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  • Summary: An arcade action platformer full of creatures from medieval myths from Spain and the rest of Europe, as well as from chivalric romances. This game is an extended version of the renowned classic arcade Maldita Castilla, originally created by the indie Locomalito.
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
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  1. 80
    Cursed Castilla manages to capture the feel of the old arcade games it references perfectly. Tough but fair gameplay is inviting enough to not scare away the less hardcore among us but there is enough content for more skilled players to chew on as well.
  2. Jan 9, 2017
    Cursed Castilla is one of the best modern retro games that I’ve played, successfully capturing the look and feel of its influences but also improving on the controls and level design. It feels just like the way I remember the arcade originals. Add in the extra challenges from trophies and you have a great retro title with bags of replayability.
  3. Jan 16, 2017
    With its unforgiving retro platforming nature, Cursed Castilla EX will undoubtedly be a divisive game. It has its minor flaws and blurs the homage line on occasion, but fans of the genre looking to step back in time to the classic days of coin-munching arcade games will find this recreation of that era to a be a treat. A treat that may just leave you contemplating murder on occasion.
  4. Jan 17, 2017
    Maldita Castilla EX: Cursed Castile is undeniably a must-download for any retro gamer who loves a challenge. However, the difficulty is also its biggest hurdle to overcome. Either way you look at it, you have to admire the old-school authenticity in all its glory.
  5. Jan 31, 2017
    Quotation forthcoming.
  6. Feb 2, 2017
    I guess if you really want to play a true to source retro game that does nothing to stand out, then I guess you will be just fine, you will most likely have fun and remember all the fun you used to have when you were a child. But for those who want games to evolve, to get better as time goes on, well, Cursed Castilla (Maldita Castilla EX) is just too lukewarm to really recommend.
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  1. Jan 16, 2017
    From visuals, to gameplay and sound, this is a fantastic 8/16bit particular Ghosts'n Goblins. The game is not as long as it couldFrom visuals, to gameplay and sound, this is a fantastic 8/16bit particular Ghosts'n Goblins. The game is not as long as it could have been, and there's no much of an incentive to beat it more than once or twice.
    Great game for old school fans, anyway. 9/10