Vampires don’t get nearly enough love in the realm of video games. Oftentimes, they’re simply relegated to throwaway DLC, or the execution fails to properly nail that classic Bram Stoker feel. Then along comes Vampyr, a new action RPG that aims to do just that. Despite its obnoxiously-spelled title, it does a pretty decent job of it too.
The story revolves around a doctor named Jonathan Reid, who must juggle his primal instincts to feed on the living and desire to help people. There’s an epidemic spreading across the city, and he certainly won’t be able to save everyone. In fact, it’s in the player’s best interest not to.
Source: Destructoid Review: Vampyr