Dracula II - Noroi no Fuuin [Model KDS-DRK]

The Nintendo Famicom Disk. by Konami Industry Co., Ltd.

Dracula II - Noroi no Fuuin [Model KDS-DRK] screenshot

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DESCRIPTION

[CONSOLE] Nintendo Famicom Disk.

ドラキュラII 呪いの封印 © 1987 Konami Industry Company, Limited.

(Dracula II - Noroi no Fuuin)

Dracula II - Noroi no Fuin is a platform/adventure game by Konami and is the second Akumajou Dracula released for the Famicom system. After vanquishing Dracula in the first game, the vampire slayer Simon Belmont is hoping to take a well-deserved break from his obligations. But things don't always turn out the way they should. Before dying, Dracula placed a curse upon the young man and, seven years later, Simon must retrieve and destroy the remains of the evil vampire to break it. Dracula's five body parts must be brought back the his castle and sealed away forever. This episode is a big departure from the series and unlike other installments, Dracula II includes major RPG elements such as experience points, shops and conversations with villagers and other townspeople. Time and especially day and night cycles are at the dynamic core of the gameplay and greatly affect the various enemies Simon encounters throughout his journey (each second equals four minutes in the game). Simon still uses his vampire killer whip as his primary weapon but he also has a choice of several sub-weapons such as the knives and the Holy Water. However, they are not scattered around each stage anymore and have become unique quest items. Hearts are the game's currency and can be used to purchase new items or to enhance the almighty whip. Finally the game features infinite continues and the only price the player has to pay for consuming all his lives is to lose his accumulated experience points.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Game ID: KDS-DRK
BARCODE: 4 988602 529388

TRIVIA

Dracula II Noroi no Fuuin for Famicom Disk System was released on August 28, 1987 in Japan for 2980 Yen.

The title translates from Japanese as "Dracula II - The Seal of the Curse".

This game is known outside Japan as Castlevania II - Simon's Quest. Here are some known export releases for the western NES :
"Castlevania II - Simon's Quest [Model NES-QU-USA]"
"Castlevania II - Simon's Quest [Model NES-QU]"

SERIES

1. Akumajou Dracula [Model KDS-AKM] (1986, Famicom Disk System)
2. Akumajou Dracula [Model RC744] (1986, MSX 2)
3. Dracula II - Noroi no Fuuin [Model KDS-DRK] (1987, Famicom Disk System)
4. Akumajou Dracula [Model GX768] (1988, Arcade)
5. Dracula Densetsu [Model DMG-CVJ] (1989, Game Boy)
6. Akumajou Densetsu [Model KON-RC845] (1989, Famicom)
7. Dracula Densetsu II [Model DMG-CWJ] (1991, Game Boy)
8. Akumajou Dracula [Model SHVC-AD] (1991, Super Famicom)
9. Akumajou Dracula X - Chi no Rondo [Model KMCD3005] (1993, PC-Engine CD)
10. Vampire Killer [Model T-95043] (1994, Mega Drive)
11. Akumajou Dracula XX [Model SHVC-ADZJ] (1995, Super Famicom)
12. Akumajou Dracula X - Gekka no Yasokyoku [Model SLPM-86023] (1997, PlayStation)
13. Akumajou Dracula - Shikkokutaru Zensoukyoku [Model DMG-ADNJ-JPN] (1997, Game Boy)
14. Akumajou Dracula Mokushiroku - Real Action Adventure [Model NUS-ND3J] (1999, Nintendo 64)
15. Akumajou Dracula Mokushiroku Gaiden - Legend of Cornell [Model NUS-ND4J] (1999, Nintendo 64)
16. Akumajou Nendaiki - Akumajou Dracula [Model SLPM-86754] (2001, PlayStation)
17. Akumajou Dracula - Circle of the Moon [Model AGB-AAMJ-JPN] (2001, GBA)
18. Castlevania - Byakuya no Concerto [Model AGB-ACHJ-JPN] (2002, GBA)
19. Castlevania - Akatsuki no Minuet [Model AGB-A2CJ-JPN] (2003, GBA)
20. Castlevania [Model SLPM-65444] (2003, PS2)
21. Akumajou Dracula - Sogetsu no Jujika [Model NTR-P-ACVJ] (2005, Nintendo DS)
22. Akumajou Dracula - Yami No Juin [Model SLPM-66175] (2005, PS2)
23. Akumajou Dracula - Gallery of Labyrinth [Model NTR-ACBJ-JPN] (2006, Nintendo DS)
24. Akumajou Dracula X Chronicle [Model ULJM-05287] (2007, PSP)
25. Akumajou Dracula Ubawareta Kokuin [Model NTR-YR9J-JPN] (2008, Nintendo DS)
26. Akumajou Dracula - The Arcade (2008, Arcade)

STAFF

Programmed With The Following Characteristics...
Invincibility: Akamatsu
Permanence: Iwasa
Philosophy: Togakushi
Masterpiece: Kawanishi
Sensibility: Hatano
Excellence: Terashima
Ambivalence: Kuwahara
Flourish: Higasa
Admiration: Ohyama
Warm-Heart: Matsuoka
Superiority: Murata
Sunchronism: Matsubara
Circumstance by Konami.

PORTS

Consoles:


Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console] japan (oct.28, 2008) [Model FC8J]
Nintendo Wii U [Virtual Console] japan (mar.5, 2014) [Model FB8J]

Handhelds:


Nintendo 3DS [Virtual Console] japan (mar.27, 2013) [Model TCBJ]

SOURCES
Game's ROM.

Page last modified on December 02, 2016