Video game developer Konami announced today via their Twitter account the official release date of their upcoming game Castlevania: Lords of Shadow-Mirror of Fate.

The Nintendo 3DS exclusive title will hit store shelves in North America on March 5, 2013.

The game takes place 25 years after the first game in the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow series, which came out in 2010 for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360.

The game’s description via Konami:

“Initially set 25 years after the events of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, Mirror of Fate will reveal the story of Gabriel’s descendants, as they battle their own destiny in each era only to discover their true, shocking fate.

Trevor Belmont, a knight of the Brotherhood of Light sets out to avenge the death of his mother, at the hands of his own father, who has now returned from years of exile to take up residence in a mysterious castle. What was once Gabriel Belmont now stands a powerful vampire called Dracula. Dracula has declared war upon the Brotherhood and thus the scene is set for a cataclysmic showdown between Father and Son!”

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow-Mirror of Fate is available for preordering now. Video game retailer GameStop is offering a preorder bonus in the form of Castlevania decals and a transparent 3DS case.

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