[E32012] Konami Announces Release Date and Details for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced that the action adventure title Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate will be available this Fall exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS system. The first hands-on demo for the next iteration in the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow universe will debut today at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) event in Los Angeles.

Developed by Mercury Steam, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate takes place 25 years after the events of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, and is a precursor to the highly anticipated and recently announced Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate reveals the story of Gabriel Belmont’s descendants, Simon and Trevor Belmont, as they battle their own destiny only to discover their true, shocking fate.

“With the enormous success of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, we wanted to provide fans with the next installment in the Lords of Shadow universe, utilizing all the capabilities that the new Nintendo 3DS platform has to offer,” said Dave Cox, Producer on the title and Head of Product Planning and Development for Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH. “Two years later, we are proud to announce the highly anticipated Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate, a stunning 3D action adventure title that will give players an unrivaled, intense handheld gaming experience, while shedding light on the lineage and true destiny of the Belmont family.”

Trevor Belmont, a knight of the Brotherhood of Light, sets out to avenge the death of his mother, at the hands of his own father, who has returned from years of exile to take up residence in a mysterious castle. What was once Gabriel Belmont now stands Dracula, a powerful vampire. Dracula has declared war upon the Brotherhood and thus the scene is set for a cataclysmic showdown between Father and Son.

In Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate, players take on the role of multiple characters, each with unique abilities and skills across different eras. Featuring a huge array of combos and a deep strategic combat system, players can use their characters’ weapons and magical abilities to take down their evil foes. Fans will traverse through immensely detailed levels and encounter enormous boss fights, all within a unique Nintendo 3DS setting that features high resolution 3D polygon graphics, and side scrolling areas with full 3D battles combined.

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate will be available on Nintendo 3DS this Fall.

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