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Annapurna Interactive
Dec 7, 2018 - Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S

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85 / 100
8.5 / 10
Metro GameCentral
8 / 10
Easy Allies
7.5 / 10
4 / 5
Game Informer
8 / 10
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Critic Reviews for Ashen

A moody, well-wrought action role-player with striking, desolate landscapes and a couple of great dungeons.

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Ashen's slant on the Soulslike subgenre isn't revolutionary, but is a wonderful example of the familiar formula executed well. It's thoughtful, gorgeous, challenging and a dream to explore.

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Ashen's handful of new ideas make it a stellar Souls-like with solid combat, a great art style, and an interesting world.

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Metro GameCentral

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8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

One of the best Dark Souls clones so far and while some things are near identical the co-op features help distinguish it as something more than just a straight copy.

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Ashen contributes more hits than misses to the Souls formula, though the overall experience may feel too familiar to fans of FromSoftware's trendsetting series.

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Collecting souls is as nerve-wracking and rewarding as ever, but the real joy Ashen brings to this deadly dance is sharing those memories with strangers

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A44's Ashen is as much about building community as it is defeating challenging enemies, reinforcing the triumph of victory with concrete examples of how you're improving its world.

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