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Something Just Prossessed Me - Nintendo Entertainment System - Castlevania II: Simon's Quest - 1987

Nintendo Entertainment System
Genre: Horror Role-Playing Platformer

Sometimes, too much of a good thing can be bad. It’s not always the case, but nowadays, when a sequel arrives on the scene merely a year after the original, people complain, arguing that not enough work had gone into it or that the company was just trying to cash in while they could. 1,285 more words

Castlevania Over Coffee Part 2: Simon's Quest

I hate to say I was putting this blog off, but I was. Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest is one of those games where you get to certain points and just turn off the game. 1,109 more words


Castlevania II: Simon's Quest - Bloody Tears

The time has come, faithful readers of GIMMGP!  That magical day is upon us.  Time to celebrate the spooky holiday of Halloween!

Over the last 30 days, I have shared some fantastically creepy and impressive video game music.  246 more words


Castlevania II Memories

As an 80s kid whose first gaming system was the NES, it’s easy to look back at awful games and remember them fondly.

One such game is Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest. 345 more words


REVIEW: Castlevania 2: Simon's Quest


Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest will be our NES pick for “Never Played” category. Not only have I never played this particular game, I have never played a… 1,479 more words

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

Say what you will about Simon’s Quest’s shortcomings, but its sound design is some of the best on the NES.  Unlike the first game, with its ridiculous number of generic, tonally inappropriate pickup sounds, Castlevania II succeeds at creating satisfying, organic sounds that help flesh out the creepy world you’re exploring. 616 more words

Sound Effects Transcribed