E3 2012: Alucard Gets His Own “Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate” Trailer

Get a look at a new boss character as well as the return of half-vampire monster hunter Alucard in this extended trailer.

I’m probably spending way more words than are absolutely necessary on the characters appearing in the 2.5D Lords of Shadow sequel heading to the 3DS this fall, but there it is. I’m an unapologetic fan of Alucard.

Mirror of Fate, which will be available this fall, brings together multiple generations of the Belmont clan and reveals that Dracula, the family’s eternal nemesis, is in fact Gabriel Belmont. How Alucard fits into the mix exactly isn’t clear, but the addition of Dracula’s son has this quality-by-association effect, and it’s hard not to think of backwards Dracula without thinking about the masterful Symphony of the Night.

Now here’s hoping he makes an appearance in the console sequel to Lords of Shadow when that makes its debut sometime in the future.

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