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Sunday - May 19, 2024
Friday - May 17, 2024
Saturday - May 11, 2024
Friday - May 10, 2024
Thursday - May 09, 2024
Sunday - May 21, 2023
Saturday - July 16, 2022
Tuesday - June 07, 2022
Monday - May 30, 2022
Saturday - May 21, 2022
Wednesday - May 18, 2022
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Sunday - May 19, 2024

V Rising - Review @ COG

by Hiddenx, 06:59

COG reviewed the Vampire RPG V Rising:

V Rising 1.0 Review

I’m more or less burnt out when it comes to survival crafting RPGs. I can only punch so many trees and collect so many rocks before a hard limit is hit. You need a proper hook to keep me coming back. V Rising has vampires and a highly refined combat system. Those are pretty good hooks! There’s also a robust multiplayer environment. I don’t care about such things, but I recognize when they’re done well. Honestly, ‘vampires’ was enough to sell me on this game. Thankfully, it’s also quite good.

You play as a vampire looking to rebuild their empire. There’s very little story beyond this simple premise, and that’s totally fine. What else do you really need to know? Humans and monsters all want you dead, and it’s your job to frustrate their desires. Also, do your best to extend your unholy dominion over every corner of the world. And if you can do these things while building a gigantic castle? Even better. Though there is no proper story, the progression hums along quite smoothly. Your goals are clearly laid out, with the required steps making perfect sense. Admittedly, your goals are either ‘murder’ or ‘make things’ for the most part. But the building and murder are also really fun. I don’t mind simple tasks, so long as I’m enjoying myself.


While I’ve mostly left survival crafting sims behind, V Rising feels different. The vampire hook is part of it, but the game’s design is a big factor. Building and murdering all tie together in one big progression tree. Moving from one path to the other feels perfectly smooth and seamless. Plus, both activities are pretty fun. I don’t love the traversal at times, and the game sometimes feels too big for a single player. But the core gameplay loop is a delight. Sure, a game boiled down to ‘build’ and ‘murder’ is a simple one. But there’s elegance in simplicity. V Rising is an excellent survival crafting RPG that I highly recommend.

Score: 86/100

Friday - May 17, 2024

V Rising - Review @ ESTNN

by Hiddenx, 16:59

ESTNN reviewed the Vampire RPG V Rising:

V Rising Review – Not Just a Bloodsucker

Vampires have always been fascinating creatures that arouse a lot of interest in people, especially among lovers of the supernatural. As a result, the developers of V Rising decided to do something to “play it safe.” However, this certainly does not mean poor quality.

In this V Rising review, we will examine version 1.0 of the game, released after a long Early Access period. If you have had the opportunity to play in preview, you will certainly know what you are going to encounter. However, this review can be useful for all those who are new to this game.

The Vampires are Rising
As soon as we start the game for the first time, we will have the opportunity to watch an introductory film that explains the setting of the game. After a very long period of living in the shadows, vampires are ready to return and become the masters of the world.

Players, in fact, will have the opportunity to play a reborn vampire (hence the name of the game “V Rising”), which you can decide to create based on your preferences (you have a decent editor at your disposal). You will wake up in an abandoned cave and you will have to start exploring to recover both your strength and your powers.

We have no intention of continuing further in explaining the plot of the game, so that you are convinced that it must be savored as you proceed in your adventure. The game is full of things to do and twists, so going into too much detail about the plot can be counterproductive. Suffice it to say that, if you are a fan of vampires, you will certainly not be disappointed.


V Rising is an excellent game about vampires that manages to take the best of its various genres and mix them to create a superlative game. All lovers of vampires and this genre of games will certainly be pleasantly impressed. All the various aspects of the game (the plot, the gameplay, and the technical side) have been developed with extreme attention and we cannot fail to compliment the development team.

Score: 9.5/10

Saturday - May 11, 2024

V Rising - First Impressions @ C4G

by Hiddenx, 21:21

C4G checked out V Rising:

My First Experience with V Rising 1.0

Thanks Couchpotato!

Friday - May 10, 2024

V Rising - Impressions @ Mortismal Gaming

by Hiddenx, 15:54

Mortismal Gaming checked out V Rising:

My Thoughts On V Rising

Thanks Couchpotato!

Thursday - May 09, 2024

V Rising - Released

by Hiddenx, 09:18

The vampire RPG V Rising has been released:

V Rising - Launch Trailer

Awaken as a Vampire. Hunt for blood in nearby settlements to regain your strength and evade the scorching sun to survive. Raise your castle and thrive in an ever-changing, open world full of mystery. Gain allies online and conquer the land of the living.

Sunday - May 21, 2023

V Rising - Update #1: Secrets of Gloomrot

by Hiddenx, 12:46

The Early Access title V Rising got a major update: Secrets of Gloomrot:

V Rising - A Gothic World Trailer

Couchpotato spotted Mortismal Gaming's first impressions:

V Rising: Secrets Of Gloomrot Update

Saturday - July 16, 2022

V Rising - Review

by Hiddenx, 06:36

M&S checked out the open-world vampire RPG V Rising:

2022 V RISING Game Review

Tuesday - June 07, 2022

V Rising - Early Access Review @ Gamespace

by Hiddenx, 14:55

Gamespace checked out the Vampire RPG V Rising:

V Rising – PC Review

Despite a slight delay, recently Stunlock Studios new indie game V Rising successfully moved into early access, opening its doors to players willing to part with a small amount of their hard-earned cash. Now we have considered all the chips and features of the game, let’s see what it is.

V Rising is an isometric RPG about a vampire waking up from a 100-year slumber. Extremely weakened, he tries to find enough food in the nearby settlements, rebuilds his castle, and also tries to build an entire empire to declare himself the next Dracula. Players will find a huge open world where you can hunt monsters, bandits and civilians of the village, a castle building mode, as well as the ability to play both alone and together with other players – both cooperating with them and fighting against them.

It also became known that in just three days since the release in early access, the survival simulator V Rising was purchased 500 thousand times. Now the developers have proudly announced a new achievement – 1 million copies sold. Such an impressive result was achieved in eight days.


Final goal

Unfortunately, I was not able to fully test the main goal, but based on the available information, it is as follows. There are 3 special relics on the map called “Soul Shard”, guarded by the most dangerous bosses. If you can kill the guard, grab the relic, and move it to the base, a new structure will automatically open, allowing you to get a powerful 2-hour buff. Actually, 3 relics = 3 powerful buffs.

Depending on the rules of the server, one or more players can take possession of the relics, but the idea itself is ideally suited exclusively for PvP servers.

V Rising is a decent multiplayer survival sim. The game definitely deserves your attention. For a small amount, you can get a large amount of content, which is already superior to the same Valheim at the moment. It will take more than a dozen hours to complete the game, but this is only the beginning. I’ve been enjoying the game for a huge amount of time.

Score: 9/10


Monday - May 30, 2022

V Rising - Early Access Review @ Worth A Buy

by Hiddenx, 14:37

Worth A Buy reviewed the Early Access Vampire RPG V Rising:

V Rising Review - Over Hyped or Brilliant Game?


V Rising - Why this game is so good.


Saturday - May 21, 2022

V Rising - Tips and Tricks

by Hiddenx, 09:35

Some tips and tricks for playing V Rising by Legacy Gaming:

V Rising - Wish I Knew Sooner | Tips, Tricks, & Game Knowledge for New Players


Wednesday - May 18, 2022

V Rising - Gameplay @ SplatterCatGaming

by Hiddenx, 17:47

SplatterCatGaming checked out the Vampire Survival RPG V Rising:

V Rising - Open World Vampire Survival Action RPG



Information about

V Rising

Developer: Stunlock Studios

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: RPG
Combat: Unknown
Play-time: Unknown
Voice-acting: Unknown

Regions & platforms
· Homepage
· Platform: PC
· Released: 2024-05-08
· Publisher: Stunlock Studios