NoA: ‘Classic Castlevania games are resurrected on Nintendo’s Virtual Console service’

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It’s a story that’s familiar to Castlevania fans: Every 100 years, a powerful evil rises from the dead…and only the Belmont family of vampire hunters can stand in its way.


The original Castlevania™ game was first released for the Nintendo Entertainment System™ in 1986, and has since grown into a critically-acclaimed franchise. With a new, animated Netflix series debuting on July 7, it’s a great time to check out the Castlevania games that inspired the show.

Plus, My Nintendo is scaring up fantastic rewards to help you get your hands on the first three Castlevania series games. Redeem your My Nintendo points to get 40% discounts on these classic games, available for digital download via the Virtual Console™ service:



Step into the shadows of the deadliest dwelling on earth. You’ve arrived at Castlevania, and you’re here on business. Take arms as Simon Belmont in this first chapter of the original Castlevania series. Battle your way to Dracula’s chamber and to the ultimate duel of good versus evil.


Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest

Guide Simon Belmont in his quest to discover Count Dracula’s five missing body parts. Upon finding these gruesome items, proceed to Dracula’s Castle. Confront the villain, and end the curse cast upon the Belmont family once and for all!


Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse

In the third chapter of the Castlevania series that released on the original NES console, Trevor Belmont must take arms against the young but immortal Dracula. Use powers to transform into three different spirits, as well as an assortment of weapons to confront an army of horrors.


See all Castlevania titles here, then pick up the legendary whip known as “Vampire Killer” and free the world from Dracula and his ghoulish minions! And don’t forget, you can watch Netflix on your Wii, Wii U, or Nintendo 3DS system!


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