Vampire Hack ‘n’ Slash Confirmed for Xbox Live Arcade Release this Week

By Chris Dahlberg

Published on Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Kalypso Media has announced that Blood Knights, the medieval vampire-themed hack ‘n slash from Deck13 will be available on Xbox Live Arcade this Friday, November 1st. The game will come out on other platforms almost two weeks later on November 13th. The game retails for $14.99. Check out a gameplay trailer and additional details below.

October 29, 2013, Ridgewood, NJ – Kalypso Media Digital is thrilled to announce that Blood Knights, the medieval, vampire-themed hack ‘n’ slash will make its debut on November 1 for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft priced at $14.99USD/£11.99/€14.90. Other formats will follow on November 13.

Set in a medieval fantasy world, Blood Knights will feature quick, deadly combat, smart team-work and ferocious cooperative monster slaying. To get you in the vampire-slaying mood, Kalypso has released a new trailer to give you a blood-soaked taste of Blood Knights’ epic combat and the rich environments located in the game.

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Blood Knights is a hack ‘n slash action – RPG, where the age-old war between humans and vampires is out-of-control and threatens to plunge the world into the abyss. The game combines spectacular combat with RPG elements in single-player or co-op mode. Blood Knights is developed by Deck 13 interactive, who have made a name for themselves with such titles as ‘Venetica’, ‘Jack Keane’ and ‘Ankh’. Set in a mystical version of the Middle Ages, Blood Knights is an exciting story about the Knights Templar and a legendary Vampire Hunter who finds himself bound by blood to the powerful vampire Alysa during a daring mission. The two must work together to break the blood spell and defeat the hordes of evil creatures who stand between them and their goal.

Features of Blood Knights

Utilize close and ranged weapons to slay monstrous foes and enhance your abilities with XP gained through fast and furious combat
Quickly swap between two playable characters with differing skillsets
Suck the blood of your enemies in order to power up and unleash devastating vampire powers
Ride solo, or take on the horde with a friend in thrilling Co-op
Interact with the environment using your attract and repel skills
Multiple choice dialogues will affect and alter the world around you
Classic Vampire story narrated with atmospheric cut-scenes
Equip yourself with 160 available weapons and 40 different armor elements

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