Mondo reprints Castlevania: Rondo Of Blood / Dracula X Vinyl

Jerry on 2023-07-08
Record label Mondo in Austin has reprinted the Castlevania: Rondo Of Blood and Dracula X soundtrack albums, bundled on two records. Decorated with original artwork by Oliver Barrett, the album also ships from distributors Light in the Attic in Seattle and Black Screen Records in Europe.

Developed by Konami for PC Engine CD in 1993, Castlevania: Rondo Of Blood features music by Akira Souji, Keizo Nakamura, Tomoko Sano, and Mikio Saito. Preceding the direct sequel Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, Rondo utilized the compact disc medium to introduce streaming audio and animated cutscenes to the franchise.

The story of vampire hunter Richter Belmont was adapted for the Super Famicom console and published as Castlevania: Dracula X in 1995, introducing redesidned levels and new areas unexplored in the original. Music for the game, published in Europe as "Castlevania: Vampire's Kiss," is by Tomoya Tomita, Masanari Iwata, Harumi Ueko and Masahiko Kimura.

Rondo of Blood and Symphony of the Night are included in the PlayStation 4 exclusive Castlevania Requiem. Castlevania: Dracula X is included in Castlevania Advance Collection for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows through Steam.

Mondo (Austin) - Castlevania: Rondo Of Blood / Dracula X (2XLP)

Light in the Attic (Seattle) - Castlevania: Rondo Of Blood / Dracula X (2XLP)

Black Screen Records - Castlevania: Rondo Of Blood / Dracula X (2XLP)