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KONAMI UNVEILS NEW TRAILER AND DETAILS FOR CASTLEVANIA: LORDS OF SHADOW– MIRROR OF FATE

Just in time for Halloween, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today unveiled a brand new trailer and gameplay details for the action adventure title Castlevania: Lords of Shadow– Mirror of Fate.

The epic Nintendo 3DS™ title tells the story of Simon and Trevor Belmont (voiced by Alec Newman and Richard Madden respectively), both descendants of Gabriel Belmont (voiced by Robert Carlyle). Gabriel has returned as a powerful vampire called Dracula, threatening to destroy the brotherhood and anyone who stands against him.

Gabriel was also revealed to be the prince of darkness in the original Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, and an all-new prologue level allows users to control Gabriel once again before his transformation.

Developed by Mercury Steam and mixing intense combat with deep exploration elements, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow– Mirror of Fate showcases the same aesthetic and gameplay that made Castlevania: Lords of Shadow the most successful Castlevania game in the series' illustrious history.

Taking place 25 years after the events of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, this game is also a precursor to the highly anticipated Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 for the PlayStation?3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360? video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and Windows PC.

The all new two-minute trailer details the combat, platforming and challenges present in the game, while the stunning 3D locations act as a tantalizing taster of what fans can expect next year. With an estimated play-time of around 20 hours, the title will offer a suitably deep action adventure experience, and a graphical tour de force on the handheld.

The game's orchestral score by award winning composer Oscar Araujo is also showcased, adding to the suitably gothic atmosphere in a tale that explores the bonds of family and inescapable destiny.

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate will be available on Nintendo 3DS™ in early 2013.

For more information and assets, please visit: http://www.konami.com/downloads

Media Contacts:

Konami Digital Entertainment

Parnaz Taheri

310-220-8100

tp46552@konami.com

Burson-Marsteller

Allison Marsh

(310) 309-6663

Allison.Marsh@bm.com

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