Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Looks Brutal and Awesome in 16 Minutes of Gameplay

Watch a novice ninja try his hardest to "git gud" in the latest game by the team of sadists behind the Dark Souls series, Demon's Souls, and Bloodborne.

on August 23, 2018 10:42 AM

FromSoftware’s Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice debuted the first look at its gameplay at Gamescom 2018, and DualShockers was allowed to record a nice chunk of gameplay from the PC version of the game.

The demo allowed me to go toe to toe with a few rank-and-file enemies armed with a variety of weapons, and two minibosses.

The game actually felt a bit easier than the Souls series, at least in pure brutality. That being said, skills play a larger role in swordplay, with blocking and blade clashes becoming much more important, and the apparent lower difficulty is mostly due to the fact that stealth is a very powerful new tool at our disposal.

Suffice to say, I enjoyed the game a lot. 

You can enjoy the gameplay below, and see me gradually git gud (ok, ok, closer to half-decent). If you want to see more, you can check out a smaller chunk of gameplay directly from Activision.

The game releases on March 22nd for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

 /  Executive News Editor
Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.