August 31, 2023

World of Darkness Partners with Techland, Penny Arcade, and Well Played Games for Licensed Vampire: The Masquerade Projects

The modern fantasy horror brand is experiencing record audience growth in 2023 and is showcasing the latest Vampire: The Masquerade products at PAX West

SEATTLE, August 31, 2023 – World of Darkness, the transmedia entertainment brand behind fantasy horror properties like Vampire: The Masquerade, Hunter: The Reckoning, Werewolf: The Apocalypse, and more, today announced that it is developing more licensed projects than ever before and is experiencing record audience growth. World of Darkness is working with licensees to develop projects that span across video games, tabletop RPGs, board games, comics, and more, offering fans additional ways to experience the brand’s iconic story worlds. The brand also announced partnerships with Techland, Penny Arcade, and Well Played Games for officially licensed Vampire: The Masquerade projects. World of Darkness is showcasing a selection of its latest lineup of Vampire: The Masquerade licensed products at PAX West and invites fans to come by booth #2705 to check them out for the first time.

The Vampire: The Masquerade partnerships announced today include:

  • Partnership with Techland for Vampire: The Masquerade x Dying Light 2 DLC - This pack brings Vampire: The Masquerade clans as character skins to the popular post-apocalyptic open-world action role-playing game. More information about this DLC will be added to the Dying Light fan hub here.

  • The return of Seattle by Night with Penny Arcade - The hit Vampire: The Masquerade actual-play streaming series returns with a star-studded cast, helmed by Penny Arcade. The next season will debut its first episode live on the PAX West main stage on Saturday, with more episodes slated to air in the coming months. More information will be shared in the coming weeks on the World of Darkness social media accounts, Twitter/X and Facebook.

  • Vampire: The Masquerade - Clans of London mobile game developed by Well Played Games - Players control coteries of vampires struggling for dominance across London, using violence and guile to build their undead power centers. Head to the official announcement here for more information on Clans of London.

Alongside the partnerships revealed today, the brand’s PAX West booth has additional Vampire: The Masquerade licensees for fans to enjoy:

  • Vampire: The Masquerade - Justice VR title from Fast Travel Games - In Justice, players set out to uncover the mystery behind their sire’s murder and reclaim a stolen relic in the dark underbelly of Venice, Italy. Playing as Justice, a vampire of the Banu Haqim clan, players follow a gritty main narrative, embark on several side missions, and engage in unique dialogue options to track down the culprits. The title is playable at PAX West, enabling fans to experience the horrors of being a Kindred in VR for the first time.

  • Vampire: The Masquerade - Milan Uprising board game from Xplored - After surpassing its crowdfunding campaign goal in less than an hour, Milan Uprising is playable at PAX West. Milan Uprising uses the Teburu system to seamlessly integrate physical and digital components, inviting players to shape the fate of Milan in a collaborative narrative-driven experience.

“World of Darkness has been in rapid development ever since Paradox acquired the brand in 2015, expanding to greater heights,” said Sean Greaney, Vice President of World of Darkness at Paradox Interactive. “World of Darkness has cemented itself as one of the world’s leading trans-media brands, with products touching every form of entertainment. Our partners make this growth possible with high-quality products that our audience is eager to explore, and we show no signs of slowing down with more projects on the way.”

The press kit for World of Darkness and its partners, including logos and banners, can be found here.

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Paradox Interactive Public Relations Team