1. The design of Gabriel's costume in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow was based on the cover of the NES game "Simon's Quest".
2. We considered various actors for the role of Dracula including Gerard Butler and Jonathan Rhys Meyers, both of whom have played Dracula.
A new Castlevania artbook has appeared on Amazon, and by it's description and photo it seems to be artwork for the Lords of Shadow series, including the upcoming LOS2 game. The book is titled, The Art of Castlevania - Lords of Shadow, and it is by Martin Robinson, who also has other artbooks available on Amazon. The Lords of Shadow artbook is said to be 192 pages, and has a release date of March 4th, 2014. Click below to check it out, and pre-order if interested. The book's current price as of this article date is $24.77, and Amazon recently raised their free shipping limit from $25 to $35.
"The story started on the current generation of hardware, and it is only right that it concludes on it. We knew from the outset where we would take the sequel, and didn’t want to just keep churning out new versions. This is the story of a man seemingly behind redemption faced with the ultimate evil. Where do you go from there!"
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 will be released on February 25th, 2014 for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC.
New Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate Artwork - 15 new designs, with artwork of Simon, Trevor, and Gabriel Belmont, Alucard, backgrounds and scenes, and more...