Many have made the Souls comparison for Absolver, but for the most part, it has its focus pointed elsewhere in the action-RPG realm. There’s a heavy focus on its fine-tuned combat system. Players compose “Decks” to formulate custom combo strings. The variety of different offensive and defensive maneuvers allow for a surprisingly deep martial arts combat system, with surface-level similarities to that of For Honor. It shines most in one-on-one bouts, so don’t overlook that Absolver’s Souls game similarities extend to its single player nature, which accommodates seamless co-op and PvP. Catch our review of Absolver very soon.
In the meantime, see the launch trailer below. Absolver is out now for PlayStation 4 and PC.