Summary: I've played many Castlevanias in the past and was a bit disappointed by the new style of game. I miss the story line and adventure of the past Castlevanias. That being said, the graffics are great and if you like straight fighter games, you'll enjoy it.
Summary: Fighting game gurus and highly competitive gamers would probably want to stay away from this one due to it's very simplistic and unbalanced fighting system. However, if you're a Castlevania fan, this game is definitely worth a look at. Some may not like the new character designs that were done by the same artist of the Death Note anime series, but I think they're pretty cool. The music is true to the series and sounds as great as ever.
Summary: OK, I'll start out by saying that I understand why so many people aren't a big fan of this, primarily Wii gamers who wanted their own Castlevania title (me included); the decision to forego a big-ass adventure title in lieu of a fighting game due to a bit of a BS-y decision (people might hurt their wrists swinging the Wii-mote back and forth!!) was wrong-headed in itself. After all, we didn't WANT a fighting game!
Summary: I'm a fan of fighting games. From Mortal Kombat (the original) to Street Fighter and Virtual Fighter -- I've been playing them for ages. On top of that, I really liked Castlevania. I used to play it when I was a kid (Castlevania II: Simon's Quest was the first I'd played), so there was nostalgia there, as well. Honestly, I really wanted to like this game, but I just can't.
Summary: I bought this game over the summer. While it isn't the best game overall, especially in a series with as much acclaim as Castlevania, it CAN provide some degree of fun. The controls may seem dumb and frustrating, but the game does have a degree of challenge to it. And no, the controls are not what's challenging. Certain stages can use the hazards around to make the already frustrating fight that much more frustrating.
Marshall Carter "Ornery Gamer, Fiend Club Member", Amazon
24 October 2010
Summary: Castlevania Judgment really isn't half as bad as everyone says it is. The first thing to do is to throw out the Wiimote waggle controls (which just don't feel naturally accessible at all) and just use the Classic or Gamecube controller. If you'll do that, you won't have to fight against the waggle controls and the game is far more enjoyable.