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Game News The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III Released

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  1. Crooked Bee (no longer) a wide-wandering bee Patron

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    The final part of the Diablo-like Van Helsing trilogy, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III, is now out on Steam:



    In Van Helsing III, the civil war is over in Borgovia, but the future looks grim. The city of weird science is in ruins, squabbling factions and criminals fight for power and a strange cult prophesizes the coming of “The end of times.” And they might be just right: A wave of uncanny events shakes the land, and it’s all connected to a mysterious creature, a former ally turned into a fearful arch-villain. Which means that Van Helsing will do what he does best: He wields weapons, prepares his deadly tricks, and hunts down the most dangerous monster who has ever lived… and this time it’s personal. He’s prepared to do anything to achieve his goal, even to face the darkest secret about the birth of the modern Borgovia.

    Main features
    • Story - Prepare to meet your darkest fears in the conclusion of this gothic-noir adventure trilogy. This is the finale, the darkest chapter of the adventures of Van Helsing.
    • Classes - Choose from six playable classes: defeat your foes as the melee-specialist Protector, be the most accurate shooter as the Bounty Hunter, master the weird science as the Phlogistoneer, engineer your tactics as the Constructor, control the magical forces as the Elementalist or become a dark, stealthy killer as the Umbralist.
    • Leveling - Become more powerful as you advance through the game: the level-up customization is more detailed and diverse than ever.
    • Exploration - Explore new areas in this war-torn land of darkness - both in the physical world and the Ink.
    • Camaraderie - Engage in witty banter with your loyal follower, Katarina - and finally, find out her secrets: the story of her past.
    • Combat - Fight hordes of bloodthirsty enemies, now more feral and terrifying than ever. Take all the weapons and tools you need: choose from plenty of new powerful items for this adventure.
    • Multiplayer – You and your friends can test your skills against each other via the PVP mode (8 players) or join forces and complete the story in the co-operative campaign (4 players).
    Apparently, from what I've heard, the first game wasn't too bad if you enjoy this kind of action RPGs, and the second one was brought down by the addition of tower defense elements. If anyone actually plays this one, do let us know what you think of the third part.
     
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  2. tindrli Arcane

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    i watched till 0:33 and i stoped.... whats enough is enough
     
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    The Average Adventures of Van Helsing
     
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  4. tyrannosaurus rex Unwanted Douchebag! Shitposter

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    A banal shit boring action game warrants a newpost on the codex.
     
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    had fun in the first one until the tower defence element became a significant part of the game

    urgh, im sorry but tower defence just doesnt interest me

    and i mean seriously, the head vampire whatever whos been in change for goodness knows how long demands some newcomer get his house in order i mean come on
     
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    The first game I played to completion, but yeah, the whole protect your base with towers was just weird. I thought that the interplay between Van Helsing and his ghost companion was one of the stronger aspects of the game and cruising around pew pewing stuff was fun until you hit the city, then the game just really slowed down and became pretty uninteresting.
    I never bothered with the second game, between torchlight 2, diablo 3 and the first game I was all arpg'd out.
    Anyway, if it is on sale for $5 bucks on steam this christmas I might bite.
     
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    How this series has reached three games is beyond me.

    Anyway, if steam reviews are to be trusted (lol), it is significantly dumbed down from I & II, and has the lowest percentage of positive opinions (87 / 72 / 59).
     
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    How do you dumb down a diabloclone?
     
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    Well, when the more times you clone something the worse it gets. #3 is a clone of a clone of a clone... so ya, inbred is strong in this one.
     
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    Witcher 3 already has a thread... oh...
     
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    The Incredible Piece of Shit
     
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  14. Kazuki Self-Ejected

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    A waste of front page news
     
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  15. Zeriel Arcane

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    I concur. Truth be told, these days clones of Blizzard games tend to have exponentially more depth and complexity than the actual Blizzard games.
     
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    The original Diablo was best. Nearly 20 years and no one can touch it still.
     
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  17. DawnrazorDCLXVI Savant

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    I thought the skilltree, modifying abilities by adjusting passives, was well done. The rest clearly needed work.

    I am still looking forward to Lost Ark. The only Diablo clone that interests me.
     
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  18. crawlkill Kill all boxed game owners. Kill! Kill!

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    I played the first and part of the second. they were aight. I seem to recall the skill system sort of encouraged me to only use one or two skills, which seems...bad. it's very much Diablo 2 In Steampunk Transylvania, which is no bad thing, really. is there a way to say "mediocre, but not in a bad way?"
     
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