Super Castlevania - It's not for me

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Super Castlevania - It's not for me

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Wed Nov 24, 2010 8:55 am

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Re: Super Castlevania - It's not for me

Post by snowkatt » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:26 pm

not so much as dont like it as being horrible at it i cant even get past the second level
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Re: Super Castlevania - It's not for me

Post by thevulture » Sat Nov 27, 2010 7:07 pm

Stuck with it to end of stage 3.Yes, very nicely done in audio/Visual terms, but as i feared, feels like a mish mash of standard platform fare.Nothing has really stood out or grabbed me as being special, everything feels like it`s been 'lifted' from somewhere else. Also, the foes you face:Very mixed bag, some superb and seem to have great deal of thought put into, whilst others? Just seem cliched and bloody annoying. Snes/MD/Arcade offer me far better examples of what`s on offer here.

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Re: Super Castlevania - It's not for me

Post by Smurph » Sun Nov 28, 2010 3:35 pm

While I love the music (and who doesn't?), I think it's aged really badly, especially in comparison the the newer games in the franchise. It feels so clunky now, and while it provides a modicum of awesomeness (mainly of the rose-tinted variety), I just don't feel it plays that well.
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Re: Super Castlevania - It's not for me

Post by ipmarks » Sun Nov 28, 2010 3:50 pm

It's a bit too hardcore for me, that's why I can't get along with it.
At best I am an averagely skilled games player, and Super Castlevania needs you to be at least 'good' to get anywhere into it.

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Re: Super Castlevania - It's not for me

Post by tekaotaku » Mon Nov 29, 2010 5:29 am

only played a few of the castlevania games and basically (excuse this term...) I suck at them. Besides Dracula X:Rondo of blood I've never been anygood at them, there just too damn hard....maybe its my advancing years and the sloth like reflexs but professor laytons more my speed nowadays (and im only 29 sob sob)
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Re: Super Castlevania - It's not for me

Post by The Last Ginja » Fri Dec 10, 2010 2:33 pm

Too bloody hard!

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Re: Super Castlevania - It's not for me

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sun Jan 23, 2011 7:04 am

Too easy! The whole eight-direction whipping thing makes everything too easy, and those boring mode 7 bits just go on forever and ever and ever. I like the disembodied horse heads though.
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Re: Super Castlevania - It's not for me

Post by JamesC » Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:02 am

I've always found SC IV to be disappointingly slow and boring. It's not that I mind the linear gameplay - I don't demand 'Metroidvania' style exploring and exploration - the game just doesn't get the adrenaline pumping.
My favourite Castlevania is probably New Generation/Bloodlines. A controversial choice and a less polished game but very action packed and fast paced - and two characters to play with.

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Re: Super Castlevania - It's not for me

Post by srj672 » Sun Jan 20, 2019 1:46 pm

Never really felt compelled to play it at the time after being brutalised by Castlevania on the NES.

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