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  • Blog Post: Rumor: Konami Pulls Plug On All AAA Development Except For PES

    Multiple sites are reporting that Konami has made the decision to move away from triple-A game development almost entirely. The company allegedly has no plans to pursue Metal Gear or Silent Hills titles, which marks a change from recent public statements. Gameblog , which first reported the departure... More
  • Blog Post: Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow Producer Joins Mobile Developer Fish In A Bottle

    David Cox, producer on the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow games, left Konami last year , and now we know where he has landed. Cox announced today that he has joined Fish in a Bottle studios, a developer primarily focused on mobile games. The studio is partnered with companies like Disney and Nickelodeon... More
  • Blog Post: New Character Revealed For Bloodstained, Plus Cross-Play On Xbox One & Windows 10

    During Microsoft's Gamescom 2015 press conference Castlevania: Symphony of the Night creator Koji Igarashi took the stage to reveal a new character for his new game Bloodstained. The nobly dressed man is armed with blades and versed in the skills of magic. Igarashi didn't make it certain whether... More
  • Blog Post: Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Passes Torment: Tides of Numenera For Most Funded Game On Kickstarter

    With eight hours remaining, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has raised more than $4.8 million, making it the most funded game in the history of Kickstarter. Series creator Koji Igarashi intends Ritual of the Night to serve as a spiritual successor to Castlevania. Players take the role of Miriam, a... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Igarashi's Castlevania Spiritual Successor Hits Kickstarter Goal

    Update: Koji Igarashi's Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has met its $500,000 Kickstarter goal. Original Story: Castlevania: Symphony Of The Night is often heralded as one of the best games of all time, but its producer Koji Igarashi left Konami a little over a year ago. We finally know what he's... More
  • Blog Post: Castlevania's Igarashi Has An Important Question For You

    The whip is closely associated with Castlevania, but the sword is no slouch, either. Koji "Iga" Igarashi, who worked on some of the series' best works, is heading up his own company, and he wants your input. A new site from Igarashi asks the simple question: Sword or whip? Vote by clicking... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What Nintendo DS Games Do You Want Next On Wii U Virtual Console?

    Yoshi's Island DS , WarioWare: Touched!, Yoshi Touch & Go , and Mario Kart DS have all made their way to the Wii U's Virtual Console. What do you want to release next? There are some first-party Nintendo big-hitters that seem like pretty sure bets. Zelda: Spirit Tracks and Phantom Hourglass... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Which Modern Developers Should Tackle Classic Franchises?

    Devolver Digital is attempting to make a Seaman game , and The Odd Gentlemen are working on a new King's Quest . What other modern developers would you like to see tackling classic franchises? Maybe Rocksteady (Batman: Arkham Asylum, Batman: Arkham City) should take on a Metroid game. Maybe DrinkBox... More
  • Blog Post: Explore Dracula's Castle In Fan-Made Castlevania Board Game

    S After creating an original Fallout board game and a Fallout Monopoly set for his wife, Reddit user " XSimonBelmontX " is living up to his name with a custom tabletop trek through Castlevania . The board game pulls from all of Castlevania's lore, but the map is based on the castle from... More
  • Blog Post: Castlevania: Harmony Of Dissonance Available Today On Wii U Virtual Console

    The second game in the Game Boy Advance's Castlevania trilogy is now available for Wii U. Harmony of Dissonance joins Circle of the Moon, which released on Wii U last week, and will be joined by Ario of Sorrow later. Original reports pointed towards both Aria of Sorrow and Harmony of Dissonance being... More
  • Blog Post: Castlevania: Circle Of The Moon Available On Wii U, Harmony Of Dissonance And Aria Of Sorrow On The Way

    Right now, you can grab the first of the Game Boy Advance's three Castlevania games, and the other two will be available soon. Harmony of Dissonance and Aria of Sorrow will both become available on October 16. The games will join all the NES Castlevanias as well as all the Super Nintendo Castlevanias... More
  • Blog Post: Hard-To-Find SNES Title Castlevania Dracula X Now Available On Wii U

    One of the hardest to find entries in the Castlevania saga is now available to download on the Wii U's Virtual Console. A remake of shorts of Castlevania: Rondo of Blood , which chronologically takes place immediately before Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, Castelvania Dracula X released for the... More
  • Blog Post: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Producer Leaves Konami

    Dave Cox, who has been with Konami for 17 years, announced that today is his final day with the company. Cox's most recent high-profile projects were the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow titles. Cox made the announcement via Twitter , but he does not indicate specifically what his futures plans may be... More
  • Blog Post: Get A History Lesson From This Informational Castlevania Video

    The latest video from the Did You Know Gaming YouTube channel breaks down the Castlevania series and its historical roots. You will learn about where its many monsters originate, Alucard's true name, what castles were referenced to create Dracula's assorted castles, and how film maker Hayao Miyazaki... More
  • Blog Post: Album Takes Classic 8-Bit NES Tunes And Turns Them Into Lullabies

    From the folks who brought us a collection of lullabies based off of Mega Man tunes , comes a new album that broadens its reach. Instead of focusing on a single game , musician Mark Polydoris and brother looked to a number of different games like Super Mario Bros. 2, Contra, Duck Tales, Castlevania,... More
  • Blog Post: Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse Now Available On The Wii U Virtual Console

    Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse, the 1989 NES sequel, is now available on the Wii U's virtual console. Dracula's Curse joins the original Castlevania , Castlevania II: Simon's Quest , and Super Castlevania IV on the Wii U – the latter of which we played on Replay this morning ... More
  • Blog Post: Impressive Paper Diorama Recreates Zelda: Link To The Past's Overworld

    An artist who goes by the name Wuppes creates paper dioramas inspired by video games. His Link to the Past overworld map is particularly impressive. You can find more of Wuppes' work on his tumblr blog , which has more images of the Hyrule piece you see above, as well as dioramas representing Street... More
  • Blog Post: Mash-up Artist Rolls Out Optimus Prime/Samus Crossover

    Artist Timothy Lim is a master of mash-ups, capable of amalgamating Star Wars and Metroid, Super Mario Bros. and Transformers, and Batman and Castlevania into stunning artwork pieces. Lim’s clever twist on these iconic universes is just a small sampling of his extensive collection of video game... More
  • Blog Post: Igarashi Talks Metroidvania, Discusses New Project

    Koji “Iga” Igarashi recently departed Konami after a lengthy tenure at the company. While Igarashi has clearly stated his plans to start his own development studio, he has been among the first to admit that the process is only in its beginning stages. However, a couple of recent interviews... More
  • Blog Post: Castlevania: Symphony Of The Night Producer Leaves Konami

    Koji Igarashi, producer of the widely acclaimed Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and its handheld successors has left Konami. The Japanese developer is leaving to form his own studio. IGN reports that Igarashi’s final day at Konami was Saturday, March 15. Igarashi says deciding to depart wasn’t... More
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