Contra and Castlevania are two of Konami's biggest "serious" side scrolling platform franchises. They reference each other from time to time and are sometimes bundled together side by side.
Contra: Hard CorpsEdit
Contra: Hard Corps (1994) for the Sega Genesis features an enemy who is similar to Simon Belmont. The theme Vampire Killer (song) is played in the background.
Konami Collector's Series: Castlevania & ContraEdit
Three Castlevania and two Contra games were bundled together for the PC in Konami Collector's Series: Castlevania & Contra.
- See also Konami Collector's Series: Castlevania & Contra
Brady packages its Contra Advanced strategy guide with its Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance guide.
Arthroverta and Kimkoh BossesEdit
The Arthroverta boss in Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia is a homage to the Kimkoh enemy found in the Contra series.
Kimkoh enemy from Super C for NES
Kimkoh enemy from Contra 3 for SNES
Kimkoh enemy from Contra: Hard Corps for Genesis
Kimkoh enemy from Contra: Shattered Soldier
Kimkoh enemy from Neo Contra
Kimkoh enemy from Contra: Rebirth
Kimkoh from Contra: The Alien Wars on Gameboy
Kimkoh from Contra Spirits on NES
Kimkoh from Contra PX on Gamegear
Arthroverta from Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia
The second game in Konami's "ReBirth" series made for WiiWare. It was later followed up with Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth.