Bloodstained could as nicely be known as “Castlevania: Symphony of the Night time 2”. In any case, it comes from Symphony’s mastermind and Castlevania luminary Koji Igarashi and carries lots of the collection’ basic parts whereas introducing cool new concepts on prime. Gamers discover a gothic citadel overflowing with secrets and techniques whereas slaying supernatural foes utilizing weapons comparable to swords, axes, and, after all, a whip. Killing enemies feels additional rewarding since they drop shards that bestow cool powers that may flip the tide of battle. The extra shards you accumulate, the extra complete your capacity pool to create a number of loadouts suited to any state of affairs. Whenever you aren’t combating the forces of darkness, you assist surviving townsfolk by finishing bounties, farming crops, cooking recipes, and different partaking diversions. Better of all, a ton of post-launch updates have solely sweetened Bloodstained’s package deal. For those who’ve been dying for one thing extra “Vania” than Metroid, Bloodstained is a must-play.