Two pieces of important Castlevania news broke during gamescom week. The first is that the 3DS title Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate will be getting the HD remaster treatment on October 31st when it lands on PSN and Xbox LIVE.
The second, arguably more significant piece of news is that MercurySteam’s ambitious sequel Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 finally has a release date. Many people assumed that it would be out in 2013 given Konami’s “this winter” mantra but the publisher has revealed that the game will only launch next year on February 25th in North America and February 28th in Europe across PS3, Xbox 360, and PC.
Lords of Shadow producer Dave Cox had this to say about MercurySteam’s final contribution to the Castlevania franchise:
“So now we come to the conclusion of the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow story. As such, we have gone all-out to create a fitting climax to one of the most warmly-welcomed series resurrections to date. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is bigger, more epic and more challenging – and tells a tale that will live on in video game lore forever.”