Reviews and Problems with Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2
Showing 1-10 of 51
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2
15 August 2015
Conclusion: Fans of the series might get a kick out of seeing more from Dracula's perspective, and it can be genuinely entertaining, but the prevalence of unusual flaws make it a hard one to recommend. My rating: 4/10 - mediocre.
Excerpt: Coming just a month after Dracula's modern awakening, the Revelations DLC serves as a prologue to Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, putting you in control of Alucard as he prepares the way for his father's return.
Excerpt: There are always going to be games that we don’t end up reviewing. This makes us a little bit sad. Multi-platform releases are the ones that most often fall by the wayside, but we still want to let
Excerpt: Introduction, setup, requirements Konami's highly praised action title Castlevania Lords of Shadow made its way to PC last year, to the joy of PC gamers. While not a truly solid port, it did have great graphics and decent controls. Plus, it was just nice to have Konami on PC again.
Excerpt: Despite a handful of weak moments and some clumsy writing, Lords of Shadow 2 is a worthy successor to the previous game and a remarkable end to Gabriel’s story. Many Castlevania purists will scoff at the changes to the series’ lore, specifically certain characters, but as a new approach to an old...
Conclusion: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is a good game when it tries to deliver a hack and slash experience. Unfortunately, when it attempts to go for a stealth-oriented design, it fails miserably and provokes only frustration and confusion.
Conclusion: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 does some things alright and some things really well. The lack of anything not done before and the run of the mill story still leave the game a decent gaming experience, there’s still plenty to see and plenty to kill, and, as mentioned before, there is a great sense of...
Summary: I’m sorry but what ? “Don’t step on the leaves?!?” I’m not one to throw out the ludonarrative dissonance card for no reason, but GTFO. Bad as this is it’s only the worst in a long, long list of culprits.
Excerpt: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is the final release in the heralded action series from developer MercurySteam. The release takes players to a new setting for the franchise and allows players to see the world from a different view, as Dracula is the game's main protagonist for the first time ever.