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.
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: In Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 you play as Dracula, who over the course of many tortuous cutscenes is established as one of the most powerful beings in this game’s universe. Phenomenally mighty! Even god’s afraid of this guy!
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.