Global Total as of 21st Oct 2017 (units): 0.64m
Platform: Nintendo 64Also on: Wii, Nintendo Entertainment System, Microsoft Windows
Developer: Konami Digital Entertainment Genre: Platform

Total Units

North America: 0.44m 69.1%
+ Europe: 0.10m 15.8%
+ Japan: 0.04m 6.5%
+ Rest of the World: 0.05m 8.6%
= Global 0.64m

Release History

Castlevania Konami Digital EntertainmentNorth America26th January 1999Retail
Akumajou Dracula Mokushiroku Konami Digital EntertainmentJapan11th March 1999Retail
Castlevania Konami Digital EntertainmentEurope14th May 1999Retail

Game Overview

Castlevania, known in Japan as Akumajo Dracula, is an action-platformer that was developed and published by Konami. Initially, it was released for the Famicom Disk System in Japan in September of 1986, but was later ported to the Nintendo Entertainment System in North America in May of 1987 and then in Europe in 1988.

The game is the very first one released in the Castlevania series of games, which usually focuses on hunting down Dracula. It has been ported to a variety of different platforms, including but not limited to the Commodore 64, Game Boy Advance, Wii's Virtual Console, as well as the Nintendo 3DS's Virtual Console. Castlevania has been highly rated by numerous publications, including being rated as the 22nd best game made on a Nintendo system by Nintendo Power.

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DieAppleDie (on 15 September 2012)
i lked it, atmospheric, even
scary...good game
oniyide (on 12 April 2011)
um no it did not, if you think this sold
more than SOTN then your high. Just
cause Vgcahrtzs doesnt have all the
pokeclaudel (on 18 January 2010)
I liked this game. It's funny how
people say this is the worst but it sold
the most of any in the series.
SaviorX (on 27 June 2009)
I played this game a lot. I liked it,
despite how others may feel. Underrated
if you ask me.
spurgeonryan (on 10 June 2009)
It was fun back then, I know it was
cleared off the rental shelves all the
time! Anyone know a site that shows
game rentals like this site shows sales?
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