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.
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Release Date: May 22, 2013

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October 4

Van Helsing: Veteran Multiplayer Skin DLC

If you are a long-time adventurer, you may remember the prized hat and cloak of the Veteran Hunter, which was available during our public beta campaign for our supporters.

Due to the high public demand, we have decided to dust off Van Helsing's fabled gear and re-release the skin as a small DLC.

With the Veteran Skin, not only you can change your signature equipment, your hat and cloak, to something more fearsome, but all the other hunters will know that the Veteran gear equals respect.

In addition, you can customize your looks by choosing from 24 different color setups to make your equipment a lot more flashy - and you can vary the color intensity as well! Of course, these color setups work with the basic Van Helsing skin, not just the Veteran one.

Show other players who the real seasoned Hunter is: the Veteran skin pack allows Van Helsing to become more intimidating (or more silly, if you ask Katarina) in his appearance.

You can grab the Veteran Multiplayer Skin for only $0.99 at the Steam Store - do not miss your chance to get that true monster hunter look!

In addition, to celebrate the release of these DLCs, games of the Van Helsing Universe will receive heavy discounts from Monday 7PM CET (Oct 3) to Monday (Oct 10):

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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

About This Game

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.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS:Windows XP SP3, Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Processor:Dual Core CPU 2.0 GHz
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:GeForce 8800, Radeon HD4000, Intel HD4000 (min. 512 MB VRAM)
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:20 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
    • OS:Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8 (64 bit)
    • Processor:Quad Core CPU 2.5 GHz
    • Memory:4 GB RAM
    • Graphics:GeForce 560 or Radeon HD5800
    • DirectX®:11
    • Hard Drive:20 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX 11 compatible sound card
    • 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
    • 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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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
176.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 24
6/10: Really bad execution with exploring the world of the game and controls, but a good experience once a guide is used and controls are modified.

I need to be as clear as possible when I say the default settings and controls make this game a 3/10, where it's practically impossible to play on Hardcore, let alone the highest difficulty due to enemies having large hit boxes and no easy way to move without using the mouse. The arrow keys can be used, but considering the game requires the use of a mouse for targeting, as well as the number keys and QWERTY, the range of motion for play is too frantic for a realistic level of fun while playing. Immediately change the game to use WASD to move and play the game like that when fighting enemies or it'll be a hassle during tough fights.

The next negative that is important to mention is the bulk of quests have no method to learn what to do, let alone not mess it up since they can't be repeated to get it done correctly. It practically requires using a guide because the game doesn't do anything useful to hint at what to do, or even warn if the quest leads to a boss fight you can't run away from.

I'm still giving it a positive review because those problems can be solved outside of the game, but I will give it a massive deduction in score because of that. The voice acting and dialogue are well done, the atmosphere is something I greatly enjoy and overall, it's worth it if you pay about $5. As of right now, it's not worth $15 because the game has too many issues that should have been solved in development and are obvious how easy they are to fix once the player experiences the bad decisions.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
9.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 1
This game is a real bitter sweet one. It is both amazingly creative and the most lazy game ever.
So lets play the sweet and bitter game. For everything good there is almost something equally bad about this game.

This game has some REALLY cool monsters. If you have never seen Teslapunk before you are in for a fun suprise, however it is overshadowed by the excessive use of them and constant combat. I played on the middle difficulty and towards the end there are enemys that just take forever to put down, and they arnt even the ones that do good damage either so you end up kiting one enemy for almost a full minute even if you killed everything else.
The Enviroments look amazing. Statues, monuments, temples and even the sewer level look very nice. However the plot makes it so you have to go back and do parts of the map over again to progress the story so you start to sigh as you do a level over again.
The voice acting is very well done. The problem are the constant meme, references and pop culture get rather tiring cause you have heard them all before in something with a far better plot. Speaking of the plot the game starts out really interesting then kind of tapers off and then crashes and burns towards the end. I think the best way to describe this is the final boss.
When you encounter him you have your confrontations something like this:
"We finally have you! Why did you do all this?" "Why? Because I am evil! This is what I do. Your the good guy I am the bad guy." Granted there are tons of 007 references and many other tropy things but that just sort of killed the illusion there had been a plot for me.

Overall this game really has no replay value and I cant really say I would reccomend buying it because its just another Diablo style clone.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
14.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 27
This is my first time playing Van Helsing.

Just finished the game in Heroic Mode, and i must say if this is your first time playing Van Helsing and have no clue the first few levels are kinda hard and also boring.
After Mid-game it gets way more interesting.
Loved the voice actors and the script for my taste in humour it is freaking genious, and also the relation between katarina and Van Helsing is unique. Katarina is pure awesomeness, loved her character!
For me the game lacks a bit in info/hints/helps. It should at least teach you the basics enchancing/essences, although it is pretty easy to get the hang of it, i didn't have a problem with it but it's not friendly for new players into ARPG's.
Also i didn't like the ending and i expected it to be more difficult.
Might update this when i try the 2 modes that unlocked!
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189 of 211 people (90%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
16.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 18, 2013
A very atmospheric, dark-fantasy/steampunk Action-RPG.

I wasn't sure about buying it, as ARPGs aren't my favourite (though i really enjoyed Diablo 2), but i didn't regret it.
Actually, it's pretty well done.
You play the son of the famous Van Helsing, accompanied by the ghost of Lady Katarina, which will aid you in your battle against werewolves, robots and all sorts of other monsters.

The world is dark and with lots of steampunk elements in it, very detailed and atmospheric.
As you progress, you also hear some nice dialogues between the two main characters, which are pretty humorous sometimes. The game is also filled with some pop-culture-references (Lord of the Rings, The Hitchikers Guide to the Galaxy, as to name only 2).

Though it has some minor flaws and might not be as polished as bigger productions, it's a nice and well done game, which i would recommend to anyone who likes ARPGs.
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154 of 172 people (90%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
24.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 11, 2013
Excellent voice acting, original atmospheric music , 15+ hour storyline and great attention to detail easily matches full price releases. Very underrated and together with path of exile the best in their genre (with PoE being the more hardcore/advanced option).
The class dlc is somewhat scummy but seeing as how the base game is so cheap its pretty bearable (plus the 'new' classes are just very specialized variants on the base class but still completely new in terms of trees and skills)
Minor critiques is that the gem slot system barely makes an impact but that wont ruin your enjoyment and fairly long load times on zone transitions (but barely slowdown once properly loaded)

Warning: game seems to use a consistent 1,5K-2,5K ram depending on settings
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124 of 139 people (89%) found this review helpful
159.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 27, 2014
“Be a hunter, they said. Kill monsters, they said! No one ever mentioned something about picking flowers!”

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing represents a solid action role-playing game, based on Bram Stoker’s legendary vampire slayer. It has a charming atmosphere in combination with an interesting storyline and lovely characters, set in a gothic–noir universe resembling the 19th century Eastern Europe, that is filled with original monsters, magic and weird technology.

The protagonist and his delightful ghostly companion have a wry sense of humor and contribute to the game’s atmosphere with many snappy dialogues. Especially the details in form of allusions to certain films, comics and the original book by Bram Stoker will keep you entertained.

The only shortcoming of this game is the rather stiff combat system, which would have needed more attention to establish a more fluent hack & slash feeling.


Estimated time for 100% completion: +100 hours

Singleplayer achievements: 95
Multiplayer achievements: none


The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing 3 (PC)
Action role-playing game + hack & slash
(Dark Fantasy) – 2015

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing 2 (PC)
Action role-playing game + hack & slash
(Dark Fantasy) – 2014
Link to Steam review for The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing 2.

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing (PC)
Action role-playing game + hack & slash
(Dark Fantasy) – 2013
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105 of 117 people (90%) found this review helpful
24.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 20, 2013
Nice but short game

Van Helsing is a typical hack'n'slay with skill tree, mana, cooldowns and so on.
I took me about 18 hours to complete the game with one character (caster aka Thaumaturge), this include finishing all sidequests and expose every single area. Compared with other games like torchlight this is a bit short.
One variety was a tower defence part and the possibility to power up the generator for the traps. Unfortunately there were only 2 events were you have to defeat the secret lab.
After I finished the game I also tried the Scneario mode which contain higher difficulties starting from 31 (current cap level for the player is 30).
In this mode you could gain glory points instead of xp. Normally you should find better items on this
single map scenarios but compared with the items I already had the weren't better. But this depends on kind of luck you have (like in other games).
So I created new characters to test the other classes, but after a short time it doesn't makes fun playing the same story again.
At last I tried the "Neverending Story" mode which was described as "The monster will keep getting stronger while your only way to improve is to play even better. See how far you can get!".
Well it was really hard and the main thing I did was casting my spells and run away till all was dead. For stronger monsters that means run in a circle arround them casting again and again and don't stop to drink healt potions. And the bad thing was, this tooks a lot of time and after a while it gets boring.

Short game summary
- Level cap: 30
- Skill and ability points could be assigned
- Skill and ability points could be assigned to your aide (Lady Katarina)
- Perks: by finishing quest and killing enemies you gain reputation. There are 10 levels of reputation and on each of them you could choose one perk to activate e.g Unstoppable (Immunity to all movement impedding effects)
- Glory: after reching max level you could gain glory points in scenario mode. And with these points you could increase stats like attack rate, fire damage or cooldown reduction
- game modes:
-- Story
-- Scenario
-- Neverending Story
- classes:
-- Hunter (blades, firearms)
-- Thaumaturge (caster)
-- Arcane Mechanic (expulsion cannon)
- difficulties:
-- casual
-- normal
-- hard
-- heroic
-- hardcore character as special option (like in other games "death is final")
- multiplayer mode

- good hack'n'slay: I played it through in 18 hours on two days caused of pickup loot and leveling up
- chest were you could share items with other characters
- single skills from the skill tree of player and aide could be removed by paying gold (same for abilities)
- multiplayer

- too short
- difficulty could only be choosen on character creation time and not be changed after that
- difficulty varies to much: normal game could be played through no problem but the "Neverending Story" mode was too hard.

It's a nice game which facinates me from the beginning till the end. Even if it's a short game I would definitely suggest this game.
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73 of 79 people (92%) found this review helpful
14.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 17, 2014
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.

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

- Too short and yet it still feels lengthy in the last 1/4 of the game
- Crashes occasionally
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67 of 74 people (91%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
41.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 24, 2014
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.

+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.

-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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61 of 66 people (92%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
40.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 7, 2015
This game is worth twice the price. A great ARPG.
The skill trees are interesting and probably my favorite of any RPG I've ever played.
Your companion is strong and valuable but not OP.
Voice-acting is EXCELLENT
If you play RPG I would recommend
If you play ARPG it's a must have.
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7.4 hrs
Posted: October 17
Good game, interesting story line gets a bit imposible.
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5.3 hrs
Posted: October 16
This game is absolute trash.
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5.2 hrs
Posted: October 16
It was fantastic game. :D
It worth every penny, full price and any discount.

1. My first favourite game was Diablo III with expansion disc. So I never played same view games since I was toddle.
2. I saw this game's trailer and the game third episode a really fair discount.
3. I said "All right, we live once" so I bought first episode and started to play.
4. I set game difficult hard because my diablo history and experience... and I felt the same feeling.
5. Really good:
- history and story line
- skill tree
- perks
-the weapons and any of your equipment have not got durability like diablo
-variable monsters
-good graphic...etc.

6. Bad:
-to expensive healing potion :D
-I am not experienced else mistake or bug.

It worth it, you can BUY IT ANY TIME!!! :) AND HAVE FUN!
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10.8 hrs
Posted: October 15
Felt that the plot wasn't too pronounced during the entire gameplay experience, was quite confused at the end. It felt more like no-brainer progression. Adding onto that, the ending was quite abrupt and unexpected as I expected more but it's continued on on part II in which I haven't tried yet (and I don't really plan to due to its negative reviews)

Gameplay was very smooth in general, felt that movement is rather odd if you were to move with a mouse as you can't really move and shoot at the same time, which makes attacking + defending quite choppy.

However, to make up for that, I appreciate the over the top swarms of monsters that can be slain through 1 single AOE attack which makes the experience quite satisfying.

Quite liked the companion option as it allows you to stay behind a tank if you're planning on a ranged character (I played range). Adding onto that, companions allows you to sell items (almost) anywhere in the battlefield with the drawback that you give up her presence for 60 seconds

Felt that the inventory management was pretty dang good considering it automatically optimizes inventory space as you collect more items, it even has a manual sort button there just in case. Your companion also helps in clearing up your inventory space by having a separate inventory space of her own (in which you can send her to sell items too)

Felt that skills were a bit lackluster as compared to games nowadays, felt that they could expand more on the skill tree but I think it is just barely enough for completing the game

Similarly, quite lackluster, the enchantments and upgrades were... not too appealling, it's mostly basic upgrades like HP+, HP Drain, MP Drain, Elemental Damage etc. It doesn't really explore into more experimental elements that a hack & slash game could go with, but as I've said, the basic enchantments/upgrades should suffice for a basic game like this.

Context: I played on Casual which is the default

The game scales to ridiculous difficulty amounts at further levels (found that after level 20 it becomes annoyingly hard to progress). Though there's a mode for you to farm equipments on with respawning monsters, you can only access it at levels higher than 27 (I believe). Kind of a bit too far away from the point where you'd normally get really frustrated.

One example would be a monster that shoots a bomb, as a ranger, you'd expect yourself to have very little health if you weren't expecting these monsters; it deals immense damage, close to 80% of my health as a ranger and it basically OHKO's you at higher levels if you don't have (very) good armor and health.

Well if you're a ranger can't you just shoot him down at long range?

No, the problem is that, the area that the game lets you hit the monster is exactly the range of the monster, so you'd have to shoot and run. With the sloppy movement I find it really hard and annoying to kill these monsters, and I don't really even want to go into dealing 2 of these at the same time.

Camera Angle
One of my biggest issues would be the camera angle.
First of, the game doesn't allow you to rotate the camera at all, so you're kinda stuck with this 45 degree camera view all the time. The biggest problem is that there will be enemies coming at you from the bottom of the camera (in which is a blind spot), you wouldn't know what's hitting you until you go really close to them or you take a detour. As a ranger, it was a horrific experience most of the time.


Voice Acting
Voices were on point, think it is better than that of most games even. The contents of the dialogue were well balanced in comedic value and seriousness, not too much of any in which I feel is a good composition.

Sound Effects
Comparing to games nowadays, sound effects here are subpar, if you're very picky in audio, you might find these a bit of a nuisance, but I managed to get over them.

Music was decent, felt that there were some mastering errors here and there (some tracks felt quite muffled for some reason) but it is okay in potraying the mood at their respective positions

Though The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing has its better days in the past, it doesn't have the better perks of other similar games that are out right now.
Think Torchlight II or Path of Exile would be a significantly better choice than this right now, Path of Exile is even free

As of now, wouldn't really recommend it
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5.9 hrs
Posted: October 14
Just slash and slash. This game is old but graphic and lighting arw food.
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6.6 hrs
Posted: October 11
This is a fun little ARPG. Without DLC there are effectively two options - swordy type or shooty type, and you can switch between them basically at will. Your ghostly companion can be set up as either range or melee as well. The combination is pretty cool. I've had some success levelling my ghost up as a tank, and sitting back at range and using my guns to finish off opponents which are targeting her. There's also some limited magic which you can use for basic AoE attacks.

Environments are nice. Maps tend to be pretty big, and the sort-of-steampunk atmosphere is a nice change.

The voice acting is a bit hit-and-miss. The main characters are fine, but you'll bump into some real howlers early on who I suspect were voiced by the game's programmers.

The game is a bit more story-driven than, for example, Diablo III seems to be. You get quests popping up all over the place, and finishing them isn't too much of a stretch.

You do have to do a lot of kiting. More than I'm particularly comfortable with. You either get mobbed by a *LOT* of enemies, with no real way to damage more than one at a time... or you'll get one mob which takes a long time to kill, even though it's not particularly challenging. This is a bit of a flaw, but it's not a major one, all things considered.

I got this on special for $4, and it's well worth that. This holds up nicely, even given the fact that ARPGs aren't really all that hard to come by.

It could do with more character/attack customisation (without DLC) and the loot system is a bit 'meh', but it seems to be a pretty solid, enjoyable game.
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2.9 hrs
Posted: October 10
Great game.

If you are looking for a nice A-RPG
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0.1 hrs
Posted: October 10
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2.2 hrs
Posted: October 10
Okay, I can't really decide whether I for or against this game and I have valid reasons for that.

First of all, as soon as you start the game there is already a in-game microtransaction thrown in your face (actually two of them) and this is if you want to change you character class (mage, hunter etc.) and I don't agree with that at all, you should be able to choose what class your character is without having to pay for it (DLC).

The second thing about this game is the voice acting, It may or may not just be me but the voice acting in this game infuriates me, it's not that it's bad, it's just that there is clearly no effort put into the voices nor the dialogue, it is barable but that it one of the main reason why I stopped playing this game and requested a refund (I know it's a stupid reason but every player has their critism about a game and each player is different).

Also, this game, oh my, it is UNBELIEVABLY hard, even on the 'normal' difficulty or I may just be complete ♥♥♥♥ at this game lmao..

Another thing, the mechanics. Now i've played a few MMORPG games, such as, 'Path of Exile' 'Diablo 2-3' and I know what to expect when it comes to in game mechanics. The movement of your character is clunky, boring, slow and just confusing, controlling your character isn't as smooth as you'd like it to be and the skill tree, points, leveling system are absolutely rubbish. The game doesn't explain them in enough detail for you to completely understand them, basically throws you right into the deep end expecting you to understand it all as soon as you start playing.

Now on to the good things about this game, the storyline, meh, I wouldn't say it's bad but it isn't the best MMORPG storyline I've ever played, gets really boring after about 1hr and a half and the combat system is great, exactly what you'd expect from an MMORPG game such as this.

That's practically it, this game isn't worth the full price of £10.99, I got it in the sale at £2.74 and I still don't think it is worth it. If you're thinking about getting this game, check out 'Path of Exile' it is pretty much the same game but with a different aspect..also, it's free ;)!

So unfortunately, i'm going to have to give this game a thumbs down, some people may or may not agree with my review but I think a lot of people do.
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0.6 hrs
Posted: October 9
Would have loved to play this game but despite my machine exceeding the listed OSX requirements, it would not play. I tried several methods others had reported working to get it to load (including renaming a file) but to no avail. I did not disable SIP as I do not feel a game is worth disabling system security protections so if you feel otherwise maybe you have other options that would work. Until the devs get it working for OSX, it should be removed as an OSX game. I can't recommend it specifically because it does not play for users who meet listed requirements.
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