Review by LordZemus: Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles is an expanded remake of the original Rondo of Blood where you play as Richter Belmont to save the day from Dracula´s plans. While the soundtrack will remain the same throughout the game regardless of which sound module is chosen, the instrumentation may vary and some songs will be arranged slightly differently. She attacks using her doves and one of six sub-weapons: a white tiger kitten, dragon whelp, baby phoenix, turtle, egg or musical notes. As such,it is the classic side-scroller action game that you may or may not remember from your youth, depending on your age. It contains all of the special items and sub-weapons from the original game, as well as an exclusive rare item known as the laurel, which refills six health blocks for 10 hearts.
While exploring the castle, Richter can rescue four maidens, including his distant relative Maria Renard who then becomes a playable character. An increased amount of damage taken from enemies in earlier levels as well as new enemy placement and attack patterns were just a few things to make the second playthrough more difficult. This includes a brand new rendered intro and ending, with new character designs by for Simon Belmont and Dracula, improved graphical effects, enhanced music and sound effects, and a more balanced and adjustable difficulty level. Previous Castlevania games had increased difficulty for the game's. This game is also notable for its high difficulty level. The other drawback is the lack of an internal clock on the PlayStation.
Description: Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles is a Platformer 2D video game published by Konami released on February 15, 2008 for the PlayStation Portable. The entire game is completely updated, including familiar stages that have been redesigned, as well as brand new stages altogether. Go from left to right,whip enemies, collect power ups for yourwhip, sub-weapons and hearts to use them and die a lot. All in all, if you cdesperately crave some old-school Castlevania action, give this one a spin and you won't be disppointed. . Castlevania Chronicles is a remake of the original for the , where the vampire hunter must defeat and save Transylvania.
It is a port of a game originally released for the in 1993 as simply Akumajō Dracula. A code must be entered to reach it in either mode in the U. One noticeable difference is the brief loading times that now appear before boss fights and stages. Scene: title screen, staff credits. This game, however, has as many as six additional playthroughs with each one becoming much more difficult than the last. It was made available for download via the as a on December 18, 2008.
A great platformer game with quite a lot of content to unlock that will keep you entertained for quite some time! The game is known in Japan as Akumajō Dracula X Chronicle. That said, the game has a few extras. Gameplay The objective is to guide the primary player character Richter Belmont through nine stages, with four alternate routes, as he searches for his kidnapped beloved Annette and ultimately confronts Dracula in his castle. If you were expecting an advnture in the vein of Sympohny of the Night, you'd be mistaken. These were fixed for the U.
There is also a hidden sound module option that is missing in Castlevania Chronicles. Explore the origins of the franchise with one of the first Castlevania games ever created. Audio-wise, the Japanese version of Chronicles had slowdown issues with the music playback. Richter makes use of a whip as his main weapon and one of six sub-weapons: an axe, a dagger, holy water, a grimoire, a pocket watch, and a cross. This is one tough game, however not unfairly hard. Like the original Castlevania game, hidden items worth points and hidden 1-ups will appear throughout the game if the player ducks or stands in particular portions of a level. Archived from on August 19, 2013.
This Castlevania Chronicles port adds a number of features, including an Arranged Mode for new players. Even though it's easier than the original it's still challenging and fun. There's remixed background music and some slight changes, which aren't very noticeable. She is more agile, can do a double jump, and can do twice the amount of damage that Richter does in each normal attack because the doves she shoots out return to her and therefore can do a second hit of damage on the way back, but she takes much more damage each time she is hit than Richter does when he is hit. Description: Castlevania Chronicles for the PlayStation features all the elements that made Castlevania one of the premier gaming franchises in video game history: superior 2-D Dracula-hunting gameplay, awe-inspiring music, and plenty of extras that every hard-core Castlevania enthusiast must own. .
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