Castlevania Symphony of the Night

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Post by The Last Ginja » Fri Dec 28, 2007 4:48 am

I have the XBLA version and that was the 1st time I played it. I bloody love it.

If you're buying it for a collection then I'd say no don't get it because it's not complete. If it's not and you just want to play it then the best option is XBLA. Unless you have a PSP then get Dracula X chronicles and it's an unlockable on there along with Rondo.

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Post by Spooky » Fri Dec 28, 2007 6:47 am

It does include the soundtrack... but I think I'll follow the advice of the majority here...
Instead, I'll buy Vib Ribbon & Time Crisis (with the gun, FACTORY SEALED! lo) for even less... :wink:

Thanks for the advice!
And if you ever find the game on ebay for less, please tell me! :wink:
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Post by thl » Fri Dec 28, 2007 7:16 am

Since the Castlevania series added the RPG elements, it improved the gameplay a lot. I had no problem with it as I found it more challenging than before.

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Post by Loftgroover » Fri Dec 28, 2007 12:32 pm

i was just thinking about this game today. was looking thru old cd's and it seems i kept the soundtrack cd before trading it in all those years ago.

i may grab it on xbla...although these days i dont have the time to dedicate myself as fully as when i was a kid.

but dont spend £55 quid on it.... :)
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Post by thl » Fri Dec 28, 2007 12:37 pm

I remembered Game Focus was selling the US import of that game for around that price. Again it's way too high.

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Post by Spooky » Sat Dec 29, 2007 6:35 am

In the worst case scenario, I'll grab it off the XBLA... The main idea is still to enjoy the game... and if it's not physically in my collection, well, it's not that big a deal. I have other great titles... :wink:
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Post by video-gamer-girl » Sat Dec 29, 2007 6:53 am

i got this ver: a japanese budget one like our platinum?

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Post by MikeHaggar » Sat Dec 29, 2007 7:08 am

Yup. Budget version.

No art book included I guess?

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Post by Superjoe » Sat Dec 29, 2007 7:12 am

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I got this game when collecting the Top 100 Edge games,

I think I paid about £70 in mint condition with artbook, cd etc.
When I was looking there was about 3 or 4 on ebay all going for the same money. As with a lot of games, they are only worth as much as someone is willing to pay, sometimes you get lucky on ebay, sometimes it seems that everyone wants the same game, lol.
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Post by will2097 » Sat Dec 29, 2007 7:16 am

Kaede wrote:
C=Style wrote:No it's not worth it. Overrated is the keyword here, as all Castlevania games are.
Jesus censored Christ. Do you ever post anything other than complete and utter truth?
Corrected. :wink:

I bought a copy when it came out on the PS1 with art book and everything. And I really didn't get into it. Even the music CD was naff. The art was good mind. Still, after 10 years of ownership and never having been bothered to play it more than about 4 times I sold it this year for £70. :shock:

if only I had bought 200,000 copies at the time, I would have been rich. :wink:

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Post by video-gamer-girl » Sat Dec 29, 2007 8:02 am

i didnt want the art book or any limited editions, just wanted to platy that game, with out paying over the odds just for the game
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Post by 137sepsis » Sat Dec 29, 2007 1:24 pm

I may be wrong, but it's a bad idea as a collector to invest in something that isn't complete. And I assume you're a collector, simply since no sane gamer would pay that much for one game just to play it, especially since there are so many ports for it (Saturn, PSP, Dreamcast, XBLA).

It's a great game, and a collector's item at that, but an incomplete edition is not worth fifty quid at all.
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Post by thl » Sat Dec 29, 2007 1:37 pm

Superjoe wrote:Image
This cover along with the Japanese print looks much better than the US version.

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Post by Opa-Opa » Sun Dec 30, 2007 5:28 am

I got mine for a couple of quid out of a bargin bin a few months after it was released.
It was in the bargin Bin because it is a poor, boring, frustrating and dull game that no-one wanted at the time.
If you want to play it again you could go for the expensive version (V/download) or just grab the rom off the net and play it on your PSP..

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Post by The Last Ginja » Sun Dec 30, 2007 9:07 am

Opa-Opa wrote:I got mine for a couple of quid out of a bargin bin a few months after it was released.
It was in the bargin Bin because it is a poor, boring, frustrating and dull game that no-one wanted at the time.
If you want to play it again you could go for the expensive version (V/download) or just grab the rom off the net and play it on your PSP..
I disagree, it wasn't 3D so everyone avoided it, including myself. It's a great game. The End.

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