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Paradox reveal which vampire from Bloodlines returns in the sequel

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While Vampire: The Masquerade—Bloodlines took place in Los Angeles, its sequel is set in Seattle. Still, we were hoping that some of the original's undead cast might have made the move, and during day one of the Guerrilla Collective event (opens in new tab) Paradox revealed that one of them has. As the video above shows, Damsel—the den mother of the Anarch faction—has survived into the sequel.

Damsel was the vampire from the Brujah clan who handed you the quest to track down a plague, if you sided with the Anarchs which of course you did because they had the best ending. Apparently she spent several years after the events of the first game establishing the Anarch Free State in California before traveling to Seattle to spread the faction's influence in the Pacific Northwest.

Voice actor Courtenay Taylor (who also played Jack in the Mass Effect sequels and Ada Wong in various Resident Evil games) returned for the role, and seemed pretty stoked about it on Twitter (opens in new tab).

Here's everything we know about Vampire: The Masquerade—Bloodlines 2 (opens in new tab). If you feel like going back to the first game to catch up, here's our guide to having the best Bloodlines experience today (opens in new tab).

Jody Macgregor
Jody Macgregor

Jody's first computer was a Commodore 64, so he remembers having to use a code wheel to play Pool of Radiance. A former music journalist who interviewed everyone from Giorgio Moroder to Trent Reznor, Jody also co-hosted Australia's first radio show about videogames, Zed Games. He's written for Rock Paper Shotgun, The Big Issue, GamesRadar, Zam, Glixel, and, whose cheques with the bunny logo made for fun conversations at the bank. Jody's first article for PC Gamer was published in 2015, he edited PC Gamer Indie from 2017 to 2018, and actually did play every Warhammer videogame.