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In Castlevania: Curse of Darkness you play Hector, a former Dracula servant and a Devil Forgemaster, who disowns his dark gifts and aims to live a normal life. This event left Dracula vulnerable to the attacks of the Belmont clan. Now that Dracula is vanished, you must fight back the curse cast upon all Europe. There is but one problem, another Dracula servant does not approve with your plan.

Being a Devil Forgemaster now gives the player an ability to forge familiars to fight by your side. As the player himself, they have levels and they can even morph to a different stage depending which weapon you use to fight with them.

The game has some basic role-playing elements such as character attributes and experience. Unlike Castlevania: Lament of Innocence, you are now able to use many types of weapons: Axes, swords, spears, knuckles and even shields for example. You can also craft your own weapons either by using an existing weapon as a base, and having some additional material such as bronze, steel and aluminium or having an extra amount of materials.

The battle system allows you to lock on to an enemy and hit them with multiple combos. You have some control on your Innocent Devil, and can command it to use certain skills, guard you and join the fight.


Castlevania: Curse of Darkness PlayStation 2 Status screen
Castlevania: Curse of Darkness PlayStation 2 Intro: Hector posing in the rain.
Castlevania: Curse of Darkness PlayStation 2 Combine menu: List of swords you can forge
Castlevania: Curse of Darkness PlayStation 2 Innocent Devil menu: Here you can see it's abilities and stats

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Alternate Titles

  • "悪魔城ドラキュラ 闇の呪印" -- Japanese spelling
  • "恶魔城:黑暗的诅咒" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "CV: CoD" -- Informal abbreviation
  • "Akumajo Dracula: Yami no Juin" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews Xbox Nov 04, 2005 8.6 out of 10 86
Deaf Gamers PlayStation 2 2006 7.3 out of 10 73
GamesRadar PlayStation 2 Feb 28, 2006 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy Xbox Nov 11, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gamezine PlayStation 2 Feb 05, 2006 14 out of 20 70
Game Chronicles PlayStation 2 Nov 17, 2005 6.9 out of 10 69
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Xbox Nov 21, 2005 67 out of 100 67
GameSpot Xbox Nov 04, 2005 6.7 out of 10 67
Gamekult PlayStation 2 Feb 16, 2006 5 out of 10 50
Game Revolution PlayStation 2 Dec 08, 2005 C- 42


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