Nintendo responsible for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate distribution across Europe

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Nintendo will be responsible for sales, marketing and distribution of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate across Europe, having signed a distribution agreement with Konami, who will remain as publisher.

The anticipated Nintendo 3DS exclusive, which will release on March 8th, will see players assume the role of multiple members of the Belmont family across different eras, each with their own unique abilities and skills.

Taking place 25 years following the events of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, the game will reveal the story of Gabriel Belmont’s descendants, Simon and Trevor Belmont, as they pursue their destiny only to discover their own shocking fate.

Trevor, a knight of the Brotherhood of Light, quests to avenge the death of his mother by Gabriel, his father, who now resides in a mysterious castle. Gabriel has now become the powerful vampire Dracula, declared war upon the Brotherhood and so the scene is set for a cataclysmic showdown between father and son.

“There is a rich history of Castlevania games launching on Nintendo consoles dating back to the original Castlevania game which launched on the NES in the 80s,” commented Laurent Fischer, managing director of marketing, PR & distributor markets at Nintendo of Europe. “We are really proud to be partnering with Konami once again to bring the latest instalment in the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow franchise to Nintendo 3DS.”

Konami’s European president Shinji Hirano adds, “Nintendo 3DS is the perfect platform to release the latest installment in the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow franchise. Because of the console’s unique 3D capabilities and graphical power this will be the best looking portable Castlevania experience ever and will give fans of the series thrilling action on the go.”

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate will be available across Europe on March 8th, and you can catch the latest trailer below:

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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