NEWS - Thursday, September 30, 2010

Castlevania Harmony of Despair Adds New DLC

With virtually no fanfare or warning, an expansion to Castlevania: Harmony of Despair hit the Xbox Marketplace yesterday. The "Beauty, Desire, Situation Dire" map pack costs 400 Microsoft points ($5) and adds a seventh level based in an Egyptian pyramid based on material seen in Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin.

Unlike most of the other Harmony of Despair maps, this one is rather labyrinthine. On my first playthrough I reached the boss Ashtarte with only five minutes to spare - a far cry from the usual fifteen or even twenty. She, too, is from Portrait of Ruin, and she can charm players into doing her bidding.

A glimpse of this new dungeon (above) appeared online just days after the game went live. The leaked images and videos also suggested new playable characters were on the way, but today’s expansion does not include anything of the sort; it is only the new stage and two new enemies.



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