Trailer: Vampyr Sinking its Teeth into Nintendo Switch This Halloween

The World War I-era vampire game is only the latest title on its way to the popular hybrid console.

By L.B. Lubomski

During the latest Nintendo Direct, a release date for the Switch port of DONTNOD’s World War I-era vampire game, Vampyr, was revealed. The title will arrive just in time for Halloween on October 29th and is currently available for pre-order on Amazon if you still prefer to collect physical releases over digital.

Vampyr follows the story of Doctor Jonathan Reid, who returns to London after the war and finds himself awakening as a vampire. The game has some investigative elements as well as compelling decision-making in that you can actually play through the entire game without killing citizens. There are consequences to your actions as a player and you get to decide who is innocent and who to feed on. The title was originally released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in June 2018.

Have you played the game yet? Will you be trying it out on Nintendo’s portable console? Let us know down below or on social media!

About the Author

L.B. Lubomski

Lawrence "L.B." Lubomski is an avid horror movie fan, gamer, musician, historian, and aspiring author. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, L.B. was exposed to the works of local filmmaker and godfather of zombie cinema George A. Romero early on. He has since developed a particular fondness for Italian zombie/cannibal and slasher films. This passion for horror extends into other media, from survival horror video games such as Resident Evil to horror-inspired musical artists. In his spare time, L.B. pursues many interests including building his collection of vinyl records, action figures, and vintage video games as well as drumming in various local bands.