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Vampires, Ghosts and Magicians haunt the virtual console

By Spencer . October 29, 2007 . 5:57am

Nintendo has a handy Halloween themed list of virtual console games this week starting with Castlevania II: Simons Quest. Simon’s back to tackle Dracula again, only this time there are more RPG elements and multiple endings depending on how fast you beat the game. Then from the realm archives of the TurboGrafix-16 is Samurai Ghost, […]

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Simon’s Quest headed to the Wii

By Spencer . August 17, 2007 . 2:01pm

The ESRB popped up with an unsurprising listing of Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest today. Perhaps it will appear as a virtual console game next week. You know Castlevania III is coming in the future too and there are potential issues with the port. The Japanese cart had an on board sound chip to improve the […]

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Virtual Console Monday: Castlevania is go!

By Spencer . April 30, 2007 . 12:26pm

Castlevania on the Wii is old news for Europe. They have had the NES classic as a downloadable virtual console game for over a month now. The wait is over for North America since it’s one of the three new virtual console games Nintendo is releasing today. While you could pick up Castlevania for 500 […]

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Castlevania: Symphony of the Night on Xbox Live Arcade this Wed

By Spencer . March 16, 2007 . 2:09pm

Next week’s Xbox Live Arcade title is Konami’s classic PS1 game, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. It’s being repackaged with new graphics, widescreen support, achievements and enhanced audio. If an upgraded version of Castelvania: SOTN isn’t your thing you can play the original game too. The cost? 800 Microsoft Points ($10). Not a bad deal, […]

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Watch: What if Castlevania characters were in Soul Calibur?

By Spencer . February 22, 2007 . 8:42am

The wonders of the Soul Calibur III character creation system never stop. Odaleex created fighter based off of the original Simon Belmont and used Ivy’s sword whip for the fighting style. Dracula appears to be using the “Soul of Raphael”. [youtube]kFGvvlWHS-s[/youtube]  Past the break are more Castlevania Soul Calibur videos with Alucard, Richter Belmont and […]

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Konami’s Tokyo Game Show Lineup

By Spencer . September 13, 2006 . 10:55am

This year Konami’s Tokyo Game Show booth is lined with three of their internally developed series: Mahjong Kakutou Club, Metal Gear Solid, and Winning Eleven. Coded Arms Assault for the PS3 will also be making an appearance along with the innovative Wii game, Elebits. Also a bunch of Bemani games will be showcased like Dance […]