It's official: Castlevania for PS2 This Fall

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  1. Morgan Jolley

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    Awwwww YEAH!!!! I've been waiting SOOOO long for this! I have VERY high hopes for this one.
     
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    Excellent news! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Too bad we don't have more details at this stage. Will it be 2D, or 2.5D like Klonoa 2? Or something else entirely?
     
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    yawn......
























    just joking....second best news I've heard this year.
     
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    Great, great news! [​IMG]

    My bet is that it will be a Klonoa-esque 2D game. Expectations will be high for this one.

    ~j
     
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    Yeah I'd expect 2.5D as well (like Contra: Shattered Soldier). Hopefully they implement some sort of 2 player mode too!
     
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    Suite. This will be teh 3l33+ [email protected] title of the year.

    Seriously, though. Cool.
     
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    Considering who's handling the project, I'm more than optimistic.
     
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    Great news. I'm hoping for a 2D game, but will take a Contra-esque 2D game in a heartbeat.
     
  11. Morgan Jolley

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    Checking out the Gamers.com article, they mentioned a quote from the director about what direction he wants to go in. Based on that, I'm guessing it'll be 2.5D or something between that and 3D.

    Also, the game takes place in Transylvania.
     
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    Good news indeed! Let's all sit down and pray for 2-D...
     
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    Following the latest showing of "The New King of Racing Games", this is the best news to come along in a long while.

    Too bad it's not going to be a straight 2D, side-scrolling affair (graphically, that is) but I guess you can't have it all.
     
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    It's starting to look like this E3 could beat last year's.
     
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    This is fantastic news. SotN is one of my favorite games of all time - if this new one is even a fraction as good, I'll be in heaven. It's reassuring to know that the same producer will be working on the new Castlevania. By the way, SotN had an absolutely incredible soundtrack. Truly an all-time great.
     
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    In the New EGM, they list it as not known whether it will be 2-d or 3-d. However the new producer says a 3-d will work, it just hasnt been done right so far. I dunno. He also hints a 2-d I think. I wish it was 2-d with 3-d thrown in some ALA Contra SS.
     
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    It's going to be something like Pandemonium from what I've been told, i.e. everything is 3D but the gameplay is locked into 2D on twisting and turning paths (a step beyond Contra SS).

    The game will not be traditional 2D, sadly.
     

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