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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Demo

Steam's Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Ultimate Edition page now includes a playable demo from the upcoming PC edition of this action/adventure sequel (thanks Frans). We don't have any details on the demo, so here's word on the game itself, which is being offered at a 10% preorder discount:

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Ultimate Edition is the complete edition of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, a dark and vivid new re-imagining of the Castlevania mythology. It is the end of days and ungodly powers isolate the Earth. The world's alliance with the heavens has been threatened by a dark and malevolent force - the mysterious Lords of Shadow. Across this shattered land, the souls of the dead wander unable to find peace, whilst creatures of evil wreak chaos and death upon the living.

Gabriel Belmont is a member of the Brotherhood of Light, an elite group of holy knights who protect and defend the innocent against the supernatural. His beloved wife was brutally murdered by the evil forces of darkness and her soul trapped for eternity. Neither living nor dead she realizes the horrific truth of what is at stake and guides Gabriel to his destiny and hopefully salvation for the world.

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16. Re: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Demo Aug 1, 2013, 05:22 Quinn
 
bigspender wrote on Aug 1, 2013, 05:20:
Darks wrote on Aug 1, 2013, 01:12:
Rattlehead wrote on Aug 1, 2013, 00:47:
I was pleasantly surprised. I am a huge Castlevania fan and never bothered with any of the 3D ones because they are generally shit but this was well done.

Still waiting for a proper 2D sequel to Dawn of Sorrow.


you've got to be referring to the graphics, because the controls for this game are utter shit. This game didn't last but 5 mins on my pc until I removed it.

This game screams console port, and demands a controller to even play it.

A shame too, Patrick Stewarts narrating was kewl. but game play wise what a piece of shit.
its a beat em up - your ass must be crazy if you aren't using a controller

Agreed. But then I'd go further and say you must be crazy to play a console game on a PC and use a controller too. Unless you don't have a console, of course, and you really wanna play the game in question.
 
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