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Slain is one of those games that isn't afraid to wear its influences proudly on its sleeve. It's got a healthy dose of Castlevania coursing through its veins, which is certainly a good thing in our book. Also, it'll hit Steam by the end of the month.
Just in time for Halloween, the Nintendo Wii U is getting a pair of games perfectly suited to the spirit of the season, including a dark indie adventure game for the eShop and a trip to Dracula’s living castle on the Virtual Console.
Konami went and let loose the official launch trailer for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, due out tomorrow, February 25th, for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.
Konami isn't one of the top-tier publishers lost to the art of catering to their fanbase; they seem to understand that allowing developers room to breathe their creative intuition affords for the freedom of amazing works of art, such as the potential showstopper and key-in for sleeper hit status, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2.
This week’s Nintendo eShop update features a little old, a little new, and a few things resting somewhere in between. Get ready for some classic Castlevania action, as well as Toki Tori 2 and some Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DLC.
It's been confirmed that Hollywood actor, Robert Carlyle, best known for roles in movies like The Full Monty, Formula 51 and 28 Weeks Later, will be returning to play the lead character of Gabriel Belmont in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2.
A new extended launch trailer was released to explain just how much bang gamers are getting for their buck.
One of the most long-running series in the history of the video game action-horror genre is Castlevania. With a legion of fans the world around and new games hitting the market for various platforms each year, we thought that it would only be sensible to inform said fans about some autographed swag by series’ producer, Koji Igarashi.
At their TGS booth, Konami gave the world a first glimpse at their first next-gen Castlevania game for the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. Unfortunately, it's a teaser trailer.
A recent countdown on GameTrailers.com revealed that out of all the Ninja Gaidens, the Contra’s, and the Ghouls and Ghosts’ out there, Battletoads trumps them all as the toughest game ever made, which I couldn’t disagree with more. Sure, Battletoads is tough—with the difficulty ramping up early on in the hoverbike section—but tougher than some of the other games on the list? That I find hard to believe.
Konami’s newest Castlevania for the DS looks like all the others, except with a girl as the main character. And I’m still not sure how bad that actually is. Sure, there isn’t much in the way of innovation. But when you have a tried and true formula you should stick with it.
Konami knows better than to try and push 3D on its classic Castlevania series. Time and time again the team behind the series has released fantastic games that feature old school, classic 2D gameplay. And not a single person whines or complains about this.
Microsoft announced the first annual Xbox Live Arcade Awards yesterday at a private reception at the Gamers Developer Conference. Awards were determined by feedback from over 26,000 fans as well as Live Arcade data. The following are the list of winners: