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Castlevania (JP), known in Japan as Akumajō Dracula (JP), is a series of horror-themed action-adventure video games created and developed by Konami. Below are the titles released in the Castlevania series, released on Nintendo consoles.

Series Element

List of games

Action games

NES

SNES

Game Boy

Nintendo 64

Wii

Game Boy Advance

Other systems

  • Haunted Castle (arcade)
  • Castlevania: Bloodlines/The New Generation (Sega Genesis/Mega Drive)
  • Castlevania: Symphony of Night (PlayStation)
  • Castlevania: Resurrection (cancelled)
  • Castlevania: Lament of Innocence (PlayStation 2, cancelled GameCube)
  • Castlevania: Curse of Darkness (PlayStation 2, Xbox)
  • Castlevania: Order of Shadows
  • Castlevania: The Arcade (arcade, cancelled Wii)
  • Castlevania: Harmony of Despair
  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360)
  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 (Sony PS3 and Microsoft Xbox 360)

Metroidvania games

Game Boy Advance

Nintendo DS

​Wii U

Nintendo Switch

Lords of Shadows (reboot)

Nintendo 3DS

Legacy

Konami have supported the series beyond making new entries and spinoffs. The first was the Wai Wai World on the Famicom which had a world in each game based on the Castlevania series as well as have a Belmont playable. The Wai Wai World games later inspired a kart racing spinoff called Konami Krazy Racers which has Dracula playable. In DreamMix TV: World Fighters, Simon Belmont is a playable fighter. New International Track & Field featured cameos from various Castlevania characters including Simon Belmont. Most recently, Simon and Ritcher Belmont became fighters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Inspired titles

Trivia

  • Due to the way Zelda II, Super Metroid, and Castlevania: Symphony of the Night were designed, this created the popular "Metroidvania or Castleroid" genre.

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