Bloodstained

Second Symphony – How Bloodstained Makes Castlevania Sing Again

Second Symphony – How Bloodstained Makes Castlevania Sing Again

Everything in Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a little uneven. Take main character Miriam, for example: all style, poise and flowing scarves, and compare her to the roughly sketched and stiffly animated supporting cast. Or admire the astonishing detail and depth in many of the backgrounds, while walking past…

Bloodstained Made Me Fight The Disembodied Head Of My Dog

Bloodstained Made Me Fight The Disembodied Head Of My Dog

In Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, you play as a woman who must traverse a labyrinthine castle full of monsters and possessed paintings. That is to be expected: as the spiritual successor to the Castlevania series of games, it faithfully recreates many of that series’ tropes, which include monsters and…

So That Bloodstained Trailer Was Weird, Right?

So That Bloodstained Trailer Was Weird, Right?

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Koji Igarashi’s partially Kickstarted successor to the Castlevania series, hasn’t had the smoothest ride down the road to release. After making headlines in 2015 for garnering a million dollars in a single day, the forthcoming action-adventure game missed its original 2017 release window, then got…