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Review: Castlevania (Wii U eShop / NES)

Castlevania (Wii U eShop / NES)

Just like Dracula, it keeps coming back to life...

Konami, admittedly following the lead of others such as Nintendo and Capcom, sure likes to remind us it was making awesome games way back in the 1980s. "Hey", it says, "remember how great Castlevania was on the NES?" We sure do, Konami and, oh look, now we can buy it again on the Wii U! It's one of...

Review: Super Castlevania IV (Wii U eShop / Super Nintendo)

Super Castlevania IV (Wii U eShop / Super Nintendo)

Fangs for the memories

The Castlevania series is enjoying something of a renaissance at the moment, thanks largely to MercurySteam's commercially successful Lords of Shadow sub-series. However, as many hardcore Castlevania fans will repeatedly tell you until they are blue in the face and you are deeply, deeply bored, the God of War-style gameplay...

News: Super Castlevania IV Is Coming To The North American Wii U eShop In Time For Halloween

Super Castlevania IV Is Coming To The North American Wii U eShop In Time For Halloween

The children of the night, what sweet music they make

Nintendo has confirmed that Konami's whip-cracking classic Super Castlevania IV is coming to the North American Wii U eShop on October 31st — just in time for Halloween. Originally released in 1991, the game stars vampire killer Simon Belmont and is regarded by many Castlevania fans as one of...

News: Super Castlevania IV Is Whipping The Japanese Wii U Virtual Console Next Week

Super Castlevania IV Is Whipping The Japanese Wii U Virtual Console Next Week

A 16-bit classic to get your teeth into

Japanese Wii U owners will be able to enjoy what is arguably Simon Belmont's best adventure next week as Super Castlevania IV (or Akumajō Dracula as it's known over there) hits the Virtual Console in that region. The first 16-bit outing for Konami's esteemed vampire-hunting series, Super Castlevania IV was...

News: Konami Releases Strategy Portal for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate

Konami Releases Strategy Portal for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate

You'll be whip-smart in no time

Konami has released a strategy portal for the recently released Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate designed to be accessible both online and through the 3DS Internet Browser — to view on the 3DS visit http://future-press.com/mof/. Since the browser can be used while a game is running, the guide is sure to...

Interview: Reinventing Castlevania For A New Handheld Generation

Reinventing Castlevania For A New Handheld Generation

Konami's Dave Cox talks about the latest entry in the bloodsucking franchise

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate is almost with us, so what better time is there to sit down with the producer of the game and chat about its development, inspiration, aims and challenges — as well as the future of the Castlevania franchise? Nintendo Life:...

News: Castlevania: Mirror of Fate Kept Mercury Steam Afloat

Castlevania: Mirror of Fate Kept Mercury Steam Afloat

Producer Dave Cox gives more details on 3DS epic

In an interview with Eurogamer, Konami producer Dave Cox has revealed that were it not for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate, Spanish developer Mercury Steam might not be here today. Reflecting on the current demands of video game development, Cox said: Look what's happened to...

News: Castlevania Producer Would Love To Work With Nintendo On Zelda

Castlevania Producer Would Love To Work With Nintendo On Zelda

Dave Cox wants a link to the future

Nintendo's stance on collaborating with other developers is resulting in some interesting new titles, and rightly so — given the highly-esteemed nature of the company's portfolio, it's no surprise that other devs are falling over themselves to join forces with the Kyoto-based veteran. Speaking to Dutch site...

News: Street Fighter And Samurai Shodown Influenced Castlevania: Mirror Of Fate's Combat

Street Fighter And Samurai Shodown Influenced Castlevania: Mirror Of Fate's Combat

More interview goodness from Konami's Dave Cox

Konami producer Dave Cox must have an aching jaw, because he's given so many interviews recently relating to Castlevania: Lords of Shadow: Mirror of Fate that he must be absolutely pig-sick of talking about the upcoming 3DS title. However, we're not complaining, because each new interview gives fresh...

News: Castlevania: Mirror of Fate Could Come To Home Consoles

Castlevania: Mirror of Fate Could Come To Home Consoles

Nintendo exclusivity could mean a Wii U version in the future

It's something of a bumper morning for Castlevania fans, as Konami producer Dave Cox has been giving interviews with several different sites regarding the forthcoming 3DS title Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate. Having already spilled the beans on the game's development and...

News: Konami: Forget Everything You Know About Castlevania

Konami: Forget Everything You Know About Castlevania

"You've got to drive the series forward" says producer Dave Cox

With the release of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate looming on the horizon, Konami producer Dave Cox has given a little more insight into the game's storyline and how it fits within the twisted Castlevania canon. Speaking to GameSpot, Cox stressed that although it's...

News: Castlevania Is Stalking Onto The 3DS Virtual Console Soon

Castlevania Is Stalking Onto The 3DS Virtual Console Soon

Just in time for Lords of Shadow: Mirror of Fate

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate is due to hit 3DS consoles this March, but it won't be the only chance for fans to get their fill of Dracula-slaying action - the original NES classic has recently been given an ESRB rating for the Nintendo 3DS, which means a Virtual Console download is...

News: Nintendo Takes A Bite Out Of Euro Publishing Duties For Castlevania: Mirror Of Fate

Nintendo Takes A Bite Out Of Euro Publishing Duties For Castlevania: Mirror Of Fate

Responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution

In a move which mirrors the agreement between Nintendo and Capcom in Europe, Nintendo and Konami have confirmed that they have entered into a deal which will see the former company handling the European (and Australian) distribution of the gothic 3DS adventure Castlevania: Lords of Shadow -...

News: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate Demo On The Way

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate Demo On The Way

Whipping up a storm in the eShop

Yesterday Konami producer Dave Cox took to Twitter to answer a few eager Castlevania fans' questions regarding the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow series. Unfortunately he reiterated his stance that Lords of Shadow 2, a game already confirmed for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, would not be coming to Wii U. He has since...