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Score Breakdown Based on 7211 ratings
  1. 10 (3956)
  2. 9 (2525)
  3. 8 (504)
  4. 7 (97)
  5. 6 (30)
  6. 5 (10)
  7. 4 (14)
  8. 3 (9)
  9. 2 (16)
  10. 1 (52)

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  • Review Score:9.5

    With Street Fighter style moves and rpg style charactaristics, Castlevania:SotN Is simply the most innovative 2d side scroller every made. Lets remeber what came before this. Simple hack and slash, jump here, watch that ... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.2

    The Castlevania series has conquered a niche in the video game universe that has yet to be challenged. After all, what other action game lets you square off against classic horror movie staples like Dracula and Frankens... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    castlevania sotn is by far the best game ive ever played on the ps one. the game contains several aspects of rpg and action games blended together and wrapped around the best 2d graphics u could get out there for the ps ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Hands down the best Castlevania ever

    This is the only PS1 game I still have. There are two reasons for that: 1) I can't find Intelligent Qube for under $100.00, and 2) It was the best game to ever grace that system. This was an instant classic. I tho... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.4

    What you get when you mix a crew with so much experience with 2d-platform game programming and art with a system as powerful (at the time) as the PSOne? One of the best action platform games ever done, if not the. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.8

    Hands Down the Best 2D game of all Time let alone on the PSX, Great Sound, Gameplay, and the story is perfect Get it now

    Hands Down the Best 2D game of all Time let alone on the PSX, Great Sound, Gameplay, and the story is perfect. Castlevaina never looked so good, Now some would say that the DS Castlevaina is better not me this has to be ... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    Best. Castlevania. Ever.

    Story: Pretty average for a Castlevania. It all comes down to killing Dracula and destroying castle. Nothing new is brought to the table here. Rating: 7/10 Gameplay: The gameplay is absolutely amazing. Now you can obt... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.7

    Easily one of the best castlevania games to date.

    This game is really amazing as it shows off what Konami is really trully made of. You venture as Alucard, Count Dracula's son. This epic adventure merges RPG like qualities with 2D hack and slash, and they do it really w... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Nostalgia has a name and it is Castlevania Symphony of the night.

    This is one of my fav games ever. I've played through it countless times and I really don't see me stopping anytime soon. Yea I get caught up in the newer titles especially since I have an X-box 360, but every now and th... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    This game is my favorit game i dont care how old it is.

    This is the first game I played in my life i got hooked on it.The reason i like this game so much its because of the storyline and the characters the graphics there is so many things this game has.This game introduced me... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful