The world of Dark Souls II can be awfully unforgiving, resulting in death upon death for even the most strategic and careful of players. Sometimes, a few helpful hints can go a long way.
The floating knight soars across the crumbling exterior of an ancient castle and crushes my frail mortal body with a series of arching blows, my limp carcass—clothed in the most meager of armor—crumbles to the ground and, for what feels like the hundredth time, I am born anew from the ash of a nearby fire.
Gamers are being asked to “prepare to die” all over again as dark fantasy RPG, Dark Souls II finally launches this week for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and, a bit further down the line, PC. It's the top retail game highlighted for this week's The Drop on the PlayStation Blog, alongside the likes of indie arrow-flinger, TowerFall: Ascension.
Your psyche might be ready to be abused by Dark Souls 2, but what about your computer? Namco has released the recommended and minimum system requirements needed to run the action RPG on the PC.
Namco Bandai confirmed today through Facebook that Dark Souls 2 will launch on the PC in April. They've also announced that they're including a few features that were widely requested by PC gamers.
The first review for From Software's Dark Souls 2 has been published. German gaming mag M! gave the action RPG a glowing write-up.
The ESRB has given a Teen rating to the upcoming action RPG Dark Souls 2. It's hard to believe considering their description of the game.
A Dark Souls 2 contest held last year challenged players to design shields for the action RPG. Today two of those fan creations came to life in new screenshots released by From Software.
The full Achievements/Trophies list for action RPG Dark Souls 2 leaked today. From Software's latest game will have 38 Achievements for you to earn.
What fans of the original Dark Souls want out of a sequel can be summed up in three simple words: More. Dark. Souls. And judging by the latest “Cursed” trailer showing off some of the places you’ll be visiting and the monsters you’ll be fighting, it looks like that’s exactly what Dark Souls II will deliver.
Publishers have fallen in love with free-to-play and microtransactions over the past few years. It seems that every franchise has a chance at inspiring a new F2P game. In a new interview, Dark Souls 2 producer Takeshi Miyazoe discussed the possibility of a free-to-play Dark Souls game being released someday.
Many gamers are focused on the upcoming next-gen consoles right now but Namco Bandai wants us to remember that Dark Souls 2 is on its way to current-gen systems. They've released a slew of screenshots focused on the multiplayer.
The latest Dark Souls 2 beta test was supposed to be held through PSN this morning. However, Namco Bandai abruptly announced on Saturday night that North American and South American players would not be able to access it after all.
March 11. That's the date Namco Bandai has invited the US to “go beyond death” with the release of the highly anticipated sequel, Dark Souls II. And for those who don't believe in the old saying “you can't take it with you,” there's even a spiffy Collector's Edition and Black Armor Pre-Order Edition up for grab.
Dark Souls 2 won't be released until 2014 but a select group of gamers will be able to try out the game this fall. Today publisher Namco Bandai announced a closed beta that will be held exclusively on PS3.