FromSoftware has a long legacy of killing you. Killing you softly, killing you quickly… however you want to slice it (or be sliced), this team is just great at killing you. But the secret is that’s why we love the Tokyo-based developer and Hidetaka Miyazaki, the mastermind behind its meteoric rise as one of the world’s premier developers. Though FromSoftware has been making games for decades, notably including a mech-ton of Armored Core games, it’s the brutal but rewarding action-RPG formula pioneered by Demon’s Souls a decade ago that most reliably delivers, time and time again.
With my review of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice now complete, we can look back over nearly four dozen reviews and 22 years to highlight the highs and lows of the studio’s best work. Flip through the slideshow below, then vote for your favorite!