Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Summary
MercurySteam give us another Castlevania to sink our teeth into.
For those of us yet to snag Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 for our library of games, Konami has some good news for us. The price point across all platforms has been lowered and is now €29.99.
Of course the savviest of gamers will know only to bare their fangs at Lords of Shadow 2 when a sales on, especially now that means an even lower bargain, like on Amazon US right now.
Rumours prove true as Konami announces DLC for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 that lets fans play as Alucard, the turned son of Gabriel, in a branching adventure taking place before the events of the main game.
We'll set in motion the events in Lords of Shadow 2, learning all about vampiric secrets with his own unique abilities. Revelations will be released by the end of the month for all platforms.
MercurySteam co-founder and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 director Enric Alvarez has criticised the critics, saying their low scores came from 'blindness or stupidity' with some showing "infinite arrogance".
While the first Lords of Shadow enjoyed an 85 Metacritic, the sequel hasn't fared so well. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 just managed 10th in its UK chart debut.
In just under two weeks time we'll be all fangs and long hair as MercurySteam's Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 releases for PC and console, but we can start brooding now as Konami release a demo on Steam.
The sequel embraces more open environments and keeps its fast-action combo combat, with a side order of neck feasting as Dracula. The PC demo weighs in at 1.3GB.
Two special editions have been announced for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 with a new trailer entitled 'Dracula's Vengeance' celebrating Halloween. Dracula's Tomb Premium Edition comes with actual tomb!
Granted it's only big enough for your Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 swag, but still - a tomb! There's a cheaper Steelbook Edition also on offer with alternative goodies.