Episode 134: Castlevania 8-bit Spooktacular Part 1

This week on the podcast: It's Part 1 of our 2 week-long Halloween themed spotlight on 8-bit Castlevania music! For these spooky episodes, Senior Associate Editor at Game Informer, and good friend of the show Tim Turi joins the guys to discuss why this music is among the best and most influential in all of video games. For Part 1, the guys explore the soundtracks to the first two NES titles in the series, as well as the first Game Boy entry. Happy Halloween!


Castlevania – Kinuyo Yamashita & Satoe Terashima – Konami – NES – 1986
-Nightmare (Dracula’s Quarters)
-Vampire Killer (Courtyard)
-Stalker (Armory)
-Wicked Child (Upper Yard)
-Out of Time (Upper Terrace)
-Heart of Fire (Prisonhold)
-Walking Edge (Castle Swamp)
-Poison Mind (Boss Theme)
-Black Night (Final Battle)
-Voyager (Ending)
Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest – Kenichi Matsubara, Satoe Terashima & Kouji Murata – Konami – NES – 1987
-The Silence of the Daylight (Town)
-Bloody Tears (Street – Day Time)
-Monster Dance (Night Time)
-Dwelling of Doom (Mansion)
-Within These Castle Walls (Dracula’s Castle)
-Final Boss (Dracula)
-A Requiem (Ending)
Castlevania: The Adventure – Shigeru Fukutake, Norio Hanzawa & Hidehiro Funauchi – Konami – Game Boy – 1989
-Battle of the Holy
-Death Fair