Releasing these fresh screenshots
, Konami Digital Entertainment
announced that the HD edition of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate
is now available via Xbox LIVE Arcade. Developed by MercurySteam set 25 years after the events of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow
, Mirror of Fate HD acts as a precursor to Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2
which will be released across the same formats this winter.
The HD update tells the story of Gabriel Belmont's descendants, Simon and Trevor Belmont, as they battle their own destiny only to discover their true, shocking fate. Trevor Belmont, a knight of the Brotherhood of Light, sets out to avenge the death of his mother by his father, who has returned from years of exile to take up residence in a mysterious castle. The powerful figure that was once Gabriel Belmont now stands as Dracula, a powerful vampire. Dracula has declared war upon the Brotherhood and thus the scene is set for a cataclysmic showdown between father and son.
In Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate HD
, players take on the role of multiple characters, each of whom has unique abilities acquired whilst playing during the game's different eras. Featuring a huge array of combos and an intuitive strategic combat system, players can use their characters' weapons and magical abilities to take down anything in their path. Along with the HD upgrade and gameplay refinements, the game also features online leaderboards and the much requested "Boss Rush Mode".