Old-school 2D castle crawling is alive and well, as Konami has released Castlevania Harmony of Despair onto the PlayStation Network. Not only is it an homage to the series’ retro classics the gaming community fell in love with decades ago, but it’s also a multiplayer experience with new levels.
Get some online friends together with their holy water and crosses equipped, and you’re good to go. New to this version is six player online multiplayer, while four vampire hunters can play together offline.
Pick it up now for $14.99 and slay those monsters haunting those dusty old castles.
Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced Castlevania Harmony of Despair is now available for download for PlayStation®3 via the PlayStation®Network. Designed by the legendary producer of the Castlevania series, Koji Igarashi, Castlevania Harmony of Despair introduces an all-new 6 player online multi-player mode, in addition to an offline multi-player mode for up to 4 players. Also added into this version for free is the ‘Beauty, Desire, Situation Dire’ Map pack, which includes the Pyramid of Ruin level, as well as additional characters Julius Belmont and Yoko Belnades.
Castlevania Harmony of Despair features the classic renowned fast paced, 2D side-scrolling action the series is known for, as vampire hunters from throughout the series come together to return Dracula to his eternal slumber. Joining forces with friends, up to 6 players can explore massive levels inspired by the worlds of Castlevania Dawn of Sorrow, Portrait of Ruin and Order of Ecclesia via online co-op play.
With a combo attack system that allows players to unleash devastating attacks and fight the forces of darkness, Castlevania Harmony of Despair also enables gamers to discover hidden locations, special items, and equipment to help in their quest. Fearless players can also engage in competitive Survival Mode with friends, while the best players on the leaderboard can upload replay data and share their information. Featuring detailed 2D art and follow-up downloadable content for new characters and levels, Castlevania Harmony of Despair unleashes an unforgettable Castlevania experience for PlayStation fans.
Castlevania Harmony of Despair is now available for PlayStation Network for $14.99.