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Castlevania renewed for second season on Netflix

Netflix’s anime adaptation of cult game series Castlevania will return for a second series. Deadline reports that the Wow! Unlimited Media’s Frederator Studios production will see its run time upped to eight episodes next time out, having been limited to just four episodes for the existing series. Season One stars …

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Castlevania Netflix series is coming later this year

Producer Adi Shankar, who previously worked on movies Dredd and Lone Survivor, has revealed he’s working on a Castlevania series for Netflix, which, according to him, will be the western world’s first good video game adaptation” (see original Facebook post below). The first season will launch this year, with season …

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MercurySteam hints at new project with Konami vet Dave Cox

The Spanish developer of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow MercurySteam has announced it is once again working with former Konami head of studio Dave Cox. The studio also revealed that they were working on a new ‘secret unannounced project’ together. Cox worked with MercurySteam before on the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow …

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Bloodstained breaks Kickstarter records

Spiritual Castlevania successor Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has become the most funded video game in Kickstarter history. The project is currently sitting on $4,265,467with a day and a half to go. That puts it above the previous games record holder, InXile’s yet to be released Planescape Tormet successor Torment: …

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Castlevania dev’s new Kickstarter doubles $500,000 goal on first day

Castlevania developer Koji Igarashi went to Kickstarter less than 24 hours ago looking for $500,000 to fund his new title, the campaign currently has over $1m pledged with no sign of slowing. At time of publication, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has garnered more than 15,000 backers – meaning the …

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Castlevania classics join Wii U Virtual Console lineup this month

2002 Game Boy Advance release Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance will land on Wii U’s Virtual Console later this month, Nintendo has announced. VG247 reports The game will arrive as a digital download on the North American eShop on October 16th. Nintendo revealed late last month that both Castlevania: Dracula X …

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Castlevania boss leaves Konami

17-year Konami veteran Dave Cox has left the Japanese publisher. Cox is best known for his work on the Castlevania series of games, and was in charge of the recent Lords of Shadow series of games. Lords of Shadow was a great return to form for the Castlevania series. Its …

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Castlevania producer Koji Igarashi leaves Konami

Konami producer Koji Igarashi has announced his exit from the Japanese video game publisher. Igarashi – credited on over a dozen Castlevania releases – informed Polygon on the news of his departure, stating his intention to start his own indie studio. "I’ve decided to break out on my own to …

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Castlevania director accuses reviewers of "lacking honesty"

One of the creators of Konami’s Castelvania: Lords of Shadow 2 has lashed out at some of the game’s reviews. OXM has had a go at translating a piece on Eurogamer Spain in which game director Enric Alvarez says that the specialised gaming press [lacks] professionalism". Added Alvarez: "[You can …

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