E3 is coming up this month, and Namco Bandai already has the Los Angeles Convention Center decked out with a huge Dark Souls II sign. The sign also offers up what looks like the game's release window: March 2014. Read on for more.
Remember the Dark Souls II shield design contest From Software held to determine two fan-made designs that would end up playable in the final game? Well, the entries are in, and at the moment the official Facebook page is sharing the top 30 US designs. Check some of 'em out after the jump.
Namco Bandai hopes some of the Dark Souls fans out there are ready to get creative. A design contest launched on the sequel's official Facebook page today, so you can start coming up with your very own original shield design now. Details after the jump.
Dark Souls II had a grand gameplay premiere this past week, with Yui Tanimura on hand with IGN to show 12 minutes of gameplay and answer some questions. The subsequent trailer may not offer as much in terms of footage, but it does promise plenty of despair in the upcoming sequel. Check it out past the jump!
Neon Genesis Evangelion intro "A Cruel Angel's Thesis" doesn't exactly make you quake in horror, but what happens when you mix it with the world of FromSoftware's Dark Souls? Prepare to die after the jump, Shinji.
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. Praise the sun after the jump.
When From Software's Dark Souls II lands on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, it promises to have a "more understandable" challenge than its predecessors, Demon's Souls and Dark Souls. That remains to be seen, but if the recently revealed concept art is anything to go on, we still have a rocky road of trials ahead of us in the sequel. Check it out past the jump.
America's Video Game Awards got to be the venue to reveal that Japan's From Software is working on a sequel to remarkably difficult open world action RPG Dark Souls. Following the VGAs, From Software's Twitter account confirmed Dark Souls 2 will be on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. More after the jump.
We reported on the Dark Souls add-on DLC, Artorias of the Abyss, back when it was initially announced in May. Originally slated for winter, Namco Bandai has officially given the add-on a North American release date of October 23 on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network. Screens and more past the jump!
Dark Souls is not a pleasant experience for unwary gamers, as death can be right around the corner. Hit the jump for details on the upcoming PC-exclusive Prepare to Die Edition, as well as the "Artorias of the Abyss" DLC add-on!
The latest (perhaps final?) trailer for Demon's Souls' spiritual successor Dark Souls isn't afraid to warn you about its brutal difficulty. Make your final preparations for battle after the jump!
According to this week's Media Create chart in Japan, From Software developed Dark Souls for the PS3 was the top selling game for the week, selling just under 280,000 copies in its first week. Meanwhile, the "enormous bust hyper battle" 3DS game, Senran Kagura ~Shoujo-tachi no Shinei~ took sixth place with over 52,000 copies sold. Read on for more from this week's chart.
Developers and publishers alike aren't fond of gamers getting their hands on titles before they're supposed to be out, but Dark Souls developer From Software has a unique way of punishing early-bird gamers in Japan: attacking them with a max-level enemy. Hit the jump for more.