Konami announced today that they have slashed the cost of "Castlevania: Lord of Shadows 2" on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC. The epic sequel is currently available both digitally and physically for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and via Steam for Windows PC for just 29.99 Euro.
Set in a modern-day open world, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 offers a shocking conclusion to the Gabriel Belmont story arc started in 2010’s Castlevania: Lords of Shadow. In a first, players assume the role of Dracula who has been resurrected by an old ally in exchange for help defeating a powerful threat as old as time itself: Satan. Looking to settle an old score, Satan has returned to bring about the apocalypse as an act of final revenge for his previous defeat, and Dracula must face him head on as the fight between good and evil comes to a dramatic end.
Mixing intuitive combat and stunning story-telling, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is a huge game that spans time zones and concludes the story of history’s most famous Vampire. The new price point will allow a new wave of fans to embrace the darkness and become absorbed by Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2’s dark story as they explore its visually stunning 3D realms.
Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. has issued a second development video, focusing on the huge open-world environment of its upcoming Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 title.
Featuring Dave Cox, Producer of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 and Studio Head of European Production for Konami Digital Entertainment B.V and Enric Alvarez, Head of Development at MercurySteam, the video details how the events of the new game take place during the course of one night, within both a modern city setting and Dracula's castle. Cox and Alvarez discuss how Dracula's evil presence has impacted the many environments, with the castle's Gothic look having a huge influence on the surrounding settings and their design, while also tying in the familiar look of past Castlevania titles.
Konami has released a five minute development video, outlining the role of Dracula in its forthcoming Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 title. Go behind the scenes and learn more about the creation of the main character Dracula.
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is set for release on February 28th, for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC, and the new video features Dave Cox, Producer of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 and Studio Head of European Production for Konami Digital Entertainment B.V., and Enric Alvarez, Head of Development at MercurySteam.
The pair discuss their decision to use the world’s most famous vampire as its central figure, and the benefits it brings to the series. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 marks the first appearance as a playable main character of the iconic character within the series’ universe, and the pair also detail the design choices they faced, how they addressed the look and feel of the character, and the effect he has on a story for a game that concludes the series. Dave and Enric also reveal what voice actor Robert Carlyle brought to the character, and what their favourite Dracula movies are.
KONAMI is also calling for fans of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 to submit questions for future videos via its social media channels. These will be answered by Dave and Enric in the months running up to the game’s release.
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 will be available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC on February 25th for US and February 27th for Europe, 2014. For more information on the game please browse through the 360-HQ Xbox 360 Games database or visit the official site.
Konami has announced that the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Collection, a compilation of the first two titles in the 'Lords of Shadow' series that also give players exclusive access to the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 demo, is now available for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in North and South America.
As the trilogy comes to a conclusion in February 2014 with the release of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Collection brings the action of the first two titles in the 'Lords of Shadow' experience in one value-packed bundle.
"We think this is an excellent opportunity for newcomers and fans alike to get the full Castlevania: Lords of Shadow experience, engaging with the series in one ultimate compilation," said Dave Cox, Producer and Studio Head for Konami Digital Entertainment BV's European Production. "The Castlevania: Lords of Shadow and Castlevania Lords of Shadow- Mirror of Fate HD experience, combined with the exclusive Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 demo will leave players ready for the epic conclusion of the spectacular series."
This Castlevania: Lords of Shadow sequel reveals the story of the Belmont’s, as they battle destiny across generations, to discover their true fate. Trevor Belmont, knight of the Brotherhood of Light, embarks on an epic quest to avenge his mother, killed by his father, Gabriel. Once Gabriel Belmont, now the all powerful Dracula, he declares war on the Brotherhood, leading to a cataclysmic showdown between Father & Son!
A new Demo for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is now available for download from the Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360. The new demo weighs in at 2 GB and is available in all Xbox LIVE regions except Japan and Korea.
Content: Castlevania Lords of Shadow Price: Free Availability: Not available in Japan or Korea Dash Text: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is a dark and vivid new re-imagining of the Castlevania mythology. It is the end of days and ungodly powers isolate the Earth. You are Gabriel Belmont, member of the Brotherhood of Light, armed with the Combat Cross to defend the living and destroy the dead. Play the game demo now!