Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (1997)

4.55 from 152 votes
Dracula's castle has risen from the mist and the Belmont heir is missing! The open-ended gameplay mixed with RPG mechanics in this installment of Castlevania platformers set the template for later games in the series (coining the term "Metroidvania").
First released
Mar 20, 1997
Aliases
Castlevania: SOTN, Akumajō Dracula X: Gekka no Yasōkyoku, Devil's Castle Dracula X: Nocturne in the Moonlight
Franchises
Castlevania
Developed by
Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo, Konami Computer Entertainment Nagoya Co., Ltd.
Published by
Konami, Digital Eclipse Software, Inc., Other Ocean Interactive, Sony Interactive Entertainment America
Platforms
PlayStation, Saturn, Xbox 360 Games Store, PlayStation Network (PS3), iPhone, PlayStation Network (PSP), iPad, Android, PlayStation Network (Vita)
Genres
Role-Playing, Platformer, Action-Adventure
Themes
Horror, Fantasy
Rating
ESRB: T, CERO: C, PEGI: 12+, CERO: B, OFLC: PG, OFLC: M
Releases
  • PS1 - Castlevania: Symphony of the Night United States
  • PS1 - Castlevania: Symphony of the Night United States
  • PS1 - Castlevania: Symphony of the Night United Kingdom
  • PS1 - Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (Limited Edition) United Kingdom
  • PS1 - Akumajou Dracula X: Gekka no Yasoukyoku Japan
  • PS1 - Akumajou Dracula X: Gekka no Yasoukyoku (PlayStation the Best) Japan
  • PS1 - Akumajou Dracula X: Gekka no Yasoukyoku (PSOne Books) Japan
  • PS3N - Castlevania: Symphony of the Night United States
  • PS3N - Castlevania: Symphony of The Night United Kingdom
  • PS3N - Akumajou Dracula X: Gekka no Yasoukyoku Japan
  • PSP - Akumajou Dracula X Chronicle Japan
  • PSP - Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles United States
  • PSP - Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles United Kingdom
  • PSP - Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles Australia
  • PSPN - Akumajou Dracula X: Gekka no Yasoukyoku Japan
  • SAT - Akumajo Dracula X: Gekka no Yasokyoku Japan
  • XBGS - Castlevania: SOTN United States
  • XBGS - Akumajou Dracula X: Gekka no Yasoukyoku Japan
  • XBGS - Castevania: Symphony of the Night United Kingdom
  • XBGS - Castlevania: Symphony of the Night Australia

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