Castlevania shows off for Europe

This week, Gamescom is being held for the first time in Germany as Europe’s version of E3. Along with Sony’s news concerning PS3’s slimmer look and lower price, gamers have also been eagerly awaiting any new tidbits that the exhibitors might share with the crowd and so far, they haven’t disappointed.

Castlevania’s new iteration had been unveiled at E3 with little else to go on, but a new trailer from Gamescom has dropped a few more hints on what the gameplay should look like. To say that what we’ve seen so far shares reminds me of God of War would be an understatement, there’s really nothing wrong with that if the formula can work and feel like a Castelvania. Kojima Productions is involved with this which should be enough to get people excited.

While most of those that have seen the E3 trailer won’t see too much that is new, the trailer does show off a cinematic shedding a little more light on the story as well as the whip being used Tomb Raider-style in swinging through an obstacle. And it also ends with only a voice that can only belong to the series’ main villain.

Patrick Stewart (Star Trek, X-Men, Dune), , Robert Carlyle (The World is Not Enough), and Natascha McElhone (Solaris, Ronin) are listed in the trailer below in voicing the characters that you will be hearing and there’s a fourth who I’m assuming is Dracula. Rumor has it that Lucius Malfoy himself, Jason Isaacs, might be the voice taunting Gabriel at the end who can only be the vampire himself.