The Castlevania series of games is a series of adventure platform games based on the novel "Dracula" by Blam Stoker, and tells about the confrontation between the Belmont clan and Count Dracula. According to the plot of the series, every century Dracula rises from his grave to try to plunge the world into darkness.
He is opposed by the Belmont family, which keeps peace and tranquility in the world. Of course, the matter is not limited to two heroes - there are many characters in the series, starting from Dracula and his son Alucard, and ending with dozens of representatives of the Belmont clan.
The series successfully combines the features of a platformer, an adventure game and an action game, and at some point created its own subgenre, which is called "Metroidvania", that is, a game that combines the features of the Metroid and Castlevania series. Namely, large intricate levels, a huge number of inconspicuous passages and secrets, boss battles and various power-ups of heroes, without which you can’t go any further.