List of vampire video games

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This is an incomplete list of video games which strongly feature vampires. This includes games where the player character is a vampire, or where a vampire is the primary antagonist, as well as games which feature vampires as the primary enemy variant. Games which feature dhampirs, half-vampires, in the same way are also included.

Name Year Platform Description Gamerankings.com Average
The Adventures of Shuggy 2011 Xbox 360 A platform and puzzle game where players guide the diminutive titular vampire around an inherited mansion in order to remove unwanted guests. Released on Xbox Live Arcade.[1] X360 - 77.86%, PC - 77%
The Astonishing Adventures of Mr. Weems and the She Vampires 1987 Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum The titular character has entered the mansion of the Great She Vampire and must defeat her before he is drained of blood. Likened to Gauntlet.[2] N/A
Blade 2000 Game Boy Color, PlayStation Third-person action game based on the film which was developed from the comic book character.[3] GBC - 72%, PS - 48.13%
Bloodnet 1993 Amiga, DOS Science fiction adventure and role-playing game set in Manhattan during the year 2094. Vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing is now the leader of a plague of 'cyberpunk vampires', the game's playable character Ransom Stark must stop Van Helsing from taking over the city.[4] N/A
BloodRayne series 2002, 2004 GameCube, Mac OS X, PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox Third-person action games with emphasis on combat, the titular character is a dhampir who destroys vampires and other supernatural beings.[5][6]
Bram Stoker's Dracula 1993 Amiga, DOS, Game Boy, Game Gear, Master System, Mega Drive, Mega-CD, NES, SNES Games based on the film, players control Jonathan Harker and attempt to rescue Mina Murray from Count Dracula.[7]
Buffy series 2000–2009 Various Games based on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.[8]
Castlevania series 1986–present Various The series focuses on a war between the Belmont family and Dracula. Dracula is resurrected every hundred years, the Belmonts must defeat him before he unleashes his wrath on the world.[9][10]
The Count 1981 Apple II Plus, Atari 400, Atari 800, Commodore PET, TI 99/4a, TRS-80, Vic 20, ZX Spectrum Text adventure, the player has been sent to defeat Count Dracula by the local villagers.[11]
Countdown Vampires 1999 PlayStation Survival horror, a policeman acting as security during the opening of a horror-themed casino is faced with numerous vampires when the building's fire sprinkler system is activated and sprays black water over everyone present, transforming them.[12] 54.91%
Dark Angel: Vampire Apocalypse 2001 PlayStation 2 A vampire named Anna has a year to defeat the army of the Shadow Lord before facing him in combat, the title's gameplay has been compared to Gauntlet and Diablo.[13]
Darkwatch 2005 PlayStation 2, Xbox First-person shooter in a Wild West setting. A newly turned vampire must hunt down the one responsible for the transformation before he loses the last vestiges of humanity.[14]
Dracula 1986 Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Text adventure based on the novel written by Bram Stoker.[15]
Dracula 2: The Last Sanctuary 2000 PlayStation, Windows Graphic adventure and sequel to Dracula: Resurrection. Jonathan Harker continues to pursue Dracula and tries to save his wife Mina.[16]
Dracula 3: The Path of the Dragon 2008 iOS, Windows Graphic adventure, a priest named Father Arno Moriani travels to Transylvania to research a candidate for sainthood, eventually resulting in a fight with Count Dracula.[17]
Dracula: Origin 2008 Windows Graphic adventure starring Abraham Van Helsing, who must prevent Count Dracula from finding a manuscript that will allow him to bring the woman he loved back from the dead.[18]
Dracula: Resurrection 1999 Mac OS X, PlayStation, Windows Graphic adventure set seven years after the events of Dracula. Jonathan Harker returns home to find his wife Mina gone and a note left stating that she has returned to Transylvania.[19]
Dracula Unleashed 1993 DOS, Mega-CD Interactive movie. Alexander Morris, brother of Quincey Morris, travels to London to discover what happened to Quincey and his companions when they defeated Dracula.[20]
Fortune Arterial 2008 Windows Japanese erotic visual novel, a male student who has newly transferred to a remote island school discovers that one of the female students is a vampire.[21]
From Dusk Till Dawn 2001 Windows First-person shooter set after the events of the 1996 film. A vampire slayer must battle fellow prisoners who have become undead aboard a prison ship.[22]
Ghost House 1986 Master System Platform game, a young boy enters the ghost house in order to defeat vampires after releasing them from their coffins.[23]
Gothos 1997 Windows 95, Macintosh System 7 Quest game, 1st person perspective; The vampire clans are gathering. The player, a newly created vampire, must find the Scrolls of The First Blood and return them to his coven before The Deceiver acquires them. Borrows heavily from the Vampire: The Masquerade tabletop role-playing game[24][25]
Harker Unreleased PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360 Survival horror game where players control Jonathan Harker and must track one or more vampires through the game's environments before engaging in small-scale combat with regenerating vampires.[26] The game was put on indefinite hold when the design team The Collective, Inc. merged with Shiny Entertainment to form Double Helix Games, the game was shelved so that Double Helix could produce Silent Hill Homecoming.[27][28]
Infamous 2: Festival of Blood 2011 PlayStation 3 A PlayStation Network downloadable game. This standalone spin-off of Infamous 2 sees the player character Cole MacGrath bitten by a vampire, he must defeat the head vampire before the end of the night.[29]
Last Flight Unreleased Wii WiiWare downloadable game. A cleaver-wielding food critic stranded on an airborne passenger plane must fight vampires through four episodes.[30]
Legacy of Kain series 1996–2003 Dreamcast, GameCube, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox The series began with an action role-playing game starring the vampire Kain as the playable character.[31] The Soul Reaver story arc of action adventures sees players controlling Raziel the vampiric wraith.[32]
Master of Darkness 1992 Game Gear, Master System Platform game. Dr. Social must travel through London in order to face Dracula at the Thames river. Likened to Castlevania games.[33]
NecroVisioN 2009 Microsoft Windows A video game set during World War I, which featured vampires, zombies, and demons at the same time.
Night Hunter 1989 DOS, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum A side-scrolling action game by Ubisoft, in which the player controls a vampire that can transform into bat and werewolf.
Night of the Raving Dead 2008 Wii, Windows, Xbox 360 An episode of the adventure series Sam & Max Season Two. The titular detective duo's town is under siege by an army of zombies under the control of an emo vampire named Jurgen.[34]
Night Trap 1992 3DO, DOS, Mac OS, Mega-CD, Sega 32X Interactive movie, the player must protect six young women from vampire-like creatures by switching between surveillance cameras and activating booby traps.[35]
Nosferatu: The Wrath of Malachi 2003 Windows First-person perspective game with randomly generated levels. Set in 1912, the son of a Romanian count must fend off attacks from vampires by using traditional vampire hunting equipment as well as flintlock and musket weapons.[36]
The Twisted Tales of Spike McFang 1993 SNES Adventure game with role-playing elements. Players control the titular vampire and attack enemies by throwing Spike's hat or spinning his cape.[37]
Vampire Hunter D 1999 PlayStation Action adventure game, a master vampire hunter dhampir is must explore a mansion and rescue a kidnap victim.[38]
Vampire Night 2000 Arcade, PlayStation 2 Light gun game starring two vampire hunters who are attempting to defeat a vampire named Auguste.[39]
Vampire Rain 2007 PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 Stealth game set in the modern day. A special operative stalks and sets ambushes for vampires.[40]
Vampire Season 2012 iOS Tower Defense/Strategy video game. Vampire Season features gameplay with elements from both the tower defense and real-time strategy genres. Players are tasked with building up an army of boogiemen, zombies, vampires and other creatures, all in the name of protecting Dracula’s coffin.[41]
Vampire Rush 2011 iOS, Bada Tower Defense/Survival Horror video game. An adventurer Captain Greg defends the gates, the last barrier that protects the humans from the vampires.[42]
Vampire Village 1983 ZX Spectrum Single screen game in which volunteers must be outfitted with equipment and sent to destroy a vampire who has taken up residence in a castle near a small village.[43]
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2004 Windows Based on the tabletop role-playing game Vampire: The Masquerade and set in the World of Darkness fictional universe, this game is a hybrid between first-person shooter and role-playing game, pitting the player's newly-turned vampire character against armies both mortal and monstrous, as well as the diabolical politics of undead society.[44]
Vampire: The Masquerade – Redemption 2000 Mac OS, Windows Players control a vampire along with a party of up to three others, in this third-person 3D role-playing game featuring combat against werewolves, other vampires and several other types of foe, as well as a storyline that has players exploring towns from Dark Ages-era Prague to modern day New York.[45]
A Vampyre Story 2008 Mac OS X, Windows Comedy graphic adventure starring Mona De Lafitte, a young opera singer who wishes to travel back to Paris and resume her career, despite having recently been converted into a vampire.[46]
Van Helsing 2004 Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox Based on the film, the titular vampire hunter battles Dracula and his brides along with other foes.[47]
Veil of Darkness 1993 DOS Action adventure game, a man must face the vampire lord Kairn and his minions after a plane crash in a Romanian valley.[48]

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