If you backed Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night with the intention of getting it on Wii U, we've got some bad news for you. Since the Wii U is more or less dead, Koji Igarashi and his team decided to cancel that version, moving it to Nintendo Switch instead. Read on for more.
New backer updates for Koji Igarashi's Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night are always so pleasant. The latest includes Iga interviewing composer Michiru Yamane, who has a huge résumé of amazing game music to her name, including previous Castlevania work like 1994's incredible Castlevania: Bloodlines soundtrack and, of course, 1997's Symphony of the Night. See what she had to say and check out a couple enemy designs after the jump.
We still have to wait until the first half of 2018 to play Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, the crowdfunded action game from Castlevania: Symphony of the Night's Koji Igarashi. Nevertheless, the latest Kickstarter update is here to tide us over with some fresh footage, this time showing Miriam as she traverses the village by the castle.
Those looking forward to playing Koji Igarashi's Castlevania-style Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night in 2017 will have to push those expectations back a bit. According to the latest development update on Kickstarter, the crowdfunded action game has been delayed to the first half of 2018. Read on for more.
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.
One of the best things about Super Mario Maker is seeing actual developers try their hand at creating levels. Polygon tasked Castlevania designer and Bloodstained creator Koji Igarashi with doing just that, and you can see what he came up with in the video 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.
If you were hoping for a Koji Igarashi produced return to 2D form after the middling reception of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, well, we've got some bad news. Igarashi—who blazed forth on an amazing Castlevania run as assistant director on Castlevania: Symphony of the Night—has parted ways with Konami. Hit the jump for more.