Video: Castlevania Music Analysis

Why is it SO GOOD?Starting in the 8-bit video game era and continuing well into the 90's, Konami was known for some of the best video game music. But even for Konami's standards, the Castlevania series stands apart for its fusion of modern and baroque classical music. Castlevania was well known for this fusion of …

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Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon IS Castlevania

Rejoice, Creatures of the Night It may have missed many a gamer's radar, but the Kickstarter project helmed by Koji Igarashi, the caretaker of the MetroidVania entries of the Castlevania series, has released the stretch goal bonus game promised to backers. And it's a dead ringer for Castlevania 3. The new game, Bloodstained: Curse of …

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Is Castlevania Dead?

Has the Count Taken a Stake to the Heart?It's been more than a couple years since the last official video game incarnation of Castlevania. The last time we saw the Count was 2014 in the second installment of the Lords of Shadow reboot. Since then, Konami's focus, leadership, and reputation has changed significantly and not …

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