31 Days of Horror 2015 – Day 1: Castlevania

It’s October again and that means it’s time for the 31 Days of Horror. An annual tradition that finds me immersing myself in all things ‎horror. Whether it be scary movies or books, horror themed ‪comic books or video games, everyday has a touch of darkness. For day 1, I’ll be taking a stroll throughContinue reading “31 Days of Horror 2015 – Day 1: Castlevania”

31 Days of Horror 2013 – Day 7

Super Castlevania IV (Super Nintendo Entertainment System 1991) Originally released in Japan on Halloween in 1991, as Akumajō Dorakyura (Devil’s Castle Dracula) Super Castlevania IV was the franchises first foray into the 16-bit era.  The game is more or less a re-imagining of the original Castlevania but with the obvious graphical and audio upgrades theContinue reading “31 Days of Horror 2013 – Day 7”

You Now Prossess Dracula’s Ear – The Music of Castlevania II – Simon’s Quest

Say what you will about Castlevania II:  Simon’s Quest.  Yes the game has its fair share of flaws.  However, in the music department, the game really shines.  Kenichi Matsubara composed some pretty amazing music and the soundtrack stands out as one of the best in the entire Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) library.  The soundtrack alsoContinue reading “You Now Prossess Dracula’s Ear – The Music of Castlevania II – Simon’s Quest”