Category Archive: Castlevania vs. Mega Man

Castlevania vs. Mega Man – Round #8 (Castlevania for N64 vs. Mega Man Legends)

And lastly, we’ll look at the Castlevania and Mega Man series’ first attempts at 3D titles. These games were both rough going in since there really wasn’t much of a precedent. And perhaps… Continue reading

Castlevania vs. Mega Man – Round #7 (Symphony of the Night vs. PS1 2D Mega Mans)

We’re arriving in the second-to-last blog of this VS.-series and it’s once again time to shift consoles, this time to the Sony PlayStation. Before we take a look at how these two franchises… Continue reading

Castlevania vs. Mega Man – Round SiXX (Rondo of Blood vs. Mega Man X)

Our final pair in the battle of the 16-bit systems pits the only TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine title with the first game of the Mega Man X series. I admit this is an odd pair… Continue reading

Castlevania vs. Mega Man – Round #5 (Bloodlines vs. The Wily Wars)

From the SNES we now move to Sega’s 16-bit system, the Mega Drive a.k.a. Sega Genesis. Konami tried to add a new twist to its 16-bit Castlevania title for Nintendo’s competitor system. As… Continue reading

Castlevania vs. Mega Man – Round #4 (Super Castlevania 4 vs. Mega Man 7)

Now, it’s time to move from the 8-bit systems to the 16-bit systems, which is what the three on-coming blogs of this series are going to be about. I’ll be comparing CV and… Continue reading

Castlevania vs. Mega Man – Round #3 (Dracula’s Curse vs. Mega Man 3)

We come to our final pair of NES titles for this showdown series. Now, technically speaking Castlevania 3 is actually a prequel – but I feel this is as good a moment as… Continue reading

Castlevania vs. Mega Man – Round #2 (Simon’s Quest vs. Mega Man 2)

Alright, time to compare the follow-ups of the NES originals. A second game can either elevate a series further or cause it to suffer a pitfall early on that may prevent it from… Continue reading

Castlevania vs. Mega Man – Round #1

This is a blog-topic that I planned to do a long time ago but never got around to. Castlevania and Mega Man used to be the flagship titles of their respective game companies,… Continue reading