One Sentence Reviews: Castlevania Series

Simon’s Quest = Great Ideas slog to play
3 = hates the player too difficult
1 = near perfect by accident
CoM = “Awake” is a great song
HoD = Soundtrack rules, boring otherwise
LoI = lol this rules

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which version of 3 did you play?

PORTRAIT OF RUIN IS MAXIMUM CLUTTERVANIA

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portrait of ruin has very nice obsidian hallways

Was hoping for a one sentence review of the whole series

@Rudie no u

Do it.

Symphony of the Night is falling down a manhole and finding a hidden city of assholes who want to murder you

Symphony of the Night is about my fucked up relationship with my dad

Harmony of Dissonance is a one trick pony, but that trick is very fucking good

Circle of the Moon is Reese’s Grape Jelly Cups

Aria of Sorrow is the best Symphony of the Night fan game

Castlevania 3 is fine, I guess

Castlevania is perfectly designed for NegaCania

Super Castlevania 4 has a unique sound effect for the lid opening on a treasure chest filled with gold after you jump off of it

Castlevania 2: I’ve never played it

Despite my name I don’t actually like most Castlevania games that much.

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Castlevania: Dracula’s back! And he’s pissed!
Castlevania II: Dracula’s back again! And he’s pissed!
Castlevania III: Dracula’s back yet again! And he’s mad as hell!
etc

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every time i read this thread i just remember george wood saying a bunch of sentences about symphony of the night and its very hard to pick just one

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Castlevania SotN: So much for realism!

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Castlevania 64 has more depth than you probably remember

CV Chronicles is my vampire child, I love it so much •, ,•

Blasphemous might be better than any of the games that inspired it.

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Castlevania SotN: You won’t not like it, but it won’t make you sing out loud either.

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c’mon who wouldn’t karaoke this

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castlevania 1 is hard

castlevania 2 hates you

castlevania 3 wont work on emulators right

castlevania 4 is brown

castlevania circle of the moon is frequently mixed up with castlevania harmony of dissonance

castlevania aria of sorrow is still on the gba

castlevania dawn of sorrow is a ds game, because DAWN of SORROW

you can punch meat in castlevania portrait of ruin

castlevania order of ecclesia stars bayonetta

castlevania 360 is co-op, i think

castlevania 64 is relaxing to watch speedruns to

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Castlevania is punk.
Castlevania 2 is post-punk.
Castlevania 3 is pop punk.

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Castlevania IV has one of the best game soundtracks of all time
Rondo of Blood is a perfect sidescroller

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more like hasslevania

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it’s also orange and purple and green
just extremely brown shades of them, somehow

even the gold is brown

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