Check out the New Dark Souls II Trailer

Can you feel it? The fires of Lordran are spreading. Dark Souls II is nearly here, and today we have the newest trailer for you to check out. The trailer, titled The Cursed shows a bit of the game’s plot, as well as a whole bunch of gameplay footage. Judging from what we see in the trailer, and our previous hands-on experiences with the game, we can safely say that Namco Bandai don’t l...

Dark Souls II: Into the Light to be revealed over time

Today Namco Bandai has announced that they will slowly begin revealing pages from Dark Souls II: Into the Light, a comic based on the universe of Dark Souls II, on a weekly basis. Currently no pages have been revealed but you can check out the cover to the right. The artwork is handled by Simon Coleby while the side story has been written by Rob Williams and Andi Ewington. As for the game itself, ...

New Lot of Dark Souls II Screenshots

Dark Souls II will soon be here. In just a few short months, gamers around the worlds will be gripping their controllers, trying not to throw them through their TV screens as they die again and again and again. Well until then, to tie us over, Namco Bandai have been providing us with a bunches of screenshots from the upcoming game that tease certain aspects, and today that time has come again. The...

Latest Screenshots for Dark Souls II

Namco Bandai have just wrapped up their three part Beta for the upcoming, crushingly difficult Dark Souls II. The sequel to 2011s brutal RPG had a tonne of people clamoring to sign up for the network test beta and get their chance to die over and over again before the game drops next March. If you weren’t one of the lucky ones to make it into the Beta then don’t worry, as you can still...

Dark Souls II Final Beta Announcement

Last weekend was supposed to be the final Dark Souls II Beta, but after a hiccup with times and servers, players were unable to gain access until an hour later. With this in mind, Namco Bandai have graciously decided top reopen the doors to Lordran one final time. The purposes of these betas has largely been to see if the game’s servers can handle the pressure of the amount of expected playe...

Go Deeper Into Dark Souls II with New Comic Book

Dark Souls, aside from being the game that frustrated and delighted gamers everywhere (as well as causing a few broken controllers, discs and consoles) was filled to the brim with a deep lore and exciting characters. One of the best parts about the lore was that it wasn’t spoon fed to players, and you had to dig for it yourself. Well, now Namco Bandai have announced that they are taking the ...

Dark Souls II Strikes Play Expo this Weekend

After a successful debut last year, Play Expo 2013 returns this October 12-13 in Manchester, to present players with an even more impressive lead of upcoming games from Nintendo, Ubisoft, Namco Bandai and Oculus Rift. One of the main attractions will be Namco Bandai’s sequel to Dark Souls; where fans can immerse themselves in their first hands on gameplay experience of the thrilling action a...

Hands-On with Dark Souls II

As a huge fan of both Demon’s Souls and its spiritual successor Dark Souls, I was cautiously optimistic of Namco Bandai’s Dark Souls II, especially when it was announced that the series’ new director; Tomohiro Shibuya wanted the series to be more accessible. I, like many players assumed that this meant the game would be easier. Well, at this year’s EB Games Expo, I was able...

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...

Laike’s PC Download Deals 8/30/2013

This edition’s featured deal is of course the second Capsule Computers Indie Bundle. For a minimum of $1.00, buyers can snag a copy of Super Sanctum TD, Three Dead Zed, Transcripted, Turba, and Cognition Episode 1: The Hangman. If enough bundles are purchased, all buyers will also receive a copy of Cognition Episode 2: The Wise Monkey. For those paying $5.00 or more, SpaceChem, Swords & ...

Dark Souls II – Beta-Test Invitation

The team over at Namco Bandai games America have just confirmed a special Closed-Beta-Test for Dark Souls II. The invitation goes out to any and all hardcore Dark Souls fans who think they have what it takes to go head-to-head with the open-beta for the game’s sequel. “Only the strong need apply for one of the most challenging beta experiences ever offered on the Sony PlayStation 3 sys...

Laike’s PC Download Deals 8/3/2013

This edition’s best deal goes to Amazon’s Bioshock Triple Pack. The bundle contains all three Bioshock games, each a fantastic title on its own right. For those who don’t own Bioshock Infinite, it is available alone for 50% off. Alternatively, Bioshock 1 & 2 can be purchased together for $5.00. Oddly enough, Bioshock and Bioshock 2 are $10.00 each alone, so buyers are better ...

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