Vampire: The Masquerade — Coteries of New York Heading To PC And Switch This Year

Vampire: The Masquerade — Coteries of New York Heading To PC And Switch This Year
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The Telltale games have been quite a hit since they first debuted a couple of years ago. The Walking Dead series — in particular — saw all kinds of success. These games featured gripping stories and twists, and had a distinct visual aesthetic that could be found across them all.

Since these games were so successful, another developer is looking to take a stab at the genre. The team at Draw Distance is currently hard at work on Vampire: The Masquerade — Coteries of New York.

The game will have a narrative adventure design like the Telltale games have. Basically, you experience a series of events and have the chance to make choices. What you decide will shape future events, giving weight into every choice you make. It’s quite an addicting design despite being absent of intense action or sophisticated gaming mechanics.

Draw Distance recently revealed some insights on the game. It will be out sometime this year for both PC and the Nintendo Switch. The game starts off with players choosing a faction of vampires to join. Whichever clan you choose, you’ll be positioned against the Anarchs.

According to various descriptions of the game, a majority of your time will be balancing the inner-struggle of being a vampire. Struggling to hold onto your human side is a daily journey. The developers are hoping to shed light onto the lore of vampires, going deeper than ever before into this culture.

Coteries of New York is also being marketed as an atmospheric experience. Judging by the concept art, this game seems to have pretty striking and moody visuals. They should set the tone perfectly as you navigate around the bustling streets of New York.

Since this is a narrative-driven type of game, you can expect to see life-changing choices. Deciding to do one thing could have a huge impact on how the game plays out. This recipe is done perfectly by the aforementioned Telltale games. It’s not a surprise that Draw Distance is taking heavy inspiration from these games to come up with their own.

If you like narrative games filled with interesting characters and gripping plots, Coteries of New York will be right up your alley. If not, the visuals and the vampire lore alone are worth checking out. There should be some pretty interesting directions this game goes in based on the decisions you make. Every choice, every interaction, and every action matters in this game.