In the late 15th century, vampire slayer Simon Belmont must destroy Count Dracula by infiltrating his sanctuary, Castlevania.
Enter its darkness if you dare.
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The sprite of Simon in this game is virtually identical to the Trevor sprite used in Castlevania III. See more
The hero Simon's last name is spelled "Belmondo" in the end credits. In all subsequent games it is changed to Belmont in the United States. In Japan, the last name is kept as Berumondo, which is the transliteration of Belmondo. See more
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The Famicom Disk System allowed player to save their progress in the game. When was localized to the NES in the US and Europe, the game was converted to cartridge and the save feature was removed due to the lack of rewritability. When the cartridge version was released in Japan, an Easy setting was added to the game. See more