Castlevania Series

ConsoleNameReleaseGenreDeveloperLucca's Notes
3DSCastlevania II: Simon's Quest (VC)2014Action-PlatformKonamiSee NES
DSCastlevania: Dawn of Sorrow2005Action-PlatformKonamiMetroidvania direct sequel to Aria of Sorrow with a more anime design aesthetic, requires the stylus to draw symbols
DSCastlevania: Order of Ecclesia2008Action-PlatformKonamiLast of the DS Metroidvanias, featuring a glyph combination system to customize movement and combat abilities
DSCastlevania: Portrait of Ruin2006Action-PlatformKonamiMetroidvania with highly varied level design and two switchable playable protagonists - CHARLOTTEJONATHANCHARLOTTE
GBACastlevania: Aria of Sorrow2003Action-PlatformKCETMetroidvania with the addition of collecting enemy souls to augment abilities
GBACastlevania: Circle of the Moon2001Action-PlatformKCEKMetroidvania with a dual card system to customize abilities
GBACastlevania: Harmony of Dissonance2002Action-PlatformKCETMetroidvania with room decorating and traveling between dimensions to progress
NESCastlevania II: Simon's Quest1988Action-PlatformKonamiSurprise! Contains a day/night system and XP/leveling
PS2Castlevania: Curse of Darkness2005ActionKonamiHacky-slashy-spooky, uses items to increase stats
PS3Castlevania: Harmony of Despair (DL only)2011Action-PlatformKonamiMassive crossover metroidvania with local multiplayer and character growth based on equipment
PS3Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (PSone Classics)2007Action-PlatformKonamiSee PSX
PS4Castlevania Advance Collection (DL only)2021Action-PlatformKonamiSee XS
PS4Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood (DL only)2018Action-PlatformKonamiAn upscaled version of The Dracula X Chronicles, including all improvements present
PSPCastlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles2007Action-PlatformKonamiContains a remade version of Rondo of Blood and an unlockable version of Symphony of the Night with dialogue translation closer to the original Japanese
PSXCastlevania: Symphony of the Night1997Action-PlatformKonamiTHE Metroidvania
SwitchCastlevania Advance Collection (DL only)2021Action-PlatformKonamiSee XS
VitaCastlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles (DL only)2012Action-PlatformKonamiSee PSP
Wii UCastlevania II: Simon's Quest (VC)2014Action-PlatformKonamiSee NES
Wii UCastlevania: Aria of Sorrow (VC)2014Action-PlatformKCETSee GBA
XboxCastlevania: Curse of Darkness2005ActionKonami3D ARPG - level Hector's stats with items and his familiars with good ol' XP
Xbox 360Castlevania: Harmony of Despair (DL only)2010Action-PlatformKonamiLarge-scale Metroidvania crossover with an emphasis on online co-op, stats based on gear and skill grinding
Xbox 360Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (DL only)2007Action-PlatformKonamiMostly the same as the PSX version, but removes FMV cutscenes
Xbox OneCastlevania Advance Collection (DL only)2021Action-PlatformKonamiSee XS
Xbox OneCastlevania: Harmony of Despair (DL only)2019Action-PlatformKonamiSee PS3
Xbox SeriesCastlevania Advance Collection (DL only)2021Action-PlatformKonamiContains Circle of the Moon, Harmony of Dissonance, Aria of Sorrow, and Dracula X all with modern QoL features