A playable version of the canceled one Castlevania: Resurrection for Dreamcast has appeared. Conservation experts have shown a video of the prototype in action, and shared it via YouTube over the weekend.
The prototype is a building that precedes E3 1999, where Castlevania: Resurrection got demonstration with closed doors. It is a 3D platformer, with a very linear approach to the levels. The video shows the building’s unidentified fin management Sonia Belmont through two of the five steps, which are started from a developer’s menu.
Castlevania: Resurrection would have introduced a new protagonist, Victor Belmont, into the world of Sonia Belmont, who debuted in 1
In an interview from 2007, Castlevania: Resurrection art director Greg Orduyan said the game was internally sabotaged by “some people at Konami who had their own agenda.” Castlevania: Resurrection would be the first Castlevania game developed by Konami of America (whose name appears on the developer disc in the video). Orduyan said the 1999 E3 demo calmed down derogatory rumors about the game, but PlayStation 2’s launch in 2000 ruined Konami’s plans for Dreamcast games. Castlevania: Resurrection including.
The last original game in the Castlevania line was Lords of Shadow 2, which was launched in 2014 for PlayStation 3, Windows PC and Xbox 360. A year later, Konami began an almost wholesale retreat from the current development of console games, starting with the cancellation of Silent Hills and the departure of longtime designer Hideo Kojima in late 2015.