Looking back at it now this was fromsoft's peak performance.

Looking back at it now this was fromsoft's peak performance. Elden ring was ok, but it's just the same old souls copypaste with the addition of open world (sadly). Hopefully they go with sekiro 2 for their next title.
It was the first time in over a decade I felt pure joy playing a vidya.

  1. 1 week ago
    Anonymous

    >if they attack, press the button
    >if they attack red, press the other button
    >if nothing, press the other button

    a monkey could fight sekiros boss fights, I really hope they don't make another one. elden ring was trash but the other games are ok

    • 1 week ago
      Anonymous

      >if they attack red, press the other button
      already doubled the complexity of souls

      • 1 week ago
        Anonymous

        throwaway straight swords from ds3 are more complex than the sword moveset in sekiro. either way both games arent complex anyway

        • 1 week ago
          Anonymous

          Soulstard are beyond help.

        • 1 week ago
          Anonymous

          whaddya mean by throwaway since every ss in ds3 has the same moves?

    • 1 week ago
      Anonymous

      >QTE simon says combat
      Lol

      >simon says combat
      If you simplify it that much how is it any different than the other games, you literally just press dodge

      • 1 week ago
        Anonymous

        >if they attack, press the button
        >if they attack red, press the other button
        >if nothing, press the other button
        literally every game with combat in a nutshell

        I don't know, can a monkey play other games? can a monkey play an rpg and read information on a screen, think, and choose the correct option? can a monkey play portal, where you have to think and maneuver around conceptual puzzles in real time? no. but a monkey can be trained to press a button when they see a light flash. sekiro is just a simple game. nothing wrong with that, I just hate when people act like sekiro is some kind of game that needs a sequel when it's the same set of enemies and moves for like 30-40 hours

        • 1 week ago
          Anonymous

          I dunno if that was the case why don't I see anyone screaming about Portal being impossible to beat, or any braindead jrpg requiring too much skill

      • 1 week ago
        Anonymous

        >If you simplify it that much how is it any different than the other games
        Other games have also focus on positioning, which is not a thing
        In Sekiro you also are unable to hyperarmor or trade

    • 1 week ago
      Anonymous

      >if they attack, press the button
      >if they attack red, press the other button
      >if nothing, press the other button
      literally every game with combat in a nutshell

    • 1 week ago
      Anonymous

      >a monkey could fight sekiros boss fights
      and yet it seems you got filtered by the ogre
      what does that make you? a failed monkey?

  2. 1 week ago
    Anonymous

    >QTE simon says combat
    Lol

  3. 1 week ago
    Anonymous

    Just finished it recently, literally became my favorite fromsoft game ever. One thing I don't understand though, why do scrubs always bitch about sword saint isshin, i got him on my third try, meanwhile demon of hatred filtered me for a whole day and finally managed to beat him only with the umbrella.

    • 1 week ago
      Anonymous

      Because he's the final test of everything you've learned in the game and is easy if you paid attention and actually learned the game. Its like how a test in school is only difficult if you weren't paying attention.

  4. 1 week ago
    Anonymous

    I mean, it was just a sold single player game dude, reminded me of playing onimusha or ninja Gaiden and it was trying to do something different, people will say it plays the same as other souls/soulsbornes but it really doesn't and that was a breath of fresh air. Just reminded me of old game design which is a good thing

  5. 1 week ago
    Anonymous
  6. 1 week ago
    Anonymous

    You have good taste Anon. You can gauge the quality of a game based on how many shitters flood the threads to complain about it for stupid reasons.

    • 1 week ago
      Anonymous

      Elden ring must be the best game ever made then by that metric.

      • 1 week ago
        Anonymous

        I just added that mod that replaces the normal roll with the quickstep and lets you Sekiro parry and it improved the game greatly.

        • 1 week ago
          Anonymous

          Link the mod

          • 1 week ago
            Anonymous

            https://www.nexusmods.com/eldenring/mods/557

            • 1 week ago
              Anonymous

              Im just saying that Elden Ring is really inconsistent. Some enemies and bosses give you almost no time to get damage in, and punish you in inconsistent ways with unpredictable combo mixups. I've been playing with teh Swordsmanship mod and the two major changes benefit the game greatly. First is that the roll is replaced with a bloodborne style quickdodge, and the seconds is that you can block 100% with a well timed block, even if you're two handing a weapons.

              Elden Ring is easy if you have a 100% physical shield but after playing half the game with a two handed polearm build, it's fucking MISERY trying to dodge roll and get damage in.

              Link the mod

              >Game has small shield, shields, greatshields, 2 heavy weapons, swords, katanas and curved swords that let you block or parry
              >muh L1 spam

              • 1 week ago
                Anonymous

                Anon you're dumb as fuck if you think the weapon block can do anything past early game in Elden ring. It's only like a 40% damage reduction.

                I'm playing Elden Ring with Bloodborne dodging and Sekiro parrying and its amazing. You deserve to suffer the shit gameplay of vanilla and Im glad you aren't having as much fun as me for harboring such shit opinions.

    • 1 week ago
      Anonymous

      this. you can tell the game is good because it's hard and anyone who doesn't spend 30 hours doing something they don't like shouldn't have an opinion on it

      • 1 week ago
        Anonymous

        Its only hard if you're stupid.

        • 1 week ago
          Anonymous

          sekiro is stupid. There is no outsmarting enemies or smart tactics or smart builds. if you lose to a boss, it's because you didn't do the quick time events good enough. it has nothing to do with intelligence

          • 1 week ago
            Anonymous

            You can counter every boss with Shinobi tools. Going in with your sword only is for smoothbrains. You don't know any of that though because you don't actually pay attention.

            • 1 week ago
              Anonymous

              >you can cheese the game
              yea

              • 1 week ago
                Anonymous

                Cheesing the game is not only built into the game, its encouraged by the narrative.

              • 1 week ago
                Anonymous

                >if you play pure sword there’s no combat options
                >if you use the many tools available you’re cheesing

                Anons just say you want to be mad about nothing and save us all time

              • 1 week ago
                Anonymous

                Prosthetics are the exact same as Ashes of War, extra moves tied to a consumable.
                This is why Sekiro is overrated as fuck and an overglorified Elden Ring jump tech demo
                The whole point of Souls combat having small combos and lock on is that the whole game is about positioning and quick movements for a PVP and PVE system, but it also has an endless moveset variety, ranged, magic, Ashes, armor types and RPG systems to expand it.
                Sekiro is a PVE game with a single sword more limited than Elden Ring
                Literally just play Nioh at this point

      • 1 week ago
        Anonymous

        >Sekiro
        >hard
        It's so easy thise filtered by Elden Ring want to add its crutches

        throwaway straight swords from ds3 are more complex than the sword moveset in sekiro. either way both games arent complex anyway

        Same for Katanas

        • 1 week ago
          Anonymous

          I mean what the fuck is this meant to prove, you did one button press like you would in Sekiro and suddenly you get a free super hit? How is that meant to be harder

          • 1 week ago
            Anonymous

            >How is parry meant to be harder

            • 1 week ago
              Anonymous

              Yes that is what I was getting at, how is parrying in Sekiro meant to be easier when every one you do isn't rewarded with an instant counter attack

              • 1 week ago
                Anonymous

                Because if you fuck it up you take half your health bar because Elden Rings damage scaling is fucked?

              • 1 week ago
                Anonymous

                Then don't fuck it up? You got your dodge to fall back on, I mean I might as well say if you stand still and let the enemy hit you you die in Sekiro too

              • 1 week ago
                Anonymous

                Im just saying that Elden Ring is really inconsistent. Some enemies and bosses give you almost no time to get damage in, and punish you in inconsistent ways with unpredictable combo mixups. I've been playing with teh Swordsmanship mod and the two major changes benefit the game greatly. First is that the roll is replaced with a bloodborne style quickdodge, and the seconds is that you can block 100% with a well timed block, even if you're two handing a weapons.

                Elden Ring is easy if you have a 100% physical shield but after playing half the game with a two handed polearm build, it's fucking MISERY trying to dodge roll and get damage in.

              • 1 week ago
                Anonymous

                >how is no wind up 30 frames deflect easier than 13 frames parry with starting and enemy animation
                Dumb gay

              • 1 week ago
                Anonymous

                Because it's not as braindead easy as spamming L1 to get it

        • 1 week ago
          Anonymous

          Kino. I love katanas in ER.

  7. 1 week ago
    Anonymous

    Too bad they'll never do it again. They learned their lesson, people eat up ER's braindead gameplay from the early 2000's instead.

    Welcome to modern gaming.

  8. 1 week ago
    Anonymous

    Threads like this make me happy ER did as well as it did.

    I dreaded sekiro and was worried they could have replaced their formula with this stuff, thank god it will stay as a one time thing.

    • 1 week ago
      Anonymous

      ER is already ded, it was ok for 2-3 months post releade and then dead silence. Sekiro was actively talked about for over year and a half, now that' impact. Not to mention how many action games started copypasting it's gameplay design right off the bat.

      • 1 week ago
        Anonymous

        Doesnt matter, you cant beat 12m, my way of life is secured, Sekiro will stay the pet project it was just like the new AC will be.

        • 1 week ago
          Anonymous

          brah, they already making sekiro 2 just look at the signs

          • 1 week ago
            Anonymous

            Lmao, you wish boy, its one to pay the bills with bamco and one to experiment, DaS2 and BB, DaS3 and Sekiro, now ER and AC.

            I just happen to like their consistent money maker, but dont worry, im sure you will love their new passion project, just expect sequels!

  9. 1 week ago
    Anonymous

    Movement sucks. Sluggish attacks. Shallow combat. One weapon. Forced restrictive playstyle.

  10. 1 week ago
    Anonymous

    I liked it too anon. having a set character means encounters can be tailored better than other soulsborneringdietwice games and you have access to all the tools you need to exploit your enemies

  11. 1 week ago
    Anonymous

    Sekiro is the only from game with good combat.

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