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About the game
From legendary Castlevania producer Koji Igarashi comes the
series’ spiritual successor, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night.
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a Metroidvania-style
side-scrolling action game centered on exploring your environments,
and unlocking new abilities to allow you to enter previously
You play as Miriam, an orphan in a 19th Century-inspired fantasy
world. You were experimented on by the Alchemists’ Guild and
transformed into a Shardbinder, with incredible powers but doomed
to die a slow death as your body is slowly crystallized. You must
battle through hordes of demons in a castle summoned by another
Shardbinder, your old friend Gebel.
Shardbinder features a variety of deep action RPG systems. There
are many unique shard skills, a responsive attack system with melee
and ranged combos, a crafting system for new and powerful items,
and powerups for temporary bonuses.
Each weapon is different and allows you to tailor the game to
your playstyle. You can choose to use fast, close-range attacks
with swords, or slow long-range spear attacks with massive damage.
You can even equip bows to sacrifice melee combat but enable
long-range engagements. All of these weapons can be swapped as you
The game world is large and features lots of exploration. Just
like any Metroidvania game, Bloodstained locks many of these rooms
behind keys and abilities, making it impossible to reach them in
the early game. But as you acquire more abilities and keys, you can
revisit past areas and open them up, expanding the game even
The game also features NPC shops, save rooms, and upgrade