Quick, name a vampire-themed MMORPG other than CCP's
long-awaited World of Darkness
. If you said DarkEden
, you get a gold star. The isometric hack-and-slash game debuted way back in 1997 and while none of its various versions really caught on in the western market, that's not stopping Ignited Games
from attempting to reanimate the game for a modern audience.
The game features three races and "distinctive gameplay mechanics and methods for character progression such as the vampire's need to drink blood to gain experience points
," according to a new press release. DarkEden's
closed beta phase is currently live, and you can sign up for a chance to test at the game's official website.
[Source: Ignited Games press release]