Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 for Xbox 360
Xbox 360

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

Feb 25, 2014
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Developer: MercurySteam
Content Rating: Mature


Castlevania: Lords of Shadow revealed the origin of Dracula and legendary connection to the Belmont clan. In Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Dracula returns once again, weakened and yearning release from his immortal bonds. Facing a new powerful threat, He must reacquire his old powers and only his castle holds the key. However, the famed Belmont clan also seek his ultimate destruction.

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Jul 6, 2020
If you turn a blind eye to frustrating stealth and puzzle section of this game, you might find a decent action game with decent story.

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25 Reviews
Daniel BischoffFeb 25, 2014
Despite some truly gorgeous visuals on now last-gen hardware and satisfying combat mechanics that feel as Castlevania as 3D gameplay could ever hope to get, Dracula gets hampered and hogtied far too frequently by poorly executed stealth. These mechanics have no place in an experience that, without them, could have totally satisfied your bloodlust.
Steven BurnsFeb 25, 2014
Sadly, enemy design and the fights themselves aren't up to much, often requiring the same tactics over and over to defeat your foes. Each seems to ascribe to one of two default modes: turtle or rush, and despite your offensive options there's not much joy in fighting them. Figuring out your opponents is the heart of any combat game, but here they're neither smart enough to pose an interesting challenge nor dumb or numerous enough to make you feel like, well, Dracula.
Jeff CorkFeb 25, 2014
That’s ultimately the problem with Lords of Shadow 2. This shambling monstrosity is composed of chunks from other, better games. Rather than blend them together into something new like its predecessor attempted, this one just feels like a patchwork mess. This is a disappointment for fans of the first game, and for people who were looking forward to playing Castlevania from the perspective of Dracula.

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