Castlevania: Harmony of Despair dated

Along with other XBLA summer releases

Microsoft has confirmed that the awesome-looking Castlevania: Harmony of Despair will be out on August 4.

Other titles in its 'Summer of Arcade' lineup are Limbo out July 21, Hydro Thunder Hurricane releasing July 28, Monday Night Combat coming August 11 and Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light on August 18. All share the same pricetag of 1200 MS Points.

Our highlight of those, Castlevania, gives you and up to five other players control of heroes from the various Castlevania games of past, with the freedom to explore huge 2D castles and environments with the awesome pixel art of the DS games, Dawn of Sorrow, Portrait of Ruin and Order or Ecclesia.

Currently an XBLA exclusive, Konami has acknowledged that a PSN version is "possible".