If there's one thing the Castlevania series is known for it's "erotic violence," right? As far as the latest pachinko game is concerned, that's the ticket, as evidenced in the promo after the jump.
The Kickstarter campaign for Koji Igarashi's Castlevania-style Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night ended massively, clearing every stretch goal for a grand total of $5,545,991. Yep, Iga broke Kickstarter records, making it the most successful crowd-funded game software on the site. More after the jump.
We may be pretty far out from the release of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night—which has former Castlevania whipmaster Koji Igarashi lending his personal brand of exploratory action style to a fresh property—but that hasn't stopped Iga and his team at Inti Creates from sharing some footage. Hit the jump for a sample.
Love it or hate it, the term "Metroidvania" has long been used to reference exploratory action games in the vein of Metroid and any free-flowing Castlevania game modeled after Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. Koji Igarashi, one of the key minds behind the latter, has been teasing something new, and earlier today he officially blew the lid off the latest in the genre, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night.
Developer Double Fine have a really cool Let's Play style video series called Devs Play. As the name implies, the series has developers playing or watching someone play their own games, and the latest features classic side-scroller Castlevania: Symphony of the Night.
Nintendo of America recently announced the impending arrival of two more classic Castlevania games on the Wii U Virtual Console. Next in line we have Dracula X and the original Game Boy Advance entry, Castlevania: Circle of the Moon. Read on for more.
The ever-informative Did You Know Gaming? series is at it again, this time tackling Konami's Castlevania franchise and the many historical and mythological inspirations behind it. See just how steeped in history the Dracula-whipping action games are after the jump.
Konami revealed the debut trailer for "Revelations," the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 DLC chapter that puts players in control of Alucard before the events of the sequel. Watch as Dracula's son prepares for his father's return in the video after the jump.
If you were hoping for a Koji Igarashi produced return to 2D form after the middling reception of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, well, we've got some bad news. Igarashi—who blazed forth on an amazing Castlevania run as assistant director on Castlevania: Symphony of the Night—has parted ways with Konami. Hit the jump for more.
Konami detailed plans for upcoming Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 DLC featuring Alucard. Pricing wasn't announced, but "Revelations" is set to arrive via Xbox Live and PlayStation Network on March 25. Screens and more past the break.
The Castlevania series has always been about the Belmont clan (or assorted friends) taking on the threat of Dracula and his minions, but Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 turns things around--now, you are Dracula! But is this a change for the better? Does Lords of Shadow 2 improve on the original? Check out our full review after the jump!
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 arrives on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC tomorrow, so Konami is shooting out one last trailer to celebrate the launch. Dig in after the jump.