[Trailer] Fan Project ‘Castlevania: Seal of the Eclipse’ Takes Inspiration From ‘Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon’ and ‘Dracula’s Curse’

We’ve gotten a bunch of Resident Evil, Silent Hill and Dino Crisis tribute games/remakes from fans. But what about Castlevania, you say? Well, since you asked, a group of fans have decided to do just that with Castlevania: Seal of the Eclipse, a free fan game that’s a tribute to the classic 8-bit titles. Per […]

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‘Castlevania’ And ‘Resident Evil Village’ Come Together in The Glorious ‘Residentvania’ Mash-up

What do you get when you combine Resident Evil with a Castlevania? Other than being awesome, you get OcO’s Residentvania, a new free-to-play game that you can download for free from Florin OcO’s itch.io page. The game sees Ethan enter and battle his way through Lady Dimitrescu’s castle in classic 2D Castlevania style. The game […]

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Konami Releasing Massive ‘Castlevania’ Soundtrack Boxset This December

If you’ve never heard any of the Castlevania soundtracks, you should rectify that immediately. For those who missed out on the massive boxset that Konami put out ten years ago, Konami will be upping the ante for you this December for the series’ 35th anniversary. Up for pre-order on the official Japanese Konami store are the […]

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[Report] Remasters, Remakes, and Reboots For ‘Castlevania’, ‘Metal Gear Solid’, and ‘Silent Hill’ Are In Production

It seems that Konami is going to let its big three back out into the world in the near future, with a plethora of remasters, remakes, and new entries in production for the Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill, and Castlevania series. There had been similar whispers of this before, but this time, Andy Robinson at […]

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[Retrospective] ‘Castlevania’ is Still Vampire Killing at 35

It’s ironic that we’ve only now gotten around to diving deep into the original Castlevania after delving into retrospectives for its two sequels. At 35, the series has seen its up and downs. The current trend seems to be to lament over “the good old days” of when Konami first bestowed greatness on Nintendo’s Famicom […]

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Looking Back at the Horror Movies and Their Monsters That Inspired “Castlevania”

My first console was a second-hand Super Nintendo, and before I was even old enough to process what a “videogame” was, I was already begging my parents for more “playable movies” to put on the TV. While that’s a pretty reductive way of looking at gaming, it’s also not entirely inaccurate. In fact, legendary developer […]

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Why Now Is the Perfect Time for a New 3D “Castlevania”

From nearly abandoning both Silent Hill and Metal Gear Solid to turning them into bizarre pachinko machines, it’s no secret that Konami has a questionable track record when it comes to preserving their most iconic franchises. Unfortunately for the aspiring vampire hunters of the world, Castlevania is no exception. It’s now been over 7 years […]

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