The Queen of Vampires emerges from the ashes of history, seeking to destroy the world of humans and rule over its ruins! No one, human or vampire, will stand in her way!Count Dracula awakens, weakened and stripped of his powers after years of healing from his last battle with Dr. Van Helsing.
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Very Positive (70 reviews) - 84% of the 70 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jun 9, 2011

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“It's heavy on story, atmosphere, and puzzles! Not a standard hidden object or casual adventure game, Dracula: Love Kills builds a bridge between genres and provides a puzzle-centric experience that plays less like a hidden object game and more like a puzzle game with a narrative. A good length from start to finish, plenty of things to unlock/achieve, a story you actually want to take part in, and puzzles built around a hidden object/adventure core, Dracula: Love Kills is an excellent addition to any casual gamer's library.”
4.4 out of 5 – Jayisgames

“There's lots of top-notch hidden object searching, plenty of puzzle solving and finally, for once, a chance to play the bad guy as a really bad guy. That alone is almost worth the price of admission, and Dracula: Love Kills is definitely worth a look.”
4 out of 5 – Gamezebo

“This game proves that a classic tale told with refreshing twists, diverse protagonists who play off each other's discrete personalities, a vast repository of thoughtful challenges, moral dilemmas yielding different outcomes, and impressive art and architecture will produce a winner irrespective of the format. It has both style and substance, and is worth playing at least a couple of times for all fans of vampires and/or casual adventure games.”
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About This Game

The Queen of Vampires emerges from the ashes of history, seeking to destroy the world of humans and rule over its ruins! No one, human or vampire, will stand in her way!
Count Dracula awakens, weakened and stripped of his powers after years of healing from his last battle with Dr. Van Helsing. He can not face his evil rival, the Queen, on his own…

To save the world, an uneasy alliance must be formed between the Prince of Darkness and his eternal enemy, Van Helsing. Will they overcome their hatred and stop the Queen? Or will this fragile alliance fail, condemning humanity to destruction? Only you can decide…

Join the legendary vampire count and his faithful servant Igor as the join forces with Dr. Van Helsing in a horrific adventure inspired by the work of Bram Stoker. Travel the world in search of the Knights of the Order of the Dragon and attempt to thwart the terrible plans of the dark Queen!

Game Features:

  • Stunning artwork
  • Dark atmosphere
  • Incredible gameplay
  • Beautiful Hidden Object scenes
  • Multiple challenging puzzles
  • Over 40 locations to explore



  • Influence the gameplay and choose your own game ending
  • Bonus gameplay
  • Built in Strategy Guide
  • Stunning Soundtrack and Other Multimedia
  • Wonderful Wallpapers

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/8
    • Processor: CPU: 1.0 GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX: 9.0 Compatible
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 531 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX: 9.0 Compatible
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Very Positive (70 reviews)
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kijikun
( 6.5 hrs on record )
Posted: April 23
Very enjoyable. Voice acting was good, story was good. Two differnt ending so good replayablity.
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WolfyMcWolpherson
( 6.6 hrs on record )
Posted: April 12
Decent length, good writing for a game of this type, and the voice acting is pure comedy gold. Worth buying just for that.
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Waste of Semen
( 18.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 11
One of the better Hidden Object and Point & Click games.
It's not too short (like a lot of them are).
Loads of well-made HO scenes.
A few puzzles you most likely haven't encountered before in other games alike.
Beautiful artwork.
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Grimm9971
( 10.2 hrs on record )
Posted: February 14
Long game for this genre. Creative ideas, fun puzzles, challenging hidden object scenes. A great game for any HOG lover - especially when on sale!
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hermetico
( 5.5 hrs on record )
Posted: January 13
Good Hidden-object game.
Lots of Hidden-object scenes with a bit less amount of puzzles of any kind, some original, some challenging.
Story is good enough and atypical to this kind of games.
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S.T.A.R.S Leon S. K.
( 9.4 hrs on record )
Posted: January 8
For a Hidden Object Game with 2 Runs it was a long one. The graphics are good (not very good), the characters like the 4 girls looks good, the story is fine and brings you about many parts of the world to save the beloved Mina Harker. For a small unknown developer studio its a great HDO, they have not many games released since 2011. For HDO Fans its good, puzzles like normal, you can go 2 ways/ends (kill all girls or kill 0-3 girls). So for people who love the genre i give 92 % other people should look if the screens are fine and people who dont like the genre, buy some other game. Thank you for reading and hopefully enjoy.
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Tsuki❤
( 12.1 hrs on record )
Posted: January 6
The voice acting isn't very "good." It's incredibly polished and stylized for the more traditional vampire lore. This translates as bad for today's audience. It's cheesy and campy to most of us. If the only bad thing I can say is that the voicecast doesn't suit everyone, then you know this game is amazing. If it bothers you they sound suited for a children's movie or a B flick, then turn it off.

Love it. Love it! A game worth full price.
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bobkat8001
( 10.3 hrs on record )
Posted: December 27, 2015
Excellent game. Lots of hidden object scenes and lots of puzzles. I will definitely play again!
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Sayanne
( 4.8 hrs on record )
Posted: November 29, 2015
Very fun game.
Good Story, the voice acting is a little cheesy, but still love the game.
Only down side, is there is no instructions for the mini games.

Still recommend this game.
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[ReAp]Mrs Farron
( 8.5 hrs on record )
Posted: November 25, 2015
This Point & Click Game is much longer than the other ones I have played. It is very good made and has acceptable voice acting. The Art was absolutly lovely and the puzzles where rather challenging.

This Game comes with some Bonus Content as well which makes it even longer. The Actual Base Game & Story is around 6-10 hours long. Depending on how quick you are with the puzzles and the Bonus Content is around 2-5 hours long. Yet again it depends how quick you are with the puzzles.

There are no Guides for this Game so if you want to get it a perfect one you will have to either way figure it out yourself or google it (same goes to when your stuck).

In my opinion there is hardly any good vampire games out on Steam but this is definitly one of them. It is a must for every HO / Point & Click Games Fan and of course for every Vampire Fan too.

Due to the Fact that this Game is all in all over 15 hours long I can recommend it for its original price but if you decide to get it on sale you will be probably even more happy!

The Only thing which I found a bit sad was that there is no trading cards. Hopefully they will add them in later on at some point.

For Achievement Hunters: If you put alot of effort in it and be patient you might as well get 100% quite easly.

Thank you very much to [ReAp]Mr.Tech for the Gift!
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greytrek19
( 6.4 hrs on record )
Posted: November 2, 2015
This game made an excellent overall impression. The format, while still familiar, is a welcome break from the cookie-cutter puzzle/HO products that populate the market. Not only are the HO scenes well crafted (they rely on clever or innocuous placement of objects rather than the common cop-outs of fading or obscuring them), but the progression sequences also, while heavy on the collection of item sets for puzzles, at least tend to make consistent sense, as opposed to all those games in which you might be asked to forgo your crowbar and find the tiny key to that oh-so-shatterable glass cabinet. Indeed, the general flow of the story is far more linear and logical than the winding, obtuse, quasi-Wonderland adventures into which we are so often flung. The puzzles are mostly in the same vein of those you'd find anywhere, but a sprinkling of fresh ones (a version of the game Connect Four, for example) keeps them interesting. The most unique addition is the inclusion of vampiric powers - fueled, naturally, by imbibing blood - which act as keys to otherwise inaccessible items.

The big problems here are the game's storytelling, attempts at roleplay, and sheer repetition. The interpretation of the supposed source material (the Bram Stoker novel) is downright laughable when it isn't simply cringeworthy. Dracula himself looks like he was scanned from the cover of a bad romance novel, and sounds - I kid you not - like Antonio Banderas; Van Helsing, an unassuming Dutchman in the book, is rendered as an imposing English noble with a fashion sense ironically more akin to what we traditionally associate with the titular vampire; and Igor is just a pathetic character with an even more pathetic voice who quickly becomes the Jar Jar of the game. The game also tries its hand at roleplaying, letting you choose either to "turn" or set loose each of the three or four minions of the villainess, promising that there will be "consequences" to your choice. In practice these consequences are reduced to a different outcome at game's end, which needless to say comes second fiddle to the actual puzzle/HO gameplay for which we're really signing up. The other motivation is supposed to be securing Drac's blood reserve to charge his special powers, but since the use of these powers is always necessary to proceed, the game is forced to give you the required number of (scarcely concealed) bottles of blood, simply plucked from the environment, which renders the only "consequence" the need to take three seconds (that's not hyperbole) to find these in each scene. Finally, the game's formula does get quite old after a time - collect tools and sets of puzzle pieces, complete puzzles, repeat until chapter is complete, repeat until game is complete - but, let's be honest, that's kind of just expected of these games.

Despite all this, the truth is that this game is actually a breath of fresh air. Longer than most, far more innovative than most, and sometimes more creative than most, it's the first of the genre in a long time to make me feel like I was playing an entirely new game. That means something in this market, don't you think?
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lynn_bell_
( 5.7 hrs on record )
Posted: October 4, 2015
Do not recommend.
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Lin
( 6.0 hrs on record )
Posted: August 12, 2015
Don't let the title and the art fool you, this is (shockingly) no shovelware. For fans of Hidden Object Games, this is actually a very competent, polished and enjoyable game of the genre.

Yes, yes, the story is ridiculous and oh wow, that's some pretty horrendous voice acting. Then again I suppose it all ends up being entertainigly bad in B movie way (read: standard HOG fare). However I haven't enjoyed HOG scenes so much in a while. The art of the backdrops is very good, items are well drawn, the compositions are intelligent, and the difficulty was pitch perfect for my personal tastes. The puzzles offer a nice amount of variety, and the occasional bit of novelty. A few of them are based on board games, which was fine by me. And while most puzzles are of medium difficulty, there were a couple that demanded some attention, mostly in a good way. Bonus points for the fact that everything is skippable.

Navigation is easy with the higlighted maps (a really big plus), the music rather forgettable but not bad, and between the extra gameplay and all the puzzles and HOG scenes offered seperately as extras in the end, there's a decent amount of content here for the usual price. It's also technically competent, with all resolutions offered and without any obvious bugs or glitches - and this is unfortunately notable for casual games.

For fans who understand what to expect this is a very easy recommendation.
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Maria
( 0.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 19, 2015
If this had been a stand alone game, I would be all for it, but frankly I'm very disappointed because I just finished Dracula Origin; which I absolutely love and this was supposed to be the second one, the continuation, and yet it is nothing like Dracula Origin, on the contrary; it rather feels like a giant step downwards in comparrisment instead... :(

As a stand alone game of sorts, I suppose that I recommend it if you want something to pass the time with. But personally as a Dracula Origin lover that was hoping for an actual sequel to it JUST like it claims to be, I was disappointed, and for such ones as me, I do not recommend it...
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kazerniel
( 22.4 hrs on record )
Posted: April 9, 2015
For those who played Dracula: Origin - this game is quite different, more of the cookie-cutter HO/puzzle/adventure kind, albeit with special abilities and two different endings based on your decisions, which makes it distinctive in this genre. It also has 2D painted art instead of the previous episode's 3D.

Pros:

+ Beautiful graphics, especially some HO scenes and the character art
+ The UI is very modern
+ Atmospheric and catchy music
+ The puzzles of the first half of the game are quite easy
+ It's nice to see all the items I need to find in a HOS right from the beginning
+ Interesting to see the locations of the previous game (Dracula: Origin)

Cons:

- The character accents sound horribly fake and exaggerated, especially Dracula's and the women's
- They seem to have reused a lot of the music and sound effects from Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles
- The UI is a bit too helpful in Difficult mode, it shouldn't sparkle interactable items at all
- The late-game puzzles are too difficult, had to skip almost all of them on the first playthrough
- The item names in the HOS are often imprecise and the game sometimes doesn't accept potential matches because the creators thought of a different but similar item in the scene
- the same "collect pieces of shields/coats of arms" story progression as in the Sherlock Holmes game, they could have come up with something a bit more original
- also, many puzzles repeat from the Sherlock Holmes game

Suggestion:

~ I like the option for setting difficulty, but it would be nice to add advanced difficulty options for those who want to customise it. Eg. I like easy puzzles, but also don't like when every interactable items shine and sparkle.
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Olsaien
( 0.5 hrs on record )
Posted: April 4, 2015
thank you steamroulette

3/10
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Tentacle-Kitty (Level 4)
( 16.7 hrs on record )
Posted: February 18, 2015
Alright.

This is yet another point and click adventure I played. And as ever, the inner perfectionist got the better of me and demanded of me to achieve all there is to achieve. So there we are.

Aside from a small glitch that I lost one of my achievements just before I would have completed all, thus having to play the entire game plus extra game a third time, it was plenty of fun. The storyline is not too overloaded, but it also is a very clear line. And you even have a moral choice here. It is nothing as deep and imersive as Mass Effect or similar Triple-A titles, but it does get across a point. At least for me.

The graphics, the music and the atmosphere of the game all harmonize perfectly. To me, "Dracula: Love Kills" is one of the most enjoyable point and click adventures with Hidden Object and Puzzle elements out there. And now, after playing it straight for several hours today, I will fall into bed and pass out to have some well-earned sleep.
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KawaiiPotato
( 4.4 hrs on record )
Posted: February 1, 2015
This was a great game if you love those point and click/solving puzzles sort of thing. The story was... predictable and I love the fact that you can choose to kill or let those people live >BD

Still, since the story and gameplay is fairly linear, I /really/ dont recommend getting this game unless it's at least 50% off. Definitely not worth 10USD.

I'm a bit whiny over the price given the fact that I can buy a game that I can invest over 10x as much hours of gameplay without getting bored and still having things to accomplish for only 2x the price of this game (Ex: Assassin's Creed, Skyrim, etc)

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talgaby
( 8.8 hrs on record )
Posted: January 20, 2015
Short version: 71%
A repetitive hidden object game with a large number of difficult puzzles, that is just unable to stop. Vampire fans may enjoy it, but casual players and achievement hunters will have their patience tested to or beyond the limits.

Long version:
Dracula: Love Kills is an average hidden object puzzle game with a lot of scavenging: gameplay mostly consists of gathering fragments from maps or hidden object scenes that are assembled into puzzles which are solved to get even more fragments. Repeat until the credits roll– although it often feels as if that moment will never come.

There isn’t even a good story to save it. It’s a sequel to the original novel using the classic movie cast (completed with terrible accents), where Dracula and his reluctant helper, Van Helsing have to travel all over the world to save Mina Harker from the Queen of the Vampires. The plot just repeats itself numerous times and the nonsensical level progression quickly kills the atmosphere.

Frankly, you’ll find a better deal in the developer’s other title they put on Steam: Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles. A superior game in every possible aspect.
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archcorenth
( 7.0 hrs on record )
Posted: January 20, 2015
I wouldn't recommend this to someone who didn't already like this style of game, but it was a lot of fun, if you want something to do that isn't too taxing. And more inventive than the majority of hidden object games. I like that there are two ways of going about things too. You can start right off being an evil vampire or a vegitarian vampire :-)
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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
8.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2015
This Point & Click Game is much longer than the other ones I have played. It is very good made and has acceptable voice acting. The Art was absolutly lovely and the puzzles where rather challenging.

This Game comes with some Bonus Content as well which makes it even longer. The Actual Base Game & Story is around 6-10 hours long. Depending on how quick you are with the puzzles and the Bonus Content is around 2-5 hours long. Yet again it depends how quick you are with the puzzles.

There are no Guides for this Game so if you want to get it a perfect one you will have to either way figure it out yourself or google it (same goes to when your stuck).

In my opinion there is hardly any good vampire games out on Steam but this is definitly one of them. It is a must for every HO / Point & Click Games Fan and of course for every Vampire Fan too.

Due to the Fact that this Game is all in all over 15 hours long I can recommend it for its original price but if you decide to get it on sale you will be probably even more happy!

The Only thing which I found a bit sad was that there is no trading cards. Hopefully they will add them in later on at some point.

For Achievement Hunters: If you put alot of effort in it and be patient you might as well get 100% quite easly.

Thank you very much to [ReAp]Mr.Tech for the Gift!
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14 of 20 people (70%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
9.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 8
For a Hidden Object Game with 2 Runs it was a long one. The graphics are good (not very good), the characters like the 4 girls looks good, the story is fine and brings you about many parts of the world to save the beloved Mina Harker. For a small unknown developer studio its a great HDO, they have not many games released since 2011. For HDO Fans its good, puzzles like normal, you can go 2 ways/ends (kill all girls or kill 0-3 girls). So for people who love the genre i give 92 % other people should look if the screens are fine and people who dont like the genre, buy some other game. Thank you for reading and hopefully enjoy.
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60 of 70 people (86%) found this review helpful
Recommended
19.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 31, 2014
I won't lie that this game is a masterpiece, naah. But it is so, so charming - you know with the charm of B movies: naive, cute, full of hilarious dialogs, overdone accents and caricature characters.

The voice acting makes this game unforgetable, it is so ironically bad (I am sorry, actors) that it is almost spectacular. Igor is a star of this game, I bet he will be your favourite character and all his phrases will put a big smile on your face.

The game itself is a point & click adventure with tons of puzzles and mini-games. The puzzle part is interesting and pretty challenging. Some of the puzzles confused me and I was close to rage quit (but I guess it is because I am too impatient).

Art is really pleasant here, locations with hidden objects are drawn beautifully, every detail is carefully designed.

Achievements are fun and interesting to do. Verdict - time well spent!
Dracula: Love Kills is a lovely puzzle game, seasoned with plenty of irony, fake transilvanian accent and one hardcore decision - to bite or not to bite.
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21 of 22 people (95%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
17.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 6, 2014
Dracula: Love Kills is a fun casual hidden object game. I really enjoyed playing it because it is very user friendly: the game is designed to help you understand what you are supposed to do next, without spoiling the fun or the story.

Apart from the common elements that appear in every hidden object game (hints, difficulty levels, extras) the game offers a tutorial / strategy guide which is very helpful for players that are new to this type of game. The game also shows when a location is complete, thus making the game experience very enjoyable since you don't waste time any more looking for clues in the locations that you've already visited.

Most of the puzzles have a medium difficulty, some are very easy and intuitive, but there are a few brain teasers that will surely challenge your logic and patience.

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12 of 12 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 12, 2015
Don't let the title and the art fool you, this is (shockingly) no shovelware. For fans of Hidden Object Games, this is actually a very competent, polished and enjoyable game of the genre.

Yes, yes, the story is ridiculous and oh wow, that's some pretty horrendous voice acting. Then again I suppose it all ends up being entertainigly bad in B movie way (read: standard HOG fare). However I haven't enjoyed HOG scenes so much in a while. The art of the backdrops is very good, items are well drawn, the compositions are intelligent, and the difficulty was pitch perfect for my personal tastes. The puzzles offer a nice amount of variety, and the occasional bit of novelty. A few of them are based on board games, which was fine by me. And while most puzzles are of medium difficulty, there were a couple that demanded some attention, mostly in a good way. Bonus points for the fact that everything is skippable.

Navigation is easy with the higlighted maps (a really big plus), the music rather forgettable but not bad, and between the extra gameplay and all the puzzles and HOG scenes offered seperately as extras in the end, there's a decent amount of content here for the usual price. It's also technically competent, with all resolutions offered and without any obvious bugs or glitches - and this is unfortunately notable for casual games.

For fans who understand what to expect this is a very easy recommendation.
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13 of 14 people (93%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
8.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 31, 2014
There are a million seek and find or hidden object games. They're in every store that has computer software. Somewhere in the far reaches of the software isle, all priced at 9.99. Steam has plenty, Big Fish has hundreds. They're everywhere. My wife and I have played a good chunk of them. This one stands out as better then your average.

Note: This review is for those familiar with hidden object games

The puzzles are basically what you'd expect, with a few nice surprises. There are too many tile puzzles in my opinion, but not enough to spoil the process.

Visually stimulating for a hidden object game, with nice backdrops.

The story/voice acting is pretty bad, as you could have guessed anyway.

The objects aren't blurry or difficult to find. Resolution is solid.

While mostly what you'd expect from a more "modern" hidden object, this one is polished. It's not clunky in navigation, the puzzles work great, and its very vivid. There's enough here to say this is one of the most polished I've played in quite some time.

Bottom Line: If you want a crisp hidden object game, mostly containing what you would expect with puzzles/story, but doing it very well, this should fit the bill. You'll enjoy it.
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13 of 18 people (72%) found this review helpful
Recommended
7.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 9, 2013
Very fun, you play as Igor, the loyal servant of Count Dracula! Together you travel the world solving puzzles and hidden object games. This game is good for new players or veterans with a difficulty setting, for new players it has a strategy guide which is helpful. This game has alot of locations and helps you know where to go instead of just guessing like other games. Great voice acting with fantastic artwork plus bonus content and extra games makes this game a must have. Even after beating the game the story can go on with more content in the extra games section.

Rating: 10/10 Value: $9.99
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
23.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 5, 2015
An ok story, the puzzles go from simplistic to complicated. I solved a couple of them with 1-2 clicks before I even know what the goal was. Where the game fall short is the achievements, if your first playthrew is not under 5 hours, you have to start a new profile. You have to go threw the game twice at minimum, but most likly 3-4 times if an achievement dose not unlock properly.

If you are looking for 100% achievement games, I would tell you to pass on this one. If you are just looking for a good point & click I do sudgest this game.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
8.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 20, 2015
Short version: 71%
A repetitive hidden object game with a large number of difficult puzzles, that is just unable to stop. Vampire fans may enjoy it, but casual players and achievement hunters will have their patience tested to or beyond the limits.

Long version:
Dracula: Love Kills is an average hidden object puzzle game with a lot of scavenging: gameplay mostly consists of gathering fragments from maps or hidden object scenes that are assembled into puzzles which are solved to get even more fragments. Repeat until the credits roll– although it often feels as if that moment will never come.

There isn’t even a good story to save it. It’s a sequel to the original novel using the classic movie cast (completed with terrible accents), where Dracula and his reluctant helper, Van Helsing have to travel all over the world to save Mina Harker from the Queen of the Vampires. The plot just repeats itself numerous times and the nonsensical level progression quickly kills the atmosphere.

Frankly, you’ll find a better deal in the developer’s other title they put on Steam: Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles. A superior game in every possible aspect.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
16.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 18, 2015
Alright.

This is yet another point and click adventure I played. And as ever, the inner perfectionist got the better of me and demanded of me to achieve all there is to achieve. So there we are.

Aside from a small glitch that I lost one of my achievements just before I would have completed all, thus having to play the entire game plus extra game a third time, it was plenty of fun. The storyline is not too overloaded, but it also is a very clear line. And you even have a moral choice here. It is nothing as deep and imersive as Mass Effect or similar Triple-A titles, but it does get across a point. At least for me.

The graphics, the music and the atmosphere of the game all harmonize perfectly. To me, "Dracula: Love Kills" is one of the most enjoyable point and click adventures with Hidden Object and Puzzle elements out there. And now, after playing it straight for several hours today, I will fall into bed and pass out to have some well-earned sleep.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 3, 2014
Interesting story line. Puzzles are challenging. Very entertaining overall and the extra unlockable mini story is an added bonus.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
Recommended
16.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 25, 2014
I really enjoyed this game - while being primarily Hidden Object with a story, the art and music are lovely. The voice acting did seem a bit overdone, although Van Hellsing's was good. There was a good variety of puzzles, and while most seemed very easy, a couple did actually stump me. I think this was worth my $10.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
11.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 26, 2014
Beautiful design, involving story, various puzzles and no bugs – "Dracula: Love Kills" meets all the criteria that define a great HO game. Plus Dracula has magic powers, there is extra unlockable content and the game integrates Steam achievements.

My overall rating: 10/10
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
9.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 7, 2014
This game follows the hidden object/adventure hybrid, with a story and mini-games. There is a bonus chapter along with replayable hidden object scenes and mini-games/puzzles. Voice acting isn't that great, but I've heard worse. Your character learns powers that allow slightly different interaction with some objects, so you must identify where to use them and which one (if you choose the wrong one it just won't allow you to use it, so you don't waste anything by trying). There is an annoyance (at least on my computer) where the mouse cursor sometimes pauses or hangs while mousing over objects. Other than that, fun game.
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
Recommended
12.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 23, 2013
Love the game,and is familyar to me Vlad Dracul is always goin to be the Count of Transilvania,if u like puzzel solving and mind thinking game this is the one.Have fun ;)
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
44.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 2, 2014
Hell,
I love this game!!!!
Has hidden objects & really works my mind. It's nothing like those stupid games on Pogo.com my mother trys to get me to play. I really enjoyed this game & it's also goes with the few games that actually keeps my attention & interest well enough to play it all the way through.
I've been playing games since a kid when Nintendo, Segs Dreamcast, even Atari came out on Doctors recomendations due to a consitration & focusing problem I have.
So, even as a 37 year old it's still hard to find games to help with those problems when they actually can't keep your interest long enough.

I will recommend this game especially for those who have the same problems I do.
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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
Recommended
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 28, 2014
A decent looking point and click paired with hidden object game.... aside of cheesy dialogues and kinda irritating artstyle for the Count Dracula.

If you happen to read other reviews and they say the game's story kinda monotonous, it is. A simple 'world being haunted by evil witch and we gotta save the princess and the world', with mediocre voice actors and OSTs. I'm glad I didn't fall asleep when playing the game because of them.... Then again it's not the main focus, so you can as well disregard it.

The point and click adventure is the same you find on other games like The Walking Dead. You find an object like keys, use them to unlock the doors somewhere to get another items to unlock another places. During the process you'll encounter a hidden object mini-games that upon completion reward you with the items necessary to continue the journey. Progressing further into the game, you'll unlock special powers for the Count Dracula so he can shapeshift as a bat, has telekinesis power and all seeing eye (Sauron? heh...) that help you to access certain areas the obstacles or see invisible stuffs.

Some of the mini games are complicated enough and/or have vague helps/hints but there's an in-game strategy guide, so if you get stuck you can refer to it. You can also skip puzzles after spending certain amount in-puzzle without solving it.

The game as a whole is so-so - not that bad but not that good. For 5 hours long single playthrough, at least. I wouldn't recommend this full price, however.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
15.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 10, 2015
The main reason to buy this game:

- Because Dracula stalks his victims by turning all the lights out and smacking into hedge walls. All this requires the victim to stand there patiently, listening to another "oof!" and crash of branches in the night.

Player-specific reasons to buy this game:

- If you play DOTA, Dracula sounds like Tusk's little brother. This makes all the dialogue scenes much more interesting.

- You can play tic-tac-toe with crabs, against crabs. If you do not pay attention, you can also be owned at tic-tac-toe by crabs.

The less-than-perfect thing about this game:

- If a vampire is measured against his or her enemies, you kind of feel sad about Van Helsing there.

Also there are hidden objects and puzzles, also lots of pretty art, if vampires wandering into hedges isn't enough for you.
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10 of 20 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 4, 2014
A little bit of background information: I generally stay away from hidden-object games as I consider them to be monotonous. However, I have enjoyed many "point and click" adventure games in which hidden-object scenes appear every so often.

I would consider Dracula: Love Kills as an adventure game with an abundance of varied puzzles as well as hidden object scenes. It's not a pure hidden-object game. While it started off in an interesting manner, and while it indeed has many challenging puzzles, I cannot recommend the game, because I feel it completely lacks any atmosphere. As a result, getting to the end of the game felt like a monotonous chore.

What do I mean when I say lacking in atmosphere? Well, I found the storyline and character interaction/progression absurd, and most importantly, I felt like the developers just lumped in a bunch of random objects to form hidden object scenes -- random objects which have no place being there, given the time period and locale (Example: objects of Chinese origin within a medieval tomb). It made the entire game feel rather tacky.

Dracula: Love Kills isn't an awful game, and I think the developers did quite well in coming up with some of the original puzzles. However, I think there's many higher quality "casual adventure games" out there (Azada and Nightmare Adventures: The Witch's Prison are two games that I recall having an engaging atmosphere and storyline).
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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
10.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 16, 2014
This title is very similar to (my opinion better) Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles by the same developer. Comparing the two however, this title seems lacking. Unfortunately, this game also contains a lot of hidden object "puzzles", even more so than the aforementioned title. Getting through them ends up a chore and annoying when you cannot find an item that more often than not is very hard to see even if you know what you are looking at. The puzzles are similar and they are of adequate difficulty and variety. Whether to a somewhat different pallete,the graphics seem a bit worse, with environments being dull rather than bleak and the models for the few characters appearing being uninteresting.

All those could be looked over by someone with some spare time in his hands who is just looking for a quick adventure game to play. However, add on top of that the ridiculous scenario, annoying "comic relief" Igor and mediocre at best voice acting, are dooming this game. For all the flaws of the previous installment, Dracula: Origin, it was at least a story that you could take seriously and follow on. The story of Dracula: Love Kills seems as if thought up a few days before release, it is completely unimaginative and uninteresting. Replayability is not good either, doing a second run for achievements seemed for like a chore and I was able to breeze through it in about 2 hours on easy mode, realising most of the game time is spend in hidden object "puzzles".

For adventure and Dracula fans, avoid. This title is simply not worth it, even as part of a bundle as I got it, I wish something of better quality had taken its place.
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