According to ESRB, this game contains: Blood, Violence
Parents should be aware that the game is rated Teen because of some animated blood and violence, although it really pales in comparison to many of todays games. Perhaps a more pressing concern is the difficulty level of the game itselfeven with the adjustable settings in arrange mode, the challenge level is fairly high, and likely to aggravate younger gamers who might not be as skilled at defeating the games multitude of deadly enemies.
Fans of the older Castlevania games will no doubt be pleased with the gift Konami has given them with Castlevania Chronicles. Featuring a game previously unreleased in America, Chronicles offers up all the whip wielding, platform jumping, and vampire-slaying action that gamers have come to expect from titles in this seriesand all of it for the low price of $20.