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Did Konami's latest 3D entry in the Castlevania series swoop under your radar? Whatever the case, the game contains two of the most compelling twists in gaming, and you shouldn't miss them whether you're too lazy to play it or just procrastinating. Because we at Game Informer care so much about showing you cool things, we're here to completely spoil the ending of this awesome game for you.
If you've already seen the ending and want to skip straight to the discussion between Andrew Reiner and I, start watching at 8:58.
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One of my favorite games in a long time - I think it was undervalued in several reviews. The ending did blow my mind. I have some thoughts on possible direction of the subsequent games. They could easily cover the time from the conversion of Gabriel to Dracula to present day. I mean perhaps there are components of Dracula's past that lead him to attack other Belmont's. Perhaps they go in the direction of retelling previous Castlevania games with a back story to explain why Dracula is a tragic hero and not an arch villain. No matter what, I am completely sold on this direction for the Castlevania games and cannot wait to explore more...
This has always been a classic game. Hope it lives to players expectations. Though it seems that way with the gameplay......so sad Alucard isn't in it.
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(Mind you, I haven't played it, only played the demo...but..)
by the sound of it, if they do "cop out" and go the route of making another Belmont, it could add extra character emotion into it. Sure his goal is to take down Dracula, but he may run into information of some sort explaining and/or showing how this Dracula came to be. Then when the new Belmont finally confronts "Dracula", Dracula will hit him one good time and pin him to the wall and explain the situation about how a greater evil than he is on the way. Then the new Belmont will have to decide between "Good (but evil)" (break free and kill dracula) or "Evil" (help the "bad" guy kill other bad guys)(only to be betrayed later right?) I guess.
I enjoyed this game a lot. bring on the rest mercurysteam!
Thanks for the video but I don't concider you spoiled the game for me, I just need to play it now more than ever! I can't help but wonder, If this games is the back story on how Dracula originated, then there must be a games in which the belmont feud is explained other than "Dracula is the bad guy". Also, if Dracula originated by good intentions and is fighting against Satan in this time, then the whole Belmont vs. Dracula feud is just a missunderstanding? Do Belmont clan thinks the devil's doing is Draculas fault? And whe are we going to play a game in this new direction which explains to us the titular "Dracula's Curse" on the third entry? It would be great to see this new CastleVania games go to explain the older 2D games' stories in full cinematic 3D game play! But maybe I wonder too hard, hahaha!
That was one he!! of a stellar ending. Nice Spoiled gentleman, keep this segment going, has a lot of potential as a sounding board for gamers who won't play a game and still wanna see some cool story bits, and for people who have finished it to discuss interpretations and what have you.
What if they go the route of a game that is basically 'the fall of belmont' where you get to be gabriel in the past as he descends into his darkness. I mean, there are a lot of years to cover, he musta had some pretty good times being undead.
also hasn't it basically been said this is a reboot, and not a apart of the 'official' castlevania timeline?
I knew it. I just got the game and have only made it to chapter 5, but I actually saw this coming. It makes sense if you think about it. Presumably the first Belmont becomes Dracula, which explains why defeating Dracula is always usually done by Belmonts. It makes perfect sense.
To all those who just watched this video and that's it OR haven't finished and watched this video:
You guys are idiots. The game was spectacular and watching the game/story unfold is a part of the gaming process and the purpose a company works on a game for 4 years and brings in the industry's leading man, Kojima son, for input. It's worth the money so just go play it. Read mine or GI's review for info sans spoilers.
oh idk. i thought the "real" ending with satan was great. i'm not very confidant we'll play as Dracula in the next game. remember the god of war videos were you saw kratos's brother and everything? just because its a cool video with a story premise doesn't mean its gonna be playable, right?
Since Dracula always has such awesome minions, I assume that, if one plays as Dracula, the next game will have an extensive summoning system.
yeah totally stumbled upon the "extras" menu after i beat it to enable equip of Snake's solid eye and bandanna ... unfortunately i just didn't wanna play it anymore ... curses!
I never guessed that when he fell through the window, it would be modern day. I'm guessing it will be like Darksiders and that the apocalypse will happen close to the beginning of the next game.
well for me this ending explains why the Behlmonts were always there to defeat Dracula. oh and who else noticed the bird thing with the spear from the games, and also the person using there cell phone to record Dracula's conversation
Wow now I'm more inclined to buying this game, interesting, and wtf at the last seconds o_0.
After reading all this really good info about this awesome ending I fully understand why gabe turned in to Dracula. But why in the ending is the first boss from SoTH there? I really hope there's a second part to this game
personally... i didnt like LoS that much. it had SO MUCH potential, but didnt reach it. i could go on and on about it, but ill leave this a short comment. maybe the sequel will be better... hopefully not go in a wannabe DMC direction though.