#gm0032 - Published and produced by Konami Corporation, and Released in 1986 by Nintendo, Castlevania quickly became a Classic game in the NES stable of winners. This increasingly rare gem is becoming harder to find in this condition. A major reason that people love this game is because it has an amazing theme and story line. It's darker style was a departure from the usual NES fare. An evil Count named Dracula has been defeated by Trevor Belmont, but after 100 years of undead sleep, he has come back to life in 16th century Europe. He now sets about to conquer the world with his army of the walking dead. In this game you play Simon Belmont. Since only the descendants of the Trevor Belmont family can begin to have a chance to stop him, it's up to you to save the day. The game begins easy enough, but gets progressively more difficult in the later levels where it will only takes about four hits for the more powerful bad guys to defeat you. You must use different skills in each level to defeat the diverse enemies. You start off with only faith, your wits, and the trusty Belmont family whip to defeat the army of evil. But you can pick up useful tools, potions and weapons along your journey to help you. And you will need it all to survive in this game. When you kill your enemies, you collect the hearts and money to improve your weapons and strength. Another plus is the top notch music score. And each stage comes with it's own weird and unique soundtrack, not to mention those great interesting sound effects! All in all a great game and a must for any NES collection. The japanese version of this game for Famicom is entitled "Akumajo Dracula," meaning, "Demon Castle Dracula."
- UPC: 083717110040
- Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)
- Region: NTSC
- ESRB Rating: "T" for Teens
- Genre: Action / Adventure
- Condition: Pre-owned excellent condition
This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 08 March, 2014.