This low-fi action game captured Elden Ring’s essence years before its release, and now it’s headed to PC and Switch

Bleak Sword DX
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Bleak Sword DX is essentially lo-fi Elden Ring, which’s dope.

Originally launched as an Apple Arcade special back in 2019, Bleak Sword DX is currently moving onto computer as well as Nintendo Switch very early following month. You can look into a gameplay trailer for the action-packed minimalistic game simply below, which appears like you took the eluding, evading, as well as renitence of FromSoftware’s modern-day standards as well as got rid of or at the very least sand-blasted virtually whatever else concerning them.

“Through twelve tense and deeply atmospheric chapters, heroes must lift the curse of the legendary Bleak Sword by striking down all manner of horrifying creatures across an oppressive world wielding fierce weaponry and powerful magic,” a news release from Devolver Digital advertises.

On the various other hand, Bleak Sword DX’s Steam web page asserts it flaunts “increasingly horrifying” animals. It’s also obtained an overload! Hidetaka Miyazaki would certainly be pleased. 

This one examined well in the past, as well as seems worth watching on totally for the snacky hack-and-slash activity. Bleak Sword DX appears ruthless as well as ruthless, a game where every anticipate absolutely counts, so if you ever before simply desired FromSoftware’s fight ideology as well as absolutely nothing else concerning their games whatsoever, this set looks ripe for you.

“Bleak” itself is a respectable descriptor for a few of FromSoftware’s globes, as well as it appears like Bleak Sword DX is significantly taking advantage of that. Not that all their games are stark, mind you, as among the torture as well as quarrel of Dark Souls as well as Sekiro there’s definitely appeal to be located, however it’s a suitable descriptor for a studio that admits it can’t help but make depressing games.

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