Castlevania: Resurrection for Dreamcast, canceled in 2000, resurfaces

A playable variation of the canceled Castlevania: Resurrection for the Dreamcast has actually emerged. Preservationists have actually been revealed a video of the model in action, and shared it by means of YouTube over the weekend.

The model is a construct preceding E3 1999, where Castlevania: Resurrection got a closed-doors presentation. It’s a 3D platformer, with an extremely direct technique to its levels. The video reveals the construct’s unknown finder guiding Sonia Belmont through 2 of the 5 phases, which are begun with a designer’s menu.

Castlevania: Resurrection would have presented a then-new lead character, Victor Belmont, into the world of Sonia Belmont, who debuted in 1998’s Castlevania Legends for the Video Game Young boy. (Victor Belmont, albeit in a various type, would be presented in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2.)

In a 2007 interview, Castlevania: Resurrection art director Greg Orduyan stated that the video game was internally messed up by “some people within Konami who had their own agenda.” Castlevania: Resurrection would have been the very first Castlevania video game established by Konami of America (whose name appears on the designer disc in the video). Orduyan stated the E3 demonstration from 1999 put disparaging reports about the video game to rest, however the PlayStation 2’s launch in 2000 wiped out Konami’s prepare for Dreamcast video games, Castlevania: Resurrection consisted of.

The last initial video game in the Castlevania line was Lords of Shadow 2, which introduced in 2014 for PlayStation 3, Windows PC, and Xbox 360. A year later on, Konami started a near-wholesale retreat from existing console video games advancement, beginning with the cancellation of Silent Hills and the departure of long time designer Hideo Kojima at the end of 2015.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.