Celebrating their 50th anniversary, Konami has just recently announced three separate game bundles for Contra, Castlevania, and Arcade Classics, aptly-titled Anniversary Collections. Each collection “includes 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!”
From the Arcade Classics collection, there are some fan favorites from the 80s. This includes Haunted Castle, Typhoon (A-JAX), Nemesis (Gradius), Vulcan Venture (Gradius II), Life Force (Salamander), Thunder Cross, Scramble, and TwinBee. The Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection will release April 18th, 2019, digitally, priced at only $19.99!
Castlevania Anniversary Collection is releasing with the originals. So far this includes the original NES Castlevania, Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse, Castlevania II: Belmont’s Revenge, and Super Castlevania IV. This Castlevania Anniversary Collection will release in early summer, 2019.
Contra Anniversary Collection is also releasing with the original versions of the Konami classic Contra series. So far this includes Contra, Super Contra, Super C, and Contra III: The Alien Wars. This Anniversary Collection is also set for release in early summer 2019.
You will be able to pick these gems up for Steam, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.