New information has been revealed regarding Bandai Namco's post apocalyptic vampire ARPG Code Vein
. The new information which consists of two new characters and a character creation mode was featured in Famitsu's weekly publication and has been translated by Gematsu.
The new characters named Rui and Io (God Eater's Shio Lookalike) are both members of the Revenants with Rui described as a young leader who's the main goal is to discover ways of saving the Revenants and Io who seems to have formed a close relationship with the game's protagonist. The information also includes the Character Creation feature which will enable players to design and create their very own characters. This will include voice selection up to facial outlines and even pupil size. Check out the rest of the information below courtesy of Gematsu and stay tuned for more gaming news and updates.
- Rui (voiced by Kaito Ishikawa) – A young leader who researches day and night to save the Revenants.
- Io (voiced by Lynn) – A Revenant who becomes close with the protagonist. She has lost all of her memories, but has plenty of knowledge about Revenants and Vein. She seems to be the spitting image of God Eater character Shio.
- In Code Vein, players will create their own character to act as the protagonist. Players will be able to select from the lead actors of various different works as the voice of their character, as well as be able to customize even minor details such as their character’s facial outlines, and pupil size and luster.
- Characters can equip up to two types of weapons, which can be switched between without opening the menu.
- Equipment itself can be changed anytime by bringing up the menu.
- Characters will level up by gaining experience points, and their stats will increase.
- The user interface is simple and small.
- There is a “Special Blood Sucking” command that can be triggered under certain conditions, which increases the amount of gathered blood and stock, and significantly increases the amount of damage dealt to the enemy.
- There is a “Focus System” through which a dedicated gauge builds up when the player in a pinch, and powers up the player when triggered.
- Players can cooperate, coordinate, and transfer HP with their Buddy character.
- The game will have actions such as launch-into-combo attacks, back attacks, and parries.