Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

The wait was worth it - this spiritual successor to Castlevania is a gorgeous, accessible 2D platformer stuffed with nostalgia.

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Digital FoundryBloodstained is unmissable - but the Switch version needs a lot of work

One of the best games of the year on all other platforms.

FeatureIgarashi returns: 'If I had the opportunity to do another Castlevania, I'd do it'

The director speaks as his long-awaited Bloodstained is released.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night details extensive post-launch DLC plans

New modes! Online and local multiplayer! More!

Bloodstained announced for Switch, cancelled for Wii U

“The situation has drastically changed.”

Bloodstained demo is now available for backers

Who pledged $60 or more to the Kickstarter.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night announces Wii U stretch goal

UPDATE: Wii U and Vita versions confirmed.