Castlevania - Dracula X [Model SNS-ADZE-USA]

Nintendo Super NES Game published 24 years ago by Konami

Castlevania - Dracula X [Model SNS-ADZE-USA] screenshot

Emulated in MAME !
Information for the following ROM(s): cvaniadx cvaniadxp

DESCRIPTION

Castlevania - Dracula X © 1995 Konami Company, Limited.


North American release. Game developed in Japan. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Japanese release entry; "Akumajou Dracula XX [Model SHVC-ADZJ]".

Text from the back cover:

Rising up from his eternal sleep, Count Dracula is back again to battle the descendants of the great vampire-stalking Belmont family of the Castlevania series. He has summoned his dark minions-Cerberus, Minaurus, and the Salamander-to bring a reign of terror on the land.

Grab your whip and try to defeat these dark forces in this new conversion of the hit Japanese game: DRACULA X™. The 7+ stages unfold with myriad possibilities depending on the choices you make during the game. This multi-ending, multi-story feature takes you through many levels of adventure. You must stategically use magical tomes, mystical power-ups and titanic weapons to defeat the horrifying bosses and discover secret bonus levels.
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TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Cartridge ID: SNS-ADZE-USA

TRIVIA

Released in September 1995 in the USA. This version was edited. The first obvious difference is the name change - it was renamed Castlevania - Dracula X. The US version also appear to be censored and the blood was re-colored white, especially when Richter dies. Another interesting difference is the Cross secondary weapon - although it definitively looks like a crucifix in the original Japanese version, it was changed to a cross in the American release. Finally, Death's final death was changed - although he cuts off his head with his own scythe in the Japanese version, it just disappears in a burst of flames in the American version. All the other differences are relatively minor, such as extra copyright information when the American version boot up.

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's trivia by Laurent Kermel; http://www.videogameden.com