Remember how moving to first-person was the best thing that happened to Metroid in years? Maybe Castlevania should try something similar, if this fan-made game (built atop Doom) is any indication.

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A proper, modern first-person game with decent visuals wouldn’t be very Castlevania at all, but this pixellated acid trip through vampire hell looks like a blast.

Made by Batandy, it’s called Castlevania: Simon’s Destiny, and perhaps the coolest thing about it is that it’s kind of a remake of the original NES Castlevania, taking that game’s levels and transforming them into 3D spaces.

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Also, that whip.

You can download it here (note you’ll also need GZDoom).

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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