Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong conspires in the direction of a 2021 launch

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Bloody hell, I’m beginning to lose monitor of all these World Of Darkness gigs. Taking the highlight with a brand new trailer throughout tonight’s Nacon Connect showcase, Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong is a blood-sucking RPG from Big Bad Wolf that follows three unlikely (and undead) buddies teaming as much as examine blood-curdling conspiracies within the coronary heart of Boston. While it’s nonetheless early days, Swansong will arrive on the Epic Games Store someday subsequent yr.

Teased last year, Swansong is being developed by Big Bad Wolf – them of historic fanfic examine ’em up The Council fame.

The trailer was adopted by a chat with quest designer Eliott Hipeau, who spilt extra particulars on Big Bad Wolf’s upcoming RPG. There’s a brand new Camarilla Prince on the town, one who’s making an attempt to strengthen the clan’s presence by bringing collectively the cities of Boston and Hartford. Swansong follows three characters within the wake of a bloody shootout, switching between them over the course of the game as you unravel your regular net of conspiracies and darkish deeds.

Those three characters come from three of the setting’s numerous vampire clans, with their very own views on the world and on the ruling Camarilla. From the best way Hipeau talks about character sheets, stats and checks, it appears like we’re getting a extra conventional RPG this time ’spherical – one which veers nearer to V:TM’s roots in pen and paper.

Swansong is, after all, one more darkish fantasy providing on what’s turning out to be a correct buffet of World Of Darkness variations. Tonight’s stream additionally confirmed off a new trailer for Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood, a third-person RPG whereby you completely beast people as a large dogman. Both are due out on the Epic Games Store someday subsequent yr, although Swansong has but to pin down a launch date.

Whatever you name it, hit our E3 2020 tag for extra from this summer time’s blast of gaming bulletins, trailers, and miscellaneous advertising and marketing. Our E3 stream schedule will inform you what to look at and when. See all the PC games at the PlayStation 5 show and everything at the PC Gaming Show, for starters.


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