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Is Castlevania: Lords of Shadow the most overlooked game of this gen?

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2 years ago#1
I feel like the Castlevania fanboys hated it because it wasn't another anime metroidvania and I feel like everyone else didn't play it. But it was seriously a great game. Really long, beautiful, challenging puzzles, great voice acting, and a robust combat system. Thrilled that it managed to get a sequel.
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2 years ago#2
I bought it on release and the game was a real treat. It lacked lasting appeal, so I eventually traded it in. Had a damn good time with it, and I think a lot of people missed out on a really good game.
2 years ago#3
I wouldn't say so. The game bored me to tears, and I don't even like the Metroidvania games.
2 years ago#4
Definitely. The problem is that it carries the Castlevania name when it has little to do with the series. Simply calling it "Lords of Shadow" would have been better.
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2 years ago#5
No.

The distinction belongs to Xcom
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2 years ago#6
The only Castlevania game I really got into was SOTN so this was a huge disappointment.
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2 years ago#7
Overrated, maybe. But overlooked? Hell no. It got way more attention than it deserved, in my opinion.
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2 years ago#8
DarkSymbiote posted...
Definitely. The problem is that it carries the Castlevania name when it has little to do with the series. Simply calling it "Lords of Shadow" would have been better.


Absolutely this .. If they didnt change the storyline/timeline of the Belmonts & how Dracula is suppose to be then this game might be better than it is today. Not saying that it's a bad game(I actually enjoyed it) but IMO..it could be better than it is today if they'd stick to the original storyline.
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2 years ago#9
Bs-KILL posted...
DarkSymbiote posted...
Definitely. The problem is that it carries the Castlevania name when it has little to do with the series. Simply calling it "Lords of Shadow" would have been better.


Absolutely this .. If they didnt change the storyline/timeline of the Belmonts & how Dracula is suppose to be then this game might be better than it is today. Not saying that it's a bad game(I actually enjoyed it) but IMO..it could be better than it is today if they'd stick to the original storyline.


The first game didn't even have Dracula. At least not till the poor plot twist at the end.
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2 years ago#10
DarkSymbiote posted...
Bs-KILL posted...
DarkSymbiote posted...
Definitely. The problem is that it carries the Castlevania name when it has little to do with the series. Simply calling it "Lords of Shadow" would have been better.


Absolutely this .. If they didnt change the storyline/timeline of the Belmonts & how Dracula is suppose to be then this game might be better than it is today. Not saying that it's a bad game(I actually enjoyed it) but IMO..it could be better than it is today if they'd stick to the original storyline.


The first game didn't even have Dracula. At least not till the poor plot twist at the end.


Yeah I know plus its the first time they turn a belmont into a creature of the night which is "dracul" they shouldve follow & stick to the same storyline where Leon is the first belmont instead of creating a new protagonist & turning it into a creature of the night in the end(DLC).. & Mathias should still retain his role as Dracula atleast that should made the game better.. by following the original storyline.
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