‘Shadow of the Erdtree’ is a confounding delight that wants to kill you with kindness

The Scadutree towers over The Land of Shadow, a photonegative of the Erdtree in The Lands Between. Bandai Namco

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My palms sweat and my heart thunders as I scale Belurat, Tower Settlement. A chorus swells as a sinister lion-headed beast scuttles towards me. Resembling a Chinese dancing dragon, it speeds around on grotesque human arms, shooting lightning in all directions. It takes me a few attempts, but my trusty scimitars and I eventually emerge victorious and relief surges through me.

We are so back.

Like tens of millions of players the world over, Elden Ring hooked me on

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