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Castlevania The Arcade

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Description

Castlevania The Arcade is a large arcade game based on the long running franchise of the same name. But instead of an action platformer like most previous Castlevania games, CT.A. is basically a first person 2 player shooter that uses an LED remote wand that you use like a whip to defeat enemies on the screen. The wands have 2 buttons, one for the whip and one to activate sub weapons like axes, and boomerangs. Players work together to defeat the forces of evil including stage bosses like Death, Dragons, a Minotaur, a Harpy, a Werewolf, Death again, and finally Dracula. Players choose between three playable characters including a Belmont style Vampire Hunter, a Lady Gunner, or a Little Witch. And like most of its home console prequels, the game is known as Akumajo Dracula in Japan which is officially translated as Devils Castle Dracula and concludes when you defeat Dracula. Along with Haunted Castle aka Akumajo Dracula, Castlevania The Arcade is the only other arcade game based on the Castlevania franchise.

Castlevania The Arcade was produced by Konami in 2009.

Konami released 433 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Konami was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Konami during the time period Castlevania The Arcade was produced include: Horse Riders, Byon Byon, Pro Evolution Soccer, Guitar Freaks v4 RockxRock / DrumMania v4 RockxRock, Guitar Freaks v4 RockxRock, Beatmania IIDX 17th Sirius, Dance Dance Revolution X, GTI Club Supermini Fiesta!, UBeat, and Bishi Bashi, The

Specs

Name Castlevania The Arcade
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 2009
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 18699
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
Game Play Team
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player Ambidextrous
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Castlevania The Arcade Control Panel Image

Castlevania The Arcade KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Castlevania The Arcade Census

There are 14,743 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,468 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,437 machines (6,893 unique titles).

Very rare - There is one known instance of this machine owned by an active member Castlevania The Arcade collector. It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit).

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

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