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Wadjet Eye’s vampire urban fantasy adventure Nighthawks gets teaser trailer

Wadjet Eye Games – the studio behind modern-day point-and-click adventure classics including Unavowed and the Blackwell supernatural detective series – has revealed its latest publishing endeavour: developer Curiosity Engine’s vampire-themed urban fantasy yarn Nighthawks.

Nighthawks, which was borne from a successful Kickstarter back in 2018, unfolds in a world where the existence of vampires has been exposed, casting players as a newly turned creature of the night trying to forge a life of awkward co-habitation with humans in a city, and a modern world, where “your existence is tolerated, your new thirst is not”. It’s essentially a rags-to-riches story, placing an emphasis on running your own nightclub.

Nighthawks is written and designed by Richard Cobbett (who has provided words for the likes of Failbetter’s Sunless Sea and Sunless Skies, and, full disclosure, has contributed amply to Eurogamer in the past), and deviates from Wadjet Eye’s usual output in numerous ways.

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