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As it's a fairly slow news (Sun)day, it seems only appropriate to fill the void by drawing your attention to 411Mania's "Top 8 Vampire Video Games" list, particularly since it features two RPGs - Realmforge's DARK at #8 and Troika's Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines at #1. I'm a bit disappointed that Nihilistic's Vampire: The Masquerade - Redemption isn't on this list as I consider it superior to some of the others, but to each their own:
While I think SOTN is inarguably a better game than Bloodlines, in Bloodlines defense, SOTN was actually finished when it was released while Bloodlines was rushed out the door to fill an Activision release date, in an unfinished state. Still, I give points to this game being ambitious as hell and at least attempting to be new and different. In the game, you play a newly sired vampire as he makes his/her way to Santa Monica. You quickly become embroiled in the various machinations of the different vampire dynasties and clans and it is largely up to you on how you want the story to progress. You can be either a stealthy vampire, or you can use mental powers to dominate people, or you can just go a full tank route and become unstoppable, it all depends on the class you pick at the start of the game. Bloodlines isn’t a perfect game but I still respect it, and it deserves a place on this list.