What has not been said that has already been saying about Castlevania: Symphony of the Night? for the past 25 years? The game not only change the format of the series itself but also invented a new genre in the form of “Metroidvania.”

The game at first didn’t sell well upon release back in March of 1997, but with word of mouth and a cult following, the game became a monster hit in its own right. The game was a direct sequel to Castlevania: Rondo of Blood and also introduced the now-iconic “Upside-down Castle” twist that still to this day is a moment in video game history.

The beauty of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is in its atmosphere, visuals, and soundtrack. The look, feel and sound in this game stand the test of time to a point that many games to this day try to reach this game level of being one of the best there is.

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is a game worth playing and experiencing yourself. Once you do then you will see why this game is so beloved by many and is considered to be one of the greatest of all time.