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Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Critic Score User Score
PSP
...
4.8
PlayStation
93
4.2
SEGA Saturn
89
3.7

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 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

Acting
The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
3.4
Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
4.3
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
4.2
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
4.3
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
4.3
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
4.0
Overall User Score (211 votes)4.1

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
PlayStation 140 4.2
      Acting 3.4
      Gameplay 4.4
      Graphics 4.3
      Personal Slant 4.4
      Sound / Music 4.5
      Story / Presentation 4.1
PlayStation 3 5 4.7
      Acting 4.4
      Gameplay 4.8
      Graphics 4.6
      Personal Slant 4.8
      Sound / Music 4.8
      Story / Presentation 4.8
PSP 7 4.8
      Acting 4.4
      Gameplay 5.0
      Graphics 4.9
      Personal Slant 4.9
      Sound / Music 4.9
      Story / Presentation 4.7
PS Vita 2 5.0
      Acting 5.0
      Gameplay 5.0
      Graphics 5.0
      Personal Slant 5.0
      Sound / Music 5.0
      Story / Presentation 5.0
SEGA Saturn 38 3.7
      Acting 3.5
      Gameplay 3.8
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.8
      Story / Presentation 3.7
Xbox 360 19 3.6
      Acting 3.1
      Gameplay 3.7
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.8
      Story / Presentation 3.6


User Reviews

What is Symphony of the Night? A fantastic pile of RPG platforming! PlayStation Cor 13 (172685)
It was not by my hand that I am once again given a disc...I was called here by...HUMANS...who wished to play a kick-ass Castlevania. PlayStation Satoshi Kunsai (1811)
It's better than sliced bread - and sliced bread is pretty damn good! PlayStation SkysTheLimit (6)
The Ultimate Sidescrolling Platformer PlayStation Seth Barkan (3)
Best in the series PlayStation Sam Tinianow (98)
One of the greatest Playstation games ported over to the Saturn. SEGA Saturn Joshua Price (28)
Black Eagle_79 PlayStation St├ęphane Papov (2)