Bandai Namco's New "Prepare to Dine" Title is Vampire Action RPG Code Vein
The new game Bandai Namco teased with the "Prepare to Dine" tagline isn't a Souls game, but an action-RPG from the God Eater team.
Last week, Bandi Namco rolled out a new teaser with the tagline, "Prepare to Dine." That phrase caught the interest of the Souls community for obvious reasons, but it turns out that it's a new vampire game from the team behind God Eater.
Titled Code Vein, the new game was revealed in the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu. It's described as an "exploration action-RPG" set in the the future, and puts players into the role of vampires called Revenants in a society called "Vein." The Revenants have "transcended humanity," losing their human memories, but gaining supernatural abilities.
You'll be able to bring along a partner as you play thanks to the game's "buddy system," but it's not clear if your buddy will be an AI partner or a co-op player. Gameplay will involve exploring outdoor areas and dungeons, while fighting off enemies using melee weapons like swords, spears, and hammers.
When a Revenant runs low on blood, it turns into a monster called a Lost. You'll be hunting the Lost, and draining any remaining blood using a piece of equipment called a Blood Veil. This blood can be used to power special attacks, make the player stronger, or weaken enemies.
The official announcement of the game is expected in a couple of days, so we should have more information soon. For now, we simply know that it's planned to release worldwide in 2018, with the platforms yet to be announced.
Well that's mildly disappointing.
At least there's still Bloodborne.
Well, it may not be God Eater, but it's by the -team- who made God Eater, so that totally means I called it last thread, rite?
So much want~ I love God Eater, so I can only imagine what this will be like
Wowie zowie, outside AND dungeons AND melee weapons!? Swords AND spears, truly this game is pushing the boundaries of gaming as we know it...