If you’ve been captivated by the challenging action RPG “Dark Souls,” you’re not alone. This game has set a new standard for punishing yet rewarding gameplay, leaving many players yearning for more once they’ve completed it. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a list of 10 games that will give you a similar, if not better, experience.
10. Mortal Shell
Mortal Shell is an action RPG that offers a deep and challenging combat system, reminiscent of “Dark Souls.”
9. Demon’s Souls
Demon’s Souls is the precursor to “Dark Souls” and offers a similar challenging experience with its intricate world and punishing combat.
Blasphemous is a punishing action-platformer that combines the fast-paced combat of hack-n-slash games with a dark and atmospheric world.
7. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
While not a direct link, fans of “Dark Souls” might enjoy the combat mechanics and narrative-driven gameplay of the Star Wars Jedi games.
Ashen is an action RPG that offers a world filled with secrets, challenging combat, and a unique art style.
Nioh combines the brutal combat of “Dark Souls” with the deep and complex lore of Japanese mythology.
4. The Surge
The Surge offers a sci-fi twist on the Souls-like genre, with its challenging combat and intricate world design.
3. Elden Ring
Elden Ring is an action RPG developed by the same creators of “Dark Souls,” offering a vast open world and challenging combat.
2. Dead Cells
Dead Cells is a rogue-lite, metroidvania-inspired action-platformer, offering fast-paced combat and a variety of weapons.
1. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice offers intense sword combat, stealth mechanics, and a beautiful world design, reminiscent of “Dark Souls.”
If you’ve enjoyed “Dark Souls” and are looking for a similar experience, these games are sure to keep you entertained. Whether you’re into punishing combat, intricate world design, or challenging mechanics, there’s something for everyone on this list. Happy gaming!