CASTLEVANIA is actually my favorite video game franchise of all time. Oh no…I'm serious. This is the series that has kept me coming back for years now, one that I have very fond nostalgic memories for and just can't seem to get enough of. My first experience with CASTLEVANIA was actually the second entry in the franchise, the second game I ever played for NES back when I was a wee little lad of 5 or 6. I was mesmerized by the 8-bit gothic presentation, by the lively soundtrack…I … more
Just finished this, so I wanted to share my initial impressions. First of all, I think this is an extremely solid interactive experience. Magnificent production values, good story, creative reworking of classic CASTLEVANIA mythology, a combat system with depth, nicely balanced variety of gameplay types (platforming, puzzles and combat all have equal attention), all wrapped up in a single player campaign that is truly EPIC in scope (the main game will easily take you about 30+ hours to complete the … more
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