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Akumajou Dracula
1986 - Castlevania
Famicom Disk System, MSX, NES, Arcade Games, PC, Commodore 64, Amiga, Mobile, Game Boy Advance
If you think it's scary on the outside, wait'll you see the basement! You're in for the longest night of your life. Ghosts, goblins, demons, wolves, bats - creatures lurking around every corner. As you descend deeper and deeper, they get thicker and thicker. Better stick close to the cavern floor...
Dracula II: Noroi no Fuuin
1987 - Castlevania II: Simon's Quest
Famicom Disk System, NES
Castlevania was a cakewalk compared to this bloody curse. You thought you had the Prince of Darkness defanged - eh, Simon Belmont? Well think again, 'cause according to a damsel in distress, evil Count Dracula has left a horrifying curse in his wake. And the only hope you have of ending the...
Haunted Castle
1988 - Haunted Castle
Arcade Games, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4
Haunted Castle is an Action game, developed and published by Konami, which was released in 1988.
Castlevania: The Adventure
1989 - Castlevania: The Adventure
Game Boy
After getting his wings clipped in Castlevania and Simon's Quest, the death defying Count has risen again. Desiring revenge even more than blood, he'll descend upon your Game Boy, with fangs glistening by the light of the slivery full moon. To survive his maze of torture chambers and vampire...
Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse
1989 - Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse
NES
Led by the immortal Count Dracula, the greatest army of evil ever assembled is poised to bury mankind in a Tomb of Terror. Destroying this legion of Swamp Dragons, Slasher Skeletons and Forces of the Undead will be the supreme challenge for the mightiest of warriors. Your place in history is 100...
Akumajou Special: Boku Dracula-kun
1990 - Kid Dracula
NES, Game Boy
His pearly fangs drive the girls wild, while his dead-of-the-party sense of humor makes them scream. He's Kid Dracula, star of the mythical Transylvania 92010, and the coolest living corpse ever to stake his claim on the Game Boy. If you thought Mario had a way with magic, you should see junior...
Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge
1991 - Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge
Game Boy
Fifteen years after vanquishing the emperor of evil, Count Dracula, Christopher Belmont now faces a vampire swearing vengeance. Drac's back. And he's turned your son, Soleiyu Belmont, into a deadly demon to do his dirty deeds. Now not only do you have to rescue your kid from the Count's...
Super Castlevania IV
1991 - Super Castlevania IV
Super Nintendo
A century of Transylvanian tranquility is about to come to a shocking end. Once again the mortifying screams of helpless villagers shake the ground as they huddle against new nightmarish horrors unleashed by the Duke of Darkness, Count Dracula. And this time he has a tombstone with your name on...
Akumajou Dracula
1993 - Castlevania Chronicles
Sharp X68000, PlayStation
Count Dracula has been resurrected to begin a new reign of terror across the land. As Simon Belmont, descendant of legendary vampire hunters, you enter Dracula's estate to face the Count and his minions - alone. Be prepared for one of the first adventures in the Castlevania series ever!
Castlevania: Rondo of Blood
1993 - Castlevania: Rondo of Blood
Turbo CD
This is the tenth action-packed installment in the ever-popular Castlevania series, which depicts the epic struggle between the Belmont clan and the dark forces of Count Dracula! An instant classic, this title is recognized far and wide for its beautifully rendered world, outstanding game...
Castlevania: Bloodlines
1994 - Castlevania: Bloodlines
Genesis
Time refuses to forget the Belmont family's horrifying, bloody destiny. And in 1917 two of its descendants are summoned by fate into epic battle. Their enemy? The most evil incarnation of Castlevania legacy to ever rise from the grave, the vampiress Countess Bartley. This spine-tingling, 6-stage...
Castlevania: Dracula X
1995 - Castlevania: Dracula X
Super Nintendo
Rising up from his eternal sleep, Count Dracula is back again to battle the descendants of the great vampire-stalking Belmont family of the Castlevania series. He has summoned his dark minions-Cerberus, Minaurus, and the Salamander-to bring a reign of terror on the land. Grab your whip and try...
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
1997 - Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
PlayStation, Saturn, Xbox 360
As a descendant of Dracula, you must end the vampire bloodline. Can you rid the world of this unspeakable terror? Uncover the mystery of Castlevania and challenge an adventure as legendary as its name. Over 140 different enemies, bosses, and ghastly creatures. Awesome magical spells - transform...
Castlevania Legends
1997 - Castlevania Legends
Game Boy
Every legend has a beginning. Now discover the beginning of the Castlevania Legend in Castlevania Legends for Game Boy. In this single-player adventure, you play as Sonia Belmont, the very first in the line of vampire hunting Belmonts. Use your whip to fend off the forces of darkness, as you work...
Castlevania
1998 - Castlevania (1998)
Nintendo 64
Take control of Reinhardt Schneider, a whip-toting Vampire Killer who has waited his whole life to meet his destiny, or Carrie Fernandez, a young girl with a strong magical presence who is mysteriously drawn to Dracula's evil Castlevania. It is their duty to seek out Castlevania and put an end to...
Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness
1999 - Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness
Nintendo 64
Before Reinhardt Schneider and Carrie Fernandez confronted Dracula, a magical warrior embarked on a quest that would ultimately lead him to Dracula's lair. Take control of Cornell, a powerful werewolf, who is seeking out the evil minions responsible for his sister's disappearance. Armed with the...
Castlevania: Circle of the Moon
2001 - Castlevania: Circle of the Moon
Game Boy Advance
Count Dracula has been resurrected and evil will reign supreme unless he is stopped. As Nathan Graves, you'll hunt down the count and use your whip and a variety of special items to destroy his minions. Battle your way through Dracula's castle and rid the world of evil once and for all!
Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance
2002 - Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance
Game Boy Advance
Nearly fifty years has past since Simon Belmont rescued the land from the curse of Dracula. Now, Simon's descendant Juste Belmont, must acquire the relics of Dracula to unravel the disappearance of his childhood friend Lydie. The castle's enchanting mysteries and danger await all those who dare...
Konami Collector's Series: Castlevania & Contra
2002 - Konami Collector's Series: Castlevania & Contra
PC
Return to the roots of Castlevania and Contra in one complete package. Konami Collector's Series: Castlevania & Contra brings five classic Konami games to your home. This time, you can save the game at any time and customize your controls. Whether you're whipping vampires in Castlevania or...
Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow
2003 - Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow
Game Boy Advance, Mobile
The year is 2035 and Soma Cruz is about to witness the first solar eclipse of the 21st century when he suddenly blacks out -- only to awaken inside a mysterious castle. As Soma, you must navigate the castle's labyrinths while confronting perilous monsters at every turn. But beware, you must...
Castlevania: Lament of Innocence
2003 - Castlevania: Lament of Innocence
PlayStation 2
Castlevania makes its debut on the PS2 featuring an enchanting storyline and intricate gameplay. In Castlevania: Lament of Innocence, you play as Leon Belmont, a man skilled in combat, as he struggles to free his betrothed, Sara, from huge monsters. Use combos and special moves on your perilous...
Castlevania Part 2
2004 - Castlevania Part 2
Mobile
Forget garlic, the pros know that the only way to slay a vampire is with a whip. Simon Belmont goes back into battle with the undead of Castlevania. Only you can help him banish the aristocrat of hell for good. Part 2 of a 3 part series.
Castlevania Part 3
2004 - Castlevania Part 3
Mobile
Forget garlic, the pros know that the only way to slay a vampire is with a whip. Simon Belmont goes back into battle with the undead of Castlevania. Only you can help him banish the aristocrat of hell for good. Part 3 of a 3 part series.
Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow
2005 - Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow
DS, Mobile
The team that developed Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow returns to bring the sequel, CastleVania: Dawn of Sorrow, to the Nintendo DS. This time, you must infiltrate a castle belonging to a cult that is planning to resurrect Lord Dracula. Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow lets you defeat evil spirits using...
Castlevania: Curse of Darkness
2005 - Castlevania: Curse of Darkness
PlayStation 2, Xbox
The Castlevania series gets a new protagonist in the form of Hector, a Devil Forgemaster, in Castlevania: Curse of Darkness. Hector left Dracula's service to lead a normal life, leaving Dracula vulnerable to attack by the Belmonts. Now that Dracula has been vanquished, you must fight back the...
Castlevania Double Pack
2006 - Castlevania Double Pack
Game Boy Advance
Castlevania Doublepack is a compilation of the two previous Game Boy Advance Castlevania titles--Castevania: Harmony of Dissonance and Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow. The games are included in their complete form, giving players the ability to act as either Juste Belmont or Soma Cruz, depending on...
Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin
2006 - Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin
DS
Celebrating 20 years of vampire hunting action, the legendary Castlevania series is back with an all-new action packed adventure. Take control of two heroes, Jonathan Morris, a vampire killer and his close friend Charlotte Orlean, a girl with tremendous magical ability. Amidst the chaos of World...
Castlevania: Order of Shadows
2007 - Castlevania: Order of Shadows
Mobile, Windows Mobile
The Belmonts have once again picked up their whips to defend the family''s honor in an entirely new chapter of the Castlevania story. Order of Shadows, places the Belmonts in new territory branching them out into a completely different open-ended adventure created exclusively for the mobile phone.
Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles
2007 - Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles
PSP
Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles features a re-tooled Castlevania: Rondo of Blood with 3D graphics, as well as unlockable versions of the original Rondo of Blood and Symphony of the Night games.
Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia
2008 - Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia
DS
Following the success of Dawn of Sorrow and Portrait of Ruin, the legendary Castlevania series is back on the Nintendo DS. This time you play as a member of the Ecclesia, an organization that has sworn to defeat the evil forces of Dracula. Use the brand new Glyph attack system which has more than...
Castlevania Judgment
2008 - Castlevania Judgment
Wii
The battle between good and evil continues with Castlevania Judgment, the first Castlevania title for the Wii. Castlevania Judgment brings together the many generations of heroic vampire hunters, including the fearsome Belmont clan, as well as Draculas most formidable allies, and pits them...
Akumajou Dracula: The Arcade
2009 - Akumajou Dracula: The Arcade
Arcade Games
Akumajou Dracula: The Arcade is an Action game, developed and published by Konami, which was released in Japan in 2009.
Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth
2009 - Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth
Wii
Another 100 years have passed since the death of Count Dracula, but his curse has emerged once again within the realms of Transylvania. Play the role of the ultimate gothic hero from the long lineage of vampire hunters, the Belmont clan, and rid the universe of Dracula's legion of darkness and...
Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night
2010 - Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night
iOS (iPhone/iPad), Windows Mobile
Take control of Alucard, son of Dracula, and experience Castlevania in a whole new way on the iPhone/iPod Touch with Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night! Konami brings you a truly innovative Puzzle-RPG system Developed exclusively for the iPhone/iPod Touch, an exciting first for the...
Castlevania: Harmony of Despair
2010 - Castlevania: Harmony of Despair
Xbox 360, Xbox 360, Xbox 360, Xbox 360, Xbox 360, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
In Castlevania Harmony of Despair, fan favorite vampire hunters from throughout the series come together in order to return Dracula to his eternal slumber. Joining forces with friends on Xbox LIVE, up to six players can explore massive levels inspired by the worlds of Castlevania Dawn of Sorrow,...
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow
2010 - Castlevania: Lords of Shadow
PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow takes place at the end of days. The Earth's alliance with the Heavens has been threatened by a dark and malevolent force - the mysterious Lords of Shadow - darkness reins the world. Across this shattered land, the souls of the dead wander unable to find peace, whilst...
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate
2013 - Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate
3DS, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC
Initially set 25 years after the events of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, Mirror of Fate will reveal the story of Gabriel's descendants, as they battle their own destiny in each era only to discover their true, shocking fate. Trevor Belmont, a knight of the Brotherhood of Light sets out to...
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Collection
2013 - Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Collection
PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Collection is a Miscellaneous game, developed by Various and published by Konami, which was released in 2013.
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2
2014 - Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2
PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC
At the end of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, the origin of Dracula and his legendary connection with the Belmonts was revealed. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is the sequel to that 2010 reboot of the Castlevania series for play on Next-Gen game consoles. In it fans can expect thrilling new twists,...
Castlevania: Resurrection
Canceled - Castlevania: Resurrection
Dreamcast
Castlevania: Resurrection is an Action game, developed and published by Konami, which was cancelled before it was released.

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