Super Castlevania IV Retrospective

Jorge Fernandez writes: "The Castlevania series remains one of the most cherished videogame franchises, dating as far back as the NES days, when slaying Dracula remained one of the most important priorities for a child gamer, right alongside “Saving the Princess (Mario)” and “Saving the other Princess (Zelda)”.

But as time went on, the series dropped somewhat in notoriety, still popular among the hardcore generation of fans who grew up with it, but only casually referenced among the players that make up much of today’s gaming market. Things may yet revert back to the olden days, however, as Konami will soon unleash their biggest and most ambitious re-imagining of Castlevania yet, hoping to garner enough attention to turn the Vampire Killer into a Killer App."

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