Castlevanie Double Pack (Harmony of Dissonance and Aria of Sorrow) (GBA) – Review

Castlevania Double Pack CoverThe Castlevania series has been a series which has undergone a number of versions over the years, each with slight changes to the last. The last series in the series has worked on merging the Metroid exploration aspect with the fundamental whip-wielding action of the Belmont clan to provide a rather good type of game that works well on portable system. Two early portable Castlevanias, “Harmony of Dissonance” and “Aria of Sorrow”, the latter which is the prequel to the DS title “Dawn of Sorrow”, were recently released for the GBA as a double pack, offering little change from their earlier GBA incarnations beyond the classic Castlevania gameplay. Neither title may be the best of the series, but it’s interesting to come back to play these versions after completing “Portrait of Ruin” and prior to playing through “Dawn of Sorrow”.

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