Super Castlevania IV is a Japanese action platforming game that was developed by Konami and it was published by Konami. The game was released on October 31, 1991, due to Nintendo's strict family friendly policies at the time the game had to be censored for the International release.


Censorship[edit | edit source]

International Censorship[edit | edit source]

  • The title screen was modified for the International release. In the uncensored version, it shows blood dripping off of the game title, and it shows a pool of blood. In the International release, the blood was removed.
  • The scene that shows a graveyard was modified for the International release. In the International version the crosses that were on the graves were removed.
  • The password save screen was modified for the International release. In the uncensored version the mural shows Jesus, and a cross. In the International release Jesus and the cross were removed.
  • The scene that shows crosses in the background of the stables level was modified for the International release. In the western release the crosses were removed.
  • The scene that shows the main character walking past a graveyard was modified for the International release. In the International version the crosses were removed.
  • The scene that shows the main character walking past a nude statue in the main hall was modified for the International release. In the International version the woman's clothing was extended, as a result you can no longer see her breasts.
  • In the International release the spikes in the Dungeon level were modified. In the International version the blood was recolored green.
  • In the International release the blood on the wall in the Dungeon level was modified. In the International release the blood was removed.
  • In the International release the sea of blood in the Dungeon level was modified. In the International release the blood was recolored green.
  • In the International release the level "The Treasury" was modified. In the International version the tint crosses that were on the piles of gold in the background were removed.
  • The coffins that attack Simon were modified for the International release. In the International version the cross was removed.

Where to find it uncensored[edit | edit source]

The Japanese version was completely uncensored.

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