By Katie . October 26, 2005 . 9:42am
Akamajou no Dracula X: Chi no Rondo is the most-loved of the earlier action-over-adventure breed of Castlevania games, if not of the entire line, and with good reason. The title pays mass homage to its cartridge cousins with reprisals of the infamous musical themes and level designs ripped right out of the Castlevanias of yore, while introducing some never-before-attempted, frighteningly clever ideas.