Konami has announced a Castlevania game for iOS called Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls. This is another entry for the Castlevania series for iOS devices but there is no release date yet for the game.
Users of iOS devices can sign up here for a Japanese closed beta testing of the game. People who are selected will be emailed in the month of May.
At the beginning of the game, there is finally peace in the world after Count Dracula is defeated. However, the main character, Arika, receives a letter stating that the vampire has been revived. To find out the truth behind the letter, the main character goes after the sender.
The game has multiplayer in the form of co-op final bosses with four players, the possibility for four players to compete against four other players and to bring each other back to life.
Besides Arika and Dracula, other characters from the series also come into play, including Simon Belmont, Alucard and Marie. A release date and a prize have not yet been announced.
Below you can see the first screenshots and overview of the game story and system provided on the official site.
The future where Earl Dracula completely disappeared. It seemed like eternal peace had come to the world.
However, with a single letter delivered under Araki Gensui, an end was going to be struck in the peaceful era.
“The Count of Dracula where the magic book went awry revived” In order to ascertain the meaning of the word written in the letter, Mr Arima visited the sender of the letter…
In addition to the familiar solo play in the series, an exhilarating battle where you can enjoy a fight with up to 4 people!
Strengthen your favourite characters and challenge your mighty enemies to stand!
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