Blood of the Werewolf (2.0) Become Selena, loving mother, devoted wife and -- powerful werewolf. Take revenge on the monsters that have slain your husband and stolen your child, in this love letter to classic platformers.
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Special Edition

New Features in Blood of the Werewolf (2.0)


Blood of the Werewolf now has 3 game modes (all with leaderboards)
  • Speed Run (Story) - You didn't start off speed running Mario and you won't here either. Experience, perfect, and execute THE RUN to compete on leaderboards for the fastest time.
  • Score Run - You think you have mastered the platforming? You can zip around the level in minutes? Try getting the highest score by collecting and destroying 100's of strategically placed sigils, time bonuses, and enemies for points
  • Endless Run - How long can you last and how far can you get in Selena's Endless Nightmare of procedurally generated platforms and obstacles.

Fixes and Updates

  • We spent 6 months in forums, answering emails, and play testing the game to gather as much feedback as possible.
  • We identified the top 20 issues/stuck spots and addressed them.
  • Polished/tuned the controls
  • New and updated animations
  • New and updated particles
  • Camera tweaks and fixes
  • Audio updates and fixes.
  • Thank you so much. You have made our game better, we now have more fun playing it, and we are grateful. THANK YOU!

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Blood of the Werewolf (2.0)

Become Selena, loving mother, devoted wife and -- powerful werewolf. Take revenge on the monsters that have slain your husband and stolen your child, in this love letter to classic platformers. Seamlessly transform from human to werewolf in light of the moon, as you shoot, slash and smash your way to fight Frankenstein.

Intense Platforming Action, With All Your Favorite Iconic Monsters
9.2/10
"A Love Letter To The Action-Platform Genre. If you want an action-platform game with great gameplay, challenge and a story that is simple but enjoyable, Blood of the Werewolf is the game for you." "Selena responds with perfection to the button presses."

http://corruptedcartridge.com/blood-werewolf-review-love-letter-action-platform-genre/

9/10
"This game propelled me back to those halcyon days when I started gaming, and games were extremely difficult yet ultimately all the more rewarding."

http://www.midlifegamer.net/reviews/2014/04/blood-werewolf-review.html

8.5/10
"Overall, Blood of the Werewolf is a great platformer. It provides a wonderful sense of atmosphere, the story is well written and well told, and the gameplay mechanics feel fantastic. You may destroy a keyboard or controller out of rage, but you’ll want to buy another to see this great game to the end. Fans of platformers, especially old-school platformers, should give this game a serious look."

http://www.capsulecomputers.com.au/2013/11/blood-of-the-werewolf-review/

8.4/10
"An excellent action-platformer that wonderfully combines challenging but fair gameplay with a colorful and vibrant art style. "

http://www.worldsfactory.net/2013/11/03/blood-of-the-werewolf-review

8/10
"Scientifically Proven has managed to create a piece worthy of its platforming predecessors, where gore blends with horror creating an atmosphere that will captivate you." Dying too often gets frustrating at times, but not that much as to make you want to ditch the game. The beautiful visuals along with the multitude of monsters will keep you company while journeying in an adventure like never before."

http://www.softpedia.com/reviews/games/pc/Blood-of-the-Werewolf-Review-396460.shtml

8/10
"Blood of the Werewolf is a beautiful platform game - A classic mold with a ...unique garment that will not make you regret your investment and still promises to steal many hours of your day." (translation)

http://www.techtudo.com.br/tudo-sobre/s/blood-werewolf.html

8/10
"Beautiful, rhythmic, and well done"

http://www.jeuxvideo.com/articles/0001/00019064-blood-of-the-werewolf-test.htm

Blood of the Werewolf takes players on a ruthless journey of revenge through 3 level filled game modes of white knuckle platforming action while taking on hordes of creatures and iconic monster-movie bosses; Creature, Hyde, Dracula, Mummy, Frankenstein. Selena has access to upgradeable weapons in human form and unlockable wolf powers when transformed. Additional modes like speed run and score rush will test your reflexes and memory, with online leaderboards to keep track of yourself, and friends.

Keep your wits about you, Blood of the Werewolf will test your limits and offer a challenge you haven't seen since the golden age of games.

Features


  • Experience a rich, in-depth Story Mode featuring 30+ creatures, 15 button-grinding levels to master and five heart-pounding boss arenas
  • Score Rush mode offers the pro a whole new leaderboard driven experience as you compete for the highest score.
  • Endless Challenge is a nightmare of procedurally generated levels and monsters that increase in difficulty. How far can you make it?
  • Shift instantaneously between human and werewolf form when in view of a full moon
  • Hardcore, classic platforming gameplay with a modern twist; pressure sensitive, full air controls for precision moves
  • Unlock a bevy of achievements, pushing you to the limit of your abilities
  • Upgrade weapons and wolf powers, for the edge you need against the monster onslaught
  • Uncover hundreds of collectibles and hidden items to discover throughout the game

Järjestelmävaatimukset

    Vähintään:
    • Käyttöjärjestelmä: Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista SP1, Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Prosessori: 2.0Ghz Dual Core CPU (any Core 2 Duo or AMD X2 or better)
    • Muisti: 2 GB RAM
    • Grafiikka: 512MB Video Card using Shader Model 3 or higher, AMD Radeon HD 2900 GT or NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT or better
    • DirectX: Versio 9.0c
    • Tallennus: 3 GB vapaata muistia
    Suositus:
    • Käyttöjärjestelmä: Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista SP1, Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Prosessori: 3.0GHz Quad Core Processor
    • Muisti: 2 GB RAM
    • Grafiikka: 1 GB Video Card using Shader Model 3 or Higher, AMD Radeon 7670 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280 or better
    • DirectX: Versio 9.0c
    • Tallennus: 3 GB vapaata muistia
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Twistor
( 30.2 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 25. syyskuu, 2015.
TL;DR: Very challenging platformer set in a dark fantasy setting. Bring a gamepad and a bucket for your tears of failure.

Have you been looking for a challenging platformer? You might just have come to the right Store page.

Blood of the Werewolf presents you with 10 levels of ever-increasing difficulty, starting with mere sewer alligators and fish men and concluding with insta-killing spikes, saws and chasms with fireballs and Grim Reaper himself messing with every jump you make.

Most negative reviews call its difficulty a bad thing, but I felt that was what made it so satisfying to 100% this game. Let's get into details.

You play as Selena, a werewolf whose child has been kidnapped by (other) occult creatures. The dark fantasy theme is refreshingly different. There has been a war between mythic creatures: Dracula, Frankenstein and Dr. Jekyll stand in the way of you and your baby. Story advances as animations and voiced cutscenes between levels and I found it quite interesting and nicely written. Orchestrated string and organ music fits the theme very well.

Interestingly, there's an in-game bestiary that provides lore about the enemies and basically tells the background of the story (in addition to various movies/cutscenes). Achievements are conveniently also shown in-game as a separate Quests menu, so you don't need to visit Steam Overlay to review them.

Being a werewolf you turn into a strong wolf-form when in moonlight. In the more fragile human-form you are still equipped with a crossbow. Both forms are used in every level. Human-Selena may climb ladders and shoot enemies and switches with her crossbow, while wolf-Selena can double-jump and unleash powerful focus (claw) attacks if you refrain from attacking for brief moment.

Unfortunately because of the crossbow you can't play it very well with a keyboard because that restricts aiming crossbow to 45 degree angles - there is regrettably no mouse support in-game though it works in the menu. That's why I opted for gamepad very early on: twin-stick controller comes in handy when moving and aiming at the same time. It's possible to change all the action keys so this was a non-issue, just be aware that gamepad is heavily recommended.

Every level has a bunch of sigils that increase your maximum health and hidden power-ups that make either form permanently stronger: human-form gets stronger and faster crossbow attacks, while wolf-form gets likewise stronger claw and bite attacks. Some power-ups give you new special skills that are essential for getting high scores. Special skills are used with blood power and special arrows, which are sometimes dropped by enemies.

Of the special powers especially the wolf-form's charge attack is useful as it makes you go faster and grants a short invulnerability (that works against insta-killing saws too). To a lesser degree useful is the regeneration, which makes health a trivial matter except in later levels and boss fights. Selena's arrow skills grant multi-shot attacks and insta-killing explosive arrows, both useful in their own situations.

There's a boss fight every two levels, making it five fights in total. I'm guessing that for a platformer novice they would be challenging or even difficult. Actually they are pretty similar to any boss fight in platformers in general, and I found them fairly easy to beat. Each boss has several attack patterns, but usually attacking them is as simple as just shooting straight at them, or in some cases in their eyes. While they look cool, boss fights feel underwhelming in difficulty compared to levels.

That's why levels are where the game really shines. They work well with their given theme (depending on the environment and incoming boss) and contain many challenging venues where you have to move just the right way to make it through alive. Yet there's always a right way onward. As another reviewer put it, "you can only blame yourself if you die because that means you have made a mistake". Fortunately game is pretty generous with check points, usually one is provided once a room or every few tricky jumps.

Though I must admit that technical bugs plagued my prowess sporadically. There was occasional jerkiness and minor frame losses, during which the game would not register input. So, if this happens during a critical jump and I'm not focused enough to keep pressing the jump button to stay in-air, it might be another death. I fortunately learned to cope with this and to survive those sections. Also, curiously the performance statistics would sometimes appear on the screen, covering what's underneath. I was using AMD Radeon R280X card.

The main game levels have lot of secrets to find and to get the highest ranking (S) you have to be really fast. Game is very generous with achievements, giving one for a mere level completion, then for each of the ranks B, A and finally S.

Same is true for Score Rush mode: those are the regular levels but with collectable score gems and it can be a puzzle how to get the highest score category (for achievement) as usually it's not enough to make a perfect run till the end. The time is also of essence, as the game ends if it runs out. Deaths are allowed though, it's just that the time continues from where the previous life ended.

Finally there's Endless mode, which is simply (procedurally generated) level after level of ever-increasing difficulty of death traps with limited lives. To survive 100 rooms you have to use every trick and all the skill you can. Doing so also unlocks the last story movie, which contains an ominous twist and a hint for a potential sequel.

After 28 hours I was done, ~5 hours of which was the initial playthrough of story. For once I feel accomplished when finishing a game: this is what challenge is supposed to feel like! Considering it's a 2 € game that's astonishing! That said, I wouldn't recommend this game for someone novice at gaming or platforming games - the challenge is truly great. So once you're done with Super Meat Boy or They Bleed Pixels or the like, do give Blood of the Werewolf a try.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Lord V
( 5.4 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 24. heinäkuu, 2015.
Blood of the Werewolf ottaa mallia klassisista kauhuelokuvista ja tuokin esille niin ihmissuden, Frankensteinin kuin Draculankin. Peli itsessään on pitkälti tasohyppelyä ja erittäin haastavaa sellaista. Itse kuvailisin tätä peliä jo sanalla: Vaikea.

Selena on ihmissusi jonka poika kaapataan. Selena on valmis tekemään mitä vain pelastaakseen lapsensa ja joutuukin näin ollen vastakkain valtavan hirviölauman kanssa.
Tasoja on 10 ja niissä on runsaasti ulkoista vaihtelua. Kenttiä löytyy aina metsästä hautausmaahan ja kaupunkiin. Pelin edetessä vastaan tulee runsaasti erilaisia vaaroja. Vaaroihin kuuluvat niin liekinhettimet, murenvat tasot kuin voimakas tuulikin. Yhtä hasardia seuraa aina toinen.

Peli on ohjattavuudessaan simppeli. Selena käyttää aseenaan varsijousta ja pystyy hyppäämään pitkiäkin matkoja sekä kiipeilemään tikkaita. Susimuoto sen sijaan käyttää aseenaan hampaitaan sekä keskittyeessään kynsiään. Susi pystyy myös tekemään tuplahypyn. Perusidea on se että kuunvalossa Selena on susi ja varjossa ihminen. Itse pidin paljon enemmän sutena pelaamisesta sillä susi on parhaimmillaan kaiken altaan tuhoava voima.
Selenan jousi on aika heikko ase eikä hänellä ole samanlaista voimaiskua mikä sudelta löytyy. Sudella pelaamisessa on enemmän asennetta.

Blood of the Werewolf on peli joka on tasohyppelyä ja hyvin haastavaa sellaista. Yksikin virhe voi olla se viimeinen kuin ympäristö on täynnä niin sirkkeleitä kuin rotkojakin. Peli muuttuu kenttä kentältä vaikeammaksi ja viimeiset kentät ovat erittäin haastavia. Paikoitellen peli muuttuu haastavasta halpamaiseksi ja turha usein rasittavan vaikeaksi.
Lisäksi taistelua olisin ainakin itse toivonut vähän enemmän, mutta kyseessä on tasohyppelypeli.
Pomotaistelut myös vaikeutuvat askel askeleelta. Pomot noudattavat tiettyjä kaavoja hyökkäyksissään ja taisteluissa on aina omat jipponsa. Mutta vähempikin HP olisi varmaan riittänyt sillä taistelut tuntuvat ajoittain venyvän vähän turhan pitkiksi.

Hahmojen suhteen on pakko sanoa että ne ovat erinomaisesti tehtyjä ja tarina on myös kerrottu hyvin. Ääninäyttely on toimivaa ja pelin ulkoasu on miellyttävä. Hahmoista varsinkin Selena, Frankestein ja Dracula ovat kaikki hyvin tehtyjä ja viholliset ovat uskollisia alkuperäisille enemmän tai vähemmän.

LYHYESTI
Blood of the Werewolf on erinomainen valinta jos kaipaa todell haastavaa tasohyppelyä. Peliä voi jatkaa niin monta kertaa kuin haluaa, palaten aina tarkistuspisteeseen. Toisinaan osiot pisteiden väillä ovat todella lyhyitä ja toisinaan todella pitkiä.
Peli on hienon näköinen ja tunnelma on paikallaan.


+ Fantasiatunnelma
+ Hyvin tehdyt hahmot
+ Ulkoasu ja tyyli

- Ajoittain halpamainen ja rasittava
- Tasohyppelypainotteinen
- Jousi on turhan heikko ase


Arvosana: 7
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
urakointi oy
( 2.5 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 15. lokakuu, 2014.
ihan ok
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Hyödyllisimmät arvostelut  Kaikken aikojen
3/3 (100%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Suositeltu
30.2 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 25. syyskuu, 2015.
TL;DR: Very challenging platformer set in a dark fantasy setting. Bring a gamepad and a bucket for your tears of failure.

Have you been looking for a challenging platformer? You might just have come to the right Store page.

Blood of the Werewolf presents you with 10 levels of ever-increasing difficulty, starting with mere sewer alligators and fish men and concluding with insta-killing spikes, saws and chasms with fireballs and Grim Reaper himself messing with every jump you make.

Most negative reviews call its difficulty a bad thing, but I felt that was what made it so satisfying to 100% this game. Let's get into details.

You play as Selena, a werewolf whose child has been kidnapped by (other) occult creatures. The dark fantasy theme is refreshingly different. There has been a war between mythic creatures: Dracula, Frankenstein and Dr. Jekyll stand in the way of you and your baby. Story advances as animations and voiced cutscenes between levels and I found it quite interesting and nicely written. Orchestrated string and organ music fits the theme very well.

Interestingly, there's an in-game bestiary that provides lore about the enemies and basically tells the background of the story (in addition to various movies/cutscenes). Achievements are conveniently also shown in-game as a separate Quests menu, so you don't need to visit Steam Overlay to review them.

Being a werewolf you turn into a strong wolf-form when in moonlight. In the more fragile human-form you are still equipped with a crossbow. Both forms are used in every level. Human-Selena may climb ladders and shoot enemies and switches with her crossbow, while wolf-Selena can double-jump and unleash powerful focus (claw) attacks if you refrain from attacking for brief moment.

Unfortunately because of the crossbow you can't play it very well with a keyboard because that restricts aiming crossbow to 45 degree angles - there is regrettably no mouse support in-game though it works in the menu. That's why I opted for gamepad very early on: twin-stick controller comes in handy when moving and aiming at the same time. It's possible to change all the action keys so this was a non-issue, just be aware that gamepad is heavily recommended.

Every level has a bunch of sigils that increase your maximum health and hidden power-ups that make either form permanently stronger: human-form gets stronger and faster crossbow attacks, while wolf-form gets likewise stronger claw and bite attacks. Some power-ups give you new special skills that are essential for getting high scores. Special skills are used with blood power and special arrows, which are sometimes dropped by enemies.

Of the special powers especially the wolf-form's charge attack is useful as it makes you go faster and grants a short invulnerability (that works against insta-killing saws too). To a lesser degree useful is the regeneration, which makes health a trivial matter except in later levels and boss fights. Selena's arrow skills grant multi-shot attacks and insta-killing explosive arrows, both useful in their own situations.

There's a boss fight every two levels, making it five fights in total. I'm guessing that for a platformer novice they would be challenging or even difficult. Actually they are pretty similar to any boss fight in platformers in general, and I found them fairly easy to beat. Each boss has several attack patterns, but usually attacking them is as simple as just shooting straight at them, or in some cases in their eyes. While they look cool, boss fights feel underwhelming in difficulty compared to levels.

That's why levels are where the game really shines. They work well with their given theme (depending on the environment and incoming boss) and contain many challenging venues where you have to move just the right way to make it through alive. Yet there's always a right way onward. As another reviewer put it, "you can only blame yourself if you die because that means you have made a mistake". Fortunately game is pretty generous with check points, usually one is provided once a room or every few tricky jumps.

Though I must admit that technical bugs plagued my prowess sporadically. There was occasional jerkiness and minor frame losses, during which the game would not register input. So, if this happens during a critical jump and I'm not focused enough to keep pressing the jump button to stay in-air, it might be another death. I fortunately learned to cope with this and to survive those sections. Also, curiously the performance statistics would sometimes appear on the screen, covering what's underneath. I was using AMD Radeon R280X card.

The main game levels have lot of secrets to find and to get the highest ranking (S) you have to be really fast. Game is very generous with achievements, giving one for a mere level completion, then for each of the ranks B, A and finally S.

Same is true for Score Rush mode: those are the regular levels but with collectable score gems and it can be a puzzle how to get the highest score category (for achievement) as usually it's not enough to make a perfect run till the end. The time is also of essence, as the game ends if it runs out. Deaths are allowed though, it's just that the time continues from where the previous life ended.

Finally there's Endless mode, which is simply (procedurally generated) level after level of ever-increasing difficulty of death traps with limited lives. To survive 100 rooms you have to use every trick and all the skill you can. Doing so also unlocks the last story movie, which contains an ominous twist and a hint for a potential sequel.

After 28 hours I was done, ~5 hours of which was the initial playthrough of story. For once I feel accomplished when finishing a game: this is what challenge is supposed to feel like! Considering it's a 2 € game that's astonishing! That said, I wouldn't recommend this game for someone novice at gaming or platforming games - the challenge is truly great. So once you're done with Super Meat Boy or They Bleed Pixels or the like, do give Blood of the Werewolf a try.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
2/2 (100%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Suositeltu
5.4 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 24. heinäkuu, 2015.
Blood of the Werewolf ottaa mallia klassisista kauhuelokuvista ja tuokin esille niin ihmissuden, Frankensteinin kuin Draculankin. Peli itsessään on pitkälti tasohyppelyä ja erittäin haastavaa sellaista. Itse kuvailisin tätä peliä jo sanalla: Vaikea.

Selena on ihmissusi jonka poika kaapataan. Selena on valmis tekemään mitä vain pelastaakseen lapsensa ja joutuukin näin ollen vastakkain valtavan hirviölauman kanssa.
Tasoja on 10 ja niissä on runsaasti ulkoista vaihtelua. Kenttiä löytyy aina metsästä hautausmaahan ja kaupunkiin. Pelin edetessä vastaan tulee runsaasti erilaisia vaaroja. Vaaroihin kuuluvat niin liekinhettimet, murenvat tasot kuin voimakas tuulikin. Yhtä hasardia seuraa aina toinen.

Peli on ohjattavuudessaan simppeli. Selena käyttää aseenaan varsijousta ja pystyy hyppäämään pitkiäkin matkoja sekä kiipeilemään tikkaita. Susimuoto sen sijaan käyttää aseenaan hampaitaan sekä keskittyeessään kynsiään. Susi pystyy myös tekemään tuplahypyn. Perusidea on se että kuunvalossa Selena on susi ja varjossa ihminen. Itse pidin paljon enemmän sutena pelaamisesta sillä susi on parhaimmillaan kaiken altaan tuhoava voima.
Selenan jousi on aika heikko ase eikä hänellä ole samanlaista voimaiskua mikä sudelta löytyy. Sudella pelaamisessa on enemmän asennetta.

Blood of the Werewolf on peli joka on tasohyppelyä ja hyvin haastavaa sellaista. Yksikin virhe voi olla se viimeinen kuin ympäristö on täynnä niin sirkkeleitä kuin rotkojakin. Peli muuttuu kenttä kentältä vaikeammaksi ja viimeiset kentät ovat erittäin haastavia. Paikoitellen peli muuttuu haastavasta halpamaiseksi ja turha usein rasittavan vaikeaksi.
Lisäksi taistelua olisin ainakin itse toivonut vähän enemmän, mutta kyseessä on tasohyppelypeli.
Pomotaistelut myös vaikeutuvat askel askeleelta. Pomot noudattavat tiettyjä kaavoja hyökkäyksissään ja taisteluissa on aina omat jipponsa. Mutta vähempikin HP olisi varmaan riittänyt sillä taistelut tuntuvat ajoittain venyvän vähän turhan pitkiksi.

Hahmojen suhteen on pakko sanoa että ne ovat erinomaisesti tehtyjä ja tarina on myös kerrottu hyvin. Ääninäyttely on toimivaa ja pelin ulkoasu on miellyttävä. Hahmoista varsinkin Selena, Frankestein ja Dracula ovat kaikki hyvin tehtyjä ja viholliset ovat uskollisia alkuperäisille enemmän tai vähemmän.

LYHYESTI
Blood of the Werewolf on erinomainen valinta jos kaipaa todell haastavaa tasohyppelyä. Peliä voi jatkaa niin monta kertaa kuin haluaa, palaten aina tarkistuspisteeseen. Toisinaan osiot pisteiden väillä ovat todella lyhyitä ja toisinaan todella pitkiä.
Peli on hienon näköinen ja tunnelma on paikallaan.


+ Fantasiatunnelma
+ Hyvin tehdyt hahmot
+ Ulkoasu ja tyyli

- Ajoittain halpamainen ja rasittava
- Tasohyppelypainotteinen
- Jousi on turhan heikko ase


Arvosana: 7
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Suositeltu
2.5 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 15. lokakuu, 2014.
ihan ok
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