Konami has partnered up with Chinese game development studio Shengqu Games to make a new Castlevania game for mobile called Moonlight Rhapsody.
And this is why games like Bloodstained Ritual of the Night and the upcoming Eiyuden Chronicle exist. Konami is too busy chasing the mobile money to pay proper attention to their cult classics on the consoles, where the fanbase primarily games. So glad to finally see spiritual successors being made elsewhere by the original creators!
It's a good thing the creators are into console releases or else it would be disappointing times without them. I bought bloodstained and backed the kickstarter for eiyuden chronicle
Silent Hill Mobile coming next LOL
Omg don't even joke about it lol
Oh please don’t even joke about that , it’s one of my all time fave franchises . I would literally break down in tears and cry for days .
#whocares Konami is dead to fans.
I care, Konami hold the rights to so many fantastic games series, its seems like such a waste for them to treat great titles like Castlevania with such indifference.
Really wish they'd start selling them off.
PES is pretty popular though :)
I'm not sure if you jest but PES is a very successful franchise
I still have too have that bit faith pal that Konami will one day realise that there games are a gold scratch that diamond mine . And if they remake aka Capcom . If not then that company is sorry to say dead too me . Castlevania, Silient Hill, Metal Gear , Spatterhouse, Too name a few . Hell my fave 2 arcade machines TMNT and The Simpson’s . Come on Konami !
Just sell the damn IP's to Capcom already man.
Capcom has there own great IPs that are being ignored right now
Do you seriously suggest current Capcom to own a niche IP like this after they lost all of their staff ?
Would have suggested Square, but I don't think they would be able to handle their IP's very well
Nope. Unless if you want all Castlevania games being remade and have meaningless content in the game, then another big NOPE. Castlevania's lore is so vast that it makes Devil May Cry looks like a little kitten.
But they would already have a roadmap precisely because of that though :)
I know it’s really sad man what had became of one of the best publishers ever
@chexsx1990 what about the original team? can Capcom also hire them? I guess not!
@gamerking82 yeah man, they were a blast since the NES era. Sadly, people only played 5 games from their gigantic library....
lost all respect from me at Trash Mobile !
I could somewhat forgive this if this was a COMPLETE game for mobile. As in: you purchase the game and that's it, no gacha nor predatory microtrasanctions, and it could even be ported or adapted later to consoles as a cheaper digital arcade-y title. BUT, that is most definitely not going to happen, and this will be a game full of MT. :D
mobile eh? Whatever.
Will they release this one outside of Canada or is it going to get shut down too?
All hope is gone for any PS2 Castlevania game remaster :/
Goddammit another mobile Castlevania
Yay! Said no person ever about this news!
Just sell all of your IP's to Sony. Imagine a AAA Suikoden game with Decima Engine.
Its not Igarashi then its not Castlevania.
Didn't they JUST shut down a mobile castlevania game? Well I guess we have to depend on independents to carry on Konami's legacy Bloodstained = Castlevania Eiyuden= Suikoden Now all we need are ???= Vandal Hearts ???= Silent Hill ???= Metal Gear ???= Contra/ Probotector Because it has become INSANELY clear we can't depend on the once beloved Konami to do the job.
Why? No mobile gamer cares about Castlevania, and no console gamer cares about mobile games.
I so wish I was in charge of Konami, I would fire most of the staff and start again. Or give them all a Super Nintendo the Konami back catalogue, send them home tell them to come back Monday with proper funking inspiration and make some real games again!!!! Snes forever.
Mobile? No thanks. I’ll play Symphony of the Night on my PS.
I mean when will Konami realise they have gold mines just sitting there . Hell and I’m now sad to say this , but they were my fave company growing up . With some of the best ips ever .
When will the nightmare end? Just give your franchises to somebody else already. At least have someone else collaborate with you on them for consoles/PC.
Konami is making a new game that's good news bad news its a mobile title
Dam it konami, you lost your soul.
I’ll take the hate but I want another MGS . It does not have to be main line like snake or big boss . Another I nvm the cause of rising . Hell there is loads of characters to make a story from without including the main snakes .
dON't yUo GUys hAvE mObilE PhONeS!!
Konami disgusts me. NO dev house in the world is sitting on such a stable of unused legendary IPs. Fuck Konami.
I have SotN on my note 9, its great, better with a real controller tho. I'll definitely get this
F**k you too, Konami. I'm overjoyed that the Suikoden team is kickstarting a spiritual successor. Iga already made one for Castlevania. Hope Konami rots.
Konami was one of my favorite companies back in the NES days all the way to PS2 days, PS3 had some decent games from them but that Gen is the beginning of their decline. Such a shame they hold the rights to some great IP and have no idea what to do with them. Poor MGS, Castlevania, ZoE and Silent Hill.
This is the sad future of games, especially titles that are large enough that the name draws in old fans. There is an entire generation that pretty much only games on their phones. To them this will be castlevania. We can hate it all we want and we are right to since they create ugly mutant step child versions of games full of micro-transactions but there is a TON of young gamers out there that this is already the norm for. None of us have to do anything, we can ignore it and never play it and it will see "success" and get more sequels and some poor dad out there is going to have a 5000 credit card bill he wont know about until its to late.
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