Based on the CW network’s TV series, The Vampire Diaries: Get Sucked In is a puzzle heavy adventure game by developer Arkadium in partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. This is the second title in Warner Bros’ first wave of social games based on TV shows, the first being a The Big Bang Theory tie-in title launched last week.
According to our traffic tracking service AppData, The Vampire Diaries: Get Sucked In currently has 111,137 monthly active users and 22,799 daily active users.
In the game, players assume the role of a teenage newcomer to Mystic Falls, the fictional town that serves as the setting for the TV show. The player is also the newest student at the local high school, so it serves as a central location among several that can be traveled between. The majority of the game revolves around completing tasks by finding objects, which are uncovered by participating in mini-games. In one example, players spend energy (stamina) to see what’s behind one in a series of obscured areas on-screen. The item or items they need are hidden behind a particular space, so unless they make a good guess, they must uncover them all. Others include spotting the difference between several images, and hidden image challenges.
Occasionally, players will uncover a space that whisks them into a timed trivia challenge. Here, they must correctly answer questions about the show and its characters in order to win. Before entering the game, players have the opportunity to purchase power ups to give them more time to answer questions, and so on. Power-ups are purchase using Mystic Coins, which can be earned through playing or purchased. Players can also earn bonus items for play the game five days straight and completing collections of special objects.
Social features include inviting friends and sharing accomplishments through viral channels. Players can also send gifts to friends.
The Vampire Diaries: Get Sucked In is monetized through the use of Facebook Credits to purchase Mystic Coins. This premium currency is used to purchase power-ups, stamina, and items needs to complete tasks.The game is currently in beta, with its developer promising that a entirely new chapter is coming in order to satisfy players who have already experienced all of the content the game currently has to offer.
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