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The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing Preview | Saving Content

Excerpt: "The Preview Build that I played was almost the full first chapter of the game. Upon the game’s release, it will have three chapters to fully explore. And while in number it seems short, but there are plenty of main quests, side quests, and random encounters to keep you busy for hours beyond what I played. I used a mouse and keyboard to play this as I would any other action RPG. But since this is being developed for XBLA as well, there will be Xbox controller support down the line. As I mentioned before, the Multiplayer option was not available during this build to test the co-op.

There seems to be no limit to aggro in this game as I was able to pull in over a dozen enemies at one time. I met my demise quite early, but this speaks to the nature of the cruelty of the game, regardless of difficulty. There needs to exercise caution when navigating as to not overwhelm yourself.

Quests are very exciting and supernatural, such as fighting a scarecrow with a murder of crows as his distraction to protect himself. Or coming across a wandering spirit, and tricking it being kind to you and offering loot. Perhaps another similar instance where you try to do good and show a lost soul what happened to him, only for him to be enraged and become a boss character that you must fight with no other options lef... (PC, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing)

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