Canceled Dreamcast Castlevania prototype surfaces online

2021-04-06 15: 30: 00by Eric Van Allen

What would possibly perhaps well perhaps also had been

A forgotten portion of Castlevania history appears to had been recovered. Preservationists have now not too lengthy within the past found a playable demo of Castlevania: Resurrection, a canceled 3D Castlevania sport for the Sega Dreamcast.

Dreamcast preservationists (through Polygon) obtained their fingers on a disc that appears to predate E3 1999, when Castlevania: Resurrection used to be reportedly shown at the lend a hand of closed doorways. A video reveals a presenter booting up the game, gaining access to a menu, and working around 3D environments on this frail prototype.

The myth would have featured Victor Belmont and Castlevania Legends protagonist Sonia Belmont, teaming up at some stage in time to tackle Dracula. In line with an frail interview with art work director Greg Orduyan, it can perhaps well had been point A to B, nearer to side-scrolling games than any trend of free-roaming. Alternatively, it ended up getting canceled.

For preservationists, it be orderly to have this account of a sport that existed, even supposing most engaging in a prototype. And it be a miniature extra special to judge an replace timeline where Castlevania‘s legacy persisted on to the Dreamcast, particularly when the sequence has been so aloof as of late. At the least now we have some varied sequence aloof making an are attempting to preserve up the torch alight.

Eric Van Allen

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