Konami 50th Anniversary Arcade Classics, Castlevania, & Contra Collections Announced

Konami has recently announced that they will be re-releasing several games as apart of the Konami 50th Anniversary Collection. The games will range from several arcade classics, games within the Castlevania franchise, and games in the Contra game series. The games will be released digitally on the Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Steam priced at $19.99 each. Each collection will also include “… a bonus eBook packed with new information about the titles, including interviews with the development staff, behind-the-scenes insights, and sketches and design documents never before revealed to the public!” 

The collections include:

Anniversary Collection Arcade Classics – April 28, 2019

  • Haunted Castle
  • Typhoon (A-Jax)
  • Nemesis (Gradius)
  • Vulcan Venture (Gradius III)
  • Life Force (Salamander)
  • Thunder Cross
  • Scramble
  • TwinBee

Castlevania Anniversary Collection – Early Summer 2019

  • Castlevania
  • Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse
  • Castlevania II: Belmont’s Revenge
  • Super Castlevania IV 
  • TBA
  • TBA
  • TBA
  • TBA

Contra Anniversary Collection – Early Summer 2019

  • Contra 
  • Super Contra
  • Super C
  • Contra III: The Alien Wars
  • TBA
  • TBA
  • TBA
  • TBA

More details about the games can be viewed at the links listed below.S

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