Good Game: Castlevania (NES)

A Good Game a day for the rest of time perhaps?

Today it’s Castlevania a 1987 action-platformer video game developed and published by Konami for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). The game takes place in the year 1691 where players control Simon Belmont who is tasked with defeating the vampire Dracula.

It is the first game in Konami’s Castlevania video game series; it was followed by two more NES games titled Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest (released for the NES in 1988) and Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse (1989). A fourth game, retelling the events of the original, was released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System and titled Super Castlevania IV.

Castlevania was positively received and financially successful. It is considered an NES classic.

Watch the video I made below showing about the first 15 minutes of the game.


Castlevania Gameplay.

Developer: Konami.
Publisher: Konami.
Platform: Microsoft Windows.
Release : 1st May 1987 (NA), 19th December 1988 (EU), 5th February 1993 (JP).
Genre: Action, platformer.