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The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing series looks like it will be heading to Linux. The news comes thanks to a lucky post on their Steam forum about the second game.

When asking about the second being ported a developer said this:
QuoteIt is in our plans! However, it will be Van Helsing I that will be released for Linux at first. Then comes the second game!


So, what is it?
Put on your wide-brimmed hat, grab your weapons and embark on an incredible adventure in the gothic-noir world of Borgovia, where mad science threatens the fragile peace between monster and mortal. Be Van Helsing, monster-hunter extraordinaire and save the day with your charming and beautiful companion, Lady Katarina (who happens to be a ghost, by the way). Explore the savage wilderness in the mountains and the soot-stained brick districts of a grim metropolis twisted by weird science, and don’t forget: you might never know who the real monsters are!

Main Features
-Enter a memorable gothic-noir universe filled with monsters, magic and weird science.
-Play through a refreshingly unique story, spiced up with wry humor and snappy dialogue.
-Fight fierce battles against supernatural foes with diverse skills and abilities.
-Use the special abilities and tailor the skills of your remarkable follower.
-Customize your character through a detailed level-up system where you decide which skills and abilities you’ll need for the hunt.
-Modify your skills on the spot with a unique power-up system.
-Learn the secrets of mystical alchemy and forge powerful items.
-Build and develop your hideout and place traps to defend it from waves of terrible monsters.
-Become the greatest monster slayer of all time while playing a cooperative multiplayer monster hunt up to four players.

Both games look like they are a lot of fun, and the first one has some good reviews on it as well. Who doesn't want a good-looking action RPG on Linux?

Check out the first one here and the second one here.

What do you guys think to this news then? Pretty exciting stuff. Article taken from
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Moahdevir 21 May, 2014
Still waiting for Pillars of Eternity... Supposed to comme this fall.
マオケイ 21 May, 2014
Xpander 21 May, 2014
Great News...
an older video of mine (through wine)

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Linux Gaming: The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing
Bri 21 May, 2014
Posted a month ago and God knows how long it will take. Probably be a year until we get a port.
frag8282 22 May, 2014
Definitely will be buying both of these. VERY excited. I need more native games on my Steam Machine!!
plazma 22 May, 2014
there is no linux logo on the game steam page, i wrote 2nd time first one is deleted.
Liam Dawe 22 May, 2014
Quoting: plazmathere is no linux logo on the game steam page, i wrote 2nd time first one is deleted.

Of course there's no Linux logo, it's not out.
Anonymous 22 May, 2014
I've heard lots of good things about this! I'm so excited :D
liberodark 13 Sep, 2014
Have news ?
+1 for linux :D i love this website
Kaa_cz 9 Oct, 2014
Beta launched ..

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