Nintendo & Konami to Launch Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate

by nintendoiso on January 22, 2013

Nintendo and Konami have today announced that they have entered into a new distribution agreement for their upcoming title Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate

The game sees players take on the role of multiple characters from the Belmont family across different eras, each of whom has unique abilities and skills. Featuring a deep strategic combat system and a huge array of combos, you will explore immensely detailed levels and encounter enormous boss fights. The action takes place within a unique, atmospheric setting that features high resolution 3D polygon graphics, and side-scrolling areas that segue seamlessly into full 3D battles.

The story takes place 25 years after Casltevania: Lords of Shadow and features the story of Gabriel Belmont’s descendants, Simon and Trevor Belmont, as they battle their own destiny only to discover their true, shocking fate. Trevor Belmont, a knight of the Brotherhood of Light, sets out to avenge the death of his mother by his father, who has returned from years of exile to take up residence in a mysterious castle. Gabriel Belmont, who is now the powerful vampire Dracula, has declared war upon the Brotherhood and the scene is set for a cataclysmic showdown between father and son.

Speaking about the agreement,  Laurent Fischer, Managing Director, Marketing, PR & Distributor Markets at Nintendo of Europe stated:

“There is a rich history of Castlevania games launching on Nintendo consoles dating back to the original Castlevania game which launched on the NES in the 80s. We are really proud to be partnering with Konami once again to bring the latest instalment in the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow franchise to Nintendo 3DS.”

Shinji Hirano, the European President of Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH added:

“Nintendo 3DS is the perfect platform to release the latest instalment in the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow franchise. Because of the console’s unique 3D capabilities and graphical power this will be the best looking portable Castlevania experience ever and will give fans of the series thrilling action on the go.”

Let us know if you will be getting this latest Castlevania title via the comment section below.

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate will be released for the Nintendo 3DS on March 8th.

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