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Score Breakdown Based on 1054 ratings
  1. 10 (241)
  2. 9 (482)
  3. 8 (231)
  4. 7 (67)
  5. 6 (13)
  6. 5 (9)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (3)
  10. 1 (6)

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  • User Rating 10

    The best Castlevania, period.

    Rated on December 08, 2006 by mcgroom

    There are many NES classics that I look back on fondly from my childhood, but Castlevania III probably tops them all. I remember being around six years old and walking into Toys'R'Us and buying this ...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Best in the series, with more variety and better control response.

    Rated on May 15, 2007 by Bozanimal

    The Castlevania series boils down to the standard platform game formula: upgrade your character, move through a 2D "maze"-like environment, time your jumps carefully, fight baddies, and fini...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.1

    Dracula is back and this time he's out for blood in this classic game for the NES filled with adventure and suspense!

    Rated on August 04, 2006 by Jir11

    Castlevania III has got to be one of my favorites in the Castlevania series. In this particular game one of the coolest things you can do is transform into one of the three partner spirits as mention...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Classic, old-school Casltevania fun

    Rated on October 11, 2009 by gopulpfiction

    If one were to create an evolutionary line of the Castlevania series, Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse would the missing link. It refines the game play of the first two but lacks the depth and complex...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Castlevania III scores as it returns to it's roots but explores a different path along the way!

    Rated on June 10, 2007 by UndulationInc

    After Castlevania 2 everyone was expecting the worst has yet to come. On the contrary Castlevania 3 returns to its roots as the final NES installment for the series. GAMEPLAY ~ The game plays exac...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.4

    This was the best Castlevania for the NES. Even now, gamers desiring a challenge should give it a try. Go Alucard!

    Rated on July 23, 2006 by sieg6529

    Remember when games were truly challenging and there were no online strategy guides to bail you out? This game added to the already beloved Castlevania series, and presented one of the first times th...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    A hard game that is also fun.

    Rated on June 25, 2007 by 934400

    Castlevania III Dracula's curse has said to been one of the top Castlevania games along with SOTN & Aria of sorrow. This is for the NES (nintendo entertainment system) and was released in October ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Best. Game. Evar.

    Rated on February 04, 2005 by dwellerofrhymes

    This is it folks: The Best. Game. Evar. Here's why: Gameplay Castlevania III uses the same basic formula as Castlevania, and it works. It also expands on that formula in so many ways. The most ...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.8

    Why is this slaying monster different??

    Rated on January 27, 2006 by curono

    -------->THE BASICS A side scrolling game. Go to the end of the game till you find the boss. Simple, elegant and fun. 2D side scrolling magic. -------->THE STORY Dracula is up to rule the worl...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    The way a sequel should be made. Retained all the fun aspects of previous versions with numerous creative innovations.

    Rated on March 03, 2013 by SevenStyx

    If only other sequels follwed the example of this game. While retaining the core of the original, the gameplay, difficult challenge, atmosphere, the game innovates with the ability to play as a thief,...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.