A member of the Brotherhood of Light, Gabriel protects innocent people from the supernatural. Motivated by the murder of his wife Marie, Gabriel Belmont seeks out to claim the power of the Lords of Shadow. Ultimately he intends to obtain the God Mask to bring back his murdered wife.
Unlock 40 combos with the Combat Cross and combine its melee skills with the Light and Shadow magic system. You can also scale walls, rappel, and swing across gaps using the Combat Cross to solve puzzles and discover areas. Vampires and werewolves still appear in this series of Castlevania, along with new enemies like trolls, spiders, and goblins.
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is undoubtedly a great game. The beautiful waterfalls, sinister forests, and deep ravines comprise the stunningly rich environment, and the soundtrack fits well with the game. Two boss battles, Lords of Shadow and Titan battle, are very memorable. The game lasts for 15-20 hours depending on the difficulty.
Taking the 7th spot in Ten Most Anticipated Games of 2010, Lords of Shadow gets 85 stars out of 100. And while most gamers and critics has only good words about this game, some have a different take; puzzles are too easy, game stages were ripoffs from other games, lacks the gothic atmosphere, or that it's now in 3D. Still, Lords of Shadow won People's Choice Award at the E3 Convention in 2010, and that's definitely something.