Quote Originally Posted by Rynjin View Post
Think you missed my meaning. Bloodstained was created by the same (core) team who originally made Symphony. They couldn't get the rights to Castlevania back, so they made their own version with blackjack and hookers. Now they have a "similar to but legally distinct from" version of Symphony of the Night, and can now make the sequels and whatnot they originally wanted to.
Ah, so you just meant it's a spiritual successor. Gotcha.

Still too much that's too close to the original for my liking though. You can do a spiritual successor and still make it very unique - Bayonetta to Devil May Cry, for instance.