WORST STEALTH SECT IONS

Castl­e­va­nia: Lords Of Shadow 2

EDGE - - THE EDGE AWARDS -

Pub­lisher Kon­ami De­vel­oper Mer­curySteam For­mat 360, PC, PS3

We un­der­stand se­quels are dif­fi­cult, as de­vel­op­ers strike a bal­ance be­tween the need to ex­pand on what came be­fore and re­tain­ing ap­peal. But the last thing

Lords Of Shadow was miss­ing was stealth, and its se­quel’s im­ple­men­ta­tion was dis­mal. Scur­ry­ing around tun­nels as a rat was bad enough, but the clunky, in­stafail sec­tion in Agreus’s gar­den was sim­ply pad-snap­pingly in­fu­ri­at­ing.

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