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Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest (XSX) game cover art
Platform: NES
Tags: Action, Adventure, Platformer
Developer: Konami


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Staff Reviews

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest review

Reviewed December 31, 2003

Marc Golding says: "Despite destroying Dracula in game one, stout-hearted Vampire Killer (thatís a proper title, Iíd have you know!) Simon Belmont is stricken by a curse at the hands of the dying despot, and desperately needs to find five of the bloodsuckerís body parts in order to be free of what plagues him. A nasty business to be sure - Iím not altogether certain, but hack Thomas Harris might have lent some assistance in developing the gruesome plot. "
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Castlevania II: Simon's Quest review

Reviewed October 27, 2009

Sho says: "This is either the crappiest translation in 8-bit history or a fiendishly clever plot to foist subscriptions to NINTENDO POWER upon precocious vampire-hating youths who were subsequently scarred for life by that awesome cover in which our hero clutches Dracula's severed but eternally undying head for all to see."
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Reader Reviews

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest review

Reviewed July 08, 2010

disco says: "Simon Belmont is dying. The once great champion of the Belmont family- the man who killed Dracula and saved the world - is coming to a cruel and painful demise. He can barely hold his legendary whip anymore. Not just because heís grown weak, but because his body canít handle the movements. His old wounds are still aching. His muscles are slowly rotting off his bones. His skin has become pale, lifeless. Itís not old age; itís only been seven years since the first game. Itís something far worse: D..."
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Castlevania II: Simon's Quest review

Reviewed October 04, 2011

JoeTheDestroyer says: "It's almost beautiful how the old mechanics and concepts can be adapted into a different style of game, one that looks brilliant at first glance and feels adventurous and exciting. It all seems so picture perfect that when it finally goes wrong you can't help but shed a few bloody tears of your own."
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Castlevania II: Simon's Quest review

Reviewed November 13, 2019

overdrive says: "Of horrible nights, curses and confusion."
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Castlevania II: Simon's Quest review

Reviewed September 12, 2005

psychopenguin says: "I hate Simon's Quest. "
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Castlevania II: Simon's Quest review

Review date unknown

ratking says: "After Castlevania's success it was obvious a sequel would be made. Like Zelda though, the sequel was much different from the first, and not near as good. Instead of the simple sidescroller with enemies at every turn, and no complex puzzles Castlevania II weakens the enemies, and makes it so there are puzzles to solve, and many different ruotes to go. This is not really what Castlevania is supposed to be. "
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