Overview

Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
Adventure
Release Date

NES

  • 1st Dec 1988
  • 27th Apr 1990

Wii (Wii Shop)

  • 29th Oct 2007, 500 points
  • 19th Oct 2007, 500 points
  • 28th Oct 2008, 500 points

3DS (3DS eShop)

  • 27th Mar 2013, ¥500

3DS eShop

  • 16th Jan 2014, £3.59
  • 16th Jan 2014, $4.99

Wii U eShop

  • 16th Jan 2014, $4.99
  • 1st May 2014, £3.49
  • 5th Mar 2014, ¥500
Series
Castlevania
Controller Support
All

Screenshots (8)

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest Screenshot
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest Screenshot
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest Screenshot
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest Screenshot
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest Screenshot
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest Screenshot
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest Screenshot
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest Screenshot

Reviews

  • Review Castlevania II: Simon's Quest (3DS eShop / NES)

    What a horrible night to play this game

    Sequels of the present day are almost an inevitability; a safe way for a developer to earn some extra revenue by expanding their previous game, slightly tweaking gameplay nuances and throwing in additional levels and enemies. However, in the late '80s, things were different – sequels could vary wildly from...

  • Review Castlevania II: Simon's Quest (Wii U eShop / NES)

    Should've put a stake in it

    With 1987's Castlevania on the NES, Konami created a classic. The vampire hunting action game was a whip-roaring success, kicking off one of gaming's most iconic series and introducing a generation of gamers to the adventures of Simon Belmont, the joy of whip-based combat, and the explosive properties of holy water. The...

  • Review Castlevania II: Simon's Quest (Wii Virtual Console / NES)

    Simon's flawed quest

    Castlevania was a smash hit. Despite the difficulty of the game and its lack of quality in some areas it was loved worldwide and proved very popular. It was a no-brainer for Konami to create a sequel. Perhaps borrowing ideas from Nintendo (Super Mario Bros. 2, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, etc.) the game is very different...

About The Game

Famous vampire hunter Simon Belmont is back, in Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest.

Following his victory against Dracula in the original game, Belmont is struck by the Count’s deadly curse and must track down and destroy Dracula’s missing body parts to save himself. Castlevania II expands on its predecessor with the addition of new adventure elements and also a day and night system. During daytime, talk to the locals and gather clues and weapons, and prepare for the creatures that appear when the sun goes down!