EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – June 1, 2012 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced that Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is in development for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Building on the critically acclaimed action-adventure title, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 expands upon the series-favorite with a new storyline, villains and visuals.
“Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 underscores KONAMI’s commitment to bringing only AAA titles to the market,” said Tomoyuki Tsuboi, President of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. “The rich storyline, vibrant graphics and series surprises are unparalleled – making Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 one of the biggest titles to look out for next year.”
In Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, the origin of Dracula and his legendary connection with the Belmonts was revealed. In Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, fans can expect thrilling new twists and challenges. In the shocking conclusion to the Lords of Shadow saga, Dracula returns once again, weakened and yearning for release from his immortal bonds. Facing a new and powerful threat, the vampire lord must reacquire his old powers, and only his castle holds the key.
“We are pleased to announce the development of the conclusion to the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow saga, giving players an all-new gameplay experience within the Lords of Shadow universe,” said Dave Cox, Producer on the title and Head of Product Planning and Development for Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH. “Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is the most successful Castlevania game to be released in the franchise’s history, and we are looking to provide series fans yet another nail biter, complete with Dracula’s resurrection and the Belmont clan’s desire for his final destruction.”
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 will be available for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft in 2013.
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