Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Sacrifice is a survival horror game that takes place after season 7 of the television series. It's written by Rob Deshotel, one of the original writers of the television series.
In 24 levels the player explores locations from the show, including Sunnydale High and the Hellmouth. The player can opt to play in both first-or third-person perspective. In combat, the player can make use of martial arts, various weapons, and magic spells to defeat vampires and demons.
Spells are cast using stylus-based gestures. Hand to hand fighting sports a simple combo system similar to Fighting games.