Konami’s Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Will Come to PC

Konami has announced that Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is being simultaneously developed for PC as well as for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.

In a press release, Konami also has detailed what the game will be like, including the fact that, unlike its predecessor, Lords of Shadow 2 will be an open-world title. Here’s a quote from the release:

“The Windows PC version of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is being simultaneously developed by Madrid-based Mercury Steam, and builds on its critically acclaimed predecessor. The title will feature an all-new storyline, a larger cast of characters, huge open world environments and breath-taking visuals delivered via a much more powerful, brand-new in-house game engine called Mercury Engine 2.

“Whereas the first game detailed the origin of Dracula and his legendary connection with the Belmonts, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 acts as a shocking finale to the Lords of Shadow saga. Dracula returns once again, weakened and yearning for release from his immortal bonds. Facing a new and powerful threat, the vampire lord must amass his old powers – and his castle is central to regaining his abilities.”

Lords of Shadow 2 will also pack a new engine. Expect it to release sometime in 2013.

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3 Comments on Konami’s Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Will Come to PC

lol

On August 16, 2012 at 6:22 pm

Good for them, though I wouldn’t get it if they were free as long as they have those ridiculous DRM schemes attached to their games.

The only way I’ll play such an anti-customer laden game is if payed to or after cutting said “strings”.

lol

On August 16, 2012 at 6:25 pm

Arrrgghhh! Is that new booty I smell.

Don’t they know they’re entering pirate waters, after all on PC is the only place people pirate.

lool

On August 16, 2012 at 6:26 pm

Arrrgghhh! Is that new booty I smell.

Don’t they know they’re entering pirate waters, after all on PC is the only place people pirate.