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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...

News: Castlevania: Mirror Of Fate Contains Eye-Stabbing, Werewolf Appendages And Topless Action

Castlevania: Mirror Of Fate Contains Eye-Stabbing, Werewolf Appendages And Topless Action

ESRB rating paints a pretty picture

ESRB ratings are usually good for a laugh, as they have to spell out in quite a plain and matter-of-fact manner the themes which are contained within each game, and the rating for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate is certainly no exception. The game has been deemed 'Mature' by the ESRB, and goes on to...

News: Castlevania: Mirror of Fate's Boxart Comes With Lashings Of Belmont And Added Alucard

Castlevania: Mirror of Fate's Boxart Comes With Lashings Of Belmont And Added Alucard

The gang's all here

Konami producer Dave Cox has revealed on this Twitter account the artwork that will adorn the cover of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate. That's it there, just under these words. The art showcases the four main characters of the game - Trevor Belmont and his son Simon, Gabriel Belmont/Dracula and everyone's...

News: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate Western Release Dates Confirmed

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate Western Release Dates Confirmed

Marching into your doom

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate producer Dave Cox has confirmed via his Twitter account that the game will launch in North America on 5th March 2013, with the European release coming a mere three days later (that's the 8th, in case you were wondering). The gothic action adventure was pushed into 2013 w

News: Turns Out Worf From Star Trek Was Talking About A Fan-Made Castlevania Movie

Turns Out Worf From Star Trek Was Talking About A Fan-Made Castlevania Movie

No big-budget version coming after all?

Remember that news we posted about the Castlevania live-action Hollywood movie being resurrected? Where Michael "Worf from Star Trek" Dorn said he was involved in the production of the film? Hope you didn't get too excited, because it turns out he was talking about a fan-made series, and not the on-off...

News: Castlevania: Mirror of Fate's Vocal Talent Has a Scottish Ring To It

Castlevania: Mirror of Fate's Vocal Talent Has a Scottish Ring To It

Meet the actors behind the Belmont clan

As well as releasing a swanky new trailer for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate, Konami has given a few more details on the basic story, as well as revealing the actors who will be lending their vocal talents to the game. Mirror of Fate focuses on Simon and Trevor Belmont, who - in the...

News: Castlevania: Mirror of Fate 3DS Trailer Appears Just In Time For Halloween

Castlevania: Mirror of Fate 3DS Trailer Appears Just In Time For Halloween

Whip-cracking fun

It's all about the timing. Konami has released a new trailer for its forthcoming 3DS adventure Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate - and guess what? Today is Halloween. What a spooky coincidence. The new trailer showcases the game's combination of whip-based action and platform exploration, and long-time fans of the...

News: Konami Admits That Castlevania Mirror of Fate Isn't Metroidvania, But It's Going To Be Close

Konami Admits That Castlevania Mirror of Fate Isn't Metroidvania, But It's Going To Be Close

Konami and MercuryStream aiming for plenty of exploration in 3DS instalment

Konami producer Dave Cox has spoken to ONM about the forthcoming Castlevania: Lords of Shadow — Mirror of Fate, and as usual, the term "Metroidvania" has once again reared its ugly head. Cox has stated several times that the new 3

News: Castlevania: Mirror of Fate Whips into Eurogamer Expo

Castlevania: Mirror of Fate Whips into Eurogamer Expo

Bump in the day

Much-anticipated 3DS action game Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate will be playable at this year's Eurogamer Expo in London. Konami's portable vampire-basher joins other high-profile games on the showfloor from 27th to 30th September at London's Earls Court. If you want to learn more about the Belmont's next challenge...

News: No Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 for Wii U

No Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 for Wii U

Fangs for nothing

Despite Nintendo's insistence that Wii U won't miss out on support from third party developers and will be getting key multiformat releases, it seems that developers are yet to be convinced. As part of an upcoming interview with Konami's Dave Cox, it was confirmed that the forthcoming sequel to popular reboot Castlevania: Lords of...

Round Table: Let's Talk About Castlevania

Let's Talk About Castlevania

25 years of memories

This week has been Castlevania features week. We’ve picked our top ten games from the series, reviewed an awful novelisation of Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest, and provided some tips for wannabe Dracula hunters. One thing that has become clear amongst the team is that this series is packed full of memories and nostalgia, as...

Feature: A Guide to Hunting Dracula

A Guide to Hunting Dracula

The old-school way

So far this week we’ve listed our top 10 Castlevania games, while also launching the Nintendo Life Book Club with the horrific Simon’s Quest novel. A common theme across the series is the quest to defeat Dracula, mostly by trekking through his unfeasibly huge castle. Should the unlikely ever occur and the world looks to you to hunt down the Prince of Darkness, who better to..

Feature: Nintendo Life Book Club - Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

Nintendo Life Book Club - Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

For all you bookworms

Here at Nintendo Life we do our best to keep you entertained with a diverse range of news, reviews, features, podcasts and music shows. We've been missing one thing, though: a Nintendo Life Book Club. There's a lot of game-based literature out there, so we thought that the bookworms out there would like to chill out with a...

Feature: Castlevania - The Terrifying Ten

Castlevania - The Terrifying Ten

Our favourite Dracula quests

As the dreaded night of Halloween continues to loom ever closer, we are now turning our attention to the Castlevania franchise, which recently celebrated its 25th Anniversary. All of this week there'll be features looking at the series, as we join the hunt to take Dracula down once and for all. In previous features...