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The Best Castlevania Games 

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Updated June 21, 2019 6k votes 1.1k voters 34.4k views 31 items

List Rules Game must be part of the Castlevania series.

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Castlevania: Symphony of... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 1997 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Platform game, Action role-playing game, Action game, Role-playing video game

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is a platform-adventure video game developed and published by Konami in 1997. It is the sequel to Castlevania: Rondo of Blood and features Dracula's dhampir ...more

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Super Castlevania IV is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 1991 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Platform game, Action game

Super Castlevania IV, known in Japan as Akumajou Dracula is a 1991 action-platformer video game and a remake of the original Castlevania on the NES. It was developed and published by Konami and ...more
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Castlevania: Aria of Sor... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow Released: 2003 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action game, Adventure, Role-playing video game

Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow, released in Japan as Castlevania: Akatsuki no Minuet, is a side-scrolling platforming video game developed and published by Konami for the Game Boy Advance. It is ...more

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Castlevania: Rondo of Bl... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 1993 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Platform game, Survival horror, Adventure

Castlevania: Rondo of Blood is a platform-adventure video game developed by Konami for the PC Engine CD. It is set in the fictional universe of the Castlevania series, where the protagonist ...more
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Castlevania: Order of Ec... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 2008 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Platform game, Action game, Role-playing video game

Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia, known in Japan as Akumajō Dracula: Ubawareta Kokuin, is an platform-adventure game and the third Nintendo DS installment of the Castlevania franchise, developed ...more

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Castlevania: Dawn of Sor... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 2005 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game

Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow, known in Japan as Akumajō Dracula: Sōgetsu no Jūjika, is an action-adventure game developed and published by Konami. It is part of Konami's Castlevania video game ...more

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Castlevania III: Dracula... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
olikadsmashbros added Released: 1989 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Platform game, Action game, Adventure

Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse, known in Japan as Akumajō Densetsu, is the third and final Castlevania video game produced for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It was published by Konami in ...more
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Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 1999 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Platform game, Survival horror, Action game, Adventure

Castlevania, also referred to as Castlevania 64, known in Japan as Akumajō Dracula Mokushiroku, is an action-adventure video game developed by Konami's Kobe branch for the Nintendo 64 video game ...more
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Castlevania: Bloodlines ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 1994 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Platform game, Action game, Adventure

Castlevania: Bloodlines is a platform game developed and published by Konami for the Sega Genesis in 1994. It is the only Castlevania video game released on the Mega Drive/Genesis. Its Japanese ...more
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Castlevania: Circle of t... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 2001 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game

Castlevania: Circle of the Moon known simply as Castlevania in the PAL region, is a video game created by Konami only for the Game Boy Advance. Published as a launch title in 2001, Circle of the ...more
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Castlevania: Harmony of ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 2002 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game

Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance, known in Japan as Castlevania: Byakuya no Concerto, is a platform-adventure video game developed and published by Konami for the Game Boy Advance. Belonging ...more
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Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 1986 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Platform game, Zombie Film, Action game

Castlevania, known in Japan as Akumajou Dracula, is an action-platformer video game developed and published by Konami for the Family Computer Disk System video game console in Japan in September ...more

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Castlevania: Lament of I... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 2003 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action game, Adventure, Hack and slash, Role-playing video game

Castlevania: Lament of Innocence, released as Castlevania in Japan, Europe, and Australia, is an action-adventure video game developed by Konami for the PlayStation 2 console. Belonging to ...more
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Castlevania: Lords of Sh... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 2010 (Kojima Productions)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Third-person Shooter, Action game

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is a video game in the Castlevania series developed by MercurySteam and Kojima Productions and published by Konami. Lords of Shadow was released in late 2010 for the ...more

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Castlevania II: Simon's ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 1987 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Platform game, Action role-playing game, Action game, Adventure, + more

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest, known in Japan as Dracula II: Noroi no Fūin, is an action-adventure platform game produced by Konami. It was originally released for the Family Computer Disk ...more
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Don't Know is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
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Castlevania Chronicles ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 1993 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Platform game, Action game, Adventure

Castlevania Chronicles is a platform video game developed by Konami and originally released for the Sharp X68000 home computer in 1993 as Akumajō Dracula. In 2001, the game was released in all ...more
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Castlevania: Curse of Da... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Castlevania: Curse of Darkness Released: 2005 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action game, Adventure, Hack and slash, Role-playing video game

Castlevania: Curse of Darkness, known in Japan as Akumajō Dracula: Yami no Juin, is a console video game developed by Konami for the Xbox and PlayStation 2. Despite that it was released for Xbox ...more
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Castlevania II: Belmont'... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 1991 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Platform game, Action game, Adventure

Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge, known as Dracula Densetsu II in Japan, is a platform game released for the Game Boy in 1991. It is the second Castlevania title for the Game Boy and serves as ...more
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Castlevania: Dracula X ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
olikadsmashbros added Released: 1995 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Platform game, Action game

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Castlevania: The Adventu... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 2009 (M2)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Platform game, Action game

Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth is a side-scrolling action platform game developed by M2, and released by Konami for the Wii in 2009 as a WiiWare title. It is currently available in Japan, ...more
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Castlevania: Legacy of D... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 1999 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Platform game, Survival horror, Action game

Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness, released in Japan as Akumajō Dracula Mokushiroku: Gaiden ~Legend of Cornell~, is a video game that was developed and published by Konami for the Nintendo 64. It ...more
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Castlevania: Lords of Sh... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate is a video game in the Castlevania series, and a direct sequel to the reboot of the franchise entitled Castlevania: Lords of Shadow. An updated ...more
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Vampire Killer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 1986 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Platform game, Action game

Vampire Killer, known as Akumajō Dracula in Japan, is a platform-adventure game produced by Konami and released in 1986 for the MSX2 computer platform in Japan, Europe, and Brazil. It was in ...more
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Castlevania Legends is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Castlevania Games
Released: 1997 (Konami)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Platform game, Action game

Castlevania Legends is the third and final Castlevania title released for the original Game Boy. It was released in Japan on November 27, 1997 and in North America on March 11, 1998. Its ...more