Artist Jeff Victor's chart has a couple of famous vampires lined up in chronological order, just in time for Halloween.
Buried underneath the VMAs, something else important also took place on TV last night. True Blood, HBO's long-running series about sexy vampires and the people who love them, wound to a close.
True Blood is a raunchy show about vampires and other supernatural beings. Its cast in turn contains many actors who were relatively unknown when the show first started in 2008, and are now regularly hailed as pinnacles of physical perfection.
Last week, we showed you one side of the PS3/Vita title Akiba's Trip 2: its faithful reconstruction of otaku mecca Akihabara. Today we're going to look at the other side of the game. So watch us as we strip vampires, expose them to lethal amounts of sunlight, and then loot their corpses.
While an Unreal Engine 3-powered vampire hunting period piece set in an alternate 19th century Paris may sound pretty compelling, the coolest thing about Square Enix's Bloodmasque is facial mapping technology console developers gave up on years ago.
Surprisingly, blood suckers aren't as common in video games as you might expect. They might appear as a generic type of enemy, and of course there are a few of them in the Castlevania series. We collected some of these vampires, paying attention to leave out those who like to carry people on their backs.
Rigor mortis has set in. They are unable to walk. But with their arms outstretched, they hop as they search the night for prey to bite. That's how they absorb the essence of their victims. They're called "jiangshi" and are China's vampire zombies.
After EA added vampires to the mix in 2010's Late Night expansion, The Sims 3's fans have been clamoring for a way to faithfully recreate scenes from the Twilight Saga without having to resort to user-created mods. The Sims 3 Supernatural heeds their moody metaphysical call.
In a cutscene for the upcoming downloadable standalone Cole MacGrath adventure, inFamous 2: Festival of Blood, we learn why bloodsuckers from fake New Orleans would go to all the trouble of kidnapping a guy with superpowers.
Scientists have found a type of bacteria that kills off the mosquito that carries malaria. That's good news. The way the bacteria works means it could also be used to make sure there is never a plague of vampires. That's even more good news.
How did a game called Blood Bowl take this long to introduce an all-vampire team, and why aren't they turning to dust during day games?
The Vampires introduced in The Sims 3: Late Night don't want to fall in love with one-dimensional teenage girls. They just want to suck their blood.
The Sims 3 expands this fall with The Sims 3 Late Night Expansion pack, plunging your Sim into the active downtown nightlife, or letting them explore their darkest fantasies as a Sim vampire.
Join us this Wednesday on Kotaku Talk Radio to discuss the week's video gaming news and chat with Marcus Segal, the chief operating officer for Zynga.
Konami takes the Scene It? franchise in a decidedly darkly romantic direction with Scene It? Twilight for the Nintendo Wii, based on the ridiculously popular "vampire" movie.
Ghosts push aside alien abductions, werewolf infections and nightclubbing vampires to become the sole element of the occult in The Sims 3.