Castlevania fan? Then you can’t miss these two great games as a tribute to the Konami saga. So are Koumajou Remilia: Scarlet Symphony and Aftermirage.
When it comes to talking about classic sagas, Castlevania undoubtedly keeps a dear memory in our hearts. The pity is that Konami does not seem to be in the business of resurrecting your IP of action and platforms.
Do you miss a good Castlevania? Don’t worry, because in a few months two very similar games will arrive, which will have to be tracked. Here you will know the first details of both.
We talk about Koumajou Remilia: Scarlet Symphony Y aftermirage, two titles announced for PC and consoles that remind us a lot of Castlevania. If the genre calls you, keep reading.
On one hand we have Koumajou Remiliaa 2D action platformer being developed by Frontier Aja and will be distributed by CFK. At first, Coming July 28 to Nintendo Switch and PC.
Koumajou Remilia: Scarlet Symphony is based on the characters of the Touhou saga of Banpai Akira. It is characterized by its gothic aesthetic and the alternation of 2D dialogues with a side-scrolling action experience.
As in Castlevania, this title has vampire elements, metroidvania game mechanics and RPG touches. The story introduces us to a hero, Gensokyo, who will have to stop the Scarlet Mist. Here you can see a trailer.
our hero can use different weapons (upgradable) to defeat enemies. There will be aerial threats, final bosses, platforming stages and a careful dark fantasy narrative.
However, it must be pointed out that it is only announced for japanso we do not know if it will reach the West. CFK has announced a physical version for Switchwhich includes the soundtrack, an art book, illustrations by Banpai Akira, and a beautiful acrylic plate.
On the other hand we have Aftermirage, a 2D platform action game which is characterized by its aesthetics and handmade drawings. Your file is now available on Steam, with an early access version.
On this occasion, our protagonist will have to embark on an epic adventure in the kingdom of Engardin. This will be full of elves, lava giants, creatures of all kinds and challenging biomes full of dangers.
Although it is less similar to Castlevania than Koumajou RemiliaAftermirage stands out for its beautiful setting and its 2D side-scrolling gameplay. Here you can access its official file on Steamwith more details.
Aftermirage is being developed by Aurogon Shanghai and distributed by TBD. Coming to PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and PC later this yearand it seems that we will see it in the West.
Short of a new Castlevania game, no doubt. Koumajou Remilia: Scarlet Symphony Y aftermirage are two great options for fans of the genre. We will have to keep track of them, and we will be able to enjoy both throughout this 2022.