Well I am 2 days into Castlevania Lords of Shadow for Xbox 360 and so far it’s been a nice experience (despite glitches).
The first thing I must point out is that, like most new games these days, you could say this game is “like” a million other games. Action resembles God of War, perspective seems a little Devil May Cry-ish, platforming is very Prince of Persia, there are the now-common on screen prompts during battles and such that are reminisce of Resident Evil 5, and even massive battles similar to Shadow of the Colossus.
I’ve been playing on easy and have only died 3 or 4 times. Falling from a ledge results in a small clip of you falling, and then you start back on the ledge you fell from, minus a little health…
unless of course you are me and this happens to you: