The visual novel\u00a0<em>Vampire: The Masquerade - Shadows of New York\u00a0<\/em>is the upcoming standalone expansion to\u00a0<em>Vampire: The Masquerade - Corteries of New York.\u00a0<\/em>The game is scheduled for launch on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC within the next year.\r\n\r\nFans of the table-top roleplaying game and those who have played the previous video game releases are excited for this upcoming release. This expansion is a great chance to be reunited with the <em>Vampire: The Masquerade\u00a0<\/em>universe and be reimmersed in the drama that exists in unlife.\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/www.youtube.com\/watch?v=lJXiOLMUw5I\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nWhen the Ney York Anarch leader meets a bloody and gruesome end, you are the vampire chosen to investigate. Obviously, this is a trap, but your Lasomra blood boils at the chance to get back at those who have shamed you out of your own vampiric sect.\r\n\r\nThis visual novel is a companion piece to Coteries of New York. Coteries was a general introduction to the world depicted by the 5th edition of <em>Vampire: The Masquerade\u00a0<\/em>table-top game, but Shadows digs deeper than the books. Tackle themes of personal and political horror that will dig in fear and drama for fans of the setting and newcomers alike.\r\n\r\nPlaced in the familiar metropolis of Coteries of New York, the city is seen through different eyes. New characters, new locations, and a fresh new soundtrack are ready to drive home the action and bring the city to life.\r\n\r\nWithin the streets of New York, you must find ways to satiate your hunger as well as make connections with the eccentric inhabitants of the city. It will take multiple playthroughs to explore every corner and street. As you make choices within the game, you will quickly find that neutrality is not an option. You must take sides, and the choices you make will alter which path you take.\r\n\r\nAs a standalone expansion, Shadows of New York can be played without any prior experience. Although the setting and supporting cast did star in the previous title, this is a very different experience, along with a new point of view of the vampire world.\r\n\r\n<em>Vampire: The Masquerade - Shadows of New York\u00a0<\/em>will launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC sometime in 2020. As fans get closer to the release of this visual novel, the feeling of vampiric intrigue only gets stronger. With the trailer, new screenshots, and a new story to explore, fans are eager to make their way through the Vampire universe and see New York City from a different angle.