Castlevania (N64): Dracula gets resurrected when a virgin gets sacrificed. We b ...
7 May 2007
Summary: Here is the first ever CastleVania game done in the dreaded 3D. Now I know some people that liked it and thought it was one of the best action games for the N64 while I know others that totally hated and wanted to burn the cartridges and go over to Japan to kick the Konami developers right in the nuts.
Pros: The game has a lot of different stages and the two heroes are cool.
Cons: The jumping and camera control can be very tricky.
Summary: This game was made by Konami and came out in 1987. Its a one player action game. Transylvania has some trouble with the local vampire Dracula, and it`s up to Simon Belmont to trek through his castle to stop him. You play Simon. Each round is pretty easy and you just try to get to the end. Before that there are enemys that try to stop you. These change from round to round. There are monsters such as bats, skeletons, knights, fire breathing statues etc.
Summary: Having enjoyed playing Castlevania on the Super Nintendo I was eagerly awaiting the release of this game. Initially the game did not disappoint, after I had mastered the somewhat awkard game play. Having found the new 64 format hard to grasp I decided to play the game on the 'easy' mode, figuring that I would go through the game at this stage and then complete it at a harder level when I was a bit more experienced.
Summary: I was a little disappointed with this game. The graphics could have been better especially when it is on the N64. The storyline really sucked. The game is also incredibly hard and it should have played easier like SOTN. The music made me very mad because the soundtrack was not nearly as good as Symphony of the Night. It could have been more like Symphony of the Night like being RPG based, longer, and a better soundtrack.
Summary: Castlevania on the gameboy was difficult to control and at times very frustrating as this could hamper jumps needed to very delicate. This gave a lot of satisfaction to completing the game however. The N64 incarnation is not much different, it's quite difficult to control although there is the added bonus of having a 3D view which can make things even more difficult.
Summary: Castlevania for N64 starts out very disappointingly, you rapidly discover that the control system and camera angle choices makes accurate jumping incredibly hard. To make maters worse within the first half hour of gameplay you will need to jump accurately to progress. What this means is that you spend the first hour or two of gameplay struggling to master the art of jumping in Castlevania.
Pros: It's Castlevania, and has some nice locations.
Excerpt: Si torna ancora una volta in Transilvania, nelle vicinanze del tenebroso castello di Dracula, pronto nuovamente a risvegliarsi dopo cento anni di sonno inviolabile. E, ancora una volta, tocca ai discendenti della famiglia Belmont fermarlo prima che sia tr ...