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  • Random Castlevania Animated Series Makes Hilarious Reference To Original Game

    Wall chicken is the best chicken

    For anyone who wasn't confident the talent behind the Castlevania animated series on Netflix was respecting the source material, this should put any concerns to rest once and for all. An eagle-eyed viewer of season two has spotted a cartoon chicken bone poking out from one of the walls within Dracula's castle during...

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  • Video Fan Remakes NES Castlevania Using Unreal Engine 4

    While Konami sleeps...

    We've already seen a few Nintendo properties remade using the powerful Unreal Engine but this latest project is of interest because it aims to remake one of the NES' most beloved third-party titles: Konami's Castlevania. Dejawolfs has spent the past four months working on the demo shown above, which recreates the first two...

Tuesday27th Sep 2016

  • News Fangs For The Memories Castlevania, You're Now 30 Years Old

    Three decades of miserable secrets

    Want to feel old? Konami's Castlevania series has now been going for 30 years. The franchise began life on the Japan-only Famicom Disk System as Akumajou Dracula. This title was released in North America as Castlevania in May the next year and was followed by two NES sequels - 1987's Castlevania II: Simon's Quest...

Tuesday8th Dec 2015

  • Random Disney Engineers Play NES Classics In Innovative Fashion

    8-bit, 8-player, 8-projector madness!

    Disney has always been known for its innovative flare, including within the videogame industry through its licenses and Disney Infinity titles. However, Disney Infinity is not the topic of discussion here, for the Disney Research team has revolutionised a way of revisiting NES classics in the form of...

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  • Nintendo Download 4th April 2013 (North America)

    A chick's adventure, slaying monsters, finding your groove and more

    It's Nintendo Download time, North America, and this week you have options on Wii U, 3DS and Wii. It's a mixture of the old, the new and DLC extras, so let's get right to it. Wii U eShop: Toki Tori 2 (Two Tribes, reduced to $13.49 until 25th April, will be $14.99) — Starting off...

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  • News Egads, The Castlevania Movie Adaptation Is Actually Happening, Again

    We've been here before, haven't we?

    Hollywood loves video games. It simply cannot get enough of them, and constantly picks up well-known franchises in order to churn out dumb action movies with wafer-thin story-lines and terrible special effects. There are few truly successful examples, and those which do fare well commercially - such as Paul W.S...

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  • News Konami Readying Castlevania Collection For Wii?

    Listen to them - the children of the net. What rumours they make

    This is probably one to file under “rumour” for the time being but we’ve gotten wind from an anonymous source that Konami is currently working away on a Castlevania collection, which apparently will be released on the Wii and Sony PSP this year. Details are predictably sketchy...

Monday16th Nov 2009

  • News Original Castlevania Ported To Half-Life 2, Sort Of

    Modder recreates first stage for PC shooter

    Dracula's castle has come down with a bad case of alien head crabs. Where are the Belmonts to stop them? Dead, presumably, so it's up to Gordon Freeman to crowbar them into crab juice in this translation of the original Castlevania's first level to the PC's Half-Life 2. The mod retains the same look of the...

Wednesday14th Oct 2009