Today, Throughout BitSummit 2018 in Japan, Inti Creates unveiled Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon. It is an 8-bit spinoff title of this notable KickStarter game Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, and is currently publishing on PC, PS4, PS Vita, 3DS, Switch, and Xbox One after this season.
This 8-bit title is reminiscent of the first Castlevania games, and stems out of a stretch goal achieved during Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night’s 2015 KickStarter campaign. Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon follows Zangetsu, who is on a quest to conquer a powerful demon housed in an perilous castle.
Though the game does perform like the earlier names at the Castlevania series, Bloodstained: all of the Moon sets itself apart with the intriguing ally system. Every time a player defeats a boss, they will run into a different personality that can be sure to join Zangetsu on his journey. These figures range from the whip-wielding Miriam, the alchemist Alfred, also Gebel, who will change into a bat.
Every single president has different attacks and most importantly, gyms, so players are more likely to endure a point when they have allies in their side. There are also ally certain shortcuts and things that only certain characters have access to, even with the “simplest” route to get typically being the most difficult to navigate through.
The ending of Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon can also be determined by players’ choices when recruiting allies, which provides the game a bunch of replayability. The game also contains Veteran and Casual issues. While the Veteran difficulty is significantly harder and rips players back each time they get hit by an assault, Casual issue is easier, doesn’t feature knockback, and gives players unlimited lives.
You can have a look at some screenshots and crucial artwork below together with the official trailer for the game, that features Koji Igarashi himself.