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Lords of Shadow for PC in August

Lords of Shadow for PC in August

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is coming to PC (digital) on August 27 while the boxed version releasing on August 30. It will be packed as an Ultimate Editon, and besides the obvious 1080p 60fps, the title features Reverie and Resurrection. More details, screens and trailer after the jump.

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow: Ultimate Edition heads to PC
Best-selling Castlevania epic swings on to PC in August

Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has announced that its acclaimed Castlevania: Lords of Shadow will be released for Windows PC in an Ultimate Edition in August via both physical and digital means.

A stunning sales success since its launch on PlayStation®3 and Xbox 360®, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is a dark and vivid reimagining of the Castlevania mythology. The PC edition features the full game and two add-on chapters, and will be available across Europe to download via Steam on August 27th, with a boxed product following on August 30th.

The stunning 3D epic is set at the end of days and dark powers isolate the Earth. The World’s alliance with the Heavens has been threatened by a dark and malevolent force – the eponymous Lords of Shadow. Across this shattered land, the souls of the dead wander unable to find peace, whilst creatures of evil wreak chaos and death upon the living.

Enter Gabriel Belmont: a member of the Brotherhood of Light, an elite group of holy knights who protect and defend the innocent against the supernatural. His beloved wife was brutally murdered by evil forces and her soul trapped for eternity. Neither living nor dead, she foresees the horrific truth of what is at stake and guides Gabriel to his destiny – and hopefully salvation for the world.

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow: Ultimate Edition boasts a number of key advances:

• New Features: The Ultimate Edition offers the original full game plus add-on content: Reverie and Resurrection. It also boasts enhanced 1080p HD graphics, runs at a solid 60 frames per second via recommended spec, and offers trophy integration through Steam with Cloud saving.
• New Storyline: Players can immerse themselves in the brand-new Lords of Shadow storyline, meeting classic characters and experiencing tangential side stories.
• New Weapons and Skills: Overcome obstacles using the Combat Cross multi-function weapon and hone platforming skills within this sprawling adventure. Swing across chasms, climb sheer walls, rappel down cliffs, grip and pull away obstacles.
• New Titan Battles: Conquer behemoth enemies of terrifying size, where special attacks and cunning speed are required for advancement.
• New Exploration: Explore gothic ruins, dark castles, barren forests and frozen wastelands. Discover a whole world to investigate with many routes and hidden secret places that contain items to aid Gabriel on his quest.

Castlevania Lords of Shadow: Ultimate Edition will be released for Windows PC across Europe via Steam on August 27th, and as a physical product on August 30th.

PC Trailer
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All comments

Commented on 2013-06-05 16:36:05
I might get this, might not.

The game has fantastic art, atmosphere and music...but combat and techwise it was bad, especially the technical part.
Combat took a hit mostly because of the stupid framerate lag made it slow and clunky on the controls as well, the rest was that enemies didnt react to your hit majority of the time and that pissed me off and they could easily interrupt your animations at will and hit you.

I hope LoS2 fixes these and add proper bonus content like auto QTEs, unlimited mana use, unlockable costumes and all weapons to use from the getgo, like GoW/3 Ascension, that would be good.
They should also learn how to do audio quality right since the audio was quite muffled, just during voice over.
Gabriel sounded very different when he talked and when he grunted when attacking, as if he turned into Hulk during attacks, was bad.
Commented on 2013-06-05 16:42:36
Awsome , the framerate on console version was pretty low can't wait to play it again 60fps :D
Commented on 2013-06-05 16:56:41
Might get it if the price is right. Not gonna fork out full price when i can get it for peanuts on PS3 :P
Commented on 2013-06-05 17:50:04
awesome! Steam sale pickup confirmed!
Commented on 2013-06-05 18:32:09 In reply to Megido
Posted by Megido
Might get it if the price is right. Not gonna fork out full price when i can get it for peanuts on PS3 :P
Price gap accurately reflects performance difference ;)
Commented on 2013-06-05 22:19:13
Mono only? At least it looks good with 60fps
Commented on 2013-06-06 11:22:24
Not interested, but seems like a good tech demo. lol

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