Summary: As a package " Castlevania: Harmony of Despair " offers an appealing package to the right player, its just the right player is not necessarily the traditional series fan. With so much hinging on others to get the most from the game many long time followers may be put off by the need for multiplayer.
Summary: Castlevania: Harmony of Despair takes the open-ended exploration of Castlevania and compacts it into an enjoyable multiplayer, action-based experience. Even though a lot of material in this package is dated and borrowed, it brings in an “all-star” mentality that combines characters, items, enemies,...
Excerpt: As far as sequels go, modern Castlevania games are some of the least adventurous: endlessly recycling the core ethos of 1997's iconic Symphony of the Night, right down to regurgitating the same art assets over and over again.
Conclusion: With bosses and enemies this challenging youre going to need to build your character before you even beat Dracula meaning levels will need to be repeated and only the hardcore gamer will be willing to stretch this game out so if youre a casual gamer think about this purchase.
Excerpt: The next release in Microsoft’s Summer of Arcade is a reimagining of sorts of the beloved Castlevania series from Konami. Konami decided to take the fast paced side scrolling action that fans of the series know and add a few new twists to it such as co-op and competitive multiplayer.