Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 has received almost universally mediocre scores. As it turns out, a troubled development might be to blame.
The puzzles/stealth part were garbage. The city setting was something I did not like either. Belmont should have been used more. Mediocre game indeed and I blame Konami. I am afraid we will not get another Castlevania game for a while.
It's really that bad? Or just not as good as the first?
It's bad and worse yet, it could have been good if they just made some better gameplay and storytelling design choices.
Very Bad wait until gets $20 or Rent it,ask a friend,dont get hopes for a cool ending.enemies terrible in design.Satan look like the vocalist of dethklok.
No, it's not bad at all. I really don't understand the reviewers that gave this game poor scores. The game is awesome. Remember that the game has also received lots of high scores, so don't take the lows scores as the gospel truth. The user reviews at metacritic and amazon are overwhelmingly positive. MOST gamers seem to really like the game.
Its bad in my opinion, I beat it the other day. i remember the first one being really good. This new one is boring, all over the place with it storys, the enemies are all dull and you can sprint through the game because how stupid they are.
I agree. The stealth parts where just horrible and some of the parts had no clear indication of where to go or that you needed to go somewhere. Still, there is something to this game that is really good, but I don't disagree with the bad reviews. This game is not good, but it has some really good stuff in it. Beyond that, the game doesn't even attempt to explain the controls in full, you have to guess at the things you can do in a lot of the cases. I was stumbling across essential control options late in the game. Control options that should have been taught to me in the first 5 minutes of the game. Even so, like I said before there is something really good in this game. That something has nothing to do with all of the garbage platforming in the game though. To be clear, Mercury Steam sucks at making platforming parts, yet the game is fill with the crap like they are good at it. Konami didn't have enough involvement in this game for me to blame them. I blame Mercury Steam, this game is a full reminder that this is the team behind Jericho. It's a shame because you can see that there are a lot of good elements to the game, it's just buried under a lot of trash.
I don't understand why they'd put stealth in a 100% action game to begin with. Hack and Slash and Stealth are kinda polar opposites. Not even wiggle room for mixing genres
They should stop with the first one,as a company WTH happen to Konami,if a developer come to my office and show me that he just gonna make castlevania turn into a kratosvania I send them back to the drawing board or I fired them simple as that.If I were Konami I make a new Engine that can help castlevania continue evolving from its own roots,Strider is back maybe they should rethink going back to its roots.
I reckon if kojima was helping out like he did with the first it would have been a better game then the first as it seems like kojima played an important role.
Actually, it is said that he played a rather small role in the first one. Either way, I'm gutted, this was my most anticipated game on 360/ps3. this year. Now all my hope for the gen lies in Project Spark and TitanFall since I'll only join the new generation when the One launches here later in Autumn.
You should play it yourself. I love it so far (about 11 hours in) and it only seems to be getting better. The game has received mixed reviews, but remember, there are lots of reviewers who gave it high scores too. Who's to say you won't agree with the high scores. Why do people always gravitate to the low scores and act like those scores define the game?
So they decided to make it hell to play. :D
it is really sad to see Castlevania struggles "again" since it became a 3D adventure as it seems that it lost it is true identity. what i recommend to Konami is to bring back the lost heart and soul of Castlevania which was exploration, RPG elements, puzzles, interactive NPCs etc. Those were the best elements of Castlevania, i hope that they can bring them back.
Hate it when this kinda stuff happens to a game I'm looking forward too. Why the director had to be such a dick?
For those wondering how this game is, just download and play the demo It's not bad but it's like missing something, it does fall a bit short. The combat isn't as great as it should be either
I genuinely feel sorry for anyone who bought or pirated this trash. It's so bad, the shit makes DmC look like a fucking masterpiece. Horrible writing, generic drab and boring "oh so realism" gfx with no colors, generic shit orchestra music, generic shit GoW gameplay, shitty forced stealth sections that actually cause massive plot holes in the game's story, and the entire game takes place in some shitty and edgy grimdark city at night. Reviewers all said the game is shit, and keep in mind they thought DmC was awesome so you know this game is bad if they think it's shit. Even Mercury Steam thinks the game is shit.
You're trolling and it's obvious. Either that or you have the shittiest taste in games ever. Everything you said is the exact opposite of the truth.
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