7 ways game devs got ‘inspired’ by Dark Souls

Dark Souls is now 10 years old, and gaming has never been the same

September marks the 10th anniversary of Dark Souls's original release in Japan, and it's hard to overstate its impact on the overall world of gaming. It's arguably the most influential game of the last decade. Game developers haven't been shy about taking ideas and inspiration from the iconic action-RPG—it even created its own subgenre.

Here are seven of the best examples