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  2. 9 (1539)
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  4. 7 (78)
  5. 6 (15)
  6. 5 (8)
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  • User Rating 9.1

    castlevania lives up to its reputation again bringing a new style of game play with the same amount of fun

    Rated on May 03, 2007 by mystic_knight

    Portrait of ruin is a game that went on a bit of a tangent from the previous castlevania the character assist is a new style that allows 2people to fight the war aginst dracula. but wait how come drac...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2

    It's a short game but makes up for it by being a fun engaging experience with plenty of unlockables and some online play

    Rated on May 04, 2007 by Big_Boss11

    I have been on a Castlevania frenzy lately playing every single one I could get my hands on and this one is, I must say, one of my favorites. The game takes place during WWII and puts you in control o...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5

    At a distance Portrait of Ruin smells good. But when you give it a bite it isn't really that tasty.

    Rated on February 27, 2012 by julianozuca

    The Good: Great replay value since it's a long-lasting adventure (with many unlockables to go for besides a whole bunch of items); amazing soundtrack, well worthy of the tradition of Castlevania's mel...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Another sequel in the line-up for the DS that is suprisigly good despite its shortcomings.

    Rated on September 01, 2009 by FF_fan2004

    This was one of those game that I had looked forward to after being shown a trailer by my friend. To start off, I have mentioned in my Dawn of Sorrow review and Konami has made it an abomination an...

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

    Castlevania strikes again with a truly amazing installment.

    Rated on May 16, 2007 by Kalasgalefist

    Some people say that Castlevania was better in the first few games, and I will admit, how can you beat the classics? But, Castlevania Portrait of Ruin highly lives up to the Castlevania series. This t...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.1

    Best Castlevania to date!

    Rated on May 17, 2007 by ghoklebutter

    Story: it's really just a typical Castlevania story. Game Play: even though most Castlevania's these days use the same formula, some how, it's still very fun! and it has cool bosses, good items, e...

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

    Portrait of ruin, double characters equals double the fun? sometimes yes and no.

    Rated on May 20, 2007 by ColdstoneX3

    Castlevania Portrait of Ruin features a new style of Gameplay while staying true to the old Castlevania Formula. During the second world war, millions of lifes lost, the world is covered with the soul...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    this is a great game... just a little easy at some parts

    Rated on May 22, 2007 by kid45

    castlevania PoR is a great game. I find the game to be unique because of its combat system. The graphics are all right and the music is great. The game has great story and awesome gameplay. The game...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Being that I heard many great things about the series, I decided to pick up Portrait of Ruin. Boy, was I in for a treat!

    Rated on September 24, 2007 by Sykil

    My first reaction: simple gameplay. You hack, you slash. There are also spells and such, but for the most part... you hack, you slash. Not that it's a bad thing, and it's made even more pleasant by th...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Last Castlevania on the DS?

    Rated on May 27, 2007 by Coronatus

    First of all, let me say this is not a negative review. In fact, the very opposite is the case. However, as you can read in the official review as well as on the hints, cheats, easter eggs page, the g...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.