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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.


Castlevania Nintendo 64 Annoying platforms elements
Castlevania Nintendo 64 The First Level
Castlevania Nintendo 64 Some jewels
Castlevania Nintendo 64 Fighting off a skeleton

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Castlevania Screenshot
Castlevania Screenshot
Castlevania Screenshot


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 (9493) 2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars
A Rushed and Disappointing Adventure D P (139) 2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Officiel Nintendo Magazine May, 1999 93 out of 100 93
Power Unlimited May, 1999 8.6 out of 10 86
Super Play (Sweden) May, 1999 84 out of 100 84
GameGenie 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game industry News (GiN) Apr 14, 1999 4 out of 5 80
Quebec Gamers Jan 20, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Bravo Screenfun Apr, 1999 2 out of 6 80
Nintendo Power Magazine Feb, 1999 7.9 out of 10 79
Spel för Alla Aug, 1999 7 out of 10 70
Retroguiden Feb 07, 2015 5 out of 10 50


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Roedie (5288) added Castlevania (Nintendo 64) on Sep 17, 2002