6. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night – Multiplatform

“The existence of Mighty No. 9 has given us some reasonable trepidation about Bloodstained, but I’m hoping that the iffy art style and questionable animation quality we’ve seen so far are just superficial smudges on an otherwise great game. We’ve seen a lot of games in this style since it was announced, so it has a lot to prove.” – Jordan Elek

“Koji Igarashi’s modernization of the genre he created has had a long dev cycle. It looks like the end of the road is in sight, and 2019 will be the year I finally get to play this one. After spending a good deal of time with Symphony of the Night again, I am ready.” – Filippo Dinolfo, Senior Editor