

Episode 2: Architects of the Obscure
Episode 2: Architects of the Obscure (FR)

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Commented on 2018-01-25 19:37:47
I loved Olivier Derivière's scores for Alone in the Dark 2008 (the only redeeming aspect of that game) and Remember Me, good to have him onboard, but am still cautious about hyping this game too much. Heavens know we need more good vampire games.
Commented on 2018-01-27 00:27:11 In reply to MinorDespera
We need more vampire games , period. Vampire the masquerade games need to come back, they'd sell well nowadays when Rpgs are far more popular. i think.
I know i don't want an MMO...

I'm still cautious about Vampyr because too much story could hide some barebones gameplay.

I'll listen to some of Derivière's work. Music is such an important part of immersion in games(movies and tv shows are the same).
Commented on 2018-01-27 19:19:52
This needed a bigger budget.
Commented on 2018-01-27 20:12:49
Agreed guys, vampire games ftw! The best of all being The Legacy of Kain, gameplay may not have been the best, but what a story.
Commented on 2018-01-28 12:44:35
Definitely interested in this. Great atmosphere and choice of setting and narrative focus.
Commented on 2018-01-29 21:39:21
This is the type of game i wished Order 1886 was if it was such a shit generic fps.
Commented on 2018-01-29 21:58:13 In reply to nostradamus
This makes no sense for multiple reasons.
Commented on 2018-01-30 01:04:19 In reply to KORNdog
I hope you're wrong about this one korn, I have high hopes, just like I did for Evolve. :P
Commented on 2018-01-30 06:03:51 In reply to jmd749
This could be another Remember Me situation but i hope not. I want the studio to succeed with something more ambitious, also.because the premise for this game is awesome. Personally im expecting a rough around the edges kind of game ( subpar facial expressions, animations etc) but hopefully the rest is great. Combat wise im not expecting much either but as long as its decent and the narrative is good im fine
Commented on 2018-01-30 10:30:31 In reply to AndreasZ94
Posted by AndreasZ94
This could be another Remember Me situation but i hope not. I want the studio to succeed with something more ambitious
it's the ambition that's kicking this game in the nuts imo. they're suffering Spiders/Piranha Bytes syndrome, where they clearly have a specific size of team with a certain level of talent and a specific budget and yet they seem to be aiming to compete with the AAA market and failing. know your limits and work to your strengths. don't just shoot for the stars and hope for the best, the results usually end up being a janky, boring, generic mess (see elex/bound by flame/technomancer/remember me)

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