Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Game review by Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Hard, bloody side-scrolling action game with strong heroine.

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 1 review

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age 16+

Good Castlevania Clone; perhaps less sexualization in the next title

Has lots of Castlevania easter eggs, and is challenging. If you are a fan, you can pinpoint which easter egg came from which game. Has a bit of an identity crisis until about 70% through the game where you finally get some unique qualities. One thing to add is that it's not just the first boss that shows breasts, but there is a vampire boss that is sexualized, as well as some of the lesser enemies and even a nun wearing skin tight clothing, each character I have mentioned has big breasts. The main character herself is sexualized a little, showing her big breasts just enough to show a crystalized tattoo, which the story justifies as too painful to cover and happens to be on her heart... The main character also stands in a way that shows her figure (the game justifies this as a sword stance) There are better examples of characters that aren't sexualized within the game, but contrasted with bosses and jiggle physics (big breasts being overrepresented), they could do better on the character designs. Otherwise, the game is quite fun and challenging.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

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