- A new game from the creators of “Bloodborne” and the “Dark Souls” series is available now on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.
- The game is named “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice,” and it’s set in a fictionalized version of Japan’s past.
- Like previous games from the developers, “Sekiro” is as punishingly difficult as it is rewarding.
“Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice” is one of the best games I never want to play again.
It is gorgeous, absurdly difficult, and masterfully crafted — which is to say it’s very similar to previous games made by From Software, the Japanese development studio that’s known for “Bloodborne” and “Dark Souls.”
Between the surreal, dream-like feel of the world and the extremely tactical gameplay, it’s clear that “Sekiro” is something special. In a fitting twist for From Software, though “Sekiro” is the most beautiful game the studio’s ever made, it may also be the hardest one yet.
First and foremost, what is “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice”? Is it basically samurai “Bloodborne”? » Read More