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Castlevania (Nintendo 64)

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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 The First Boss
Castlevania Nintendo 64 Some jewels
Castlevania Nintendo 64 Start Menu
Castlevania Nintendo 64 Annoying platforms elements

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
Power Unlimited May, 1999 8.6 out of 10 86
GameSpot Jan 27, 1999 8.2 out of 10 82
GameGenie 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Quebec Gamers Jan 20, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Nintendo Power Magazine Feb, 1999 7.9 out of 10 79
The Video Game Critic Jun 19, 2003 B 75
Spel för Alla Aug, 1999 7 out of 10 70
Game Revolution Feb 01, 1999 C- 42


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