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Akumajou Dracula X: Chi no Rondo

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Akumajou Dracula X: Chi no Rondo
Publisher: Konami
Developer:
System(s): Super CD-ROM², Virtual Console (Wii)
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Super CD-ROM²
JP
¥7,800 KMCD3005




Virtual Console JP 800 points ?
Virtual Console US 900 points ?
Virtual Console EU 900 points ?
Virtual Console AU 900 points ?



Akumajou Dracula X: Chi no Rondo (悪魔城ドラキュラX血の輪廻) is an action game. A remake was made exclusive to PlayStation Portable years later, where it was localized in the West as Castlevania: Rondo of Blood.

Rondo of Blood is set in 1792, nearly a century after the events of the original Castlevania. Unlike its predecessors, gameplay now uses a new item system, along the player to use more powerful attacks based on what item they have on hand. This was also the first game to employ the use of voice acting and cutscenes.

Due to the game's initial release in Japan, it was relatively unknown outside of its home country until the release of Symphony of the Night four years later on the PlayStation.

Gameplay

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jumps,
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attack, Template:Up +
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uses the subweapon,
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uses the item crash and
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pauses the game.

Playable Characters

{{{imagewidths}}} Richter Belmont (Richter Belmondo in the Japanese version)
Standard Belmont-style character, uses the classic subweapons
{{{imagewidths}}} Maria Renard (Maria Larned in the Japanese version)
Uses animals to attack with rather than the traditional subweapons.

Stages

  • Level 0: Prologue - Path Through the Woods
  • Level 1: Village Ruins
  • Level 2: Entrance to Castlevania
    • Level 2': The Lake Bridge
  • Level 3: The Chapel
    • Level 3': The Cemetery
  • Level 4: The Inner Halls of Castlevania
    • Level 4': The Mountain Range
  • Level 5: The Ghost Ship
    • Level 5': The Hidden Docks
  • Level 6: The Guardians
  • Level 7: Clocktower
  • Level 8: Dracula

Physical scans

Super CD-ROM², JP
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Cover
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Spinecard
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Disc

References