Koji Igarashi's Castlevania-like Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night appears to be coming along nicely, and a playable demo is planned for next week's E3. The demo will showcase the first stage, which has Miriam approaching the castle aboard the Galleon Minerva. You can see Miriam running around the ship in the new development update video after the jump.
Fans of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and many of the portable outings that followed might want to pack their copies if they plan to attend this year's Anime Expo. Even though he's busy working on his crowdfunded spiritual successor, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Igarashi is taking some time to hit up Anime Expo 2016 as a guest. Hit the jump for more.
If you're a backer you've likely already seen this, but those who are casually following Koji Igarashi's Castlevania-style Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night should get a kick out of the latest update. I swear I didn't type that because there's a kick in the footage, which follows Miriam through a very early in-progress grid map. See some of her moves as well as some sweet Iga sword swinging after the jump.
Not being able to work on another Castlevania game didn't stop Symphony of the Night's Koji Igarashi from successfully funding Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night last year. With development underway, the team recently posted a Kickstarter update featuring a variety of character shaders and background styles, and they'd like to know what fans think. More after the jump.
First 4 Figures recently shared a handful of sneak peeks at upcoming figures, including an unpainted look at Alucard from Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. More after the jump.
Media site Collider recently spoke to producer producer Adi Shankar (Dredd, Power/Rangers), and the subject of a 'hard-hitting anime' mini-series based on 1989's Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse came up. Shankar describes the project from animation studio Frederator (Adventure Time, The Fairly OddParents) "there will be a lot. The goal is to bring hard hitting anime to the America and be America's first animated series for adults."
If there's one thing the Castlevania series is known for it's "erotic violence," right? As far as the latest pachinko game is concerned, that's the ticket, as evidenced in the promo after the jump.
The Kickstarter campaign for Koji Igarashi's Castlevania-style Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night ended massively, clearing every stretch goal for a grand total of $5,545,991. Yep, Iga broke Kickstarter records, making it the most successful crowd-funded game software on the site. More after the jump.
We may be pretty far out from the release of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night—which has former Castlevania whipmaster Koji Igarashi lending his personal brand of exploratory action style to a fresh property—but that hasn't stopped Iga and his team at Inti Creates from sharing some footage. Hit the jump for a sample.
Love it or hate it, the term "Metroidvania" has long been used to reference exploratory action games in the vein of Metroid and any free-flowing Castlevania game modeled after Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. Koji Igarashi, one of the key minds behind the latter, has been teasing something new, and earlier today he officially blew the lid off the latest in the genre, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night.
Developer Double Fine have a really cool Let's Play style video series called Devs Play. As the name implies, the series has developers playing or watching someone play their own games, and the latest features classic side-scroller Castlevania: Symphony of the Night.
Nintendo of America recently announced the impending arrival of two more classic Castlevania games on the Wii U Virtual Console. Next in line we have Dracula X and the original Game Boy Advance entry, Castlevania: Circle of the Moon. Read on for more.