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Super Castlevania IV - Other Castle

Hack of Super Castlevania IV

Description:

Super Castlevania IV Other Castle

This is a complete hack of Super Castlevania IV. With a very view graphical changes. It is mostly a levels hack with a new power-up that let’s you move in ways not seen before, opening new shortcuts and pathways.

Other Castle is a bit more challenging than the original game. Prepare for these new challenges if you play the normal game. There is also a easy patch for casual player.

The main focus is level design. Other Castle let you explore Castlevania IV all over again. Learn a lot more about Dracula and Simon. Those who survive Other Castle once, more pain awaits on the 2nd loop!

  • Who can become the hero for this challenge?
  • If you have trouble using this patch read the readme file

Version 0.9 The hack received some updates in the past. More info in the readme file.

ROM / ISO Information:

  • Super Castlevania IV (USA) - no-intro
  • MD5: 094F035993E9724647B61DDCBA1E9A7A
  • Size: 1,048,576 bytes

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Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
bogaabogaaHacking

User Review Information

A great hack for people who tought the original was too easy

Reviewed By: Bregalad on 23 Apr 2017

I always loved Super Castlevania IV, it’s one of my favourite games ever. With much better control than other castlevania games, it’s the best pre-SOTN game of the series.

However it had a main flaw and it is that the game is too easy. At the 1st playthrough it’s not really the case, but once we figured out all the tricks and how to bypass them, playing this game becomes a little boring because of the lack of a challenge.

This hack, by making the game extremely difficult but still alike the original, is a bowl of fresh air and makes Super Castlevania IV enjoyable again. The levels are larger, and often has secrets and multiple paths, making them more interesting than ever. The enemies are more numerous and much more aggressive. Even the bosses are harder.

The first 2 levels are already very hard, but the third is… F****ing hard! Fortunately the passwords are still the same so you can access any level easily - and the latter ones look just impossible.

It’s only a shame there is some glitches hopefully they’ll be fixed in a later version !

Version 0.6.1 Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
Feels unfinished and needs some level design touch upsSupergamerguy01 Aug 20200.9No
Really cool!Grimmy01 Sep 20180.9Yes
PRICELESSslogra25 Apr 20170.6.1Yes
A great hack for people who tought the original was too easyBregalad23 Apr 20170.6.1Yes
Super Awesome!banesbox15 Apr 20170.6.1Yes
FinallyBero170717 Apr 20170.6.1Yes