If you’ve experienced FromSoft’s blood-boiling, hardcore RPGs, you’ll know that the company managed to establish a sub-genre focused on experiencing defeat over and over again to achieve victory in the end. Reception is generally split – players either love its delicate design or hate the unforgiving nature of its world and combat.
HIGH The abstract stone level. Simply stunning.
LOW Being near death and failing to land a health-restoring parry.
WTF The underdeveloped concept and lack of amenities.
BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. has announced DARK SOULS II: Scholar of the First Sin, new content focusing on the gameplay improvements and advancement of the DARK SOULS II story. A free patch will be available February 5, 2015 for existing DARK SOULS II owners on Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment […]
Demon's over Dark
HIGH Being reunited with my old comrade, the Halberd.
LOW Anor Londo catwalks, Curse status, being lost, and THE ENDING.
WTF The frequent attack lag really passed QA?
Curiosity is a Serial Killer
HIGH Exploration has never been so satisfying.
LOW Plays too safe with other aspects of the Demon's Souls formula.
WTF Why is Blighttown such a stutter-fest?
The Best Action Movie you'll ever Play
HIGH Nailing a brutal Todomé finisher without missing an input.
LOW Level 7 is pointless filler that interrupts dramatic flow.
WTF With all the craziness on display, there's no double jump?