Reviews and Problems with Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2
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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Revelations
31 March 2014
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: You are Dracula. The Prince of Darkness, the dragon – Dracul. A villainous vampire lord turned moody anti-hero in Mercury Stream’s follow-up to the surprisingly enjoyable Castlevania: Lords of Shadow and its less enjoyable handheld sequel Mirror of Fate .
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: 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.
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...
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.
Excerpt: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow holds a peculiar place in Konami's long-running vampire series. It's the highest-selling title in franchise history, but for some, it just doesn't feel like a true Castlevania game.