Castlevania (キャッスルヴァニア), also known as Akumajō Dracula (悪魔城ドラキュラ, Akumajō Dorakyura, lit. Devil's Castle Dracula), is a video game series created and developed by Konami, centered on the Belmonts, a clan of vampire hunters, and their fight with Dracula.The series debuted in Japan on September 26, 1986, with the release for the Family Computer Disk System (FDS), followed by an alternate version for the MSX 2 platform on October 30.
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    • SNES Turned Into Dracula's Tomb From Castlevania

      Thanks to its smooth design, modding the PAL version of the Super Nintendo seems like a fun thing to do. There's a lot of room for redecoration. Belgian artist Vadu Amka transformed one of these into a Castlevania-the ...

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    • Top 15 Video Game Boss Fights

      Sure, every fan of video games wants to be the hero (since playing the villain is usually out of the question). But eventually, one thing becomes clear across every single genre and platform: to be the best, you have to beat the best. And thus one of the great rules of gaming rises above question, and cements itself in the history of digital dice rolls.

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  • She Hears A Nintendo Theme Once, Then Makes Beautiful Music

    … Sonya Belousova is one of today's most accomplished young composers and pianists. Watch her demonstrate her skill by listening to a series of Nintendo themes — most for the first time ever — and then coming up with gorgeous arrangements on the spot. I can pick out a tune on just about any instrument you put in front of me, but what Sonya…

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  • The Best 3D Castlevania Is This Custom-Made Board Game

    … A massive game board inspired by the original NES classic, 11 characters with upgrade-able weapons and abilities, battle dice, movement dice and more than 100 item and monster cards — this is the ultimate Castlevania board game. This amazing creation is the work of Redditor XsimonbelmontX, who last year crafted an outstanding Fallout-themed…

    Mike Fahey/ Kotaku- 10 readers -
  • Ben's Gaming Memories: Returning to a Series After 20 Years (Castlevania)

    …I'm going to be very blunt. Halloween, monsters, etc, it has never been my thing and I don't really care about any of it. As a kid I liked dressing up as a Power Ranger, Batman Beyond, or other heroes, but I didn't actually like Halloween. I'd dress up, have fun being a dumb kid pretending to be my favorite character, and I'd go out and get some…

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  • The Nintendo Download brings more Castlevania to the eShop

    … of Paper Monster Recut and watch a living world made out of paper, cardboard and even a few cotton balls unfold right before your eyes. Click here to watch a trailer for the game. Virtual Console on Wii U Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance – Play as Juste Belmont and explore the old castle grounds as you fight off grisly monsters using…

    Brutal Gamer- 1 readers -
  • Two More Castlevanias Haunt the Wii U October 16th

    … Two More Castlevanias Haunt the Wii U October 16th Remember when we said the Wii U was getting two classic Castlevanias this month? Well then, let me be the first to apologize for such a grave mistake because now we’re getting four! Nintendo announced today that Harmony of Dissonance and Aria of Sorrow are both hitting the eShop on October 16th…

    Trace Wysaske/ Always Nintendo- 1 readers -
  • Two Castlevanias Spook the Wii U eShop This October

    … Two Castlevanias Spook the Wii U eShop This October October: 31 days of frightening freaks frolicking frivolously about, all culminating towards the one day of the year where I have to begrudgingly bequeath my precious candy reserves because of some cruel, widely-accepted tradition–it’s a pain in the neck, if you ask me. Thankfully, Konami…

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  • Koji Igarashi Puts His ‘Dream Game’ On Hold

    … that the aforementioned game was his idea of a “dream game” that fans of his would ultimately lap up. That project is on hold, but Igarashi has struck a deal with the company that will eventually allow him to continue work on his project. Here’s what he had to say to IGN about the move. “It’s kind of an unusual agreement. I have a special carve-out that allows me to work with another publishing partner or find other routes to fund my dream game.” castlevaniakoji igarashi Post navigation Wii U and Nintendo 3DS news …

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  • Media Create software sales (9/1 – 9/7) – Top 50

    … Watch (Level 5) {2013.07.11} (¥4.800) – 5.700 / 1.264.844 (-18%) 15./00. [PS3] Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 (Konami) {2014.09.04} (¥8.208) – 5.222 / NEW 16./13. [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2 (Bandai Namco Games) {2014.08.07} (¥6.145) – 5.009 / 133.059 (-40%) 17./14. [WIU] Hyrule Warriors # (Koei Tecmo) {2014.08.14} (¥7.980…

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  • Weekend PC download deals: Steam celebrates Capcom

    …) [Steam] - $12.99 (80% off) Other Rockstar Bundles, including Max Payne, can be found here. GamersGate Titanfall [Origin] - $16.00 (60% off) (Season pass and DLC also available here.) Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 [Steam] - $13.60 (75% off) Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate HD [Steam] - $5.10 (66% off) Castlevania: Lords…

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