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Code Vein


 

Last week I had a chance to check out Bandai Namco’s 2018 New Year Showcase and got to play Code Vein for the first time. Code Vein is a dungeon crawling, action-RPG in a similar category as Dark Souls or Bloodborne. While the combat might feel familiar to veteran gamers of that genre, Code Vein offers an intriguing anime-like art style and a few nuances all its own, like Mia, who can heal you a few extra times before you fall.

In the video below, captured on a PS4 Pro, I took on a small cave full of humanoid monstrosities before tackling the boss of our short demo: the Queen Knight. It did not go well.

Code Vein is slated for release sometime in 2018 for Xbox One, PS4, and PC from Bandai Namco.

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About Ray Carsillo

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Ray has extensive roots in geek culture, as he’s written about videogames, comics, and movies for such outlets as Newsday.com, ESPNNewYork.com, Classic Game Room on YouTube, Collider.com, and Comicvine.com before finally settling into his role as EGM’s reviews editor. His main goal in life? To become king of all geek media, of course! Find him on Twitter @RayCarsillo

Watch this new video of Code Vein’s Queen Knight in action

Familiar mechanics with a whole new look about them.

By Ray Carsillo | 01/30/2018 09:00 AM PT

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Last week I had a chance to check out Bandai Namco’s 2018 New Year Showcase and got to play Code Vein for the first time. Code Vein is a dungeon crawling, action-RPG in a similar category as Dark Souls or Bloodborne. While the combat might feel familiar to veteran gamers of that genre, Code Vein offers an intriguing anime-like art style and a few nuances all its own, like Mia, who can heal you a few extra times before you fall.

In the video below, captured on a PS4 Pro, I took on a small cave full of humanoid monstrosities before tackling the boss of our short demo: the Queen Knight. It did not go well.

Code Vein is slated for release sometime in 2018 for Xbox One, PS4, and PC from Bandai Namco.

Read More


About Ray Carsillo

view all posts

Ray has extensive roots in geek culture, as he’s written about videogames, comics, and movies for such outlets as Newsday.com, ESPNNewYork.com, Classic Game Room on YouTube, Collider.com, and Comicvine.com before finally settling into his role as EGM’s reviews editor. His main goal in life? To become king of all geek media, of course! Find him on Twitter @RayCarsillo