STARTING SCREEN | Happy 30th anniversary, Castlevania II: Simon's Quest! You're not a perfect game, but you're a damn ambitious one.
Konami deserves to be singled out in the grand, ongoing discussion about video game box art -- though not always for the best reasons.
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: Simon Belmont's excellent adventure.
It really whips the vampire's ass.
More Castlevania incoming for those saddened by its short season.
Seriously, next week!
Koji Igarashi is bringing samurai to Victorian England, and he's dressed the part.
Blurring the line between tribute and clone in the nicest way possible.
Rising from the coffins of the Netflix Latin America Twitter feed.
Adi Shankar wants it to happen, but there are many reasons why an ultra-dark take on the Mega Man franchise is the least necessary thing in the universe.
Nadia cuts a slice of cake for Symphony of the Night and looks back at Jeremy Parish's Design in Action series of articles for the game.
Whatever the Netflix Castlevania series offers us, let's hope it's more interesting than this tepid take on Vlad Tepes.
As we head into the weekend, we highlight the week's most important stories and features.
The Castlevania series already parodies vampire hunters, and it does so without turning the tint knob right down to "grimdark."
We close out our in-depth look at Castlevania classic Symphony of the Night by exploring the cumulative power of its brilliant little details.
How Konami created a new and different Castlevania by building on, and creating contrast to, what had come before.
Happy anniversary, Simon Belmont! Too bad your bloodline is as deceased as Dracula himself.
Mondo's first Castlevania music release on vinyl looks great, but these legendary tunes deserve better treatment.
Koji Igarashi's new game isn't Castlevania, but... it's Castlevania.
Konami's callous decision to feature one of gaming's most emotional cutscenes on a gambling machine kind of hurts.
Super Castlevania IV's unique love of kettle drums is inexplicable, but by no means unwelcome.
We hope to find the answer in Castlevania's Dracula X duology, Rondo of Blood and Symphony of the Night. Are our words as empty as our souls?
The year 1994 arrives, and with it some of the greatest games ever made. Our year-by-year video guide to the best of Super NES continues!
Just as "Nintendo" became a household name, DiC's creation set out to capitalize on this new fad—leaving an embarrassing legacy in its wake.
Will all long-running game series eventually run out of steam? And is that really all bad?
A Micro perspective on the kookiest numbered entry in the classic action series.
It's not a true Castlevania game, but this forgotten handheld adventure makes a decent substitute.
Ex-Castlevania Producer Koji Igarashi is riffing on his own history with a successful Kickstarter, but they shouldn't forget that Konami's series was always about more than just whipping vampires.
Take a look at how the undead have changed over the years with our video tour of zombies through the generations.
You won't know true horror until you witness Jeremy trying to beat this brutal NES classic for a live audience.