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Konami announces new “Castlevania” game at Tokyo Game Show… for mobile

At the 2019 Tokyo Game Show, Konami revealed Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls, and it’s coming soon exclusively to your mobile device! Haven’t you always wanted to experience the classic horror platformer with touchscreen controls? Maybe you have, and if so, here’s the trailer and the full breakdown of Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls from Konami. Hey, at least Shanoa is in

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“Castlevania Anniversary Collection” full game list revealed

Konami has revealed the full list of games included in the upcoming Castlevania Anniversary Collection. Without further ado, here’s the list: Castlevania (NES) Castlevania II: Belmont’s Revenge (GameBoy) Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse (NES) Super Castlevania IV (SNES) Castlevania II (NES) Kid Dracula (Famicom) Castlevania the Adventure (GameBoy) Castlevania Bloodlines (SEGA Genesis) That’s a girthy pile of undead with whom to

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“Castlevania Anniversary Collection” rated by Australian classification board

Is Konami planning a Castlevania Anniversary Collection? If a recent rating by the Australian Classification board is any indication, then the answer is yes. The board has indeed rated a title specifically named “Castlevania Anniversary Collection” from Konami. The timing is definitely interesting. Castlevania technically celebrates its 33rd anniversary in 2019, which isn’t exactly a round number. Perhaps this Castlevania

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Chomp Bites One Off: Mr. Bones (Festival of Dread special, NSFW humor)

Welcome back to our special Halloween event here at The Splintering, the Festival of Dread! Every now and again, we at The Splintering are going to lean on our mascot, Chomp the Termite, to go out into the world of myth and fiction to get the stories that we non-fictional types just can’t get. This edition of Chomp Bites One

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The horrors of “Vigil: the Longest Night” coming to PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch

Glass Heart Games has unveiled Vigil: the Longest Night, a 2D action platformer with a few RPG elements, massive bosses, and a horror aesthetic similar to Bloodstained and the Castlevania series. Vigil is the first game from Taiwanese game studio Glass Heart Games, who promises “precise and technical combat as well as a rich and strong narrative.” The game itself

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The TurboGrafx-16 Mini releasing in March, full (and confusing) game list revealed

Konami announced their TurboGrafx-16 Mini console back at E3 2019 along with only the first handful of games included with the system. This week, Konami revealed that the TG-16 Mini would be available on 19 March 2020 and also unveiled the full lineup of games, which is a bit confusing. The console will come pre-loaded with 50 total games, including

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Konami announces TurboGrafx-16 Mini console at E3

Yesterday during Twitch’s E3 2019 coverage, Konami revealed their plans to jump on the mini-console bandwagon with the TurboGrafx-16 Mini. You can watch the full reveal trailer below. The console will ship in 3 different versions depending on your region, with the TurboGrafx-16 Mini coming to North America, the PC Engine Mini in Japan, and the PC Engine CoreGrafx Mini

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SEGA reveals the final 12 games included with the Genesis Mini

Before we start, who called Alisia Dragoon being added to the SEGA Genesis Mini? This guy! … Well, we didn’t so much “call it” as we put it on our wishlist. Either way, it’s still great that Alisia Dragoon is even a small part of the current gaming conversation, because it’s excellent. All that gloating aside, SEGA has announced the

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Our wishlist for the last 10 Genesis Mini games (SEGA Week Special)

SEGA has been knocking it out of the park with the games announced for their upcoming Genesis Mini. The first 30 of the 40 pre-installed titles have now been revealed, with the list of confirmed games below: Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle Altered Beast Beyond Oasis Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse Castlevania: Bloodlines Comix Zone Contra: Hard Corps

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“Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night” releasing in June, new trailer released

According to ArtPlay and 505 Games, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night will release on 18 June for PS4, Xbox One and PC, while the Nintendo Switch version will arrive on 25 June. Bloodstained‘s release marks the end of a storied development. Spearheaded by Castlevania producer Koji Igarashi, the game set new records on Kickstarter in 2015, becoming the short-lived most

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Streets of Rage 2, Contra Hard Corps, Earthworm Jim & more confirmed for the SEGA Genesis Mini

On Thursday, SEGA revealed ten more titles included with their SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive mini. Here’s a list of the newly-confirmed games. Castle of Illusion World of Illusion Thunder Force III Super Fantasy Zone Shinobi III Streets of Rage 2 Earthworm Jim* Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Contra Hard Corps Landstalker This is in addition to the ten games already announced, so

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SEGA negotiating to have “Earthworm Jim” included with the Genesis Mini

SEGA unloaded quite a few details regarding the Genesis/Mega Drive Mini at SEGA Fes last week. The SEGA Genesis Mini is scheduled to release on 19 September 2019, and it comes with two classic wired 3-button control pads, USB power adapter, power cable, and an HDMI cable. SEGA has confirmed that the Genesis Mini will ship with a total of

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Cheeky gaming ads: Konami

Before the world went nuts and people turned into whiny-ass vanguards of social righteousness, video game advertisements were frequently quite awesome. This is The Splintering‘s third post highlighting samples of how the video game industry didn’t always take itself so seriously, and sometimes let their advertisements reflect the spirit of their games… through fun. For this third installment, we’re specifically

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Five characters Nintendo should have killed off instead of Luigi

As most Nintendo fans have already seen, the Big N released new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate details via a Nintendo Direct this week. In addition to revealing several new features, stages and fighters including Donkey Kong Country‘s King K. Rool and both Simon and Richter Belmont from the Castlevania series, Nintendo used the opportunity to show Luigi’s soul being ripped

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Bloodstained retro-themed spinoff revealed at BitSummit

This past week at BitSummit,  Inti Creates debuted a trailer for Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon, a retro-inspired, supernatural side-scrolling action game set to arrive on May 24. Curse of the Moon comes as a bonus release to Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night thanks to a very successful Kickstarter campaign in 2015. One of the promised stretch goals for the Ritual

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