6. This Sequel Will Come to a Definite End in the Storyline
Not only is this game the last Castlevania game to be developed by MercurySteam, it's also the definite conclusion to the Lords of Shadow series.
7. A Few Members of the Belmont Family Will Make Their Presence Known
A famous member of the Belmont Clan will be making his return to the series - Alucard (Trevor Belmont), the son of Gabriel Belmont and the father of Simon Belmont. Along with Alucard, a couple of other Belmont family members will be present in the game - Marie Belmont, Victor Belmont etc.
8. Several Big Name Actors are Lending Their Vocal Talents to The Game's Characters
A couple of big name actors will be lending their voice acting abilities to the cast of Lords of Shadow 2. Check out the full list of video game characters/voice actors below:
- Robert Carlyle: Dracula
- Patrick Stewart: Zobek
- Richard Madden: Alucard
- Stuart Campbell: Young Trevor
- Natascha McElhone: Marie Belmont
- Anthony Howell: Victor Belmont
- Mark Lewis Healy: Toy Maker
- Sally Knyvette: Carmilla
- Alex Childs: Raisa Volkova
- Jason Isaacs: Satan
- Alec Newman: Role Hasn't Been Announced Yet
9. It Will Feature the Largest Orchestra Ever Used in a Video Game
A recent behind-the-scenes video trailer for the game revealed that this title will feature the largest orchestra ever used and produced for a video game. Check out the trailer above.
10. A Premium Edition and Some GameStop Goodies are Awaiting Those Who Pre-Order
For those gamers who are pre-ordering and purchasing the game in the UK, they will be receiving one of the largest Premium Edition's ever seen for a video game release. This "Dracula's Tomb" collector's edition will feature:
- a physical copy of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2
- a Collector's Edition Tomb Box
- a Limited Edition Art Book
- a Steelbook case
- four separate 10-centimeter figurines, which have been designed by Neil Googe
As for American gamers who are pre-ordering the game from GameStop, these bonus goodies will be arriving with this release:
- "Dracula Armor" skin: An all new, highly detailed costume for the famed Lord of Darkness, Dracula of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. Includes a full length, leather textured coat with new filigree designs throughout and completely redesigned central belt armor. New battle greaves and pants with adorning paraphernalia add a powerful finish. Dracula himself has a new beard to complete the look.
- a 2-sided Dracula poster
As for those who pre-order the game from Best Buy, they'll receive a "Relic Rune Pack":