Watch: 8 Minutes of Gameplay from Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 for Xbox 360 and PS3

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is coming to PS3 and Xbox 360 soon, and it looks amazing. The title releases on February 25th in the U.S. and February 27th in the E.U. It can be pre-ordered now at Gamestop.

Fans of the earlier Castlevania games will be pleased, as the story continues to harken on the Belmont family, delving into the family’s connection with the evil Dracula. Here’s a little rundown on the story behind the newest Castlevania game:

In Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, the origin of Dracula and his legendary connection with the Belmonts was revealed. In Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, fans can expect thrilling new twists and challenges. In this shocking conclusion 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 reacquire his old powers – and only his castle holds the key. However, the famed Belmont clan also seek his ultimate destruction.

Not only does the game sound great on paper, but it looks good in action! Check out the eight minute gameplay clip below titled “Fighting the Toymaker.”

via: Beards and Bytes

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