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.


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.


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

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