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Castlevania: Season One seeing Blu-ray and DVD release on Dec. 4th, 2018


Not that long ago, we heard that Netflix's Castlevania was going to see its first season released via 'home video.' Now we had a release date, thanks to a NYCC panel. You'll be able to grab the first season in stores on Dec. 4th, 2018, with both Blu-ray and DVD as an option. The box includes storyboards, art galleries, and more.

Konami launches new website dedicated to Castlevania

Nintendo fans are getting a major dose of Castlevania with the upcoming Smash Bros. Ultimate, and it seems Konami is eager to bring the franchise back to the forefront of gamers' minds. Along with the upcoming PS4 re-release of Rondo of Blood and Symphony of the Night, as well as season two of the Castlevania Netflix series, Konami has opened up a new hub site for all things Castlevania. It'll obviously help you keep tabs on any new projects, but it also chronicles the history of the entire franchise. You can check out the site right here.

Dance Dance Revolution movie in the works

Greg Silverman’s Stampede has announced that they'll be producing a movie based on Konami's Dance Dance Revolution. In a synopsis that is both horrifying and amazing at the same time, the DDR film will "explore a world on the brink of destruction where the only hope is to unite through the universal language of dance." Stampede will partner with producers J. Todd Harris and Marc Marcum of Branded Entertainment, as well as Konami, on the film. This sounds like it's going to be one hell of a movie, for better or worse. Count me in, baby!

Thanks to Andreslop24 for the heads up!

V-Jump live-stream recording from TGS 2018 - Neko Tomo, Katamari Damacy Reroll, and Hyper Sports R

V-Jump hosted a live-stream from TGS 2018 with all sorts of gameplay. You can check out clips from various games in the video above. Hit up the times below to see the specific games listed.

Hyper Sports R - 3:45:45
Neko Tomo - 2:34:29
Katarami Damacy Reroll - 2:47:49

Castlevania: Season 2 part of Netflix's 'Netflix & Chills: Halloween Edition' trailer

Netflix has put out a 'Netflix and Chills: Halloween Edition' trailer to get people into the Halloween spirit. The upcoming second season of the Castlevania animated series gets a couple plugs in the trailer, which you can see above. Nice to see Netflix promoting the series in such a high-profile spot!

Super Bomberman R - Alucard footage

I don't know what convinced Konami that Alucard needed to be in Super Bomberman R, but you're not going to hear any complaints from me. They just seem to be throwing everything at the wall to see what sticks. I can only imagine the characters they're going to add in the future.

Super Bomberman R - Version 2.2 now available (5 new characters and more)

The Version 2.2 update for Super Bomberman R is now available, and it brings a bunch of tweaks and content with it. Check out the full patch notes below.

A new battle rule "Civilians" has been added to the Grand Prix mode.

Three Castlevania stages have been added where the new "Civilians" rule can be enjoyed.

New characters are available in the shop.
-Alucard Bomber
-Mimi Bomber
-Nyami Bomber
-Upa Bomber
-Caesar Bomber

New accessories have been added.
-pop'n music
-Polyhedron
-Boat

Added BOMBER TIME

The special abilities of the following characters have been adjusted.
-Bill Bomber: Firing speed of special ability is downgraded from 0.11 secs to 0.18 secs per tile.
-Max: Added the special ability 'Plasma Bomb'. All abilities in 'Grand Prix' are also adjusted.
-The Five Dastardly Bombers: Special ability bombs, has the effect of accelerating/decelerating explosion countdowns depending on skulls, illnesses, etc.

Added 'Random' stage selection

Item locations in all Grand Prix stages have been adjusted

Various other small bugs have been fixed.

Konami and Sumthing Else Music Works announce Super Bomberman R vinyl soundtrack, preorders open

New York (September 18, 2018) - Sumthing Else Music Works, the premier record label dedicated to releasing video game soundtracks, and Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., leading video game developer and publisher, today announced the vinyl soundtrack release for KONAMI's action-maze game SUPER BOMBERMAN R available for pre-order at https://shop.sumthing.com. BOMBERMAN's bright, catchy themes can finally be enjoyed on vinyl, presented in a beautifully crafted, full-color gatefold.

Composer Seima Iwahashi of Elements Garden brings us the latest soundtrack in the beloved BOMBERMAN franchise. The album also includes the 'HERO' theme song featuring lyrics by RUCCA. The SUPER BOMBERMAN R original soundtrack will be available from Sumthing's new direct-to-consumer merchandise store on November 23rd.

The BOMBERMAN series has been delighting fans with its stunning multiplayer action since 1983. In SUPER BOMBERMAN R, up to two players can work cooperatively in 'Story' mode to clear stages in order to save the galaxy. Players guide a wide variety of BOMBERMAN characters around maze-like areas using timed bombs to open walkways and take out opponents. Multiply the fun and play with up to eight players in 'Battle' mode, or jump into the competitive Grand Prix mode. Grand Prix is a team-versus-team mode that pits two teams of up to three players as they battle it out within different arena stages using characters with special abilities.

SUPER BOMBERMAN R is available now on Nintendo Switch™ , PlayStation®4 , Xbox One and on PC via Steam.

Track Listing:

SIDE A:
1. Ending Theme Song [HERO]
2. Title Screen
3. Main Menu
4. World Map
5. Get Ready
6. Planet Technopolis
7. Planet Timbertree
8. Planet Brainwave
9. Planet Lalaland
10. Planet Scrapheap
11. Clear
12. Failed
13. World Clear Result

SIDE B:
1. Five Dastardly Bombers
2. The Boss Robots
3. Elegant Dream
4. Great Gattaida
5. Ultimate Buggler
6. Go
7. Battle - Excite
8. Battle - Happy
9. Battle - Comical
10. Victory
11. Result
12. Draw
13. UP
14. Down
15. Ending Theme Song [HERO] (English version)

For more information on SUPER BOMBERMAN R, visit the official website at https://www.konami.com/games/bomberman/r/us/en/.

David Hayter, the voice of Snake, is yet to record more Codec conversations for Smash Bros. Ultimate

If you were looking forward to more codec conversations from Snake in Smash Bros. Ultimate, you might want to temper those expectations. The voice actor for Snake, David Hayter, has said that he's not been asked to record anymore codec conversations yet. It doesn't mean it won't happen in the future, but as of right now, what we got in previous games is what we'll get here.