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Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness (Nintendo 64)

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Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness is the sequel to the first Castlevania Nintendo 64 adventure. Although at war with the same enemy in the same castle, you must fight as 4 different characters, with improved graphics and a new look to certain areas that appeared in the original.

To begin with, set 8 years before the events that took place in Castlevania, the Count has kidnapped the young sister of Cornell, a powerful werewolf. As Cornell, you must battle your way through the castle and defeat Dracula to save your sister.

Once completing the game as Cornell, you take up the role of Henry, a demon-hating hero who must save captured children from the hands of Dracula within a set time limit.

After that, you can then take on Dracula once again as the original heroes of Castlevania 64, Reinhardt Schneider and Carrie Fernandez, and re-live the events of the previous game through new and improved surroundings.


Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness Nintendo 64 Stage two, Forest of Silence. Cornell is getting back to his human form.
Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness Nintendo 64 The story unfolds...
Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness Nintendo 64 Ingame options screen.
Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness Nintendo 64 This game's happenings take place 8 years before the previous Castlevania title on N64.

Alternate Titles

  • "悪魔城ドラキュラ黙示録外伝 ~レジェンドオブコーネル~" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Akumajou Dracula Mokushiroku Gaiden: The Legend of Cornell " -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

A mildly fun Castlevania with too much wasted potential Diogo Ribeiro (329) 2.2 Stars2.2 Stars2.2 Stars2.2 Stars2.2 Stars

The Press Says

That Gaming Site Oct 26, 2009 9.5 out of 10 95
games xtreme Jun 25, 2000 9.1 out of 10 91
Total! (Germany) Feb, 2000 2 out of 6 80
GamesCollection Sep 02, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Quebec Gamers Jan 20, 2003 7.5 out of 10 75
Gaming Target Jun 26, 2000 7.4 out of 10 74
GameSpot Dec 10, 1999 7.3 out of 10 73
Super Play Feb, 2000 7 out of 10 70
The Video Game Critic Nov 17, 2013 B- 67 Mar 15, 2000 13 out of 20 65


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The back cover of the manual for Hybrid Heaven had a small preview ad for this game. Back then, its title was Castlevania: Special Edition.

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Kartanym (10766) added Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness (Nintendo 64) on Aug 12, 2002