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Konami hosting Castlevania Anniversary Collection, Contra Anniversary Collection, and Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection sale on the Switch eShop

Great deals on a ton of titles

Konami is offering up some great deals on their Collection titles for Switch. From now until Jan. 21st, 2021, Castlevania Anniversary Collection, Contra Anniversary Collection, and Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection are all priced at $5. These collections are usually priced at $20 each, so this is a considerable drop! You can see the titles in each collection below.

Castlevania Anniversary Collection

- Castlevania
- Castlevania II Simon’s Quest
- Castlevania III Dracula’s Curse
- Super Castlevania IV
- Castlevania The Adventure
- Castlevania II Belmont’s Revenge
- Castlevania Bloodlines
- Kid Dracula (never released in English before)

Contra Anniversary Collection

- Contra (Arcade)
- Super Contra
- Contra (NA)
- Contra (JP)
- Super C
- Contra III: The Alien Wars
- Operation C
- Contra Hard Corps
- Super Probotector Alien Rebels
- Probotector

Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection

- Scramble
- TwinBee
- Nemesis (also known as Gradius)
- Salamander (also known as Life Force)
- Typhoon (also known as A-Jax)
- Haunted Castle
- Vulcan Venture (also known as Gradius II)
- Thunder Cross

Comments

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Arrrrrrgh...

Nope, that's on the previously released Castlevania Requiem collection, which is only on PS4 for some reason. I think I have 3 different copies of SotN in various forms. 😅

The PS4 release is running on a PSP emulator. Sony just took the versions of Rondo and Symphony that were unlockable in X Chronicles and released that as a collection. Konami's involvement is just giving Sony permission to do it, they did no development whatsoever, It's all Sony

I thought there were rumblings around the time of these collections being released that Castlevania would indeed get a second one. Given the current state of Konami though who knows if that will come to pass I would love to see Nickelodeon approach them and try to get a Turtles compilation out though. I'm still amazed the first NES game was released on Wii virtual console

Yeah, I think there is hope for TMNT but I wouldn't hold my breath. The only reason I think it is a possibility is because of the recent home arcade cabinet by Arcade1UP. I'm sure there is some sort of deal that says that these games can't see a digital release so arcade cabinet sales won't take a hit.

The pachislot market is slowly shifting towards turning hostile on Konami due to a change in regulations and laws surrounding gambling in Japan, so they may shift back to game development. Don't be surprised if we at least start getting more collections.

I've been hoping that the success of these compilations might motivate Konami to push out sequels to these collections.

I wish they'd put the 3 GBA and 3 DS Castlevanias in one collection... that would be a must.
I know the first Castlevania kinda used the touch screen, but make that a button push and call it a day. It wasn't an impressive use anyway

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