Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Given October Release Date

Just in time for Halloween, Castlevania: Lord of Shadows swings into stores this October! Get it? “swings” into stores? Because, you know, the main character has a whip and swings…castlevania lords of shadow given october release date the ps3box

PS3vault is reporting that Konami has announced the release window and box art for Catlevania: Lords of Shadow. There is no exact release date yet, but launching the game during the Halloween season is not a total surprise- not just because the content of the game, but previous Castlevania games, including the last game Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth, was was released on October 27, 2009.

The reboot of the franchise stars Gabriel Belmont, a member of a holy order dedicated to defeating supernatural threats. Gabriel’s wife is brutally murdered by something supernatural, trapping her soul in limbo. Gabriel then begins a quest to defeat the three Lords of Shadow to obtain the pieces of the God Mask, a relic with the ability to bring back the dead.

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow made a huge splash at E3 with its revamped controls and gameplay, plus it managed to breathe life back into a beloved, but stagnating series.  Check out our hands-on impression from E3, and look for this game in October on PS3 and Xbox 360.

Warning: This trailer may not be suitable for all ages.