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Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse (Nintendo Entertainment System) - Overview
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Alternative Names

Akumajou Densetsu

悪魔城伝説

Developer

Konami

Genre

Platform

Other Versions

VC, WiiU, 3DS

Release Dates

10/01/90 Konami
12/22/89 Konami
12/10/92 Konami

Community Stats

Owners: 100
Tracked: 2
Wishlist: 4
Now Playing: 0

Summary

Only you can stop Dracula from drawing first blood!

Led by the immortal Count Dracula, the greatest army of evil ever assembled is poised to bury mankind in a Tomb of Terror. Destroying this legion of Swamp Dragons, Slasher Skeletons and Forces of the Undead will be the supreme challenge for the mightiest of warriors.

Your place in history is 100 years before Simon Belmont's birth. Dracula is young at heart, and it will take more than a stake to penetrate his evil. Luckily, you command the role of Trevor - Simon's forefather and the origin of the Belmont Warlord Chromosones.
Trevor has a power never before seen by human eyes - the power to transform into three different spirits: Grant DaNasty, the ferocious Ghost Pirate. Sypha, the Mystic Warlord. And Alucard, Dracula's forgotten son. You must perfectly time Trevor's body transformations to match up his different fighting spirits against Ultimate Evils. Trevor also has the strength and wisdom to command the Battle Axe, Invisibility Potion and Mystic Whip.

But the most important weapon Trevor has is your cunning to choose the correct Paths of Fate and your bravery to lead him past 17 possible levels of never-ending doom, including the Haunted Ship of Fools, the Sunken City of Poltergeists, the Clock Tower of Untimely Death and Curse Castle. Never before have so many dangers confronted you at one time. And if by some miracle you triumph, you'll no longer be a mere mortal. You'll be a legend who'll live forever!

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Game Information Updated oliist 22nd Jul 2010
Screenshots Added rmarier83 02nd May 2010
Game Banner Added to Database Leunam 26th Jun 2009
Game Information Updated oliist 06th Jun 2009
Game Summary added to Database nordlead 23rd Aug 2008

Sales History

Total Sales
0.37m
Japan
0.40m
NA
0.07m
Europe
0.01m
Others
0.85m
Total

Opinion (6)

spurgeonryan posted 19/09/2011, 06:47
Played one of these bosses on here for hours!
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quigontcb posted 31/10/2010, 06:51
True classic. Challenging and rewarding and has that classic Castlevania atmosphere.
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nathantay posted 06/09/2008, 10:36
Best Castlevania on the NES. 10/10
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HanzoTheRazor posted 25/08/2008, 07:07
8/10 Classic, but hard.
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elprincipe posted 12/05/2008, 12:33
One of the best soundtracks found in any game of any era.
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DarkNight_DS posted 25/11/2007, 06:35
Damn I use to love this game!
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