We've seen countless classics known for side-scrolling and 2D gaming fail to make the jump to 3D over the years. The success of Final Fantasy VII, Super Mario 64 and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time left numerous studios and publishers experimenting and trying to shoehorn their famous franchises into some kind of 3D game to try and recreate the success that those games had. Unfortunately, not every major video game series was able to properly make the transition to 3D and abandon its top-down or side-scrolling roots.
That’s right, to celebrate Halloween, we’re journeying back to Dracula’s castle and exploring the best frights he has to offer. Of course, you can’t have Castlevania without the Belmont family running around trying to stop Dracula's evil from spreading. Be ready to whip some candles for hearts and to throw boomerang-like crosses at skeletons, because Castlevania has returned. Dracula always resurrects himself somehow, and it's time we revisit Count Vlad to conquer the best and worst 2D entries this series has to offer.
Adi Shankar, known for producing Dredd and his "bootleg" superhero shorts like Power/Rangers and The Punisher: Dirty Laundry, is taking on Castlevania.
Despite acting oblivious to all the negative press it has been receiving, Konami is wondering if we're still interested in its franchises.
Metroidvania returns in full force as former Konami producer Koji "Iga" Igarashi unveiled Castlevania's spiritual successor, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night.
Longtime Castlevania series producer Koji Igarashi is teasing a new project that will delight fans of the Belmont's crusade against Dracula.
This custom-built Super Nintendo Entertainment System is worthy of the Belmont family's praises.
First 4 Figures has recently announced a statue that can appeal to both video game fans as well as movie and book fans as well -- Dracula.
This custom board game is only good way to do a 3D Castlevania.
Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance, Circle of the Moon and Aria of Sorrow are hitting the Wii U.