Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Review
Posted: 6 months ago, last updated 12 days ago.
Author: Andy Robertson.
It's known as a game that requires great skill and doesn't have accessible difficulty levels. You must learn stealth, exploration, and combat, with a particular emphasis on boss battles. Because of this, it has been compared to the Dark Souls games which are equally challenging.
You play from a third-person view and compact is both high impact and intricate. However, unlike other games that are a test of strength and reflexes, learning Sekiro's combat takes the interaction in an almost balletic direction. It's really hard, but as you master the mechanics there is huge satisfaction in dispatching an enemy efficiently.
Rating: PEGI 18+, ESRB MATURE 17+
Release Date: 22/03/2019
This game contains frequent depictions of gross violence towards human-like and fantasy characters. Violence in the game is often paired with very strong blood and gore effects. Characters react realistically towards the violence by screaming and grunting in pain. Large amounts of blood appear on impact of attacks. Characters are frequently impaled through the chest, face and eyes. Some of the deaths towards fantasy creatures are particularly strong with bloody decapitation is dismemberment.
This game has been rated ESRB MATURE 17+.
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