bloodstained: ritual of the night

Nintendo Announces Super Mario Maker 2 Release For June 2019

Check Out the Latest Video Game Releases for June 25-July 1, 2019

As we head into July we have a number of different video game releases to talk about, a lot of them being indie releases on the Switch. Check out the entire list of games we have for you below, choose your titles wisely, and as always; have fun! June 25th Akash: Path of the Five […]

Check Out the Latest Video Game Releases for June 18-24, 2019

This week is pretty light when it comes to video game releases, much like last week, as everyone was more focused on E3 than sending stuff out into the ether. But, we still got a bunch of games this week, most of them being indie titles. Check out the full list below, choose your games […]

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Announces New Playable Character

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Announces New Playable Character

Announced on the Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Kickstarter page, Zangetsu will be the second playable character when the game launches. Zangetsu's main weapons are the Zangetsuto katana and his primal elemental talisman magics. He can explore the castle with his hook chain, to deal with the various platformer mechanics of the game. Developer Koji Igarashi and publisher […]


Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Releases Post-Launch Content Details

505 Games has revealed some new details as to what kind of post-launch content we'll be getting for their Metroidvania title, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. Roberto Angel-Corlux took to the game's Kickstarter page to go over what they'll be bringing to the table after the game comes out on June 18th for Steam, as […]


Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Reveals Switch Gameplay

Koji Igarashi's successfully Kickstarted spiritual successor to the Castlevania series, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night released some gameplay footage for the Nintendo Switch version of the game. Developed by ArtPlay, DICO, and WayForward Technologies, the game is an obvious callback to the Castlevania series made with modern technology. So the game utilizes heavily stylized 3D grahpics, the controls […]


Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night No Longer Supporting Linux and Mac

This week, the Kickstarter page for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night announced there would no longer be support for Mac or Linux. According to the developers, it was not an easy decision to make, but one that had to be made, as they revealed in the latest blog post. In this update, we have a very […]

8-Bit Spinoff 'Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon' Announced at Bitsummit

During a panel at Bitsummit in Kyoto, Inti Creates and Artplay announced the 8-bit game Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon. This will be a spin-off of Koji Igarashi's Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. In fact, the 8-bit title is part of the Bloodstained Kickstarter campaign's stretch goals. Curse of the Moon is a nostalgic 8-bit game designed to evoke […]


Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Want Your Thoughts on DLC

Do you have any specific strong thoughts about DLC being added to games? We're sure you do! Which is why we're quite interested to see what happens now that the developers behind Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night have opened the door for feedback. ArtPlay has opened up a special poll for people to fill out in […]


Bloodstained Shows Off the Making of Their Soundtrack

Watching a video game come together is really cool, especially when you see an indie company do everything they can with passion. So it's been particularly fun watching Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night do their thing as they slowly make their way to launching the game. The latest chapter of watching the Metroidvania platformer make […]

Top 10 Indie Games to Watch in 2018

2018 will be bringing a ton of new games for us to look out for, including a ton of big budget projects we've been waiting some years for (I'm looking at you Kingdom Hearts 3), but it will also be bringing us some sweet, sweet indie projects. This is our list of indie games to keep […]

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Shows Off New Level In Development Update

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has seen a new developer update which shows off the look of a new level, even if it is a bit incomplete. The Castlevania: Symphony of the Night-like has given fans a new look at how the game is progressing for an early Christmas present. This level certainly looks a bit […]


Latest Dev Update For 'Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night' Shows New Footage

The developers for the Metroidvania game Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night recently posted a new Kickstarter update, showcasing more footage of gameplay for those who are curious how it looks and plays. The wait for the game has been slow, but every time we see it in person as a convention, it just gets better and […]


Getting A Taste For Blood With 'Bloodstained' At NYCC 2017

Browsing the floor of New York Comic Con, I managed across a familiar face in Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night from Koji Igarashi and published by 505 Games. I got a good shot at their demo as I made my way through the Metroidvania adventure. The graphics are solid and the sound is great — a […]

Castlevania Successor Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night Has Been Pushed To 2018

There was a lot of excitement when Catlevania: Symphony of the Night developer Koji Igarashi kickstarted Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night last year. Understandably so too, as the original inspiration is a loft many 'best game of all time' lists. However, we got some bad news today about the game. During a new developer update, it was announced […]

Get A Peek Into How Bloodstained Is Shaping Up Right Here

Koji Igarashi's successfully Kickstarted, spiritual successor to his Castlevania games, Bloodstained is slowly making progress. The development has been quite open, with updates about what is happening coming often enough. In this new update on development, you'll even get a look at the game in motion…albeit, not with much in it. It's just the skeleton of […]

Castlevania Designer Creates A Mad Level In Mario Maker

Koji Igarashi is a man who was once synonymous with Castlevania. He was one of the guiding hands on Symphony of the Night and before leaving Konami, it very much felt like his series. Right now he is off on Kickstarter adventures with Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, which did pretty well for itself. So what […]

Bloodstained Finished Its KickStarter Campaign Reaching Over $5.5 Million

Yesterday I brought you news that Koji Igarashi, Catslevania: Symphony of the Night creator's new game, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night had become the most successful video game Kickstarter in history. It's a huge achievement and shows that the desire for 2D Castlevania type games is very much alive. Well, the Kickstarter's campaign has now ended and […]

Bloodstained Has Become The Most Successful Video Game Ever On Kickstarter

Bloodstained:  Ritual of the Night is Koji Igarashi's spiritual successor to the PlayStation 1 classic, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. The game hit Kickstarter last month, and has proven to be astronomically successful.  In fact, it has just become the most successful single video game ever on KickStarter with four hours still to run. It is […]

Watch Symphony Of The Night Creator's New Game In Action As He Designs It

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night was really one of the best games of its generation and it has a huge fanbase. That was confirmed when its creator Koji Igarashi announced a new game that existed in a similar vain called Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. It blew up and the game was funded in less than […]