Konami Is Making A New Castlevania Game For iOS

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It’s called Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls and going into closed beta in Japan. No word yet on a release date or if the action game will get an international release.

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The game is set in a world in which Dracula seems to have been completely erased and peace has descended until... someone decides to resurrect the Count.

Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls’ co-op play supports up to four players. Below are screenshots from the game’s official site.

Illustration for article titled Konami Is Making A New Castlevania Game For iOS
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Illustration for article titled Konami Is Making A New Castlevania Game For iOS
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Illustration for article titled Konami Is Making A New Castlevania Game For iOS
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Illustration for article titled Konami Is Making A New Castlevania Game For iOS
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DISCUSSION

DarkAdonisVyers
DarkAdonisVyers

So, the premise about being in the future with Arikaido is solid. The new (instead of recycled) character art and sprites gives me hope of actual effort. I just want to see now if it will be plagued with terrible Gacha elements, or if it will be a fully playable game start to finish.