Is the Japanese version of Castlevania 3 easier?

Some monster sprites are different in Castlevania 3 for the Famicom, plus its soundtrack is quite a bit richer (not to bring down the NES soundtrack, which is still great). Castlevania 3 for the Famicom is also considerably easier than Castlevania 3 for the NES.

Is Castlevania 3 a prequel?

Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse is a prequel to the original Castlevania (much like the earlier Game Boy game Castlevania: The Adventure), set a few centuries before the events of the original game. The game’s protagonist is Trevor C. Belmont, an ancestor of the original hero Simon Belmont.

How many levels are in Castlevania 3?

fifteen levels
There are fifteen levels in total. Another key feature is the option to choose other playable characters to use along with Trevor Belmont, who plays exactly as Simon Belmont does in the first game.

Where is Alucard in Castlevania 3?

Alucard appears in Pachislot Akumajō Dracula III as a supporting character. His first encounter with Trevor involves a fight scene that plays identically to his battle with Simon Belmont in Castlevania Judgment.

Will there be a Castlevania Anniversary Collection 2?

Castlevania Anniversary Collection 2 is a compilation by Konami and it was released on the XBOX One, Series X/S, Nintendo Switch, PC and PlayStations 4 and 5.

How long does it take to beat Castlevania 3?

Based on 205 User Ratings

Platform Polled Main
Nintendo 3DS 7 3h 54m
Nintendo Switch 13 5h 48m
PC 12 3h 48m
PlayStation 4 2 4h

Is Hector a Belmont?

Hector (ヘクター, Hekutā?) is the protagonist of Castlevania: Curse of Darkness. He is a former general of Dracula who had decided he had enough of killing and fled. A former Devil Forgemaster who betrayed Dracula three years ago, allowing his fall by the hand of Trevor Belmont.

Can you play Castlevania on a disk system?

As a disc-based system (sorry, disk-based system ), the FDS release of Castlevania has load times not present on the cartridge version. However, on balance we’d take the original Akumajou Dracula (the game also came out on Famicom cartridge in 1993) over the western one thanks to the convenience of saving your progress.

Why did Castlevania 3 not work on the NES?

Reworked music would be an element of Castlevania III, too, due to the NES not supporting the external VRC6 chip used in the Akumajo Densetsu Famicom cart which added three additional sound channels to play with in the sequel.

Can you breathe flames forward in Castlevania 3?

Their Castlevania III brethren can only breathe flames directly forward. The graphics of both the dragons and their flames were also updated. Trevor switched his shaking hands between regions in order to fix some very awkward handshakes with Grant and Sypha (Alucard also had to be redrawn as a result).

What’s the difference between Castlevania 3 and akumajou Densetsu?

In Akumajou Densetsu, the Bad Bat will flash with the player’s colors when hit, whereas the Castlevania III one flashes with its own designated palette when hit. The Lesser Demon received a complete graphical overhaul in Castlevania III. In the Japanese version, the Lesser Demon spits two smaller fireballs in any direction.