Castlevania: Symphony of the Night News

Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood is a PS4 exclusive due out in time for Halloween

Konami has announced Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood, due out exclusively on PlayStation 4 as a download title on 26th October 2018.

Castlevania Requiem is a bundle including classic games Rondo of Blood, which came out in Japan in 1993, and its sequel, 1997's Symphony of the Night. They revolve around vampire hunter Richter Belmont and Dracula's son Alucard. Symphony of the Night is widely considered to be the best Castlevania game, and appears on many best games of all time lists.

Both games are the originals emulated for PS4, with updates including 4K/1080p upscaling, multiple high resolution backgrounds, different rendering options such as smoothing and full Trophy support.

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Netflix's animated Castlevania series has a debut trailer

Netflix's animated Castlevania series has a debut trailer

UPDATE: Will premiere on 7th July in the UK.

UPDATE 25/05/2017 4.20pm: Netflix's Castlevania series will launch on 7th July in the UK as well, the streaming service confirmed.

ORIGINAL STORY 25/05/2017 1.02am: Netflix's animated Castlevania series will debut on 7th July, at least in the US and Latin America, and the streaming video company has released its first trailer for the show.

We're still awaiting official confirmation for a UK release date, but hopefully it won't be far behind its North American Netflix brethren.

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Castlevania: Symphony of the Night rises on EU PSN

Only five years after it came out on XBLA and the US PSN.

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night i.e. the game that coined the term "Metroidvania" is coming to the European PSN on 10th October, a scant five years after it was added to XBLA and the US PSN.

Castlevania on XBLA now

At a whopping 95.32 MB.

Bulging like a juicy jugular on Live Arcade this morning is Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, which will cost you 800 Microsoft-bob and weighs in at a record breaking 95.32 MB.

Symphony of the Night on Weds

Finally hitting Live Arcade.

"Fangs" are due this morning to Microsoft for word that Castlevania: Symphony of the Night will be arriving on Xbox Live Arcade this Wednesday at 9am GMT.