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So after the hype, the praise and the widespread love, comes an inevitable note of backlash. T’was ever thus with the big games, wasn’t it, but it seems to be particularly inevitable when FromSoftware is involved. Ah, The Discourse. Always the toughest enemy in a Souls game.