Despite there being a myriad of sequels to the original NES game Castlevania, the last really good one was Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. Still, you have got to give Konami credit for keeping the ball in play and always trying. Hopefully their latest attempt, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, will knock it out of the park. One thing’s for certain – the trailer looks damned good!
Best described as a dark fairy tale, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow casts the player as the mysterious Gabriel. At its heart it is a vast third-person-viewed adventure, but combat and puzzle solving also play a major part in the main quest, while dark artifacts can be used to enhance Gabriel’s powers.
Look for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow on the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 consoles sometime later this year. In the interim dig on the goods below.
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