Put on your wide-brimmed hat, grab your weapons and embark on an incredible adventure in the gothic-noir world of Borgovia, where mad science threatens the fragile peace between monster and mortal. Be Van Helsing, monster-hunter extraordinaire and save the day with your charming and beautiful companion, Lady Katarina (who happens to be a...
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10月13日

Deathtrap is going Early Access on October 22

Good news!

First I would like to say a big thank you to everybody who supported us and made it possible that we can do what we love and release titles like The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing series (yes the final episode is also on the way :) ) and Deathtrap which will gain its Early Access status soon.

Also there was a very positive feedback about the Tower Defense game segments we used in Van Helsing I and II, and considering the fact that we are huge fans too, it simply made sense to make our own TD game. :)

This will be our first attempt to implement user generated content as a feature, and this is one of the main reasons why we will need all the help that the community can provide so we can make it as good and polished as we've imagined it.

If you have any questions, first check " what the developers have to say tab on the store page", or feel free to visit the general discussions thread.

Thanks again,
Valkyrie
NeocoreGames

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9月11日

Van Helsing - Changelog V1.3.3b

Updates to The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client (in on-line mode) is restarted.

The Incredible Adventures Of Van Helsing v1.3.3b

Major changes include:

Fixed bugs:

  • Fixed a bug where players could not attack with controller buttons.
Multiplayer:
  • You can now host Neverending story from server creator.

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"Get this game, dear reader. You will not be disappointed."

9/10 – Hooked Gamers

"The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing is a surprisingly enchanting ARPG from an incredibly talented team."

8.5/10 – IGN Italia

"There is a lot in this $15 game, and fans of action RPGs should really take a look at it. I highly suggest it."

8.5/10 – ZTGD

このゲームについて

Put on your wide-brimmed hat, grab your weapons and embark on an incredible adventure in the gothic-noir world of Borgovia, where mad science threatens the fragile peace between monster and mortal. Be Van Helsing, monster-hunter extraordinaire and save the day with your charming and beautiful companion, Lady Katarina (who happens to be a ghost, by the way). Explore the savage wilderness in the mountains and the soot-stained brick districts of a grim metropolis twisted by weird science, and don’t forget: you might never know who the real monsters are!

Main Features

  • Enter a memorable gothic-noir universe filled with monsters, magic and weird science.
  • Play through a refreshingly unique story, spiced up with wry humor and snappy dialogue.
  • Fight fierce battles against supernatural foes with diverse skills and abilities.
  • Use the special abilities and tailor the skills of your remarkable follower.
  • Customize your character through a detailed level-up system where you decide which skills and abilities you’ll need for the hunt.
  • Modify your skills on the spot with a unique power-up system.
  • Learn the secrets of mystical alchemy and forge powerful items.
  • Build and develop your hideout and place traps to defend it from waves of terrible monsters.
  • Become the greatest monster slayer of all time while playing a cooperative multiplayer monster hunt up to four players.

システム要件

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Processor:Dual Core CPU 2.0 GHz
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:Nvidia 8800 GT, Intel HD4000 or AMD HD3850
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:20 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
    Recommended:
    • OS:Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Processor:Quad Core CPU 2.0 GHz
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:Nvidia 275 GTX or AMD HD5770
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:20 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
    Minimum:
    • OS:OSX 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or later
    • Processor:Dual Core CPU 2.0 GHz
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:Nvidia 330M, Intel HD4000 or AMD HD4670
    • Hard Drive:20 GB HD space
    Recommended:
    • OS:OSX 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or later
    • Processor:Quad Core CPU 2.0 GHz
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:Nvidia 285M or Nvidia 640M or AMD HD4870
    • Hard Drive:20 GB HD space
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ディアブロ系ハック&スラッシュゲーム
丁寧に作られて居るし、バランスもおかしな所は無い。グラフィックも見下ろし視点としては十分に綺麗で、操作性も良く練られてる。しかし、今一つ面白く無いと言った印象。
全体として、三部作(?)を意識する余り、一作目の今作では将来の続編を前提に小さく地味にまとめすぎたのでは無いかと思う。上がらないキャラ能力、変化の少ないドロップアイテム、地味なスキル群と、それでバランスが破綻してる訳では無いが、あまりにも出し惜しみし過ぎてゲームプレイの楽しさを損なっていると感じた。
三部作が全て出てたからはまた違った評価になるかも知れないが、今作単体で買う事はお勧め出来ない。

アイテムドロップの部分がこのゲームのつまらなさを端的に表している。確かに次々と様々な能力の付いたアイテムが出てくるし、能力の種類も豊富に用意されている。しかし、その中で使える良いアイテムと言うのは結局「攻撃力/防御力が数%上がった」とかその程度の物で、ストーリーの最後まで延々と数%良いアイテムを拾い続けるだけで終わってしまう。ポンと強いアイテムが出るだとか、使いにくいけど極端な能力のアイテムが出るだとか言う事もなく、良く言えば非常にバランス良く、悪く言えば単調で一本調子なドロップしか存在しない。

戦闘やスキルにしてもアイテムドロップ同様で、確かにバランスは取れてるが変化や癖が少なく単調すぎる。これが長いゲームの序章であればそう言うバランスであっても許せると思うが、一本のゲームで最初から最後まで平坦なバランス調整ではつまらないという他無い。

一周目は標準の近接/銃を難易度ノーマルでクリアーし、二周目は魔法クラスを最高難易度でプレイした。二周目は途中でフラグがバグったらしく進行不能になったので半分程度で止めている。解決策はあるのかも知れないが余り調べて無いので分からない。
難易度を上げた感想としては、変化するのはアイテムドロップのみで成長速度は恐らく変わらないため、敵が強くなる分テンポが悪くなるだけで特に面白いとは感じなかった。リスクが高いのは良いが、その分リターンも大きくなければ楽しくは無い。肝心のアイテムドロップにしても、同じ進行度で見れば多少良い物が出てると言った程度の物であった。

このゲームのつまらなさを説明するのは難しい。一般的な基準でグラフィックや操作性などを上げていけば大きな欠点は無い事になってしまうし。また、三部作と言う事でこの一作をどのように考えるべきかと言う問題もある。ゲームの序章として考えたら悪い出来とは言えないが、一本のゲームとして見た時の評価とは違うはずだ。
それでもあえてまとめると、個人的にはゲームの序章として考えると悪く無いので三部作が全て出たら続編を買って見ようと思う程度には良い部分はある。しかし、このゲーム一作では面白いとは言いがたいので人にオススメ出来る内容ではない、と言った辺りが結論になるのでは無いかと思う。
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コントローラー対応のハクスラですがマウスの方が操作しやすいです(個人的感想)
ボリュームがちょっと少ないかなって思いますが3部作みたいなので今後に期待します。
ゲーム自体はすごくよく出来ていて面白いですよ。

実績なども結構あり、やり込める感じですね。

日本語化出来ます。
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ハクスラとしての色々な部分は他の人に譲るとして、
所詮同一人物なので職業変えても他のゲームほど職業選択によるキャラの特徴が出にくい気がする

ただ特筆すべきはカタリナです。
キャラ選択画面とかで放置してるときの乳の収まり具合をしきりに気にするアクションは販促、いや、反則ですw
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good ★★★☆☆☆
card/実績95

ハクスラRPGです。
おもしろいです。
けど、普通なので飽きました。

理由は、今日にいたるまでRPGゲームは腐るほどある中、有料ながら斬新な驚きがない。
(diablo・red stone・Torchlight・・path of Exileに比べて)
ジャンルは、ハクスラRPG。
敵を倒して→装備を拾って装備して→ポーションをがぶ飲みして敵を倒して→装備ひろって→
敵をたおして→レベルが上がったら、能力とスキルをどう振るか、どう育てるか考えて、振って→スキルを駆使して強い敵を倒して→∞繰り返し
に、オリジナルストーリー(クエスト)が付いてくる。

今だったら、無料ハクスラRPG path of Exile のほうが面白いと思います。。
以下、順位付
path of Exile > diablo2 > redstone > diablo3 >The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing > Torchlight 

※オンラインでは、野良はいなかったのでよくわかりません。

ハクスラやったことない人や、ハスクラでソロが大好きな人にはおすすめです。





もう一度いいます。

ハクスラRPGです。
おもしろいです。
けど、普通なので飽きました。
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Titan Questが好きで箱○コントローラでプレイできるハクスラを期待してこのゲームを開発(マウスは手が疲れてしまうので)

このレビューを書いている時点での評価はハクスラ好きならセール時に試してみてもいいのでは?程度の評価であって絶対的なオススメではない

以下、日本語化してプレイした感想
ハクスラとしてのキャラビルドが面白いか否かは他の人に譲るとしてコントローラのボタン割り当てについてやや不満がある

まず箱○の十字キーの←が回復、→がマナ回復、↓がマップ拡大表示、↑が最後のチェックポイントにワープに割り当てられている。
ゲームの性質上移動しながらヒットアンドアウェイで敵を攻撃するため左手は移動スティックにかかりっきりである。そこで途中で回復したいというシチュエーションがある時に素早く左スティックから十字キーの←を押すのだが上下の成分を誤爆しやすい
マップが拡大表示されるだけならわずらわしいだけで済むのだが、ワープしてしまうと手戻りが起きてしまうので面倒なのがやや気になった

アクションとハクスラ成分がちょうどいいバランスだったので装備の意味がないということもなくそこそこいいと思うのだが、カットシーンで字幕が画面外に出ることや、ロード時間が長いこと、あとロードセーブで敵がリスポーンするため1時間程度連続してプレイしないと次のチェックポイントに辿りつけないことが気になった

他の人も言うように物足りなさや不満があるもののハクスラ好きならセール時に開発してもいいのではないかと思う。ただ「控えめなオススメ」であって、もっと改善の余地があるゲームではないかと思う。

余談だがthe cake is a lie. という Portalを意識したネタが入っている。
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多少バグはあるがそれを含めても非常に良いゲームと言える。
個人的には難易度やボリュームも十分と感じている。
ハクスラは初めてだったが非常に楽しめた。
是非まだの人にも遊んでもらいたい。
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ハクスラに必要なものが大体そろってる、20時間くらい。
カタリナの仕草や台詞がかわいい。
有志による日本語化あり。
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How to begin...

The first impression of the game wasn't that great. A rather generic forest area with expectable enemies didn't get my hopes up too high, but after around an hour the game gained a lot in both presentation and interesting content. For around 7-8 hours afterwards you are in for a great ride with excellent graphics, music and quests. Your companion really adds to game and lifts it above most Diablo clones. Sadly at a certain point the game turns into a pure grind fest and the content runs thin, very thin. The final battle is over the top hard and while it's certainly finishable, nothing in the game prepares you for it.

A lot of great ideas and lovely designed areas will keep you entertained for a few hours and if you can forgive the game a rather rushed/forced ending, I'd say it's a really good hack 'n slash RPG.

Pro:
- Great design
- Atmospheric music
- Interesting skill system
- Sarcastic and entertaining companion

Con:
- Too short and yet it still feels lengthy in the last 1/4 of the game
- Crashes occasionally
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The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing is a third person hack and slash game very similar to the Diablo / Torchlight series. If you’ve played any of those, you should be able to drop right into Van Helsing with a good idea of how to play. The game seems pretty demanding hardware wise, and it heats up my computer, which is unusual for a top down isometric game.

You play the title character Van Helsing, a monster hunter on a mission to the country of Borgovia to answer a distress letter. It seems some unspecified evil is causing trouble for the people there. In the game’s world, monsters seem pretty commonplace, and you are actually accompanied on your quest by a snarky ghost named Lady Katarina. Gameplay-wise Lady Katarina is the equivalent of the “pet” in Torchlight, or a “merc” in Diablo 2, except that she talks to you all the time as part of the story. She has her own gear/stats/skills and can go back to town to sell loot for you, just like the pet in Torchlight. In combat she can hold her own for a while, but dies pretty quickly later on in the game.

The game is broken up into 2 city hubs like Diablo 2 Acts, each with its own main town, NPC shops, and quests. The game is filled with little hidden quests that you may not find in 1 playthrough, even though the maps are not randomly generated. I’ve finished 2 characters and the maps were exactly the same both times. There is an option in the main menu to have enemies respawn each time you leave and re-enter a game (like Diablo 2), and you can turn this on or off whenever you want. Like Diablo 2, you can’t see what level the enemies are, but if you’re having a hard time, you should probably go back and level up a little more. This isn’t possible if the enemies don’t respawn. In my experience if you don’t grind at least a few levels, you’ll end the game around level 27 (max level is 30).

The game has an extensive loot system similar to Diablo/Torchlight with normal/rare/set/epic item types as well as “+magic find%” attributes that can be found on gear to boost your chances of getting rarer items. There is also a way to upgrade particular items with “essence” which is kind of like gems in Diablo, or ember in Torchlight. I haven’t used the system much since every time I find a better weapon I just sell the old one, and don’t bother breaking it down for all the essences that I’ve put into it.

The game’s stat system should be familiar to people who play dungeon crawler games. Body (hp / melee damage), Dexterity (dodge chance / range damage), Willpower (magic damage/ mana), and Luck (critical damage / magic find) are your four stats and you get 5 per level up to distribute as you please. The skill system is more complicated because you don’t just choose skills (which can cost more than 1 skill point), you can also choose the “power ups” that can be used with the skills. These power ups are activated before you cast the skill, and use a “rage” meter which is separate from your mana bar. You build rage by killing monsters while mana just regenerates by itself. So an example would be activating a damage boost power up right before casting a lightning bolt spell. The power up drains some of your rage bar and the spell drains some of your mana bar with the result being a lightning bolt with increased damage. You can toggle an auto-activate to your power ups if you don’t want to deal with pressing the button every time. You’ll probably run out of rage really quickly though.

Another thing to note about the skill system is that your skills are broken up into several categories, though they all take skill points to level up. There are your main Skills, Auras, and Tricks. Auras are passive boosts that you have on permanently, though you can only have 2 auras active at any time. An example would be the Rampage aura which boosts your critical hit damage. Tricks are just another set of skills and personally I don’t see why they were separated from the other skills, except that they don’t use mana. An example would be Arcane Healing, which is an area affecting heal spell. Tricks have a cool down to prevent you from constantly spamming them.

Pros:
+Decent story set in a medieval fantasy world.
+Gameplay is mostly intuitive though some things really could benefit from further explanation. For example there is no explanation of the skill system. I went about 5 – 6 levels before I put points into any skills because I was afraid I might be wasting points on weak skills. Turns out you can re-spec them later, so go wild.
+Pretty simple multi player co-op system. I’m able to join my brother’s game pretty quickly and easily with an average ping of 80 ms. One thing I noticed is that the game’s multiplayer server browser doesn’t tell you if a person’s game has a password until you’ve tried connecting to it. That’s kind of dumb. A bunch of people constantly try connecting to my brother and my games and disconnecting because they don’t know the password.

Cons:
-There is very little information online for beginners. In most games of this type, you can find a wiki or strategy website where people share their character builds. I found one site like this, but a lot of the info is outdated. In RPG games I hate feeling like I missed out on something cool.

If you got this game from the Humble Jumbo 2 bundle, you should have the “Complete Pack” which includes the Thaumaturge and Arcane Mechanic DLCs. These DLCs are 2 new character classes along with a few class specific quests. That means you can see a few areas in the game that you can’t get into unless you’re one of these 2 new classes. The Thaumaturge is a pure spell caster and is probably the most enjoyable class, but easily killed. The Arcane Mechanic is a ranged attacker who shoots slow moving grenades and can summon support units. The base class Hunter is a little bit of everything, but really best as a melee tank with some back up spells.

I’ve heard people say that the game is pretty short, but personally I’m happy with a 12 hour game, especially one in the $1 tier of a humble bundle. I'm actually glad it doesn't have an end game grind like Diablo, where you just play over and over looking for better gear after you've finished the main storyline. Van Helsing also has a hardcore mode for people who want that extra element of risk (death is permanent). I never have and probably never will create a hardcore character since I die all the time in games like this. Overall I give the game a thumbs up if you enjoy hack and slash dungeon crawlers. You’ll find the graphics comparable with Path of Exile, and the loot finding should keep you occupied for a while.
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投稿日: 10月4日
If u thought Van Helsing the movie was not good, then this game is the movie you wanted to see.
If u thought Van Helsing the movie was decent, then this game will make you feel like you were indeed cheated of your money.
If u thought Van Helsing the movie was good, then this game will seem like a better version of the movie.
If u thought Van Helsing the movie was excellent, then lets face it, you dont have that great taste in movies...
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投稿日: 11月23日
Beside the Torchlight franchise, Titan Quest and the free Path of Exile NeocoreGames' Van Helsing represents another alternative for those finding the latest Diablo entry a bit too casual. What's more is that while Van Helsing is shorter than aforementioned hack 'n' slash games it still offers a decent story and a lot of content. Due to the additional game modes (scenario and neverending story) it has a high replayability value, as well.

The game follows a quest of Van Helsing and his companion, the ghost Katharina, who try to get to Borgovia to stop a mad scientist. Along the way you encounter dozens of different enemies throughout numerous different environments. Some of these locales look stunningly beautiful: you traverse through a muddy forest fighting hideous monsters and evil spirits and also join the resistance in a town to fight the soldier-machines. These machines add the steampunk part of the game - with all the traps and contraptions you find they make the game even more diverse.

One of the things I liked about Van Helsing was its atmosphere. Sound effects and the score are excellent and I liked the sarcastic conversations between Helsing and Katharina. One-liners are common from them as well as from enemies and there are numerous references to other video games and films throughout the game. In order to find all of them it's worth hovering the cursor over all objects in every environment - Van Helsing might collect a quest item or just make a funny comment.

There are many sidemissions, of course, as it is common in this genre and there's even one that takes you throughout the game. You just need to carefully look everywhere and open all chests, containers, destroy all barrels and boxes as you might find the next piece of the puzzle. It's worth mentioning, though, that not all items are related to a quest, still, they will be part of the corresponding tab in your inventory.

Normally, Van Helsing wields two swords and two pistols. You can decide which way to go from there in terms of customisation. Beside these two tabs there is also one called Tricks (active spells) and Auras (passive skills). Every level-up grants you ability points (the good-old attributes we are talking about here), skill points and occasionally reputation points, but the latter is not related to quest but more to the annihilation of strong beasts. Your reputation can then yields you perks - the list is gradually increasing and you can pick more and more of them along the way.

Katharina, the ghost companion is a bit similar to the pet we have in Torchlight. She can do the shopping on behalf of us and can also pick up loot by category. Her behaviour is completely modifiable. Of course, she has many skills and also attributes - her skills either make her stronger or support Van Helsing in combat.

While there are no other companions in the game the abovementioned customisation I described for Van Helsing is the Hunter class only. With the added DLCs you can play as a Thaumaturge or Arcane Mechanic. I hear they are pretty fun and diverse, too, so this is all the more in favour of the longevity of this game.

Van Helsing is pretty cool game considering it is a relatively low-budget hack 'n' slash. It is filled with content and there's high replayability due to the 3 different classes, more difficulty levels, hardcore mode, online cooperative mode in the game. I look forward to playing with its sequel. In the meantime, if you are the fan of the genre Van Helsing should be in your library. Word of advice: buckle up as the game can be pretty challenging even on normal difficulty setting!
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17 人中 14 人 (82%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
記録時間: 8.5 時間
投稿日: 8月21日
Great game if you enjoy playing Diablo-like games or just the idea of playing a Van Helsing game!
The graphics aren't too amazing, the story is short but good, and the gameplay is loads of fun!

Only downside of this game for me was that it likes to crash... Looked up a bunch of fixes and tried all kinds of things, yet it still crashes when you're in the middle of combat. There are a few more people who reported this problem, but I wasn't able to find a permanent fix.

I do recommend giving this game a try, if you can deal with some crashes that might happen. (:
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12 人中 11 人 (92%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
記録時間: 47.9 時間
投稿日: 10月15日
Enjoyable action-rpg with a lot of enemies to destroy, many secrets to discover and witty dialogue between Van Helsing and his companion Katarina. The game is also complemented by beautiful visuals and an amazing soundtrack, it's overall performance/optimization could be better though...
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14 人中 12 人 (86%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
記録時間: 14.7 時間
投稿日: 7月23日
Rating - 84/100
Recommendation - There's something for everyone. Even non-ARPG-fans.

It is a travesty how far under the radar this game has flown. Even rather diehard ARPG fans have overlooked it, which is not only a sin, but should also be a crime. This game is GREAT.

All the hallmarks of a modern ARPG are here: Hordes and hordes of enemies, quick level-ups, copious perks and skill points, gigantic boss monsters, and a minion you can outfit who levels up alongside you. There are 3 acts, waypoints, hidden quests, socketables, stashes, etc.

Don't go thinking this game is just like every other ARPG, however. There are a number of ways Van Helsing differs from its siblings.

The main surprise for me was how Lady Katarina (Van Helsing's companion) feels like a fully-fledged player character. Her skills can be absurdly powerful, and you can build her to either be completely passive and only provide boosts to Van Helsing, or as a hell-raising destruction machine (with Van Helsing providing boosts to her if wanted). She has a full set of skills, mildly-programmable AI, and nearly the same amount of equipment options as Van Helsing himself. While minions in other games really feel like nothing more than pets, Katarina felt more like a full co-op partner.

Another part that surprised me was the skill system. When you level up, you earn points that you can use to unlock skills and skill upgrades. In battle, you can use your mana to unleash special attacks, and use so-called rage points (you have a rage meter that charges up as you use regular attacks) to add modifiers to your skills. For example, you can use a lightning strike that sends 3 small electric tendrils snaking out along the ground, and you can use your rage points to add additional tendrils, increase the damage, or add a stun effect. Each modifier can be stacked up to 3 times, and the effects can be devastatingly powerful. Rage charges up rather slowly, though, so it's best to save them up for any one of the brutally-difficult boss fights.

Speaking of difficulty, this game skates the same tough-but-doable line that other recent ARPGs (other than Diablo 3) have. It's also worth mentioning that playing in co-op increases the difficulty drastically. I found it much easier when I played in single player, so bring a friend who knows what they're doing.

Overall, I have nothing that I can complain about with this game. The graphics are great, the voice acting is well-done and often hilarious, the multiplayer is stable, the combat is visceral and entertaining, the skill system is unique and robust, the difficulty is even and fair, the story is interesting, the game length is just right, and the whole affair is filled with the mindless slaughtering of countless enemies that you've come to know and love. There are riddles, cultural references, ethereal "rift" sections, and even a few little tower defense distractions.

If you are at all a fan of ARPGs, I honestly cannot recommend it enough. Even if you aren't a fan of the genre, this one does just enough things differently that you will likely find something to enjoy. If not, well, at least it's cheap.

-DrB
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7 人中 7 人 (100%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
記録時間: 10.2 時間
投稿日: 8月20日
I must say i really like The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing.If you like Diablo games or Path of Exile and throw in some Torchlight 2,then im sure you will find this game entertaining.I would highly recommend getting the DLC or a complete pack.So if these games are your cup of tea then i would say give The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing a try :)
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7 人中 7 人 (100%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
記録時間: 12.7 時間
投稿日: 8月21日
If you´re in this sort of game you might wanna try it. Of course in this case you must mention, that there´s a f2p title called "Path of Exile" out there which is constantly supported by the devs and has far more to option, but Van Helsing doesn´t lack in any way, it has it´s own sort of style and universe and worth a play if you can grap it.

Theres 3 Classes you can choose, and a straight storyline to enter, the multiplayer is kinda slow. There´s still some bugs around, but it´s fun and entertaining thru the travel.

I would recommend The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing for those who are into a Hack and Slay concept.
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9 人中 8 人 (89%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
記録時間: 9.3 時間
投稿日: 10月3日
I recently purchased The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing Franchise pack and it's exactly the kind of game I've been looking for. Over-the-top monsters, decent world building and (for me) much more fun than Diablo 3. I wanted something that dealt with the supernatural and I wanted to kill a lot of monsters and this game gave me just that. I was already a big fan of the character's history and mythos (even though it's his son in this instance) I was very satisfied to step into the shoes of the world famous monster hunter. On the gameplay side of things, because I'm building strictly for ranged combat I like being able to set the behaviours of my companion Katarina and build her toward being a melee tank complimenting my own playstyle. The controls took a bit of getting used to, but they're quite cleverly implemented in that per shot you can decide which type of special round you'd like to load up into the gun. I'm still only very early into the game, but one of my favourite implementations that they've brought to the genre that I haven't seen anywhere else is that when you find a legendary item to gain it's full benefits you need to use the weapon to get kills in specific ways which unlock the item's abilities. It's one of those neat minor additions that helps keep the game interesting. Overall it has been a solid experience and I hope that this franchise can manage to keep going on strong.
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9 人中 8 人 (89%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
記録時間: 15.4 時間
投稿日: 10月25日
This is pretty good. I am long since tired of Diablo clones, but I liked this one. It is worth a playthrough, somewhere on the order of 10 hours of play. It does not try to stretch that to 40 with fake longevity or 400 by asking you to keep re-running the same maps. It's not flawless, and I wouldn't recommend it without a sale (I got it in a Humble Bundle), but it does its job of being entertaining and engrossing.
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26 人中 17 人 (65%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
記録時間: 8.7 時間
投稿日: 9月25日
An awesome game if u like diablo-like games. graphics are pretty cool also. really good game to play
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8 人中 7 人 (88%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
記録時間: 15.4 時間
投稿日: 9月18日
☺ Everything an ARPG needs.
☺ Great environments.
☺ Nice soundtrack.

☹ Repetitive encounters.

An entertaining and enjoyable hack and slash, filled with loot, humour and atmosphere.

If you're not a fan of Action Roleplaying Games, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing isn't going to be the game that changes your mind. However, if you're new to the genre or a fan of hack and slash loot fests, you're in luck! Van Helsing manages to provide an entertaining experience throughout its ten or so hour campaign (more so if you're an explorer like myself who likes to uncover all of the map).

You take on the role of the famous Van Helsing (well one of them, his son to be exact) as he and his companion the ghostly Lady Katarina attempt to save the day as monsters and science collide to bring about death and destruction upon Borgovia. You empower the great monster hunter and snappy ghost with a variety of skills from melee to ranged attacks and can even increase your attack power or versatility mid combat by powering up said abilities. Although an interesting attempt at creating options in combat, I will admit I hardly ever used said system myself, as I created a character who got his benefits from not using Rage, the resource that powers the stronger attacks.

The world itself is really well created with a lot of detail, creating a great mood as you hack and slash through groups of monsters. The encounters themselves are well balanced, but grow repetitive as you encounter the same groups of enemies again and again, a bit more variation in group makeup would have been welcome, but it's a slight issue rather than a deal breaker. Of course, the most important element for a game like this...the loot, is frequent and diverse. I was often switching over to newly acquired items or optimising my build.

I must admit, I really enjoyed playing the game. The grim world is lightened with a sprinkling of humour, especially the witty banter between Van Helsing and Lady Katarina throughout the game, which is well acted and entertaining. The game itself is also littered with cultural references, if something is clickable, its likely Van Helsing has something to say about it that'll bring a smile to your face. I also found myself really enjoying the music, while not overly diverse, it's rather lovely and fits the world well.

Listed under 'Main Features' is a section on building and developing traps to defend your lair. It's worth mentioning this is more of a brief distraction and isn't very deep. Those looking for a bit of tower defence in their ARPG might be a bit disappointed, despite the developers best intentions.

I really do recommend the game to fans of action roleplaying games or for someone that fancies a simple, yet entertaining story with a touch of humour and a great deal of sparkly objects bursting out of everything you touch.
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