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  • Summary: Your death won’t come easily. Enter the world of late 1500s Sengoku Japan; a brutal, bloody period of constant life-and-death conflict. As tensions rise, a compelling new story unfolds amongst the chaos. Introducing Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, a dark and twisted new gameplay experienceYour death won’t come easily. Enter the world of late 1500s Sengoku Japan; a brutal, bloody period of constant life-and-death conflict. As tensions rise, a compelling new story unfolds amongst the chaos. Introducing Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, a dark and twisted new gameplay experience developed by the renowned team at FromSoftware and published by Activision. Directed by Hidetaka Miyazaki, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is a third-person, action-adventure game with RPG elements. The single-player game puts players in the protagonist role of a hard-hearted warrior whose mission is to rescue his master, a young lord, and exact revenge on his arch nemesis. As “Sekiro,” or the “one-armed wolf,” players discover the many ways to strategically approach combat and engage enemies. [Activision] Expand
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  1. Positive: 24 out of 25
  2. Negative: 0 out of 25
  1. Mar 29, 2019
    100
    The combat system is fantastic and innovative, hellishly difficult, but its humiliation and battle are incredibly fulfilling. Sekiro looks great, moves great, and the design environment and levels are phenomenal.
  2. Mar 31, 2019
    95
    Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is a magical journey and an experience like no other for every fan of Japanese culture and intense video games. Master Miyazaki did it again.
  3. Apr 5, 2019
    92
    It is a game that will be more to the taste of Bloodborne players than Dark Souls players, but if you enjoy tough yet rewarding gameplay, and an interesting world exploration, filled with scenery and intermittent boss fights, Sekiro will be for you.
  4. Mar 28, 2019
    90
    Boasting the best swordfighting in the business, Sekiro is a game of rare but deserved self-assurance. You’ll despair as it breaks you down, but then you’ll exult as it builds you up. It’s a journey like little else in gaming, and if you’re up for the challenge, you absolutely have to play it.
  5. A new gift from the Software company to the game world.
  6. Mar 21, 2019
    85
    Doubt no more: From Sekiro is a true From Software game, demanding and technical. Despite its not-so-inspired stealth sequences, Sekiro rewards the player each step he/she takes, with visceral sword-fighting and gorgeous landscapes.
  7. Apr 20, 2019
    70
    Jumping off Dark Souls, FromSoftware removed all the best components of its hit series in order to make Sekiro. It's a decent slasher if you like honing reflexes or breaking bricks with your forehead. More casual players will quickly get bored, though.

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  1. Negative: 89 out of 903
  1. Jun 28, 2020
    10
    Cuando yo creía que From Software no podía ir mas lejos de lo que fue con la saga Souls, sacan Sekiro, un juego que mecánicamente supero a susCuando yo creía que From Software no podía ir mas lejos de lo que fue con la saga Souls, sacan Sekiro, un juego que mecánicamente supero a sus antiguas creaciones, con una ambientación y colores increíbles, contrario a lo que muchos dicen, la difcultad fue de las cosas mas entretenidas que tuyo, y fui capas de pasarlo usando El Demonio de la Campana y El Amuleto de Kuro (que seria la dificultad máxima) complete el juego 4 veces sacado todos los finales, si yo lo pude pasar así, entonces, tan tan difícil no era. Expand
  2. Mar 22, 2019
    10
    Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice: Dark Souls the Anime is an excellent game with exceptional, finely tuned combat and great level design that lets itSekiro: Shadows Die Twice: Dark Souls the Anime is an excellent game with exceptional, finely tuned combat and great level design that lets it stand above the rest of From Software's already outstanding catalouge. 10/10 Expand
  3. Jun 18, 2021
    10
    The most violent, vicious and most engaging combat you will ever experience in a video game. Everything is so precise too. Its so much fun toThe most violent, vicious and most engaging combat you will ever experience in a video game. Everything is so precise too. Its so much fun to play. FromSoft continues to raise the bar. Expand
  4. Aug 8, 2021
    10
    "Must buy" If you want to repeatly die more than twice... It's a masterpiece beyond my words. Stop sitting there and buy it.
  5. Jun 19, 2021
    10
    I thought Dark Souls 3 was my favorite game of all time, then I finished Sekrio, and man, this game is amazing. It deserved it's GOTY awardI thought Dark Souls 3 was my favorite game of all time, then I finished Sekrio, and man, this game is amazing. It deserved it's GOTY award hundreds of times over. Expand
  6. Nov 7, 2021
    9
    Игра в целом супер класс 10 из 10 лучший Souls like в который я играл. Мне нравится система парирования (хоть она многим и не нравится) вообщеИгра в целом супер класс 10 из 10 лучший Souls like в который я играл. Мне нравится система парирования (хоть она многим и не нравится) вообще сам мир сделан хорошо да и атмосфера присутствует. Я играл во все дарк соулсы и они тоже классные, но эта игра все таки другая. В целом советую, но будет сложно) Expand
  7. Apr 25, 2019
    0
    Yes its challenging and its not for a casual player. So be prepared for a lot of try and error.
    The gore and blood is, for a young
    Yes its challenging and its not for a casual player. So be prepared for a lot of try and error.
    The gore and blood is, for a young playerbase, very pleasing. But as I am a little older gamer I just find it annoying and not really helping. Dont get me wrong, I loved stuff like that when I was young too. But I just dont anymore! The boss mechanics are shallow and not entertaining at all. After you figured out how the games work it becomes a chore and killing is a repetition of the same procedure over and over! The story is meh and not the main reason why people buy this game. So if you are just someone who wants to brag that he has beaten a hard game thats deffinelty a game for you. Otherwise its a spin off of dark souls in a new costume.
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