Review: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 – Wasted Potential | Dualshockers

The original Castlevania: Lords of Shadow ended with the main character Gabriel becoming Dracula. This was a nice tease that promised great things for a sequel where players would get to control the Prince of Darkness in a modern setting.

Unfortunately, the allure of playing as Dracula quickly vanishes after playing Lords of Shadow 2 for a few hours. What could have been the ultimate power fantasy fails due to a muddled story, imprecise mechanics and an overabundance of gameplay styles that never come together to form a unified whole.

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RiseAbove2180d ago

Lords of Shadow 2 is an awesome game! It's a mixture of Castlevania, The Legend of Zelda, Darksiders, Legacy of Kain, Soul Reaver, the Batman Arkham games, etc. This game deserves AT LEAST an 8.5.