Developer From Software has etched its name in the history books in the last decade, establishing itself as the premier producer of video games so difficult that it will strain a player’s sanity to its very limit.
Inevitably, any conversation regarding From Software’s catalogue (commonly referred to as the Soulsborne games) immediately turns to the arduous boss battles, with each gamer telling their own personal war stories about how many attempts it took them to conquer the challenge or just admit defeat and give up on the game altogether.
However, it goes without saying that the Soulsborne series doesn’t hold a monopoly on tough boss fights and a plethora of games from before and after From Software’s rise to prominence feature blood-boiling bosses that would be right right at home in the Soulsborne Universe. Here are seven such hard-nosed S.O.B.s.
Beware of story spoilers for Final Fantasy X (2002) and Undertale (2015) ahead:
Can you think of any other nightmare boss battles that deserve a place on this list? Let us know what you think in the comment section below!