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Castlevania is one of the most beloved series of all time, but has been allowed to lie in neglect for far too long. However, recent events have caused me to wonder if there is a chance to revive the series still. Nintendo worked with Konami to bring back Bomberman for the launch of the Nintendo […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 24 May, 2017 At 04:54 PM | Categorized As Animation, News, ROG News, Television, Videos | With 0 Comments

  Netflix and Konami have released the first trailer for the upcoming animated Castlevania series. The series debuts on July 7 of this year.   The series looks dark and violent and like a Castlevania series should. Check out the trailer below        

By Jonathan Balofsky On 21 Apr, 2017 At 04:00 AM | Categorized As News, NINTENDO, Nintendo Switch, ROG News | With 0 Comments

Here is some unexpected news that I doubt anyone saw coming. Konami has announced Super Bomberman R is going to get some Gradius, Castlevania and Silent Hill-themed characters in a future DLC update.  These include the Belmont Bomber, Vic Viper Bomber and Pyramid Head Bomber.   This is really cool DLC, especially for old school […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 28 Dec, 2016 At 09:52 PM | Categorized As News, NINTENDO, Nintendo 3DS, Portable/Mobile Gaming, ROG News | With 0 Comments

Castlevania Dracula X was originally going to come out last week, but it has been rescheduled for tomorrow, December 29 2016. The game was derided in the past as a inferior port of Rondo of Blood, but it has gained defenders in recent years who now praise its challenge and difficulty and like what it […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 23 Dec, 2016 At 01:12 PM | Categorized As News, NINTENDO, Nintendo 3DS, Portable/Mobile Gaming, ROG News | With 0 Comments

Castlevania Dracula X was supposed to come to the 3DS virtual console but has not come out yet. The reason for the delay is not yet known and we are still waiting to find out when it will come. We will keep you updated on this and will let you know when the virtual console […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 23 Nov, 2016 At 07:07 PM | Categorized As News, NINTENDO, ROG News | With 0 Comments

Koji Igarashi recently sat down for a discussion with Glixel about Bloodstained. During the interview, which touched on a number of subjects, the metroidvania genre was brought up a few times leading to this interesting exchange So the term ‘IGAvania’ has begun to gain currency, as another way to say ‘Metroidvania.’ I’ve always wondered why […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 10 Nov, 2016 At 01:40 AM | Categorized As News, News, NINTENDO, Otaku Music, ROG News | With 0 Comments

Mondo released the following tweet   Super Castlevania IV turns 25 Years Old today. 2XLP Soundtrack coming in 2017. pic.twitter.com/hJNm3WJ1YS — MONDO (@MondoNews) October 31, 2016 Super Castlevania IV had some of the best music in the series as a whole, so this is very welcome. I think I will try and pick this up […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 7 Sep, 2016 At 01:39 PM | Categorized As News, NINTENDO, Nintendo 3DS, Portable/Mobile Gaming, ROG News | With 0 Comments

Tomorrow’s VC game for the New 3DS has been revealed as Super Castlevania 4. The game is widely held to be one of the best games on the SNES and will be available when the eshop updates   Source

By Jonathan Balofsky On 19 Jul, 2016 At 02:13 AM | Categorized As Editorials, Featured, Indie Spotlight, Interviews, News, NINTENDO, Previews, ROG News | With 0 Comments

I recently had the chance to talk with Ezekiel Rage, developer of Citidale: Gate of Souls, and discuss the upcoming indie game. Please have a look at our conversation   JB: Where/How did you get the idea to make your game Citadale – Gate of Souls? ER: It actually started as a Castlevania fangame. I […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 18 Feb, 2016 At 02:32 AM | Categorized As Featured, Indie Spotlight, Interviews, ROG News | With 0 Comments

Welcome everyone to Indie Game Spotlight. Today we speak with Warren Smith, developer of Dark Flame. You can read the interview below. JB: Obviously your game takes a lot of inspiration from Castlevania symphony of the night. What else inspires your game and what is it that sets your game apart and gives it uniqueness? As well, […]