Konami, the brand behind the famous games of our childhood is releasing Castlevania NFT’s to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the famous franchise. Starting January 12th, select NFTs will be released as auctions on the OpenSea platform.
14 NFTs will be released featuring various scenes from the the original games along with some visualizations of past games and maps.
Original pixel art newly drawn for “KONAMI MEMORIAL NFT”. The art is based on the Dracula’s Castle map that appears in-game, with the corresponding stages and the Creatures added to relive the contents of Castlevania.
The majority of the NFTs are titles BGM or background music from the game that consist of the original soundtracks from various games.
- (US East)Jan.12 17:00 – Jan.14 21:00 EST
- (US West)Jan.12 14:00 – Jan.14 18:00 PST
- (UK)Jan.12 22:00 – Jan.15 02:00 GMT
- (Japan)Jan.13 07:00 – Jan.15 11:00 JST
What is Castlevania?
Castlevania is a video game series created by Japanese company Konami. The first game was released in 1986 for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It was one of the earliest console games to use 16-bit graphics and has since spawned many sequels, spinoffs, and other media. The games are known for their blend of gothic horror themes with exploration, combat, and puzzle solving gameplay elements.
The Castlevania series features a variety of different characters throughout the franchise’s history that have appeared in video games or other media adaptations. Some notable examples include Alucard, Christopher Belmont, Dracula, Simon Belmont, Sypha Belnades, Maria Renard(s), Trevor Belmont(s), Charlotte Aulin(s), Juste Belmont(s), Carrie Fernandez
Castlevania is a classic side-scrolling action game which is well known for its difficult and dark atmosphere. It has been around since 1982 and has seen many iterations over the years.
The first Castlevania game was released for the Famicom in Japan and was simply titled “Castle” as opposed to “Castlevania.” The US version of this game is often referred to as “Haunted Castle.”
It has had 11 sequels spanning from 1986 to 2017.
The franchise now includes over 31 games across multiple platforms, including 16 Castlevania titles, three Akumajou Dracula titles, six Contra titles, one Haunted Dungeons title, three Cadillacs and Dinosaurs titles, one Rockman X Mega Man title.
They do have these notes on every NFT: