The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Overall User Score (67 votes)4.0

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
NES 59 3.9
      AI 3.5
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 4.2
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 4.2
      Story / Presentation 3.9
Nintendo 3DS Awaiting 5 votes...
Wii 8 3.8
      AI 3.9
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 3.4
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 3.7
Wii U Awaiting 5 votes...

User Reviews

The last and best Castlevania installment for the NES NES Multimedia Mike (19813)
A must play, the best NES game made NES Scott G (794)
Castlevania III: Action-Packed! Non-Linear! Dracula's Son! NES ETJB (450)
A slight disappointment NES TheNightWalker (16)