Koji Igarashi and Inti Creates have announced a new 8-bit retro action platformer inspired by Castlevania, Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon. Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon is the 8-bit style game promised as a stretch goal of the 2015 Kickstarter campaign for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, and will release on May 24th.
In this game, you play as Zangetsu, a demon slayer bearing a deep grudge, who must travel through perilous lands to defeat a powerful demon lurking in a dark castle. Zangetsu will meet fellow travelers along the way, who can join your journey as playable characters.
Switching to these characters with their unique abilities will unlock new paths through the treacherous stages. As the game’s description reads, your choices in recruiting these adventurers will change the difficulty of the game, and may even affect the ending.