By Quinton Miles
Konami of Europe announced earlier this morning a new [i]Castlevania[/i] title in the works for the Nintendo DS. Being set in the year 2036, the game will continue the storyline of the Game Boy Advances’ [i]Aria of Sorrow[/i] and will feature the 2D classic gameplay that fans have come to love from the series, along with exclusive DS features like the Magic Seal system.
“The game’s rich storyline and strong characters coupled with the adoption of the new technology in the Nintendo DS has allowed us to bring the series to a whole new level” says Hans-Joachim Amann, Head of Product Management of Konami of Europe. “By utilising the Nintendo DS’ sophisticated capabilities such as the Dual Screen functionality and Touch Screen technology, we are able to bring a fresh new dimension to this title and provide a truly unique gameplay experience for the gamer.”
[i]Castlevania DS[/i] is on its way to Europe later this year. No American version has been announced as of yet, but check with Mygamer for more updates.