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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow (2010)

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Reboot of the Castlevania series. Set during the Middle Ages, Gabriel Belmont is in Southern Europe on his quest to defeat a malevolent order known as the Lords of Shadow to resurrect his wife.

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Jesús Cobo
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Cast

Credited cast:
Robert Carlyle ... Gabriel Belmont / Dracula (voice)
Natascha McElhone ... Marie Belmont (voice)
Aleksandar Mikic Aleksandar Mikic ... Pan / Silver Warrior (voice)
Patrick Stewart ... Zobek / Death (voice)
Grace Vance Grace Vance ... Laura (voice)
Richard Ridings ... Cornell (voice)
Emma Ferguson Emma Ferguson ... Claudia (voice) (as Emma Owens)
Ève Karpf Ève Karpf ... Baba Yaga (voice)
Adrian Schiller ... Abbot Vincent Dorin / Necromancer (voice)
Jason Sampson Jason Sampson ... Chupacabras (voice)
Sally Knyvette ... Carmilla (voice)
Jason Isaacs ... Satan (voice)
Colin McFarlane ... The Forgotten One (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Keiji Fujiwara ... Gabriel Belmont / Dracula (voice)
Banjô Ginga Banjô Ginga ... Cornell (voice)
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Reboot of the Castlevania series. Set during the Middle Ages, Gabriel Belmont is in Southern Europe on his quest to defeat a malevolent order known as the Lords of Shadow to resurrect his wife.

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Country:

Spain | Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 2010 (USA) See more »

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On the Refectory level, when Gabriel is crawling through the tunnels, you can briefly hear the famous Metal Gear Solid tune. Hideo Kojima, creator of the Metal Gear video game series is one of the producers. See more »

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[first lines]
Zobek: A storm is coming. Mankind faces ruin and despair. The world is changing, yet hope remains in the hearts of the people. We go about our daily lives never knowing the forces than can change our destinies forever; we are oblivious, ignorant like sheep to the slaughter. This night in the year of our Lord 1047, marks the beginning of our journey together; a journey into darkness, into madness. I watch him from the shadows. Is he the one? He has come far already but he will be tested; ...
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God of War for the horror fan
18 December 2015 | by darkphoenix-83164See all my reviews

Back when I got my first Xbox360 console (yes, little late to the game), this was one of the first titles I played on it. Let me just say that I went through a dozen or so games afterward before I found something that I enjoyed as much as this game. Having played God of War back in the day, I instantly recognized the similarities between the two games but it never felt plagiarized, instead it felt like the perfect gift to those of us who are more inclined to the darker genres. Not having played the other Castlevania games, I can't compare them at all, but playing this made me a bit sorry for missing them. As other reviewers have stated, you don't have control of the camera at all, which is a little jarring at first, but you get used to it and it's not such a terrible thing as everyone makes it out to be, because the camera is usually pointed right towards that gigantic Gothic castle or that eerie decrepit tower in the distance (for example), and it does a great job of showing you what you need to see, and there is much to be seen. The combat is pretty much GoW-fare, with Gabriel wielding a combat cross to battle all sorts of enemy types. The titan/undead dragon traversal were moments where my palms got sweaty as I clung on for dear life to giant animated stone giants that constantly tried throwing me off. The quick time events are a bit distracting but that's not so bad. The bosses are fun and the puzzles are challenging but not too difficult. Some may argue that this game is derivative and unoriginal. They might be right, but I have never had so much fun playing something so "unoriginal" and "derivative". And I liked the twist at the end after the credits... Nice little setup for the sequel, although not explained exactly how or why. One of the most gorgeous games that I have played, without a doubt.


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