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Castlevania the Adventure ReBirth
7.8 out of 10

Castlevania the Adventure ReBirth

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Overall 7
7.0

Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth review

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: All-new, yet retro-designed, Nice old-fashioned challenge, No need to backtrack
  • Cons: Does't look particularly nice, Rigid and unforgiving platforming, Won't satisfy those wanting exploration
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Overall 8
7.5

Expert Review

Realm of Gaming
30 December 2011
  • Excerpt: Konami beckons you back to basics. They've taken a break from the Metroid build and revived the retro structure with Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth . It's not only structure that returns. There's something in the quality of the music that stirs memories of pumping quarters into Vs.
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Review: Castlevania the Adventure: ReBirth (WiiWare)

Diehard GameFAN
4 June 2010
  • Summary: Castlevania the Adventure: ReBirth is a short but excellent platformer that harks back to the 8 and 16-bit eras of the franchise. The game manages to look stylish and retro at the same time and boasts a remixed soundtrack that is literally a “best of” collection of tracks from previous Castlevania...
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Overall 8
7.6

Castlevania: The Adventure Rebirth

Game Over Online
1 June 2010
  • Excerpt: First released on the original Game Boy in 1989, Castlevania: The Adventure has returned two decades later with a re-imagined level layout, some gameplay upgrades, and a far more impressive color palette.
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

Game and Player
3 April 2010
  • Excerpt: o weapon is as satisfying to use against hordes of flea-men as the whip. I shun any is not a game I shun. If anything, the game shuns me. It punishes, provokes, and tells me I'm not worthy; that my childhood reflexes have dried up. All I can do is prove that I am no quitter.
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Overall 8
8.1
Gameplay 8
8.0
Looks 9
8.5

Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth (Wii) - Review

VGChartz
26 February 2010
  • Excerpt: Konami continues to successfully deliver new installments of their Rebirth series with Castlevania the Adventure Rebirth for the WiiWare. Although the new episode still shares the old ‘Castlevania Adventure’ moto from the 1989 Gameboy release, it’s really a new game of the ‘Vampire Hunter’ saga, and...
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Overall 8
7.5

Storming the castle again.

Game Revolution
26 January 2010
  • Conclusion: I still don't get the doubly-capitalized monicker "ReBirth" that Konami has been giving its retro-inspired downloadable games ( Gradius ReBirth , Contra ReBirth ), but since I already beat that horse to death, saw it become undead, and then beat it to death again, I'll refrain from that.
  • Pros: Much better than previous games, Brings back the 8-bit glory, Some 'new' additions feel unnecessary, Totally want a , now!
  • Cons: Not much of a personality, None of the additions from, Fairly short with little replay value
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Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth

Game Revolution
26 January 2010
  • Excerpt: Storming the castle again. I still don't get the doubly-capitalized monicker "ReBirth" that Konami has been giving its retro-inspired downloadable games ( Gradius ReBirth , Contra ReBirth ), but since I already beat that horse to death, saw it become undead, and then beat it to death again, I'll...
  • Pros: Much better than previous, Brings back the 8-bit glory, Not much of a personality, None of the additions from, Fairly short with little replay value
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Overall 9
9.0

Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth

Gamer Limit
21 January 2010
  • Conclusion: Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth is one of the best retro games I can ever remember playing. Some gamers might find it to be too short or too antiquated, but it definitely holds its own when compared to the old games that established the series.
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Overall 8
8.0

Castlevania the Adventure ReBirth Review

GamerNode
18 January 2010
  • Excerpt: The Castlevania series is a franchise that has struggled with an identity crisis. The first Castlevania introduced the world to a gothic side-scrolling adventure. The sequel, Simon’s Quest , introduced RPG elements and tried to vary the formula.
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