Morbid: The Seven Acolytes Review (TheSixthAxis)

TSA writes: Ah, the Soulslike. Nowadays it feels as if every other game is likened to FromSoftware’s series in some way, but some games hew closer to the formula than others. Morbid: The Seven Acolytes is a game that’s cut from Dark Souls’ cloth in terms of atmosphere, setting, and the need for careful, considered approaches to its combat heavy world. It even takes clear visual influences from the Souls series, albeit transforming them into a top-down retro pixel aesthetic. Yet a review by comparison can only go so far, so how does Morbid stand up on its own bloody stumps?