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In Defense of Castlevania II

I have only recently become aware of some of the bad press that Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest has gotten. This came as somewhat of a shock to me, as Castlevania II has always been one of my favorite games on the NES, and I guess I thought most people agreed with that. 1,329 more words


Fictional lies pose an interesting challenge. With the (many) lies we encounter in our daily lives, we understand that there is a reality that these lies are purposefully misrepresenting – that, even if we don’t know the truth, there is a truth to be known. 722 more words

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1987 - Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

Castlevania was never one of my favorite game series growing up. (I owned a copy of the first game, but I traded it for a copy of Pac-man on NES. 123 more words


Simon's Quest - Back to Dracula's Castle

Following through with my  Castlevania adventures, this time playing the infamous Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest. I missed this the first time around, I could only dream of owning a NES with I was younger, I had an amazing Amstrad CPC 464+ and was very grateful for it – but I used to head to our local department store and drool over games like this displayed on the TV screen. 337 more words

Distinctive Game Sequels: A prelude to Castlevania II

My views on Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest have certainly oscillated over the years. I spent such a long time loathing the idea of the game more so than the game itself. 1,298 more words

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