Excerpt: Castlevania: Rebirth is not meant to be a step forward for the series. It's supposed to be an old school entry. The graphics, while not original, actually look very nice in HD. The game's graphics are roughly the same quality as the Symphony of the Night HD Remix available on XBOX Live.
Excerpt: To make things clear, this is "classic" castlevania gameplay, not the newer Metroid style mostly used since Symphony of the Night. Rebirth is a remake of the original 1989 "Castlevania: The Adventure" for the Game boy.
Excerpt: Mega Man 9 wowed me. It was the sweet spot between subtle innovation and classic feel. The music was spot on to making that experience, and it really showed what a retro revisit could be. I can go on and on about what Mega Man did right.
Excerpt: Kind of a scathing indictment in text, and yet the score is relatively decent. Tack on the weird Metacritic interpretation (67%), and well, this game kinda got hosed by you guys. Ah well...to each his own. I love it, personally.
Excerpt: I've been on kind of a Castlevania kick as of middle of 2009, as of where I've been revisiting most of the old school titles thanks in part to the Wii Virtual Console. So I was really intrested in hearing about this little 16-bit facelift to what was widely considered one of the worst (if not, THE...
Summary: So hard und so simpel wie die alten Spiele mit weiteren Einstellungsmöglichkeiten für Anfänger und Masochisten gleichermaßen. Ich hätte mehr eher eine Steuerung wie in Super Castlevania für den SNES gewünscht, aber hier bekommt man eben einen sehr klassisches NES-Stil geboten.