Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 for PlayStation 3
PS3

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

Feb 25, 2014
7.83
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Average
526th of 1270

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About this game

Developer: MercurySteam
Content Rating: Mature

Summary

Awoken after centuries of slumber, weakened and yearning for release from his immortal bonds, Dracula must reclaim his powers and make a pact with Death, to defeat Satan and gain eternal rest. Blood is everything as Dracula faces both his nemesis and his descendant’s unyielding quest for revenge, in this final, dramatic battle between good & evil. An epic fantasy adventure set in an expansive, modern-day world. Play as Dracula and discover the ultimate fate behind the ‘Lord of Shadow’ himself!

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Critic Reviews

34 Reviews
6.85
Peter BrownFeb 25, 2014
Lords of Shadow 2 should have been a much shorter game. Still, though the game's stealth sections and drab modern settings represent the worst elements of the three-part saga, the tail end of the game contains the best of every aspect that the series is currently known for. It's the stuff you expect Castlevania to be made of, and after contending with forced stealth gameplay and a weak narrative at the start, it feels good to be home.
Iain GarnerMar 04, 2014
Everything I have said so far should have made it clear that Lords of Shadow II is, at best a mediocre game. Yet I enjoyed it. I couldn’t help doing so, and the question is, why? The answer is simple: the cutscenes and the story. It’s the only thing that saves the game from being a complete write-off. If you are like me and you love dramatic, gothic horror stories then this game might be worth picking up (in the future, at a hefty discount). But, for the majority of gamers, Lords of Shadow II is not good enough to warrant the time, effort or money.
Steve HannleyFeb 25, 2014
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is a big budget project gone horribly wrong. The graphics and voice acting are top notch, but everything else is a complete wreck. Environments are boring and repetitive, combat is uninspired, platforming is a joke and the stealth elements are some of the worst ever conceived from a major publisher. It’s a dismal affair through and through and an absolute slog to finish. MercurySteam has publicly stated that they don’t want to be the “Castlevania studio,” and that is abundantly clear in this phoned-in mess of a game.

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