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Lords of Shadow producer believes the days of 2D Castlevania games are gone

David Cox, producer of the Castlevania: Lords of Shadows series, believes that the days of 2D Castlevania games are gone.

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kagon01855d ago

Guess what? DC I played your demo of Lords of Shadows and it sucks b**s. The atmosphere & gameplay were horrible for my taste as a Castlevania fan. The same feeling I got as Donte reveal for the new DmC...

Snookies12855d ago

I would NOT compare it to Dante from DmC. I'm a long-time fan of Castlevania as well, having played the originals on NES back in the day. Sure, the demo for Lords of Shadow 2 wasn't that great. However, judging a game on a demo alone is not wise. If it comes out and it sucks, well feel free to bash it. Wait until the full game is released though before passing judgement.

wonderfulmonkeyman855d ago

I owned the original LoS at one point, and I feel that it got uncomfortably close to being a combo-focused God of War re-skin with a different story.

I traded it in and didn't regret it. If the sequel is along the same lines[all GoW combat and little free-roaming exploration of different huge areas], then I'll likely skip LoS 2 as well.

I'd give a lot to see Castlevania return to the Metroid-vania style of collecting and upgrading combined with free-roaming exploration of a huge castle or two...

Or, heck, I'd love to see a successor to Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow hit the 3DS or Wii U. That was one of the best iterations of the entire Castlevania line, IMO.

NukaCola855d ago

I heard LoS2 was weak but honestly the 1st LoS was outstanding

Justindark855d ago

DMC gamplay wasent messed with just the style. but this was altered beyond be-leaf

SlappingOysters855d ago

2D games are coming back in a big way - this seems odd.

Remy_S855d ago (Edited 855d ago )

I think there's still room for 2d downloadable Castlevania games as well as a triple A 3d ones.

isarai855d ago

Trust me, no they aren't, but neither are 3D Castlevanias, they both have an audience and can co-exist fine

SteamPowered855d ago

Castlevania can rock the 3ds anytime. They had quite a few good side scrollers on DS as well.

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