[Game new]: A Look Ahead: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice


With 2018 behind us, we right here at Xbox Wire determined that now can be the proper time to start out looking forward to a few of the huge video games popping out in 2019. There are already lots of them on the books, a lot of which shall be popping out in the course of the first few months of the 12 months. Whereas there’s already an honest quantity of information on these titles, we’ve discovered that it may be robust to determine particulars with the entire data unfold out throughout the online. So, with that in thoughts, we’ll be spending the remainder of the 12 months taking a better have a look at a few of 2019’s largest video games and pulling collectively as a lot data as we are able to into one place. Right this moment, we have a look at From Software program’s Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.

Isn’t this from the Darkish Souls individuals?

Sure, however that doesn’t imply Sekiro is one other doomed dalliance with demise between distant bonfires. In reality, earlier than they turned the masters of the beloved GrimSad style, the visionary builders at From Software program honed their expertise in all method of motion and horror video games like Otogi: Delusion of Demons and Ninja Blade. Even that’s considerably of a reductionist view of their body-filled physique of labor (which additionally consists of the mech-mashing Armored Core sequence). It appears secure to say Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice comes from the creepy, mythological sword swingery division of From Software program.

So… I’m listening to it’s going to be exhausting.

Oh, nearly actually. However this time you’re in 16th Century Japan, embroiled in a conflict between states and lords and large, grotesque ogres. You’re a covert agent and protector of royalty, often known as the “one-armed wolf,” as a result of *checks notes* you might have one arm.

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That checks out?

Nicely, the opposite arm is a harmful prosthetic machine that enhances your sword with grappling hooks, spring-launched axes and different attachments that provide the higher hand in smashing disgusting monsters!

What about an attachment that claims “Whoa whoa whoa, good blade you might have there!”

That will be a harmful prosthetic machine that compliments your sword.

Is that this the 12 months of the harmful prosthetic arm?

Let’s say this might be the 12 months of From Software program, through which they escape of our expectations and dive right into a fast-paced conflict towards creepy fiends in a wealthy, traditionally tinged and twisted world. And we’ve heard there’ll be a little bit of a twist while you die.

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I used to be going to ask about that! Are you able to meet your demise in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice?

Sure.

What number of instances?

No less than… twice? Are you asking what the upward restrict of a shadow-related demise is?

I believe so?

That’s a thriller From Software program is saving for later.

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And when is Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice popping out, precisely?

March 22, 2019.

Will Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice be enhanced for Xbox One X?

Yup.

Might a shadow… die thrice?

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