Castlevania: Lords of Shadow has some huge shoes to fill. Castlevania is one of those franchises that even non-gamers have heard of, and has a strong fan following spanning multiple generations and platforms. Konami took a gamble with this title, handing it over to relative unknown MercurySteam, and calling in Kojima Productions to handle consulting on the title. Did the gamble pay off, or does Lords of Shadow fail to live up to its legendary namesake? Read on and see!