What You Need to Know:
- Despite all the wild and crazy action that was E3 has come and come, in the wake of it all there are still some announcements that may entice you. One of them is the highly-anticipated Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, a game that was showcased at E3 and now a demo is officially available to those who backed the game via Kickstarter.
- This imaginative, side-scrolling game is the latest opus from the renowned Koji Igarashi, godfather of the “Igavania” genre of gothic, exploration-focused action platformers. Initially revealed on Kickstarter with a goal of $500,00 USD, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night went on to become one of the most funded games on the platform, with more than $5.5 million pledged by fans eager for its creation. Set in the late 18th century England, an era when people’s lives changed dramatically with the ushering in of the Industrial Revolution, Bloodstained tells the story of Miriam, an orphan scarred by an alchemist’s demonic curse, which is slowly turning her skin to crystal. As the curse matures, Miriam drifts into a mysterious coma and awakens ten years later as a castle appears, and Hell is resurrected. Now, she must travel to the castle to hunt and kill its summoner, Gebel, battling his demons as she searches for a way to stop the curse.
- The new demo highlights fresh enemies, gameplay features, characters and more while diving deeper into the game’s narrative and quests. Bloodstained is an action-adventure side scroller from legendary game developer Koji Igarashi that follows Miriam as she traverses a daunting castle in search of the mysterious alchemist, Gebel.
Source: Official Press Release
Oh they're bringing back the classic style but reimagined in full HD!
Get me my wallet, it's time to back these guys up!