Reviews and Problems with Castlevania: Lament of Innocence
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20 May 2013
Summary: Brought back some memories. Runs on the same type game engine as Rygar on the PS2. All in all it still holds a play factor. If it had more options to customize with gear and weapons would have much more play and replay factor.
Summary: The title of my review basically said it all. No complex controls, no spectacular controls and or odd camera angles. This is your basic hack and slash run through game. Even though it's not all bad it's not all great. When this came out I really looked foward to it because I played most if not all the other Castlevania games for the older systems back during the day and I thought it would be cool to see this title in a more modern way.
Excellent gameplay, but severely lacking elsewhere
E. Manley, Amazon
29 May 2005
Summary: In terms of gameplay, this is a must-have. The combination of a wide variety of combat moves and enemies, excellent boss design, a killer musical score and (of course) the castlevania name make this well worthwhile. However, don't buy it for the story. The game is fun and addictive as long as you skip most of the cut-scenes. The dialogue is probably the poorest I have seen in a video game in recent years, not to mention the terrible voice acting.
Summary: Graphics:4 stars Storyline: 2 stars Gameplay: 2 stars Soundtrack: 5 stars Replay value: 3 stars Overall: 3 stars It is hard to actually know where to start on this game. While my review won't be long, it will be direct and honest. This game started out bad, the storyline was a little of the same old, same old. I thought this storyline was rather super stupid. Just watch the first part of the game, and you will see what I mean.
Summary: This game is definitely an enjoyable entry to the Castlevania series. It's got top notch graphics, awesome action platforming gameplay, and some really cool boss fights. The main problem: this doesn't FEEL like a Castlevania game. Sorry, but every place you go in this game looks the same. It feels like an extended dungeon crawl instead of an ascension to the spire of the Dark Lord's keep.
Summary: I'm a big castlevania fan who's been playing them since the first one on the old Nintendo system. And perhaps it's that dedication to the series, that I hold these games up to some slightly higher expectations than I would other games. First, off, let's start with the good things about this game. 1) It has the definate look and feel of a Castlevania game. 2) The graphics and music are excellent.
Decent ,but cannot compare to Symphony of the night
Tom Jordan "Irish_Cannibal", Amazon
26 October 2003
Summary: I have been really looking forward to this game for a long time. Honestly I am a bit let down. Symphony of the night was without a doubt the BEST Castlevania game ever, this game was made by te same people that made SOTN, but yet it isn't even close. While it is probably worth owning, it cant hold a candle next to SOTN. I am starting to think that Castlevania may not be possible to make into a 3d game that is as good as the 2d ones.
Excerpt: Age Rating: 12+ for violence. 1 Player Made by Konami PS2 Memory card required. The disappearence of his fiance takes 11th century nobleman, Leon Belmont, to a castle belonging to a vampire who has taken her. The vampire makes the task of finding Leon's fiance Sara a game and Leon must battle the monsters lurking inside this castle if he ever wants to see her again.
Pros: Great voice acting, graphics and storyline .
Summary: I don't think this is a very successful update of the Castlevania games. It's beautiful to look at, nice to listen to but I just cannot get excited by it. It lacks the confidence, zest, inventiveness of a great Castlevania title of which there are many. All the monsters are present and correct but the level design is very flat. The more primitive Snes and Nes titles are much better games simply because each new level is a fresh and different challenge.