ArtPlay and Inti Creates just dropped an unexpected bombshell on Castlevania and Bloodstained fans alike today. Koji Igarashi and team have clearly been hard at work and excited to announce a direct sequel to the well received Bloodstained Curse of the Moon. Merely a stretch goal for the Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Kickstarter campaign, Curse of the Moon was a love letter to the good old days of 8-bit action games and not to be missed.
Konami just dropped a brand new trailer today, putting an end to the rumors on what exactly this so called "Castlevania Collection" would entail. Titled Castlevania Requiem, the collection will be a PS4 port of both Symphony of the Night and Rondo of Blood. Little is known about which versions of each title will be released. Will SotN be a direct port of the PS3 version or possibly a port from the Dracula X Chronicles. Both have their merits, but it would seem likely that a port of the original PS1 title, horribly good voice acting in tact, would be the best choice for the collection. Leaving out the 2.5D remake of Rondo of Blood, makes it apparent that Konami is wanting to keep a more rooted feel to the collection.
With the recent announcement of Simon and Richter Belmont coming to Nintendo's legendary Super Smash Brothers series later this year, Konami and Castlevania fans have been hopeful that the series is ready to be resurrected after a nearly 5 year slumber. Some very interesting news broke regarding two of the finest titles in the series today and the potential of an even bigger collection.
A Grand Romp Amongst the Undead and Dracula’s Other Ghoulish Minions! Back in 1987 a little known game called Castlevania was published by Konami for the Nintendo Entertainments System. From the opening theme to the gothic tapestry of environments you will be exploring, Castlevania just screams fun. Gameplay Like most games of the 8-bit era, … Continue reading Castlevania (NES) Review