Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines for PC
PC - Windows

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines

Nov 16, 2004

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

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About this game

Developer: Troika Games
Content Rating: Mature

Summary

Vampire®: The Masquerade-Bloodlines™ delivers a new type of RPG experience-one that blends all the core elements of a traditional RPG with the graphical richness, immediacy and brutal combat of a first-person action game. The game plunges players into the dark and gritty vampire underworld of modern-day L.A. as a creature of the night. Players will develop their character's powers, interact with other characters and embark on story-driven quests as they battle mortals and other vampires with an incredible array of vampire powers and weapons. Powered by Valve's Source Technology, the game is based on White Wolf's popular Vampire: The Masquerade pen-and-paper RPG series and its official clans.

System Requirements

Minimum

  • OS:
    • 3D hardware accelerator card required - 100% DirectX® 9.0c-compatible 64MB video card and drivers
    • 1.2 GHz Athlon™ or 1.2 GHz Pentium® III processor or higher
    • 384MB of RAM (512MB of RAM recommended)
    • Microsoft® Windows® 98/ME/2000/XP*
    • 3.3 GB of uncompressed hard disk space for game files and saved games (plus 1.4 GB for Windows® swap file)
    • 100% DirectX® 9.0-compatible 16-bit sound card and drivers
    • 100% Windows® 98/ME/2000/XP-compatible mouse, keyboard, and drivers
    • DirectX® 9.0c

Critic Reviews

4 Reviews
7.84
Jason OcampoNov 17, 2004
Bloodlines feels very much influenced by the classic role-playing game Fallout, which is to be expected since developer Troika was founded by members of the Fallout team. Bloodlines presents a very interesting world to explore and memorable characters to interact with, and the open-ended nature of many of the quests allows you to tackle the game in multiple ways. So if you can look past the clunky combat and other shortcomings, you'll find that there's a rich world to explore in Bloodlines, a role-playing game that ultimately allows you to indulge your inner vampire.
jkdmediaNov 18, 2004
From downright creepy to challenging, Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines has an immersive story and maintains a foreboding tone throughout. There may be a few graphical glitches, and the story is linear, regardless of the approach afforded by the different clans, but this is a solid addition to the Vampire series. The game looks good, and the sound really does a superlative job of underscoring the graphical tone of the game.
8.40
Tom McNamaraNov 17, 2004
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines is a much stronger game than the previous one in the series. It does the genre right, with character choices that effect the world, dialogue choices that effect your fate, and plenty of things to do and places to poke around in. Replayability lies in the widely varied character design options, since the story is pretty linear, multiple endings notwithstanding. Unfortunately, the AI has the intelligence of a doorknob sometimes, which keeps the shine off an otherwise delightful and multilayered experience.

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