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Konami Releases Beta Gameplay Footage of Famed Hero Simon Belmont from Castlevania Franchise

A Konami press release today showed a couple of high definition photos and video of the upcoming game Castlevania game. On a side note, make sure to keep it lock as we will be attending the San Diego Comic-Con covering all of the game industry booths and games that will be present there! Konami will host a special autograph signing by Hideo Kojima, as well as Yoji Shinkawa on Thursday, July 21. They will also hold a Costume contest with yours truly participating. You have to wait and see what I am bringing to the table! Peace!

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., today released a clip of original gameplay footage of iconic vampire hunter character, Simon Belmont from the Castlevania franchise. The new video shows the early design of a young Simon Belmont in action entering Dracula’s castle to exterminate attacking ghouls during an early conceptual phase of Castlevania:Lords of Shadow, in which the character was considered to be a part of the game. Unknown to fans, this early concept video was never released as the lead character in the game eventually became Gabriel Belmont, a new protagonist that made his debut in Castlevania:Lords of Shadow.

Castlevania fans and gamers can view the new footage on the official Castlevania Facebook page Earlier this month, the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow swept the gaming industry awards at the Gamelab Conference in Barcelona, earning 8 honors including ‘Best Game’.