The lights are on
Konami has revealed the release dates for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow HD Collection. The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 bundles will include Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, both pieces of DLC (Reverie and Resurrection), and an HD update to the 3DS' Mirror of Fate. It will also include a demo for Lords of Shadow 2.
Konami says that North America will get the game on November 5. European dates are November 8 in the UK and November 7 everywhere else in Europe. The collection will cost $39.99, and the DLC, Mirror of Fate, and the demo are all included as vouchers (and not on the disc).
Our TakeI was late to the party on Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, and it's well worth playing. The Reverie and Resurrection DLC packs are critical for narrative purposes, and while I wouldn't recommend buying them a la carte, their inclusion is critical to the story.
I haven't yet played Mirror of Fate, and I'm excited to give that a try when it hits home consoles. In short, if you have any interest in Castlevania, this origin story should be on your must-play list.