Bloodstained is the Castlevania game we’ve been waiting for

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Koji Igarashi, director for some of the best Castlevania games in the franchise, was fed up with being side-lined and generally ignored by the heads at Konami, and looked to a former employee of Capcom for inspiration.

Keiji Inafune, director for a number of Mega Man titles, among many others, found himself in the same situation at Capcom, and left as a result. Subsequently, he used Kickstarter to crowdfund Might No. 9, a Mega Man game in every sense, except for its name

Wanting to following in Inafune’s footsteps, Igarashi has told Konami to stick it where the sun don’t shine, and left.

He’s also done much the same thing as with Mighty No. 9 and has started a Kickstarter campaign for Castlevania clone Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night.

It may not be called Castlevania, but it’s exactly what we want from a Castlevania title, far more so than the most recent releases in the franchise.

We’ll definitely be keeping a close eye on this one, and you should too.

Source: Kickstarter

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