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Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse (NES)

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Written by  :  Scott G (731)
Written on  :  Feb 13, 2006
Platform  :  NES
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Summary

A must play, the best NES game made

The Good

Programming was easy, and simple to follow. You could choose your own path from time to time, and pick your own partners if you wanted them.

This game was pretty good on a musical sense, but I still felt left out because of Konami's custom sound chip, the VRC-6 only available on the Famicom system in Japan.

Bosses were tough, but not impossible.

Graphically, the background is great, but the tiles were no upgrade from Castlevania I and II.

The Bad

Level 5A, 7A, 7B, 9 and 10 slowly move in part of it. once you head off the screen, youre dead.

Again, In Japan this game may look and feel the same, but its not the same as the North American version.

The Bottom Line

This game will not disappoint anyone, regardless if youre into action games or not, everyone should play this game.