Wonder what the vampires of Hideo Kojima and MercurySteam's take on the Castlevania franchise will look like? Well, there you go. Keep in mind this is *a* vampire, not *the* vampire, according to producer David Cox.

What do you think? How are your hype levels for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, particularly after having seen this Dracula underling? I'm more excited than I have been for any of the 3D Castlevania games, but I've also played three 3D Castlevania games, so it won't take much at this point.

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