The makers of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow hit back.
I would love to see a director's cut version of LoS2 that removes the stealth sections and gives us a proper last boss battle/ending. I enjoyed the game overall, but those were some big problems for me.
yeah, i literally had to follow step by step a walkthrough during that labyrinth/garden section just to fight the monster afterwards! For me, the three Belmont (alucard, dracula and the human descendent) should've fought together Lucifer (who should've got a decent upgrade).
I freaking LOVED Lords of Shadow 1. It was probably one of my favorite games last-gen. I was so pumped for LoS 2 and was about to pre-order it. I just feel like the magic was lost with the second one. Part of the reason I liked the first so much was all the incredible scenery. Going from swamps to Gothic castles and everything in-between.
The second one was amazing- better than the first and i loved the narrative.
Oh look more reasons to love Konami.
Kojima was the one who got these guys in charge of the castlevania series and had iga out of the job.
A remake of all the good old Castlevania games would be sweet like a collector's or legacy edition .
According to the interview, Konami gave them complete control.
really good game as lost planet 3. shit storm haters and nothing else
Lost Planet 3 was terrific. The story and atmosphere in that game were sublime.
3 was terrible. Traded everything for the story. Like the opposite of 2, which had everything but a good story.
The real flaw in these games were the extremely sub par platforming. They could have really made something amazing but what they created felt like a chore everywhere but exploration.
Loved the first one, minus the sh!tty camera angles that led to getting dive bombed by stuff off the screen every so often.
The first game was magic, Mercury Steam added a gem to the Castlevania stable with that one.
I loved the first Lords of Shadow. I never bought the second one, critics destroyed the game and i never bothered buying the game.
Nah, it was fine. Not as good, but certainly NOT shit, I'll tell you this much.
Wasn't worth it to me. Nowhere near on par with the first one, which sucks even worse after ending on such a surprisingly high note.
The combat was way better but other than that it's still a decent game.
I too loved Lords of Shadow. With the exception of Symphony of The Night, it's actually my fave Castlevania game. I played Lords of Shadow 2 and couldn't manage more than 4 hours or so before putting iit on the shelf and letting it collect dust. Possibly one of the worst games I played last gen. IMO it's better not to tarnish what the first game did by playing its mediocre sequel.
It's quite good despite its problems. Not as good as the first though.
Critics destroyed it but it seems those who actually played it still like it.
Critics and haters were hung up way too much on the 'stealth' sections of Lord of Shadows 2, I had a preconception before playing the game that it was going to be horrendous so I was constantly guessing where it was in the game. After playing through 80% of it I finally Youtube'd it because I didn't notice anything wrong, and really once I knew what IGN et al were talking about it's a real shame. Really wasn't fair Mercury Steam got bashed for things that made less than 10% of the game. The hate really clouded the positives like solid combat and good free camera control.
Thos rat sections were few and far between. They didn't ruin the game.
I loved the first Lords of Shadow. The ending(pre credits) hit me so hard at the time. The silence was just the perfect choice for that scene. Never had the heart to play the second one.
Yeah first LOS was awesome loved the ending. Tragic how the second didn't follow through.
The game was really fine. Perhaps not so much as a Castlevania game, but as a God Of War ripoff it's pretty solid. The ending was not fulfilling at all, though...
Actually, this interview makes me want to get Lords of Shadow 2 after reading it.
Go for it. It's probably cheap now and it's a solid action game despite the horrible stealth sections. Critics were far too harsh on the game.
The best thing that happend to Lords of Shadow 2 is this trailer: https://www.youtube.com/wat... Love and adore the first game, Gabriel, journey, locations and story. Unfortunately LoS 2 didn't make it. For me it was one of the biggest disappointments in the whole games history. The second one was MGSV.
LoS was one of the best games last gen, it's a shame Mercury Steam had such internal strife and basically cannibalised itself. LoS was everything i wanted from a full 3D Castlevania game. They should've taken more time on LoS 2, extended development and made it a holiday 2015 current gen release (PS4/xb1/PC). It should've launched around Halloween and been on current gen systems, the extra year and the extra power would've made the game much more palatable and far more successful.
castlevania lords of shadows was good but than i didn't understand why the developers felt the need to try something that doesn't fit instead of making the current features more polished
I still need to play the 2nd game.
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