Konami Collector's Series: Castlevania & Contra

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Konami Collector's Series:
Castlevania & Contra
Konami Collector's Series:Castlevania & Contra cover
Developers
Konami Computer Entertainment Hawaii
Konami Software Shanghai
Publishers
Konami
Release dates
Windows November 16, 2002
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Series Castlevania, Contra
Konami Collector's Series: Castlevania & Contra on IGDB
Konami Collector's Series: Castlevania & Contra guide on StrategyWiki
Konami Collector's Series: Castlevania & Contra on MobyGames
Castlevania
Castlevania 1990
Konami Collector's Series: Castlevania & Contra 2002
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2013
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 2014
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate HD 2014
Castlevania Anniversary Collection 2019
Contra
Contra 1988
Super C 1990
Konami Collector's Series: Castlevania & Contra 2002
Contra Anniversary Collection 2019
Contra: Rogue Corps 2019

Key points

Includes the NES versions of Castlevania, Castlevania II: Simon's Quest, Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse, Contra and Super C as well as one hidden game - Jackal.

General information

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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
CD-ROM is only required for installation.[1]
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows Default installation folder (.qxf file format)

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Only 4:3 640x480
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
Co-op
Only Contra and Super C support local multiplayer.
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

ROM Data[edit]

The game uses a standard emulation of the games presented in the compilation, meaning it includes actual ROMs in the code. These are possible to extract from the main cc.exe found in the game's directory and played on any emulator that runs NES games. Following are address ranges and amount of bytes of each of the games included:

Castlevania: 01E570 - 03E56F (length: 0x20000 bytes), header: 4E45531A080021000000000000000000

Castlevania II: 03E570 - 07E56F (length: 0x40000 bytes) header: 4E45531A081010000000000000000000

Castlevania III: 07E570 - 0DE56F (length: 0x60000 bytes), header: 4E45531A101050000000000000000000

Contra: 0DE570 - 0FE56F (length: 0x20000 bytes), header: 4E45531A080021000000000000000000

Jackal (hidden game): 0FE580 - 11E57F (length: 0x20000 bytes), header: 4E45531A080021000000000000000000

Super C: 11E580 - 15E57F (length: 0x40000 bytes), header: 4E45531A081041000000000000000000


After extracting (for example through a hex editor), the data still needs to be prepended with additional header of 16 bytes in order to be processed by a NES emulator (see above).

You can use this script for extraction.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 MB
Video card (GPU) 2 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.0 compatible
Other 2x CD-ROM drive

References

  1. Verified by User:Ptolemy on 2020-09-28