It’s easy to pick out Koji “Iga” Igarashi in a crowd. Clad entirely in black, with a cowboy hat perched above a long ponytail, Igarashi looks the part of a renegade. Exactly what you’d expect from the man who brought Castlevania back to life with the seminal Symphony of the Night in 1997. He’s even been known — as was the case when I interviewed him at E3 last week — to carry around a whip, the favored weapon of Castlevania’s vampire-hunting Belmont family.

After leaving Castlevania developer Konami in 2014, Igarashi set straight to work on independently creating exactly the kind of game he’s known for: a gothic horror-themed action adventure. Given his career thus far, you’d be forgiven for thinking that this is a game designer who…

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Source:: Theverge – Culture

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