Category: Monsters

The Sound of Castlevania

Video game music has now reached the point where it rivals the best of film scores. Modern releases over the last decade host within them grandiose orchestral scores that provide a sense of environment and depth to the game that...

/ October 31, 2016

Pretending it’s Dracula

Life is usually more interesting to me when I let the weird stuff become a reality. Those moments where my brain feeds me something odd and I let it ride. For example, I wandered through the house in the middle...

/ October 27, 2016

Retro Spotlight: Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest was first released for the Famicom in 1987 in Japan, followed by the NES in 1988 in North America. The game was developed and published by Konami and continues the story from the franchise's debut title,...

/ October 27, 2016

The Castlevania NES Trilogy LIVE

Today, Joe and Marc are playing the NES trilogy of Castlevania games live. To celebrate thirty years of Castlevania and the feature of this month's cover story, join us as we play through the first games in the series. Watch...

/ October 15, 2016

The Free Cheese Game Club | Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow

The year is 1999 and Dracula's Castle rises as it does every century. For hundreds of years, the Belmont clan and those affiliated with the family have taken on the challenge of defeating Dracula and stopping him once again. This time,...

/ October 10, 2016

Monsters

Close your eyes. Imagine something that terrified you when you were young. Replay the image in your mind and remember what that fear felt like. After years, it is difficult to reenter that exact frame of consciousness but you can...

/ October 3, 2016