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Neocore, known for the King Arthur series, has announced The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing, an action RPG "loosely" based on Bram Stoker's famous novel, Dracula. The game stars the famous vampire hunter's twinkly-eyed son – who has an apparent predilection for goofy hats – and "sets players on a fantastical journey to Borgovia, a kingdom on the very edge of Eastern Europe, and the perilous lands surrounding it." Borgovia, naturally, is overrun with monsters, monsters that presumably need slaying.

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing is slated to arrive by the end of 2012 on PC and Xbox Live Arcade. Watch young Van Helsing think about killing a vampire in the trailer above.


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MEDIA ALERT: Teaser Trailer Emerges from the Night for The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing

BUDAPEST - May 30, 2012 - Independent developer NeocoreGames have tracked down the first-ever teaser trailer and screenshots for recently announced The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing, giving would-be monster hunters their first glimpse of the young Van Helsing, the brash and larger-than-life hero of the upcoming action-RPG title. The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing, loosely based on Bram Stoker's classic novel Dracula, is being developed for PC and Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

Featuring young Van Helsing, son of the famed monster hunter, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing sets players on a fantastical journey to Borgovia, a kingdom on the very edge Eastern Europe, and the perilous lands surrounding it. In a place where unexplainable technology and supernatural creatures are prevalent, players will take on the role of the romantically dark protagonist in this modernization of the legendary vampire killer. Featuring an immersive storyline, a memorable cast of characters, and a beautifully dark and gothic art style, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing looks to test the bravest hunters in Q4 2012.

View the trailer now at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSQ89femrJA.

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This article was originally published on Joystiq.