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: A Plague Tale: Requiem (PS5) – Asobo Studio Levels Up in Fantastic Narrative Treat

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A Plague Tale: Requiem is an excellent example of what a sequel should be: similar to its predecessor, but bigger and better in virtually every single way. Asobo Studio was so close to something quite special with 2019’s A Plague Tale: Innocence, and its PS5 sequel turns that potential into reality. For fans of narrative-focused titles, the rat-infested follow-up is a must-play.

Expanding on the events of the first game, this direct continuation has an even better story, with new characters to meet and so many more places to visit. Its combat and stealth mechanics are much improved, to the point where getting spotted no longer spells an instant game over. The amount of rats on-screen during certain sequences is frankly absurd, and matched with stunning visuals and vistas, they make for a game that’s great to look at no matter how grotesque it can be.

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