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Castlevania Lord of Shadows New Details, Screenshots, Gamescom 09

New screenshots are available for the upcoming Castlevania: Lord of Shadows courtesy of Gamescom 2009. Lord of Shadows is meant to be the rebirth of the Castlevania franchise; introducing it to a new generation of gamers.

Some details revealed about the game:

Storyline:

  • Gabriel, whose wife was murdered, is the main character
  • He is questing for two powerful holy masks (the God Mask and the Devil Mask)
  • Will wield the signature chain-whip, daggers, holy water
  • Does not follow any Castlevania Timelines

Gameplay

  • More emphasis on platforming and environmental navigation than ever before
  • More than an hour of cinematics
  • Fixed camera angles
  • In-game visuals generated via Mercury Engine

 

Castlevania: Lord of Shadows is roughly 60% complete and is expected to hit the shelves in 2010.

 

Castlevania Lord of Shadows

Castlevania Lord of Shadows

Castlevania Lord of Shadows

Castlevania Lord of Shadows

Castlevania Lord of Shadows

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