Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow 2 Character Details Revealed In New Trailer

By Ryan Winslett 2014-01-23 09:27:15 discussion comments
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Draculaís blood-soaked legacy is set to continue on Feb. 25 when Konami unleashes Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 upon the masses, bringing back some familiar faces and a star-studded voice cast to bring the story arcís conclusion to life.

In anticipation of LoS2ís impending launch, now just a month away, Konami Digital Entertainment today released a brand new trailer showing off several of the gameís key characters, including our returning tragic hero, Gabriel Belmont. If you havenít played the original Lords of Shadow just yet, now would be a good time to stop reading. Youíve been warned.

Gabriel is Dracula! Wasnít that a crazy twist? In the final chapters of Lords of Shadow (and more specifically in the gameís two pieces of story-related DLC), we discover the unfortunate fate of Gabriel Belmont and, by relation, the entire Belmont clan. Our hero has become one of the monsters heís sworn to hunt, meaning that Lords of Shadow 2 should offer up some interesting internal struggles for the old warrior.

In todayís newly released trailer, we get a quick glimpse at several members of he Lords of Shadow 2 cast, including Dracula, Alucard, Zobek, Camilla, a new enemy known as the Toymaker and the granddaddy of darkness himself, Satan. Dracula is no longer a member of the Brotherhood of Light, having forsaken his God and his old ways in order to unleash his horrible vengeance on a world that has done him so very, very wrong. Heís not all bad, though, as we see him going toe-to-toe with a number of fellow creatures of the night in the new trailer embedded above.

So whatís Draculaís motive these days? Whatís his end game? Will he ever be able to find peace after so much fighting and bloodshed? How are all of these characters related to one another, as this version of Castlevania deviates so wildly from the source material?

I suppose weíll all have to wait until Feb. 25 to find out the answers when Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 finally launches for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. Until then, hereís a quick look back at the E3 trailer, showing off a bit more of the over-the-top action we can expect from the game.


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