List of Castlevania titles

List of Castlevania titles

"Castlevania" is a series created and developed by Konami. The series debuted in Japan on September 26, 1986 with nihongo|"Akumajō Dracula"|悪魔城ドラキュラ|Akumajō Dorakyura|lit. "Demon Castle Dracula", which later was released in the United States as "Castlevania". The series is one of Konami's most famous franchises. The games takes place in its own fictional universe, and the story revolves around vampire hunters from the Belmont clan waging an endless conflict against the immortal vampire Dracula. Castlevania titles have been released on numerous different video game consoles, handheld game consoles, and personal computer platforms, several which have been rereleased on multiple platforms and included as part of compilation packages. The series' characters have also appeared in several other Konami games. A feature film based on the series is scheduled to be released in 2008.

Video games

VGtitle
article= Castlevania (video game)
title= Castlevania
date= vgrelease|Japan|JP|1986-09-26
vgrelease|North America|NA|May 1987
vgrelease|Europe|EU|1988-12-19
refs= cite web| url = http://www.konami.jp/gs/game/dracula/product/1986.html| title = 悪魔城ドラキュラシリーズ総合サイト - 1986| language = Japanese| publisher = Konami| accessdate = 2007-09-05] cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/nes/action/akumajodracula/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Castlevania (NES) - Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-10-11]
release= 1986—Famicom Disk System
1987—Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo Vs. Series [cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/arcade/action/vscastlevania/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Vs. Castlevania — Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-10-11] , PlayChoice-10
1990 — Personal Computer, [cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/pc/action/castlevania/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Castlevania (PC) - Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-10-11] Commodore 64, [cite web| title = Castlevania (Commodore 64) - Release Summary| url = http://www.gamespot.com/c64/action/castlevania/similar.html?mode=versionsand| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-10-11] Commodore Amiga [cite web| title = Castlevania (Amiga) - Release Summary| url = http://www.gamespot.com/amiga/action/castlevania/similar.html?mode=versions| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-10-11]
1993—Famicom (Japan only)
2002—PC Microsoft Windowscite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/pc/action/konamicollectorsscc/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Konami Collector's Series: Castlevania & Contra — Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-10-11]
2004—Mobile phone [cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/mobile/action/castlevania/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Castlevania (mobile) - Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-10-11] and Game Boy Advance [cite web| title = Classic NES Series: Castlevania — Release Summary| url = http://www.gamespot.com/gba/action/famicomminiakumajodracula/similar.html?mode=versions| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-10-11]
2007—Wii Virtual Console [cite web| url = http://wii.ign.com/articles/784/784418p1.html| title = VC Mondays: 04/30/07| author = Matt Casamassina| date = 2007-04-30| publisher = IGN| accessdate = 2007-09-10]
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Akumajō Dracula"|悪魔城ドラキュラ|Akumajō Dorakyura|lit. "Demon Castle Dracula"
VGtitle
article= Vampire Killer
title= Vampire Killer
date= vgrelease|Japan|JP|1986-10-30
vgrelease|Europe|EU|1986
vgrelease|Brazil|Brazil|1986
refs= [cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/msx/action/vampirekiller/index.html?tag=result;title;0| title = Akumajou Dracula for MSX — Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-06] cite web| url = http://castlevania.classicgaming.gamespy.com/Games/vk.html| title = Vampire Killer (1986)| work = Classic Gaming.com| publisher = GameSpy| accessdate = 2008-01-24]
release= 1986—MSX2
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Akumajō Dracula"|悪魔城ドラキュラ|Akumajō Dorakyura|lit. "Demon Castle Dracula"
* First game in the series that was released outside Japan
VGtitle
article= Castlevania II: Simon's Quest
title= Castlevania II: Simon's Quest
date= vgrelease|Japan|JP|1987-08-28
vgrelease|North America|NA|1988-12-01
vgrelease|Europe|EU|1990-04-27
refs= cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/famicomds/adventure/akumajodracula2/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Dracula II: Noroi no Fuuin — Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-10-11] cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/nes/adventure/castlevania2/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Castlevania II: Simon's Quest — Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-06]
release= 1987—Famicom Disk System
1988—NES and Tiger Electronics handheldcite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/gamespot/features/video/history_castlevania/index.html| title = The History of Castlevania| author = Whalen, Mike and Giancarlo Varanini| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2008-01-25]
2002—PC Windows
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Dracula II Noroi no Fūin"|ドラキュラII 呪いの封印|Dorakyura Tsū Noroi no Fūin|lit. "Dracula II: The Accursed Seal" [cite web| url = http://www.konami.jp/gs/game/dracula/product/1987.html| title = 悪魔城ドラキュラシリーズ総合サイト - 1987| language = Japanese| publisher = Konami| accessdate = 2007-09-05]
VGtitle
article= Haunted Castle (arcade game)
title= Haunted Castle
date= vgrelease|Japan|JP|February 1988
refs= cite web| title = Konami Official Guide: Akumajō Dracula X Chronicle, pg. 121| url = http://www.vgmuseum.com/mrp/cv-rob/tdxc-guidebook.htm| publisher = Konami| accessdate = 2007-12-16]
vgrelease|North America|NA|1988-09-22Fact|date=March 2008
release= 1988—Video arcade
2006—PlayStation 2 (Japan only)
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Akumajō Dracula"|悪魔城ドラキュラ|Akumajō Dorakyura|lit. "Demon Castle Dracula" [cite web| url = http://castlevania.classicgaming.gamespy.com/Games/hc.html| title = Haunted Castle (1988)| publisher = GameSpy| work = Classic Gaming.com| accessdate = 2008-01-24]
VGtitle
article= Castlevania: The Adventure
title= Castlevania: The Adventure
date= vgrelease|Japan|JP|1989-10-27
vgrelease|North America|NA|December 1989
vgrelease|Europe|EU|1999-12-10
refs= cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/gameboy/action/draculadensetsu/similar.html?mode=versions| title = ACastlevania: The Adventure — Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-11]
release= 1989—Game Boy
1999—Game Boy Color
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Dracula Densetsu"|ドラキュラ伝説|Dorakyura Densetsu|lit. "Dracula Legend"cite web| url = http://www.konami.jp/gs/game/dracula/product/1989.html| title = 悪魔城ドラキュラシリーズ総合サイト - 1989| language = Japanese| publisher = Konami| accessdate = 2007-09-05]
* First handheld Castlevania title
VGtitle
article= Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse
title= Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse
date= vgrelease|Japan|JP|1989-12-22
vgrelease|North America|NA|October 1990
vgrelease|Europe|EU|1992-12-10
refs= cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/nes/action/akumajodensetsu/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse — Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-12]
release= 1989—NES/Famicom
2002—PC Windows
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Akumajō Densetsu"|悪魔城伝説|Akumajō Densetsu|lit. "Demon Castle Legend"
VGtitle
article= Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge
title= Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge
date= vgrelease|Japan|JP|August 1991
vgrelease|North America|NA|1991-12-07
vgrelease|Europe|EU|1992-11-26
refs= [cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/gameboy/action/draculadensetsu2/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge — Release Info| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-10-02]
release= 1991—Game Boy
2000 — Game Boy Color
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Dracula Densetsu II"|ドラキュラ伝説II|Dorakyura Densetsu Tsū|lit. "Dracula Legend II"cite web| url = http://www.konami.jp/gs/game/dracula/product/1991.html| title = 悪魔城ドラキュラシリーズ総合サイト - 1991| language = Japanese| publisher = Konami| accessdate = 2007-09-05]
VGtitle
article= Super Castlevania IV
title= Super Castlevania IV
date= vgrelease|Japan|JP|1991-10-31
vgrelease|North America|NA|December 1991
vgrelease|Europe|EU|1992-08-27
refs= cite web| title = Super Castlevania IV — Release Summary| url = http://www.gamespot.com/snes/action/akumajodracula/similar.html?mode=versions| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-11]
release= 1991—Super Nintendo
2006—Wii Virtual Console [cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/wii/action/supercastlevania4/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Super Castlevania IV (Wii)- Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-11]
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Akumajō Dracula"|悪魔城ドラキュラ|Akumajō Dorakyura|lit. "Demon Castle Dracula"
VGtitle
article= Castlevania Chronicles
title= Akumajō Dracula
date= vgrelease|Japan|JP|1993-07-23
vgrelease|North America|NA|2001-10-08
vgrelease|Europe|EU|2001-11-09
refs= [cite web| url = http://www.konami.jp/gs/game/dracula/product/1993.html| title = 悪魔城ドラキュラシリーズ総合サイト - 1993| publisher = Konami| language = Japanese| accessdate = 2007-10-11] [cite web| title = Castlevania Chronicles — Release Summary| url = http://www.gamespot.com/ps/adventure/castlevaniachronicles/similar.html?mode=versions| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-10-11]
release= 1993—Sharp X68000cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/ps/adventure/castlevaniachronicles/news.html?sid=2815685&mode=recent| title = Castlevania Chronicles Preview| author = Varanini, Giancarlo| publisher = GameSpot| date = 2001-10-01| accessdate = 2007-10-11]
2001—PlayStation ("Castlevania Chronicles")cite web| url = http://www.konami.jp/gs/game/dracula/product/2001.html| title = 悪魔城ドラキュラシリーズ総合サイト - 2001| language = Japanese| publisher = Konami| accessdate = 2007-09-05]
2007—PlayStation Network ("Castlevania Chronicles") [cite web| url = http://kotaku.com/gaming/smart-as-a-whip/castlevania-chronicles-coming-to-ps3-psp-via-psn-288450.php| title = Castlevania Chronicles Coming To PS3, PSP Via PSN| publisher = Kotaku| date = 2007-08-10| author = McWhertor, Michael| accessdate = 2007-10-11]
notes= * Remake of the original "Castlevania"
* Re-released on the PlayStation as "Castlevania Chronicles"
VGtitle
article= Akumajou Dracula X: Chi no Rondo
title= Akumajō Dracula X: Chi no Rondo
date= vgrelease|Japan|JP|1993-10-29
refs= cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/turbocd/action/akumajodracula10chinorondo/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Akumajo Dracula X: Chi no Rondo — Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-11]
canceled=
release= 1993—PC Engine
2007—PlayStation Portable ("Castlevania: Rondo of Blood") cite web| url = http://www.1up.com/do/previewPage?cId=3156904| title = Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles (PSP)| author = Jeremy Parish| date = 2007-02-01| publisher = 1UP.com |accessdate = 2007-09-04]
notes= * Re-released on the PlayStation Portable as ""
* Original version "Rondo of Blood" Unlockable in "The Dracula X Chronicles"
VGtitle
article= Castlevania: Bloodlines
title= Castlevania: Bloodlines
date= Vgrelease|North America|NA|1994-03-17
Vgrelease|Japan|JP|1994-03-18
Vgrelease|Europe|EU|1994-03-20
refs= cite web| title = Castlevania: Bloodlines — Release Summary| url = http://www.gamespot.com/genesis/action/akumajodraculavampirekiller/similar.html?mode=versions| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-08]
release= 1994—Sega Mega Drive/Genesis
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Vampire Killer"|バンパイアキラー|Banpaia Kirā [cite web| url = http://www.konami.jp/gs/game/dracula/product/1994.html| title = 悪魔城ドラキュラシリーズ総合サイト - 1994| language = Japanese| publisher = Konami| accessdate = 2007-09-05]
* Known in Europe as "Castlevania: The New Generation" [cite web| url = http://cheats.ign.com/objects/006/006176.html| title = Castlevania Bloodlines| publisher = IGN| accessdate = 2007-09-08]
VGtitle
article= Castlevania: Dracula X
title= Castlevania: Dracula X
date= Vgrelease|Japan|JP|1995-07-21
Vgrelease|North America|NA|September 1995
Vgrelease|Europe|EU|1996-02-22
refs= cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/snes/action/akumajodraculaxx/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Castlevania Dracula X — Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-11]
release= 1995—Super Nintendo
notes= * Known as "Castlevania: Vampire's Kiss" in Europe and nihongo|"Akumajō Dracula XX"|悪魔城ドラキュラXX|Akumajō Dorakyura Daburu Ekkusu|lit. "Demon Castle Dracula Double X" in Japan [cite web| url = http://www.konami.jp/gs/game/dracula/product/1995.html| title = 悪魔城ドラキュラシリーズ総合サイト - 1995| language = Japanese| publisher = Konami| accessdate = 2007-09-05]
VGtitle
article= Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
title= Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
date= Vgrelease|Japan|JP|1997-03-20
Vgrelease|North America|NA|1997-10-02
Vgrelease|Europe|EU|November 1997
refs= cite web| url=http://www.gamespot.com/ps/adventure/castlevaniasymphonyoftn/index.html?tag=result;title;1| title=Castlevania: Symphony of the Night for PS|publisher=GameSpot|accessdate=2007-10-12] cite web| url = http://au.gamespot.com/ps/adventure/castlevaniasymphonyoftn/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Castlevania: Symphony of the Night — Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-11]
release= 1997—PlayStation
1998—Sega Saturn [cite web| url = http://cheats.gamespy.com/saturn/castlevania-x/| title = Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (Saturn)| publisher = GameSpy| accessdate = 2007-09-11]
2007—Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network [cite web| title = Sony reprises Symphony of the Night| url = http://au.gamespot.com/xbox360/adventure/castlevaniasotn/news.html?sid=6175445| author = Brendan Sinclair| publisher = GameSpot| date = 2007-07-20| accessdate = 2007-09-11]
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Akumajō Dracula X Gekka no Yasōkyoku"|悪魔城ドラキュラX 月下の夜想曲|Akumajō Dorakyura Ekkusu Gekka no Yasōkyoku|lit. "Demon Castle Dracula X: Nocturne in the Moonlight"cite web| url = http://www.konami.jp/gs/game/dracula/product/1997.html| title = 悪魔城ドラキュラシリーズ総合サイト - 1997| language = Japanese| publisher = Konami| accessdate = 2007-09-06]
* Included in ""
VGtitle
article= Castlevania Legends
title= Castlevania Legends
date= Vgrelease|Japan|JP|1997-11-27
Vgrelease|North America|NA|1998-03-11
refs=
release= 1997—Game Boy
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Akumajō Dracula Dark Night Prelude"|悪魔城ドラキュラ 漆黒たる前奏曲|Akumajō Dorakyura Dāku Naito Pureryūdo|lit. "Demon Castle Dracula: Dark Night Prelude"
VGtitle
article= Castlevania (1999 video game)
title= Castlevania
date= Vgrelease|North America|NA|1999-01-26
Vgrelease|Japan|JP|1999-03-04
Vgrelease|Europe|EUR|1999-03-31
refs= [cite web| url = http://ign64.ign.com/objects/002/002229.html| title = Castlevania (N64) - Game Profile| publisher = IGN| accessdate = 2008-06-20]
release= 1999—Nintendo 64
notes= * Also unofficially referred to as "Castlevania 64" by fans and the media [cite web| title = Castlevania's 64-Bit Comeback| url = http://www.gamespot.com/n64/adventure/castlevania/news.html?sid=2452643| publisher = GameSpot| author = GameSpot Staff| date = 1999-01-26| accessdate = 2007-09-06]
* Known in Japan as nihongo|"Akumajō Dracula Mokushiroku"|悪魔城ラキュラ黙示録|Akumajō Dorakyura Mokushiroku|lit. "Demon Castle Dracula Apocalypse"cite web| url = http://www.konami.jp/gs/game/dracula/product/1999.html| title = 悪魔城ドラキュラシリーズ総合サイト - 1999| language = Japanese| publisher = Konami| accessdate = 2007-09-06]
VGtitle
article= Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness
title= Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness
date= Vgrelease|North America|NA|1999-11-30
Vgrelease|Japan|JP|1999-12-25
Vgrelease|Europe|EUR|2000-03-03
refs= cite web| url=http://www.gamespot.com/n64/adventure/castlevanialegacyofdarkness/similar.html?mode=versions| title=Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness for Nintendo 64 - Release Summary|publisher=GameSpot|accessdate=2007-10-15]
release= 1999—Nintendo 64
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Akumajō Dracula Mokushiroku Gaiden Legend of Cornell"|悪魔城ドラキュラ黙示録外伝 LEGEND OF CORNELL|Akumajō Dorakyura Mokushiroku Gaiden Rejendo obu Kōneru|lit. "Demon Castle Dracula Apocalypse Supplemental Story: Legend of Cornell"
VGtitle
article= Castlevania: Circle of the Moon
title= Castlevania: Circle of the Moon
date= Vgrelease|Japan|JP|2001-03-21
Vgrelease|North America|NA|2001-06-11
Vgrelease|Europe|EU|2001-06-22
refs= cite web|url=http://www.gamespot.com/gba/adventure/castlevaniacircleofthemoon/news.html?sid=2701331&mode=all| title=Castlevania: Circle of the Moon confirmed as a GBA launch title|publisher=GameSpot|author=Stahl, Ben|date=2001-03-26|accessdate=2007-10-12] [cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/gba/adventure/castlevaniacircleofthemoon/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Castlevania: Circle of the Moon — Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-10]
release= 2001—Game Boy Advance
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Akumajō Dracula Circle of the Moon"|悪魔城ドラキュラ Circle of the Moon|Akumajō Dorakyura Sākuru obu za Mūn|lit. "Demon Castle Dracula Circle of the Moon"
* Known in Europe as "Castlevania"
VGtitle
article= Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance
title= Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance
date= Vgrelease|Japan|JP|2002-06-06
Vgrelease|North America|NA|2002-09-16
Vgrelease|Europe|EU|2002-10-11
refs= [cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/gba/adventure/castlevaniaharmonyofd/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance — Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-10]
release= 2002—Game Boy Advance
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Castlevania Byakuya no Concerto"|Castlevania 白夜の協奏曲|Kyassuruvania Byakuya no Koncheruto|lit. "Castlevania: White Night Concerto" or "Castlevania: Concerto of the Midnight Sun"cite web| url = http://www.konami.jp/gs/game/dracula/product/2002.html| title = 悪魔城ドラキュラシリーズ総合サイト - 2002| language = Japanese| publisher = Konami| accessdate = 2007-09-06]
* Included in the "Castlevania: Double Pack" for the Game Boy Advance.cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/gba/action/castlevaniadoublepack/news.html?sid=6142156| title = Konami ships a pair for Game Boy Advance| author = Sinclair, Brendan| publisher = GameSpot| date = 2006-01-10| accessdate = 2007-07-31]
VGtitle
article= Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow
title= Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow
date= Vgrelease|North America|NA|2003-05-08
Vgrelease|Japan|JP|2003-05-06
Vgrelease|Europe|EU|2003-05-09
refs= [cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/gba/adventure/castlevaniaariaofsorrow/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow — Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-10]
release= 2003—Game Boy Advance
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Castlevania Akatsuki no Menuett"|キャッスルヴァニア 暁月の円舞曲|Kyassuruvania Akatsuki no Menuetto|lit. "Castlevania: Minuet of Dawn"cite web| url = http://www.konami.jp/gs/game/dracula/product/2003.html| title = 悪魔城ドラキュラシリーズ総合サイト - 2003| language = Japanese| publisher = Konami| accessdate = 2007-09-06]
* Included in the "Castlevania: Double Pack" for the Game Boy Advance.
VGtitle
article= Castlevania: Lament of Innocence
title= Castlevania: Lament of Innocence
date= Vgrelease|North America|NA|2003-10-21
Vgrelease|Japan|JP|2003-11-27
Vgrelease|Europe|EU|2004-02-01
refs= [cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/ps2/action/castlevaniatentativetitle/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Castlevania: Lament of Innocence — Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-06]
release= 2003—PlayStation 2
notes= * Is the first game in the Castlevania timelineCitation| title = Castlevania The Timeline| publisher = Konami Digital Entertainment Co. Ltd.| series = 20th Anniversary Pre-Order Bundle| date = 2006]
* Known in Japan as nihongo|"Castlevania"|キャッスルヴァニア|Kyassuruvania
* Known in Europe as "Castlevania" [cite web| publisher = Konami| title = Castlevania -Konami| url = http://uk.games.konami-europe.com/game.do?idGame=18| accessdate = 2007-09-10]
VGtitle
article= Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow
title= Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow
date= Vgrelease|Japan|JP|2005-08-25
Vgrelease|Europe|EU|2005-09-30
Vgrelease|North America|NA|2005-10-04
refs= [cite web| title = Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow — Release Summary| url = http://www.gamespot.com/ds/action/castlevania/similar.html?mode=versions| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-08]
release= 2005—Nintendo DS
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Akumajō Dracula Sōgetsu no Jūjika"|悪魔城ドラキュラ 蒼月の十字架|Akumajō Dorakyura Sōgetsu no Jūjika|lit. "Demon Castle Dracula: Cross of the Blue Moon"cite web| url = http://www.konami.jp/gs/game/dracula/product/2005.html| title = 悪魔城ドラキュラシリーズ総合サイト - 2005| language = Japanese| publisher = Konami| accessdate = 2007-09-06]
* First Castlevania game with a multiplayer mode [cite web| title = Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow — Nintendo DS Review| url = http://www.mobiletechreview.com/games/DS/castlevania.htm| publisher = Mobile Tech Review| author = Corbie Dillard| date = August 2005| accessdate = 2007-09-08]
VGtitle
article= Castlevania: Curse of Darkness
title= Castlevania: Curse of Darkness
date= Vgrelease|NA|2005-11-01
Vgrelease|JP|2005-11-24
Vgrelease|EU|2006-02-17
refs= cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/ps2/action/castlevaniacurseofdarkness/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Castlevania: Curse of Darkness for PS2 - Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-06] cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/Xbox/action/castlevaniacurseofdarkness/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Castlevania: Curse of Darkness for Xbox — Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-06]
release= 2005—PlayStation 2 and Xbox
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Akumajō Dracula Yami no Juin"|悪魔城ドラキュラ 闇の呪印|Akumajō Dorakyura Yami no Juin|lit. "Demon Castle Dracula: Curse of Darkness"
VGtitle
article= Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin
title= Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin
date= Vgrelease|JP|2006-11-16
Vgrelease|NA|2006-12-05
Vgrelease|EU|2007-03-09
Vgrelease|AUS|2007-03-22
refs= cite web| url=http://www.gamespot.com/ds/action/castlevaniaportraitofruin/news.html?sid=6162679| title=Shippin' Out December 4-8: Full Auto 2, MGS: Portable Ops — DS News at GameSpot|publisher=GameSpot|author=Thorsen, Tor| date=2006-12-04| accessdate=2007-10-12] [cite web| url = http://au.gamespot.com/ds/action/castlevaniaportraitofruin/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin for DS — Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-06]
release= 2006—Nintendo DS
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Akumajō Dracula Gallery of Labyrinth"|悪魔城ドラキュラ ギャラリー・オブ・ラビリンス|Akumajō Dorakyura Gyararī obu Rabirinsucite web| url = http://www.konami.jp/gs/game/dracula/product/index.html| title = 悪魔城ドラキュラシリーズ総合サイト - 2006| language = Japanese| publisher = Konami| accessdate = 2007-09-06]
* First Castlevania game with online cooperative multiplayer
* Popular game outlets included a 20th Anniversary Pre-Order Bundle with the game. [cite web| author = Brendan Sinclair| date = 2006-10-23| publisher = GameSpot| url = http://www.gamespot.com/ds/action/castlevaniaportraitofruin/news.html?sid=6160362| title = Konami boxes DS Castlevania| accessdate = 2007-05-03]
VGtitle
article= Castlevania: Order of Shadows
title= Castlevania: Order of Shadows
date= Vgrelease|NA|2007-09-18
refs= cite web| url = http://wireless.ign.com/objects/958/958506.html| title = Castlevania: Order of Shadows| publisher = IGN| accessdate = 2007-10-02]
release= 2007—Mobile phones
notes= * Developed and published by Konami Mobile
VGtitle
article= Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia
title= Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia
date= Vgrelease|NA|2008-10-21
Vgrelease|JP|2008-10-23
Vgrelease|EU|TBA
refs= cite web|date = 2008-07-31|url=http://www.gamespot.com/ds/action/castlevaniaorderofecclesia/index.html|title=GameSpot: Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia|publisher=GameSpot|accessdate=2008-07-31] cite web|author=|date = 2008-07-25|url=http://www.konami.jp/gs/game/dracula_ds3|title=The second Promotional Video reveals japanese release date and the names of characters|publisher=Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.|accessdate=2008-07-26]
release= 2008—Nintendo DS
notes= * Known in Japan as nihongo|"Akumajō Dracula Ubawareta Kokuin"|悪魔城ドラキュラ 奪われた刻印|Akumajō Dorakyura Ubawareta Kokuin
* Upcoming title.
VGtitle
article= Castlevania Judgment
title= Castlevania Judgment
date= Vgrelease|NA|2008-11-18
Vgrelease|EU|1st half 2009
Vgrelease|JP|TBA
refs= cite web|date = 2008-07-31|url=http://wii.ign.com/objects/142/14262760.html|title=Release date at IGN|publisher=IGN|accessdate=2008-07-31] cite web|date = 2008-07-09|url=http://www.voltagepr.com/product.asp?i=1048|title="Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH" brings its legendary Castlevania® series to Nintendo Wii in all-new action guise.|publisher=Voltage PR|accessdate=2008-07-17]
release= 2008—Wiicite web|author=|date = 2008-07-01|url=http://wii.ign.com/articles/885/885501p1.html|title=Konami Announces Castlevania Judgement for Wii|publisher=IGN|accessdate=2008-07-11]
notes= * The game will be the first fighting game in the series.
* Upcoming title.
VGtitle
article=
title= Akumajō Dracula THE ARCADE
date= TBA
refs=
release=
notes= * Upcoming arcade title. [cite web| title = Arcade: Castlevania Arcade Game Hands-On| url = http://kotaku.com/5028044/castlevania-japanese-arcade-game-hands+on| publisher = Kotaku| accessdate = 2008-08-01]
VGtitle
article=
title= Akumajō Dracula THE MEDAL
date= TBA
refs=
release=
notes= * Upcoming arcade title. [cite web| title = Akumajō Dracula THE MEDAL| url = http://www.konami.jp/products/am_dracula_medal| publisher = Konami| accessdate = 2008-10-04]
VGtitle
article=
title= Castlevania xbox360/PS3
date= TBA
refs=
release=
notes= * Upcoming Xbox360 and Playstation 3 title. [cite web| title = Castlevania xbox360/PS3| url = | publisher = Konami| accessdate = 2008-10-04]

Compilations and collections

VGtitle
article=
title= Konami Collector's Series: Castlevania & Contra
date= Vgrelease|NA|2002-11-16
refs=
release= 2002—PC Windows
notes= * Included the original "Castlevania", ', and ' along with two "Contra" titles.
VGtitle
article=
title= Castlevania: Double Pack
date= Vgrelease|NA|2006-01-11
Vgrelease|EU|2006-02-17
refs= [cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/gba/action/castlevaniadoublepack/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Castlevania Double Pack| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-10-25]
release= 2006—Game Boy Advance
notes= * A single Game Boy Advance cartridge that included ' and '
VGtitle
article= Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles
title= Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles
date= Vgrelease|JP|2007-11-08
Vgrelease|NA|2007-10-23
refs= [cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/psp/action/castlevaniathedraculaxchronicles/similar.html?mode=versions| title = Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles —Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-10-25]
release= 2007—PlayStation Portable
notes= * A remake of "Akumajō Dracula X Chi no Rondo" with 3D graphics
* Also includes the original ' as well as a port of '

Cancelled titles

VGtitle
article=
title= Castlevania 32X
canceled= Unknown
refs=
release= 1996—Sega 32X
notes= * Also known as "Castlevania: The Bloodletting"
* Koji Igarashi stated initial ideas changed and used for "Symphony of the Night".cite web|url=http://www.1up.com/do/feature?pager.offset=2&cId=3152109|title=Tales From The Crypt: Castlevania 20th Anniversary Blowout from 1UP.com — Page 3|publisher=1UP.com|author=Kalata, Kurt|date=2006-07-26|accessdate=2007-11-20]
VGtitle
article=
title= Castlevania: Resurrection
canceled= 1999-09-09
refs=
release= 2000 — Sega Dreamcast
notes= * Would have been the first "Castlevania" title developed by Konami's American division. [cite web| title = Castlevania Resurrection: Interview with Greg Orduyan| url = http://castlevania.classicgaming.gamespy.com/Features/orduyan.html| work = Classic Gaming.com| publisher = GameSpy| accessdate=2007-08-02]

Related titles

There are parody games created by Konami that have "Castlevania"-related elements or characters.

VGtitle
article= Konami Wai Wai World
title= Konami Wai Wai World
date= Vgrelease|JP|1988-01-14
refs= cite web| title = Konami Wai Wai World — Release Summary| publisher = GameSpot| url = http://www.gamespot.com/nes/action/waiwaiworld/similar.html?mode=versions| accessdate = 2007-09-10]
release= 1988—NES
2006—Mobile phone [cite web| url = http://www.konami.jp/mobile/appli/waiwai.html| title = コナミネット】アプリゲーム|コナミワイワイワールド| publisher = Konami| language = Japanese| accessdate = 2007-09-10]
notes= * Released only in Japan
* Featured Simon Belmont as a playable character [cite web| language = Japanese| url = http://www.watch.impress.co.jp/game/docs/20060405/waiwai.htm| title = コナミ、懐かしのキャラたちが携帯でよみがえる iモード「コナミワイワイワールド」配信開始| author = 滝沢修| date = 2006-04-05| publisher = GameWatch| accessdate = 2007-09-10]
VGtitle
article= Wai Wai World 2: SOS!! Parsley Jō
title= Wai Wai World 2: SOS!! Parsley Jō
date= Vgrelease|JP|1991
refs= cite web| url = http://castlevania.classicgaming.gamespy.com/Games/waiwai2.html| title = Wai Wai World 2: SOS! Parsley Castle (1991)| work = Classic Gaming.com| publisher = GameSpy| accessdate = 2008-01-23]
release= 1991—NES
notes= * Released only in Japan
* Featured Simon Belmont as a playable character
VGtitle
article= Kid Dracula
title= Kid Dracula
date= Vgrelease|JP|1991
Vgrelease|NA|1993
refs= cite web| url = http://castlevania.classicgaming.gamespy.com/Games/kiddracnes.html| title = Akumajou Dracula Special: Boku Dracula-kun (1991)| work = Classic Gaming.com| publisher = GameSpy| accessdate = 2008-01-23] cite web| url = http://castlevania.classicgaming.gamespy.com/Games/kiddrac.html| title = Kid Dracula (1993)| work = Classic Gaming.com| publisher = Gamespy| accessdate = 2008-01-23]
release= 1991—NES
1993—Game Boy
notes= * Released in Japan as "Akumajō Special: Boku Dracula-kun"
* NES title released only in Japan
VGtitle
article= Konami Krazy Racers
title= Konami Krazy Racers
date= Vgrelease|JP|2001-03-21
Vgrelease|NA|2001-06-10
Vgrelease|EU|2001-06-15
refs= cite web| title = Konami Krazy Racers — Release Summary| url = http://www.gamespot.com/gba/driving/konamikrazyracers/similar.html?mode=versions| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2007-09-07]
release= 2001—Game Boy Advance
notes= * Released in Japan as "Konami Wai Wai Racing Advance"
* Featured Dracula as a playable character
VGtitle
article= DreamMix TV World Fighters
title= DreamMix TV World Fighters
date= Vgrelease|JP|2003-12-18
refs= cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/gamecube/action/dreammixtvworldfighters/similar.html?mode=versions| title = DreamMix TV: World Fighters — Release Summary (GC)| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2008-01-23] cite web| url = http://www.gamespot.com/ps2/action/dreammixtvworldfighters/similar.html?mode=versions| title = DreamMix TV: World Fighters — Release Summary (PS2)| publisher = GameSpot| accessdate = 2008-01-23]
release= 2003—Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2
notes= * Released only in Japan
* Featured Simon Belmont as a playable representative of Konami [cite web| url = http://www.hudson.co.jp/gamenavi/gamedb/softinfo/wfight/html/chara/simo.html| title = キャラ紹介 シモン| publisher = Hudson Soft| language = Japanese| accessdate = 2008-01-23]

Other media

VGtitle
article= Castlevania (film)
title= Castlevania
date= 2008
refs=cite news | author=Michael Fleming | url=http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117966892.html?categoryid=13&cs=1 | title=White stakes out 'Castlevania' | publisher=Variety | date=2007-06-13 | accessdate=2007-06-14 ]
platform= Film
notes=
* Feature film based on the video game series
* Written and directed by Sylvain White
VGtitle
article=
title= Castlevania: Dracula's Curse
date= TBA
refs=
platform= DVD
notes= *Direct to DVD animated film based on "Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse"
*Written by comic book author, Warren Ellis [cite web | author=Ellis, Warren | year=2006 | title=Castlevania | url=http://www.warrenellis.com/?p=3133 | work= [http://www.warrenellis.com WarrenEllis.com] | accessdate=2007-08-02]
VGtitle
article=
title= Akumajō Dracula Radio Chronicles
date= TBA
refs=
platform= Radio
notes= * Upcoming radio drama. [cite web| url = http://573st.i-revo.jp/dracula/drama.html| title = 悪魔城ドラキュラ ラジオクロニクル Konami Station| publisher = Konami Corporation| language = Japanese| accessdate = 2008-08-21]

References

External links

* [http://www.konami.jp/gs/game/dracula/ "Akumajō Dracula" series] at Konami Tokyo ja icon
* [http://www.konami-data.com/officialsites/castlevania/ "Castlevania" series] at Konami USA


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