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How Castlevania Nails The Balance So Many Video Game Adaptations Mess Up

How Castlevania Nails The Balance So Many Video Game Adaptations Mess Up

Video game adaptations have had a rocky history“so rocky, that it’s practically a revelation when we get big blockbuster movies such as Detective Pikachu and Sonic. They wind up feeling like huge celebrations simply because they manage to be basic, fun family movies. But Netflix’s Castlevania has carved out a…

Castlevania’s Third Season Is A Violent Slow Burn

Castlevania’s Third Season Is A Violent Slow Burn

By the end of its second season, Netflix’s Castlevania show seemed to have reached its apex. Dracula was defeated, and the story—largely based on the NES’ Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse—was over. Season three could have gone in a lot of directions. It ends up focusing on the characters that viewers…

Breaking Down The Intense World Of Castlevania Speedrunning

Breaking Down The Intense World Of Castlevania Speedrunning

Castlevania is a punishing game, where getting hit at the wrong time might mean plummeting to a frustrating death. It’s a classic that require precision to finish. Speedrunners have been challenging it for years, and a new video breaks it down from the early days until now.