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Castlevania

by KingEffingFrost

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Original Thread: The Hard Games Thread!

If you liked this LP, you might also like Final Fantasy VI: Brave New World by Mega64 and Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia by Captain Flame Guy

Introduction

I'm really enjoying all of the Contra videos, but what about that other difficult Konami platformer franchise? You know...



Castlevania lays the groundwork for a lot of future games. Originally released in 1986 on the Famicom Disk System, Castlevania's simple but devilish level design, cool sub-weapons, excellent soundtrack, and thoroughly premise (beat Dracula to death with a whip) made it incredibly popular. It's spawned an absurd number sequels and spinoffs that range from incredibly fun and excellent to inscrutably awful. The original Castlevania certainly shows its age these days, but it's still fun, and you can see all the bits and pieces that show up in future games, both Castlevania related and otherwise. If you want to play it yourself, you can find it for your 3DS on the Nintendo eShop. It's pretty cheap, so I'd definitely recommend giving it a shot.

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