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Konami's New Initiative: Erotic Castlevania Pachinko

Once upon a time, there was a company called Konami that would release all sorts of delightful video games in all kinds of genres under big, beloved franchises with names like Suikoden, Contra, Gradius, Silent Hill, Castlevania, Metal Gear, and Zone of the Enders.

Castlevania Successor Makes Over $1 Million In A Single Day

Koji Igarashi’s hustle to make a new Castlevania-style game has paid off: his spiritual successor to a series Konami keeps screwing up — because Konami is Konami — has in less than 24 hours made over $US1 million on Kickstarter.

The Successor To Castlevania Finally Revealed

Koji Igarashi is best known for work on countless Castlevania games. He’s left Konami and is now ready to work on a new one. It’s not called Castlevania. It’s not for Konami. But it might just be what fans have been eagerly awaiting.

SNES Turned Into Dracula's Tomb From Castlevania

Thanks to its smooth design, modding the PAL version of the Super Nintendo seems like a fun thing to do. There’s a lot of room for redecoration. Belgian artist Vadu Amka transformed one of these into a Castlevania-themed crypt of Dracula.

She Hears A Nintendo Theme Once, Then Makes Beautiful Music

Sonya Belousova is one of today’s most accomplished young composers and pianists. Watch her demonstrate her skill by listening to a series of Nintendo themes — most for the first time ever — and then coming up with gorgeous arrangements on the spot.

The Best 3D Castlevania Is This Custom-Made Board Game

A massive game board inspired by the original NES classic, 11 characters with upgrade-able weapons and abilities, battle dice, movement dice and more than 100 item and monster cards — this is the ultimate Castlevania board game.

Custom SNES Is An Homage To Everything Castlevania

Artist Vadu Amka turned his PAL SNES console into the embodiment of darkness, just in time for October. It’s a Castlevania-themed one, and it’s not just a repaint, it has a huge whip, an additional skull, a coffin and other emblems of the series.

NES Classics, Turned Into Digital Origami

Digital artist Steph Caskenette picked a couple of iconic NES moments from games like the Castlevania, Contra or Metroid, and made them look like it’s all curved paper.

The Challenge Of Leaving Castlevania (and Konami) Behind

Koji Igarashi is 46 years old. Dubbed “Iga” by fans, he’s best known for his work on the Castlevania series. Nearly half his life was spent making games at Konami. Yesterday, he announced he was leaving that company, and in an exclusive interview with Kotaku, he explains why.

Beloved Castlevania Producer Koji Igarashi Leaves Konami

Koji Igarashi, a veteran game producer best known for his work on the Castlevania series, has left Konami. His last day at the Tokyo-based game company was 15 March 2014.

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