Castlevania: Bloodlines is the only Castlevania video game released on the Mega Drive/Genesis. It was developed and published by Konami, and was first released in North America, on March 17, 1994. Its Japanese title is Vampire Killer (バンパイアキラー, Banpaia Kirā). This version featured a considerable amount of violence. The European and Australian titles were censored and both entitled Castlevania: The New Generation.