Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin gives the player control of two different characters. The pair €“ vampire hunter Jonathan Morris and Charlotte Orlean; a young girl with magical abilities €“ must work to thwart a plan to resurrect Draculas Castle and unleash a reign of evil upon the unsuspecting world all within a new World War II setting.
The new setting captures the chaos and suffering the era with thousands of lost souls wandering the world in search of salvation. Desperate to escape the limbo within their exist the misguided spirits seek to rebuild Draculas Castle from its ruins and are lead by a pair of evil Vampire sisters out to resurrect their masters home for their own nefarious plans. Thrown together Jonathan and Charlotte must combine their unusual skill sets to defeat the plans and restore harmony.
- Retaining the same 2D platform realms for which the series is famed Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin uses a side-on view to over