PlayDevil has posted from Tokyo Game Show 2010 a hands-on preview of the upcoming hack 'n slash game from Konami, "Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow".
Here's a snip:
In addition to the whip, Gabriel also possessed special weapons that will be instantly familiar to series fans. Knives were all that was on offer during the brief demo, but their range allowed attack combos to last longer while keeping opponents at bay when necessary. Blocks, grabs and rolls were also on hand to provide the foundation of what could be a very competent combat mechanic.