Super Metroid (1994) vs Super Castlevania (1991) which game was more popular on the SNES?

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When it comes down to video games from the early 90’s both Super Metroid and Super Castlevania IV were two of the most memorable titles that many people have seen on the SNES.  Back in the early 90’s both Super Metroid and Super Castlevania IV were two of Konami’s most popular games for the SNES and its generally debatable on which tiltle was more popular or had a higher replay value.  While the story along with the visual and graphics for Super Metroid impressed many people the game also had a pretty good story the game had reportedly sold at least 1.4 million units worldwide.  Super Metroid was arguably the best action-adventure to have been released on the SNES and did not receive a home console sequel until Metroid Prime was released in 2002.

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‘Super Castlevania IV was considered to be an action platform game which many people also found impressive.   While Super Castlevania was a game that had impressive visuals and utilized Mode 7 it was also very challenging since players were expected to complete 11 stages starting the game off with only three lives.  Even though Super Castlevania IV was critically acclaimed the game did not sell quite as much as Super Metroid.  Since its release in the later part of 1991 the game had managed to sell a little over 500,000 units worldwide.  Despite, not selling as much as Super Metroid there is no doubut that Super Castlevania IV is a memorable classic for the SNES that is generally hard to find in used game stores today.  In terms of which Konami game was more popular back in the early 90’s for the SNES some people would probably give Super Metroid the slight edge over Super Castlevania IV.

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