Today IGN opened the floodgates of punishment with the very first gameplay clips of Dark Souls II. IGN's Marty Sliva hosted with FromSoftware director Yui Tanimura and Namco Bandai global producer Tak Miyazoe, who were both on hand to premiere exclusive gameplay footage and respond to a Q&A session.
It's immediately clear that a ton of new detail is going into the sequel, which sports improved visuals, new enemy behavior, and a bunch of other subtle enhancements. If you're a fan of Demon's Souls and Dark Souls, you're going to want to soak this all in for yourself.
Dark Souls II is in development for PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3.