Castlevania: Lords of Shadow has received favorable reviews thus far, actually let me rephrase that. They have been very impressive with the lowest score of the lot at just 8/10.
The game has not even been released in Europe yet, that is this Friday (October 1) and already the review embargo has been lifted to show would be buyers from Europe that this game is definitely not one to miss.
With no real noticable difference between the 360 and the PS3, reviews start at 8/10 from games™, Eurogamer and Edge, 85/100 from Play Magazine, and 9/10 or more from X360 Mag, Gamesradar, OPMUK. VideoGamer and Meristation with notable reviews from Play Magazine who rated Castlevania: Lords of Shadow with 85/100, PSM3 with 94/100 and CVG.co.uk with a 9.2 rating.
Castlevania: Lord of Shadows is a reboot of the franchise set in the distant and forgotten middle ages. It’s the end of days and the undead and evil inhabit the land for which you must get rid with your character played by Gabriel Belmont, a member of the Brotherhood of Light, an elite group of knights that strive to protect against the evil chaos that has amassed on the land.