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Description

Haunted Castle is a 2D arcade platform game, part of the Castlevania game universe. It's the first game in the series for arcade machines.

The game's main hero is once again Simon Belmont. He wants to rescue his wife Selena from Dracula. The gameplay is simple - Simon goes from left to right and fights against various enemies - skeletons, zombies, bats, and others.

Belmont has his trusty whip and can carry one sub-weapon, like bombs. Hearts are ammo, required to use any type of sub-weapon The game has 6 levels, every one ending with a boss fight.

Screenshots

Haunted Castle Arcade Attacked by harpies
Haunted Castle Arcade Stage 3. Gotta love the hunchbacks
Haunted Castle Arcade Tried to attack the knives and turkey with fire, got hit anyway
Haunted Castle Arcade Japanese title screen

Promo Images

Haunted Castle Screenshot
Haunted Castle Screenshot
Haunted Castle Screenshot
Haunted Castle Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "悪魔城ドラキュラ" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Akumajō Dracula" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

All Game Guide Arcade 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
HonestGamers Arcade Oct 03, 2006 4 out of 10 40

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