The Castlevania series finally breaks out of its 2D shell in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow. MercurySteam Entertainment has taken to the task and delivered a Castlevania game with gorgeous environments, an amazing orchestral soundtrack, a rich Castlevania story, vast gameplay, and the best looking Castlevania game yet. Elements from Castlevania’s 2D days are here in spirit, but delivered up to this generation’s gaming standards and expectations. A few technical issues keep Castlevania: Lords of Shadow from achieving perfection, nonetheless don’t let that keep you from playing it. Whether new to the Castlevania series or not, there’s plenty to take in and enjoy in this memorable and dark action adventure.