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Konami bringing Castlevania, PES 2014 to Gamescom

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on 22 July 2013

Konami heavyweights Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 and Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 will be strutting their stuff at Gamescom next month, the company has revealed.

Both games will be playable at the Cologne-based games convention, and fresh announcements pertaining to each title will be made at the event.

Said Martin Schneider, general manager for Konami Digital Entertainment: “Konami enters gamescom at a very exciting time in its long history.

Following the successful relocation, we enter gamescom with a trio of extremely strong titles – and a chance for visitors to Cologne to go hands-on with the all-new PES 2014, the absolutely breath-taking Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, and the PC debut of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Ultimate Edition. gamescom is an essential part of the European gaming calendar, and we look forward to showing our hand and unveiling key product details as we move towards launch.”

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is currently in development at MercurySteam for PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360. The game sees the return of Gabriel Belmont, only this time he’s all vamped-out and awakens in modern times. Expect new weapons, fewer loading times and an open world setting.

PES 2014 meanwhile is the latest entry in Konami’s annual footie series, and boasts a wealth of new features. Chief among these includes the application of new tech in the shape of the Fox Engine, as well as six key concepts that make up the backbone of the action: TrueBall Tech, M.A.S.S., Heart, PES ID, Team Play, and The Core.

Gamescom runs through August 21 – 25. Stay tuned to for more information as we get it.