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Castlevania (Nintendo 64)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
80
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2.9
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Description

Konami's long-running series of Castlevania games makes its debut on the N64. The traditional 2D graphics have been left behind; this is the first Castlevania game in 3D. However, the goal of the game remains the same: kick some vampire butt as you battle the evil Count Dracula and his minions in this platformer.

The player can either choose to be Reinhardt Schneider (for traditional "whip action") or Carrie Fernandez (who uses magical powers). Both characters are given an own story line. A new feature is the presence of an in-game clock that switches the game time from day to night.

Screenshots

Castlevania Nintendo 64 Start Menu
Castlevania Nintendo 64 The First Boss
Castlevania Nintendo 64 Tiger beast
Castlevania Nintendo 64 Fighting off a skeleton

Alternate Titles

  • "悪魔城ドラキュラ黙示録" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Castlevania 64" -- Informal title
  • "Akumajou Dracula Apocalypse" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

I guess it won't do DreinIX (9422) 2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars
A Rushed and Disappointing Adventure D P (124) 2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars

The Press Says

Officiel Nintendo Magazine May, 1999 93 out of 100 93
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 13, 1999 18 out of 20 90
RPGFan Feb 13, 1999 86 out of 100 86
Power Unlimited May, 1999 8.6 out of 10 86
Super Play May, 1999 84 out of 100 84
GameSpot Jan 27, 1999 8.2 out of 10 82
IGN Jan 27, 1999 8.2 out of 10 82
Game industry News (GiN) Apr 14, 1999 4 out of 5 80
Nintendo Power Magazine Feb, 1999 7.9 out of 10 79
The Video Game Critic Jun 19, 2003 B 75

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Roedie (5226) added Castlevania (Nintendo 64) on Sep 17, 2002