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Score Breakdown Based on 7205 ratings
  1. 10 (3949)
  2. 9 (2524)
  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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  • User Rating 9.5

    Rated on October 08, 2003 by Loshead

    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, ju...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2

    Rated on November 12, 2003 by Chanticleer

    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 ...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Rated on December 03, 2003 by xxxtheonexxx

    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 o...

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

    Hands down the best Castlevania ever

    Rated on December 29, 2005 by Boomshakkalakka

    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 in...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4

    Rated on January 19, 2004 by Zeh

    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 d...

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

    Rated on July 23, 2006 by neoand12

    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 no...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Best. Castlevania. Ever.

    Rated on September 21, 2009 by ghoklebutter

    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 amaz...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    Easily one of the best castlevania games to date.

    Rated on January 03, 2006 by UltraFunkatron

    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...

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

    Nostalgia has a name and it is Castlevania Symphony of the night.<br />

    Rated on July 27, 2006 by DarthChristian

    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, ...

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

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

    Rated on July 30, 2006 by Dark__Light

    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.Thi...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.