Cosplay Sundae: Alucard (Castlevania: Symphony of the Night) Cosplay 01 NOV 2009

Alucard Castlevania Symphony of the Night Cosplay

Konami’s Castlevania has been a popular franchise on the Japanese gaming calendar for years already, and this week’s unknown cosplayer takes on the role of Alucard from the original 1997 Castlevania: Symphony of the Night PlayStation release.

Symphony of the Night by the way was an important milestone in the Castlevania series as it moved the series away from its standard level-by-level platforming formula and instead thrust it into a new open-ended gameplay system that borrowed heavily from the RPG genre, a system which has since been followed by most of its successors. Of course, this was also the point where the legendary Koji Igarashi stamped his authority on the franchise and went on to establish the official Castlevania canon, thereby cementing it in gaming history…

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