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Castlevania Collection: Revenge Night of Care Factor Dark

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Konami announced a Castlevania collection (among others)  due for some point this year in summer, for some anniversary. As ageing gamergirls, one would expect us to be "flooding the basement" on this one. Nah. One of us once played the one with Jean Luc Picard and Begbie, and found it too hard, so we locked it away. We did play "that bit" in Smash bros adventure mode, does that count?

Due to the impact these games had on us we listed out the full titles as best as memory serves, I'm sure the right one is in there?

Castlevania: Shadow of dark
Castlevania: Dark shadows
Castlevania: Shadows Lords
Castlevania: Lord of Shadow
Castlevania: Lord of Shadows
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow
Castlevania: Lords of Shadows
Castlevania: Simon's revenge
Castlevania: Belmont's revenge
Castlevania: Samus' revenge
Castlevania: Castlevania two
Castlevania: Dark of the night
Castlevania: Shadow symphony
Castlevania: Fates of Shadow
Castlevania: Return of the King
Castlev…

Vampire: the Masquerade: the other one: colon

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Now just quickly I would like to emphasise that I ain't no geek, I don't know anything about vampires or shit like that, certainly nothing about rolling D20's for initiative, or the white wolf series, that sort of stuff is for nerds.
So Paradox have recently teased us with some tweets and images of some new project they are working on.



This has lead to an out cry of journos everywhere going, "Oh my god that is that bit from the original Vampire: The Masquerade game!" Which is in part right, they are locations from Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines, however Bloodlines was not the Original game, it was Vampire: The Masquerade Redemption.


People tend to forget the original Vampire: The Masquerade game overshadowed by its sequel, Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines (ed: so many colons!), yet VTMR (ed: phew) really caused a stir for being an obscure PC game from 2000. VTMR was released at peak Nihilistic Antihero trenchcoat time. Post-Matrix, when everyone nerd who e…