Castlevania Lords of Shadow  Mirror of Fate demo stakes out Feb 28 launch
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate is set to receive a demo on the 3DS eShop later this month. Those eager to try out the latest chapter in the Belmont saga will be able to whip out their 3DS and download the demo on February 28.

The full game will launch on March 5 in both retail and eShop flavors.

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KONAMI ANNOUNCES DEMO FOR CASTLEVANIA: LORDS OF SHADOW- MIRROR OF FATE



Free Demo to Offer Fans a Sneak Peek at New Action-Packed Game via Nintendo eShop on February 28: Full Game Also Downloadable via Nintendo eShop on March 5





Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced a playable demo for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate will be available on the Nintendo 3DS™ system via download in the Nintendo eShop February 28. The full game will also be available for download via the Nintendo eShop on launch day, March 5.



The free demo will showcase intense whip combat, deep platforming, exploration and spectacular visuals of the highly anticipated title. Players control Trevor Belmont as he takes down the various creatures and minions of Dracula's fortress. Gamers can also master the combat cross, deal damage with the boomerang, collect hearts and knight scrolls, and face off against the mighty executioner in a battle to the death.



Developed by Mercury Steam, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate takes place 25 years after the events of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, and is a precursor to the highly anticipated and recently announced Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and Windows PC. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate reveals the story of Gabriel Belmont's descendants, Simon and Trevor Belmont, as they battle their own destiny only to discover their true, shocking fate.



The Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate demo will be available via download in the Nintendo eShop February 28. The full game will also be available for download via Nintendo eShop and through retailers on launch day, March 5.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.