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The vampire video game that sinks its teeth into the 1%

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 mixes sex and the shadow economy in a fiercely political horror fantasy Vampires have stood for many things over the centuries. In European medieval folklore , they were metaphors for disease and for the outsider, roaming the darkness beyond the village bounds. In the world of Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2, however, the bloodsuckers have made it inside the gates. They've found their way into the organs of finance and the state, creating an unseen society parallel to our own, and they're doing rather well for themselves. Set in a parallel...
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