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Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • User Rating:10

    The best Castlevania, period.

    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 game brand new. Wow... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse

  • User Rating:9

    best in the NES series

    Now this is just impossibly hard but freaking awesome. graphics - This looks better than simon's quest and it looks way better than the original. sound - The sound is just astronomically awesome. The music is just ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    Third time is the charm...<br />

    This is the best game period. However I suppose that simply me saying that probably isn't enough for most people. So Style wise this game is like the first one which after playing number two is a welcomed thing. Thi... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9

    After an eternity's wait one of the best Castlevanias of all-time is re-released for the Wii Virtual Console.

    Way back in 1990, Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse came out for the NES and pushed the boundaries of that platform's capabilities. Some of the best graphics, music, sound, and control were found in this gem; easily the b... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    The greatest castlevania game ever created

    This time around you play as Ralph Belmondo out to stop dracula 200 years before Simons 2 encounters. You not only get to play as Ralph but also as a dwarf named Grant de nasty, Sypha Belnades, and Alucard (dracula's son... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5

    Back to old old school with Castelvania III. A must play for any video gamer.

    As you may already know this game takes place 100 years before the events of the original Castlevania and that this is the last game made for the NES system, with this info out of the way we can continue the review at ha... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8

    Prettiest among the classic Castlevania games on the NES, and perhaps also the hardest.

    First Castlevania on the NES was a platformer, while the second, called Simon's Quest, was a non-linear adventure game similar to Metroid or Zelda. Castlevania 3 returns to its platforming roots and it's a success, but a... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5

    The best castlevania on the nes.

    This is one of the best Castlevania games out there. Its always been in my personal top five of the series. But anyway, this game made alot of the fans happier by returnin to the classic gameplay style of platforming com... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5

    Slow and steady gets your ass kicked.

    Well it's been awhile since I've done a Wii Virtual Console review. So my first 2009 old game review is for… Castlevania 3 : The second good Castlevania game on the NES. Story : One gets the impression that Konami... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    One of the best Castlevanias for any system.

    Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse is my favorite Castlevania on the NES. The graphics are top-notch, the music impeccable, and just plain fun to play. This was one of the last NES games that I would buy that was brand ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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