Dark Souls II Trailer, Gameplay and Screenshots Released

Namco Bandai has announced at TGS 2013 that Dark Souls II will arrive on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on March 11 in North America, March 14 in Europe and March 13 in Japan. The PC version’s release date hasn’t been confirmed and will arrive later on. North America and Europe will receive a steel book, 12-inch figure, soundtrack, art book and cloth map. Staying true to their tradition of...

Prepare to Die with the Dark Souls II Beta

Dark Souls was without a doubt a game that took the world by storm (check out our review here). FROMSOFTWARE and Namco Bandai managed to blend intense action, deep RPG elements and an absolutely brutal difficulty to create something that was far more than a sum of its parts. Since the announcement of a sequel, fans everywhere have been dying to delve back in to the world of Lordran once again. Wel...

Full Dark Souls II ‘Forging a Hero’ video released

Whenever fans of a game or show like a character enough, they’ll occasionally create an outfit to cosplay as that character. However to craft your very own real-life suit of armor takes things to a whole new level. In an effort to promote Dark Souls II, Namco Bandai commissioned a professional blacksmith to create a real suit of armor based off of the armor that the warrior has been wearing ...

Dark Souls II Gets ‘Forging a Hero’ Teaser Trailer

Namco Bandai, the folks behind Tales of Xillia and Tekken, released a quick teaser trailer for their upcoming action RPG Dark Souls II today. The heritage of the upcoming title is known for being brutally difficult. Players dive deep into dungeons and other dangerous fantasy locations to take on everything from skeletons and undead knights to dragons and more. The teaser trailer, which you can wat...

Dark Souls II Gets 4 New Gameplay Videos

Namco Bandai and From Software have outed four new gameplay videos of Dark Souls II showcasing the Temple Knight, Warrior, Sorcerer and the much-anticipated Dual Swordsman classes. It hasn’t been all that long since we last saw Dark Souls II during E3 2013, where it received a new trailer. The sequel to the notoriously difficult RPG series is due for release in March 2014 for PS3, Xbox 360 a...

Microsoft Shows Dark Souls II Footage at E3

E3 is already promising to dish out the punishment with footage from Namco Bandai‘s Dark Souls II. A new boss battle displays classic Souls levels of punishment, standing stories above the player. Enemy encounters displayed the same ferocity you would expect but other than the boss none of them were actually engaged. It’s a short glimpse but worth checking out below if you’re wai...

Dark Souls 2 Release Window Leaked

PRAISE THE SUN! We finally have an idea of when we will be preparing to die all over again. As you can see above, we will be returning to the world of Lordran and dying more times than we can count next March. This banner was placed outside the LA Convention Centre, which next week will play host to a somewhat popular event in the gaming community – E3. Since this banner was erected, the gam...

Namco Bandai Announces Original Shield Design Contest for Dark Souls II

NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. has announced a new competition, in which fans can create their own original shield designs to be added into Dark Souls II. The submission and voting period for the contest will run from April 15th to May 13th. On May 20th the designs that receive the most fan votes will be submitted to the team at FromSoftware in Japan. The six shield designs chosen in the final ju...

Dark Souls II Gameplay Revealed in Despair Trailer; Cover Art Also Released

Breaking Update: Players will now be able to warp between Bonfires from the beginning of the game. And one can’t help but be happy about no more slogging through already discovered areas. It’s time to sharpen your sword, don your armour and wearily step into battle once more, because Dark Souls II has finally revealed the new horrors that players will have to endure in a dark world. Co...

Now’s Your Chance to Help Decide Dark Souls II’s Tagline

Namco Bandai are asking for players assistance in deciding the tagline for Dark Souls II. The current tags you can choose from are thus: Transcend Death Into The Beyond Go Beyond Death Survive Death Sacrifice Everything Dark Souls II is set to continue the never ending difficulty of both its predecessors Dark Souls and Demon’s Souls. While the game may not see the light of day this year, now...

Dark Souls II Director Wants Accessibility

Dark Souls is often regarded as one of the difficult games ever made and its sequel Dark Souls II will be no different; though it may be more accessible to newcomers. Speaking to Edge, Dark Souls II Director Tomohiro Shibuya said, “Accessibility to players who haven’t picked up Dark Souls is definitely a key topic. Right in the beginning when players first pick up the game is something that I will...

Dark Souls II Announcement Trailer

Namco Bandai and FromSoftware have released their announcement trailer first shown on the SpikeTV Video Game Awards hosted by Samuel L. Jackson. The trailer showcases the games announcement as coming soon and being in development. Players and fans of the original Dark Souls will absolutely want to check this out. The trailer is quite dark in nature, showcasing the dark and turbulent world of Dark ...

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