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I'm pretty sure that if I could get a peek at Castlevania: Harmony of Despair director Koji Igarashi's Netflix queue, I'd find that his most recent rental would be the 1993 comedy Groundhog Day. Much like Bill Murray's Phil awakes every morning in Punxsutawney, PA to find that it's (spoiler alert) Groundhog Day, the characters in Igarashi's latest game -- a cast...

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Castlevania deals on Xbox: Harmony of Despair, Symphony of the Night, Mirror of Fate HD

It's Castlemania in today's end-of-year deals from Xbox, with Lords of Shadow: Mirror of Fate HD, Symphony of the Night, and Harmony of Despair all on sale, along with a host of Castlevania add-ons. Harmony of Despair, the 2D platformer that debuted on XBLA back in 2010, is down to $5.09. 1997...

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Castlevania: Harmony of Despair cheers up PSN on September 27

That's right, this Tuesday you'll be able to yet again storm Dracula's castle and totally kill him once and for all this time. We mean it. He's going to be super dead. Forever. Jokes aside, Castlevania: Harmony of Despair will indeed arrive on PSN this Tuesday, September 27, with some added...

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Castlevania Harmony of Despair reborn on PSN this summer with couch co-op

Having pulled assets from old Castlevania games out of their graves for the XBLA release of Castlevania: Harmony of Despair, Konami is dusting off their creaky pixels once again for a PSN re-release of the multiplayer side-scroller. The PSN version of Harmony of Despair will include playable...

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Castlevania content marked down by 50 percent on XBLA

Alright, it's official -- America's got vampire fever. Why not channel your friends and families' unswerving love for romantic bloodsucker fiction into something a little healthier? Maybe turn them onto Castlevania: Symphony of the Night or Harmony of Despair, which are half-price on XBLA this...

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Download a big old pile of bodies in Castlevania: Harmony of Despair

If you and your fellow vampire hunters are looking for a new monster that doesn't belong in this world, you'll be happy to learn that new DLC is now available for Castlevania: Harmony of Despair. "Extra Stage: The One Who is Many," the DLC pack recently announced for Japan, is priced at 320...

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Castlevania: Symphony of the Night stages coming to Harmony of Despair

Konami's multiplayer, side-scrolling dungeon crawler Castlevania: Harmony of Despair already looks very, very familiar -- a phenomenon which can be attributed to its re-using of sprites from previous entries in the series. According to the game's official Japanese site, that policy isn't being...

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Harmony of Despair discount is today's Xbox Live Countdown deal

You don't want 2010 to be forever remembered as "that year you didn't play a side-scrolling 2D Castlevania game," do you? It's not too late -- or too expensive -- to save yourself from that fate: Castlevania: Harmony of Despair is half price today, as part of Xbox Live's "Countdown to 2011" promo....

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December XBLA deal: Buy two games, get 400 MS Points free

In yet another Xbox Live Arcade deal, Microsoft is now offering a free batch of 400 MS Points for purchasing two qualifying XBLA games. Don't run off downloading games just yet though, because you'll need to head over to the Xbox Live Events page and download the Arcade Offer gamer picture to...

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Konami bundles downloadable Castlevanias with Japanese Lords of Shadow special edition

Hideo Kojima as the Chupacabra isn't the only advantage the Japanese version of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow has over its worldwide contemporaries. Those who purchase the special edition in Japan will also have their choice of downloadable Vanias as bonuses. The PS3 version of the game includes a...

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Castlevania: Harmony of Despair DLC adds pyramid power

If you and your band of vampire hunters have completely mastered everything Dracula has to throw at you in Castlevania: Harmony of Despair, Konami has the cure for your terminal success: DLC! This week, a new pyramid-themed level is available from the Xbox Live Marketplace for 400 Microsoft Points....

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