From Softwares mysterious stealth-focused action adventures, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, will no doubt be a big change of pace for fans of the stoic Souls series. While we are still largely in the dark about how the new game will suit the developer's well-known Souls formula in the form of a game of play, at least we know when we can get hands on the whole game. The release next year, March 22, releases the new development of the Dark Souls developer on the under-genre with the stealth-action debut on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
Published by Activision, From Software's next game was first bothered last year at The Game Awards, showing a cryptic trailer with a prosthetic arm and the scary text "Shadows Die Twice". During the E3 201
From the official press release, the publisher published a brief description of the game's story:
Directed by Hidetaka Miyazaki, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is a single player game that puts players in the main role of a hardhearted warrior whose mission is to save his lord, a young lord, and exact revenge on his bow nemesis. Players will enjoy combining features, such as vertical traverses, with visceral head-to-head combat to fulfill their destiny in a big world filled with beautiful prospects, huge castles, bizarre weapons and dreadful enemies.
] The more I learn about Sekiro, the more I'm entranced by it. It will be interesting to see how much From Software has learned from Souls Series and Bloodborne, and how they will inject uncompromising designs they have refined over a year to another animal. It is especially encouraging to hear that Hidetaka Miyazaki will control the game as well, which has been at the forefront of From Software's major shift in AAA development over the past ten years.
For more information about Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, including our hands-on views, check back with GameSpot this week when we dive into the latest coming from GamesCom 2018.