Tagged With castlevania

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Two days ago, news broke that a Castlevania TV show would be heading to Netflix in 2017, prompting thousands of jokes quoting dialogue from the video game series. In a Facebook post, producer Adi Shankar said, "I personally guarantee that it will end the streak and be the Western world's first good video game adaptation." I talked to Shankar yesterday and he sounds totally committed to that.

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I'm all for retro games, but the ease and convenience of playing emulated versions (like the NEO GEO Humble Bundle) or mobile remakes is too easy to ignore. That said, if my Game Boy or aging console looked like this I'd be ditching the emulator quick smart.

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The very first stage of the original NES Castlevania, the spooky Ghost House from Super Mario World, our first battle with Bowser in Super Mario Bros. Scenes we probably all remember from the NES days and encountered one way or another. Mark Green has now resurrected them with brilliant dioramas.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.