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Generally favorable reviews - based on 52 Critics

User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 186 Ratings

Summary: The year is 2036, one year after the events of "Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow." Soma Cruz finds himself at the center of a mysterious cult's plan to resurrect their evil lord and master Dracula. In order to save himself and protect the lives of those he loves, Soma must infiltrate the enemy's home base, a towering replica of Dracula's castle that is teaming with monstrous creatures. Defeat foes with the "Magic Seal" system using the touch screen. Exchange souls with other players via the DS wireless connection. Features an incredible musical score, next-gen graphics & stunning special effects. [Konami]
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Rating: T
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Developer: Konami
Genre(s): Action, Role-Playing, Platformer, Platformer, Action RPG, 2D, 2D
Number of Players:1-2 Players
ESRB Descriptors:Blood and Gore Fantasy Violence
Offline Modes:Competitive
Cast Credit
Michiru Yamane Composer
IGA Producer
Noriaki Yamamoto Player And Weapon Design
Satoshi Kushibuchi Director
Tomoo Sekine Sound Effects
Masahiko Kimura Composer
Hiroyuki Watanabe Map Program
Hiroyuki Watanabe System Program
Tomoo Sahire Sound Effects
John Saito Editor
Masaki Nagakura Enemy Program
K. Nagaoka Enemy Program
K. Nagaoka Event Program
Akihiro Yamane Menu Program
Koji Igarashi Producer
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Awards & Rankings

#6 Most Discussed DS Game of 2005
#2 Most Shared DS Game of 2005