Castlevania

Critical Distance digest

Do Games Have A Visual Language Problem?

This month's Critical Distance roundup looks at what games communicate (or don't) through visual language.
Critical Distance
11.17.17
Video Games

Classic Video Games 'Contra' and 'Castlevania' Get a Design Facelift

The iconic 80s games get brand new poster art and soundtrack LPs.
DJ Pangburn
7.28.17
Castlevania

Netflix’s New ‘Castlevania’ Impresses at First Bite

While the show gets a lot of things right, it may leave a lifelong Castlevania fan with an unquenchable thirst and a slightly unsatisfied hunger.
Andi Hamilton
7.7.17
speedruns

Watch This Speedrunner Crush ‘Castlevania: Symphony of the Night’

RomScout has just set a world record in the beloved PS1 game.
Danielle Riendeau
6.29.17
Castlevania

‘Symphony of the Night’, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

Two men who probably should have played the classic Castlevania title before now take it for a debut spin on its 20th anniversary.
Mike Diver
3.23.17
bestiality

Will Netflix’s 'Castlevania' Series Keep the Goat Sex Stuff?

What is man but a miserable pile of weird goat lust.
Zack Kotzer
2.9.17
NES Classic

I'm Exploring Every NES Classic with My Inner Child

I'm taking my inner 5-year-old for a five week tour of the tiny classic console.
Danielle Riendeau
11.15.16
Gaming

Nintendo’s NES Mini Is the Same as the Old NES, So It’s Great

Why go forward when you can celebrate some of the best games of all time, and immediately top the Christmas Lists of 30-somethings everywhere?
Mike Diver
7.14.16
VICE vs Video games

Now Is a Good Time to Find Your Video Gaming Happy Place

We all need pick-me-up games to make a bad day better. Here are a few that turn my frown upside down.
Mike Diver
11.25.15
video

You Can Now Download Ryu from 'Street Fighter' as a Character for 'Smash Bros'

Nintendo released Ryu for download.
Zack Kotzer
6.15.15
VICE vs Video games

If Mobile Is the Future of Gaming, the Future of Gaming Is Really Sad

Konami's focus is changing to phones, and Nintendo is moving into the market as well. So does this mean console gaming is dead?
Mike Diver
5.26.15
VICE vs Video games

Konami, Like Atari, Is Risking Its Legacy in Striving for Longevity

"Silent Hills" canned, Kojima on the way out, and mobile gaming on the horizon: Are the company's casualties worth its future profits?
Mike Diver
5.18.15
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