Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Review

The night begins to shine.

Bloodstained for Switch Has Problems, but it's Not as Bad as You Might Think

It's not bruised and bloody. It's just a bit stained.

Axe of the Blood God's Visit to Final Fantasy 7's Gold Saucer Ends in Blood and Tears

Only '90s kids remember mass shootings at an amusement park being used as a throwaway story device. Also: Chatter about Slay the Spire, Bloodstained, and a big apology for screwing up the TurboGrafx-16 Console Quest.

Bloodstained Mod Replaces Backer Portraits With Old Kojima Castlevania Artwork

All the backer portraits are gone, except the cat's.

Bloodstained for Switch is Getting Hammered for Its Technical Problems. Developers Offer an Update

The Switch version of Bloodstained isn't looking too hot.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Review

The night begins to shine.

Bloodstained Ritual of the Night Switch - When Does Bloodstained Release for Nintendo Switch?

Here's our guide to the Bloodstained Ritual of the Night Switch release date.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Reminds Me How Much I Missed Touring Castles from Hell

Sometimes you want to go where everybody eats your skin.

Bloodstained Studio Says Early-Bird Players Stuck On Bug Have To Restart Their Game [Update: Statement From 505 Games]

We regret to inform you that Bloodstain's launch is a bit of a mess.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Patch Has Completely Broken Progress For Some Players

The patch came through and opened all the good treasure chests already.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night's Release Date Reveals a Longer Wait for Switch Players

Hang in there, Switch owners. It ain't too bad.

Igarashi Explains Bloodstained Switch Demo's Poor Performance at PAX

We also get confirmation Bloodstained Switch will launch with a 30 FPS frame rate.

Despite Issues on Switch, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Otherwise Runs Smooth on PC

The difference is like night and day. Sunlight and moonlight. Vampires and werewolves.

505 Games Says Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Will be Far Better Optimized for the Switch by its Release Date

Bloodstained runs like a one-legged werewolf on the Switch, but hopefully that won't last.

There is a Big Problem With Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night on the Nintendo Switch

Slowdown, input lag...what sorcery is this?

Bloodstained Enlists Shantae Developer Wayforward for Help

The side-scrolling maestros join Bloodstained.

"It Always Works Out Somehow:" Koji Igarashi on Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night and Indie Game Development

Former Castlevania producer Koji Igarashi talks to us about his new direction in life. Goblets of red wine were not included.

Koji Igarashi is Begrudgingly Appreciative of the "Die, Monster" Line from Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Symphony of the Night's Western success took Konami by surprise, and Richter's infamous quip might've played a small part in it.

Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon Manages to Improve on a Pantheon-Level Classic

Curse of the Moon is an old-fashioned Castlevania adventure without the lead boots.

Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon Could Turn out to Be the Best Modern Castlevania Game

…even if it isn't really a Castlevania game.

THQ Nordic Acquires Koch Media

Some wayward franchises are now back under the THQ banner, technically.

Most Anticipated Games of 2018

There are a lot of big games coming in 2018, here are the ones we're looking forward to the most across PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and even the 3DS and Vita! Now includes Labo.

Bloodstained Goes Medieval on Players... Medieval Japan, That Is

Koji Igarashi is bringing samurai to Victorian England, and he's dressed the part.

Bloodstained Cancelled For Wii U, Coming to Switch Instead

The Castlevania spiritual successor has made a shift in platforms.

Happy Anniversary, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. Here's Why You're So Great

Nadia cuts a slice of cake for Symphony of the Night and looks back at Jeremy Parish's Design in Action series of articles for the game.

Bloodstained Being Published By 505 Games

Castlevania's spiritual successor finds a new publisher.

Bloodstained Delayed Into the First Half of 2018

The spiritual successor to Igarashi's Castlevania games needs another year in its coffin.

Bloodstained Wins the Prize for E3's Best Thinly Veiled Version of an Abandoned Series

Koji Igarashi's new game isn't Castlevania, but... it's Castlevania.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Gets a New Gameplay Video, Will Be at E3 2016

Take a look at some brand-new footage of Igarashi's Castlevania successor, and try out the demo if you're at E3. Some Bloodstained backers will get the demo after the show.

The Year Our Video Game Wishes Came True

2015 IN REVIEW: Bob looks back on 12 months of absolutely unexpected announcements.

Koji Igarashi on Setting Kickstarter Records, Evolving Castlevania, and Meeting Expectations

A conversation with the former Castlevania director on the influence of the past, the future, and the supporters on his new project Bloodstained.

8 Essential Ideas Bloodstained Needs to Adopt from Castlevania

Ex-Castlevania Producer Koji Igarashi is riffing on his own history with a successful Kickstarter, but they shouldn't forget that Konami's series was always about more than just whipping vampires.

Interview: Castlevania's Former Keeper Returns with Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Former Konami producer Koji Igarashi turns to Kickstarter for the project we've all been waiting for: A spiritual successor to the vampire-slaying series he made his own.