Konami Computer Entertainment Kobe (コナミコンピュータエンタテインメント神戸, KCEK) was a Kobe-based subsidiary of Konami Corporation. The company was established in 1998 when the 1st development division at KCE Osaka was spun off. It was merged back into KCEO in December 2002.
It developed three Castlevania games, Castlevania (Nintendo 64), Legacy of Darkness and Circle of the Moon prior to when IGA at KCET returned and became the director of the franchise. The games developed by this company were relegated as non-canonical until Portrait of Ruin was released. The team responsible for creating these games were absorbed into IGA's team after KCEK was combined with KCET and has contributed to Portrait of Ruin and later games.