Many fans of the classic games remember Sega Dreamcast with mixed reception, where most of the memories are commonplace My voice Franchise. While Dreamcast was generally successful, it was not uncommon for developers to cancel games in progress. Earlier this week, a 1999 Dreamcast prototype prior to E3 was found with gameplay footage shown online.
Prototype was, at the time, a new title The Resurrection of Castlevania Which is designed to be the 17th game in the franchise. The prototype of the disc went up for auction on eBay, and contains previously unseen footage of the canceled project. This prototype build was shown prior to E3 as a closed presentation to a select few.
The Resurrection of Castlevania It allows players to control Sonia Belmont in a 3D platform environment. The game was designed to be the debut of Victor Belmont, but the game was never released. Victor Belmont It first appeared later Castlevania: Masters of Shadow 2, But that could have been an early peek at the character’s design.
The game was rumored to be canceled due to the upcoming PlayStation 2 release. The new console was expected to be canceled Compete hard against Sega Dreamcast, It will not be profitable to create an exclusive title for the Dreamcast platform.
Other rumors from Greg Orduyan, the game’s art director, suggest that people are inside Konami They had their own agenda regarding this project.
The game was canceled in March 2000, and it would have been the third Castlevania It is made in 3D image. The story is set in the year 1666 prior to the adventure of Simon Belmont.
This version that I found for her 5 stages that are fully playable, But the disk claims that the “Corrido” stage is not loading. These levels include dangers and enemies, but damage is not shown in this title.
Upon loading, the game displays the company’s corporate screens for Dreamcast, Sega, and Konami, and then launches into a level. Available areas are disconnected and can only be accessed via the START Navigation menu. Show too It is distinguished by fighting the boss For one level, which gives a glimpse of the movement fans could have experienced.
While this game will likely not see a completion, it is interesting to see what it could have been. The unique design indicates that it was a standard Castlevania An adventure with little change in the known narrative. However, nothing was really lost, as the characters and the story were likely recycled.
This game will not be released, but screenshots of it can be found online for fans watching.