Eli Roth, yes Cabin Fever and Hostel Eli Roth, must be a pretty big Souls fan, this is some of his best work in recent memory… All jokes aside, the trailer, aptly entitled “The Witches,” is very well done and captures the helpless tone of the franchise perfectly.

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Seeing a cartoony take on the Souls series is admittedly jarring, but the animation studio, Six Point Harness, deserves major kudos for pulling it off.

This isn’t the first time a Hollywood director has been brought in to give a beloved game franchise an animated make over. Last year, Ubisoft gave F. Gary Gray, of Friday and Straight Outta Compton fame, the keys to their kingdom before the launch of Assassin’s Creed Syndicate; the result was incredible:

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