Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is an Action-Adventure game which serves as the final chapter in Konami's Lords of Shadow reboot of the classic Castlevania game series. The game revisits the actions of one-time member of the 'Brotherhood of Light,' Gabriel Belmont, in the previous game installment and details the consequences of those actions in the face of the rise of a familiar, ancient evil that only he has the ability to combat.
Taking place hundreds of years after the original Lords of Shadow and its sequel, Mirror of Fate, Lords of Shadow 2 opens with Dracula -- formerly Gabriel Belmont -- awakening in modern day. Noticeably weakened from his years of lying dormant, Dracula -- filled with grief and guilt -- is seemingly content with withering away in a crumbling cathedral. But when he's approached by his old friend Zobak, things take an interesting turn. In exchange for Dracula's help in preventing the return of Satan (defeated in the original Lords of Shadow), Zobek offers him true death. Tempted with a way to end his immortal suffering, Dracula agrees, but he first must regain his strength and abilities. This is the foundation for Lords of Shadow 2. It's not the most original of... Read Review