Except for an anime sequence on Netflix, the previous few years have been calm on the subject of the Castlevania gothic motion sequence. Nonetheless, it seems to be like that’s about to alter: developer Konami has simply introduced a brand new recreation obtainable solely for Apple Arcade.
The brand new title is named Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls and is described as “an original side-scrolling action game with a number of classic, popular characters from the hit catalog of the series”. The graphics definitely appear like a daybreak for the sequence, however there are some notable names on board, together with character designer Ayami Kojima and composer Michiru Yamane, each of whom have contributed to the sequence because the legendary Symphony of the Night time. Grimoire of Souls would not have a launch date, however Apple says it is “coming soon”.
If the identify sounds acquainted, it is probably as a result of Konami beforehand launched a model of Grimoire of Souls in Canada earlier than discontinuing it final 12 months. This iteration was free to play with further microtransactions, a function lacking in all Apple arcade video games.
The information comes at a reasonably busy time for Apple’s subscription recreation service. At the moment half two of Fantasian, a basic RPG from Ultimate Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi, kicks off, whereas the music-focused Tetris Beat is on its approach too.