List of World of Darkness video games

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World of Darkness is a series of tabletop role-playing games by White Wolf Publishing and is also the name of their shared setting.[1][2] Several of the tabletop games – primarily Vampire: The Masquerade and Hunter: The Reckoning – have been adapted into video games by different developers, covering several genres including role-playing games, action games, and adventure games. Critical reception of the games has varied, ranging from average to positive,[3][4][5][6] with Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines standing out, being described by video game publications as a cult classic[7][8][9] and a "flawed masterpiece".[10][11][12]

Video game adaptations of the series began with two Werewolf: The Apocalypse games in the 1990s that were never completed; the first released video game in the series was 2000's Vampire: The Masquerade – Redemption, which was followed by three Hunter games in 2002–2003, and Bloodlines in 2004. Following this, no further World of Darkness video games were released in over a decade, with another Werewolf project and the online game World of Darkness started and canceled in the meantime until 2017's World of Darkness Preludes, which was based on Vampire and Mage: The Ascension. Since then, several video games have been announced, including Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood and the three Vampire games Coteries of New York, Bloodlines 2, and Swansong.

Vampire: The Masquerade[edit]

Title Details

Original release date:[13][14]
June 7, 2000
Release years by system:
Notes:



Original release dates:[17][18][19]
  • NA: November 16, 2004
  • EU: November 19, 2004
Release years by system:
2004 – Microsoft Windows[17]
Notes:



Original release date:[22][23]
December 11, 2019
Release years by system:
Notes:



Proposed release date:[28]
2020
Proposed system release:
2020 – Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One[28]
Notes:


Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong

Proposed release date:[32]
2021
Proposed system release:
2021 – TBA[32]
Notes:


Hunter: The Reckoning[edit]

Title Details

Original release dates:[34][35]
  • NA: May 21, 2002
  • EU: July 5, 2002
Release years by system:
2002 – Xbox, GameCube[36][37]
Notes:



Original release dates:[43][44]
  • NA: September 8, 2003
  • EU: October 17, 2003
Release years by system:
2003 – PlayStation 2[43]
Notes:



Original release dates:[45][46]
  • NA: October 28, 2003
  • EU: November 21, 2003
Release years by system:
2003 – Xbox[45]
Notes:
  • Developed by High Voltage Software and published by Vivendi Games[45]
  • Hack-and-slash game[47]


Others[edit]

Title Details

Original release date:[48]
February 15, 2017
Release years by system:
2017 – Android, iOS, Linux, MacOS, Microsoft Windows[48][49]
Notes:
  • Developed by White Wolf Entertainment and Fula Fisken[48]
  • Published by White Wolf Entertainment for personal computers and by Asmodee for mobile phones[48][49]
  • A set of interactive fiction games: Vampire: The Masquerade – We Eat Blood and Mage: The Ascension – Refuge[49]
  • The first Vampire: The Masquerade video game to be released in over a decade[49]



Proposed release date:[50]
Q2/Q3 2020
Proposed system release:
2020 – Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One[51]
Notes:
  • Developed by Cyanide and published by Bigben Interactive[51]
  • Action role-playing game[51]


Canceled games[edit]

Title Details
Werewolf: The Apocalypse

Cancellation date:[52]
1997
Proposed system release:
PlayStation, Sega Saturn[52]
Notes:


Werewolf: The Apocalypse – The Heart of Gaia

Cancellation date:[55]
January 2000
Proposed system release:
Personal computers[56]
Notes:


Werewolf: The Apocalypse

Cancellation date:[59][60]
2004–2005
Proposed system release:
Unknown
Notes:
  • Developed by Troika Games[59]
  • A werewolf-themed follow-up to Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines by the same development team[59]
  • Produced as a playable prototype following the completion of Bloodlines[59]



Cancellation date:[61]
April 14, 2014
Proposed system release:
Unknown
Notes:


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