What if Dark Souls II had been around in the '80s? Would it have been licensed to hell like everything else and eventually thrust upon Saturday morning audiences? Who knows, but YouTuber veselekov took the time to gather some help and reimagine the game as a lost chunk of nostalgia. See the results after the jump.
It's hard to believe, but Dark Souls II is almost here. In addition to the standard release Namco Bandai has a tempting Collector's Edition, and you can get a peek at its contents in the unboxing video after the jump.
Despite the ever-looming doom and gloom we've come to know and love, the latest trailer for Dark Souls II is unusually positive. In the context of FromSoftware's series, at least, it's downright encouraging. Build yourself up for some brutal reality with the Italian "Hollow Lullaby" promo after the jump.
Criminologists and physiologists find a lot debate in the claims by and about accused "Craigslist Killer" Miranda Barbour, a 19 year old charged with the murder of a man she met through Craiglist, who also claims to be a Satanist who has murdered at least 22 other people. Fox News' talking heads are generally incredulous about what she's said, but do point out a damning fact... she's an established Dark Souls gamer. More after the jump.
FromSoftware's Japanese collector's edition of Dark Souls II has a few extra treats that make it truly enticing. The developer recently uploaded a video showing the loving detail of its miniature weapon set, made up of die cast swords and shields in a wooden box. Have a look at the extra-small weaponry after the jump.
Were Nate Ming's Dark Souls II interview and hands-on impressions not enough for you? Does your lust for punishment truly run so deep? If so, you'll love the fact that Namco Bandai busted out a bunch of new gameplay clips, which you can see after the jump.
Earlier this week, Nate got a chance to check out Dark Souls II, the sequel to FROM Software's spiritual successor to Demon's Souls, as well as some time to talk with Brand Manager Brian Hong! Hit the jump to get some early insights on the game's development, as well as Nate's hands-on impressions (and embarassing deaths) when he took it for a spin!
Now that the in-game results of the Dark Souls II fan-designed shield contest are coming to light, jealousy is setting in hard. The game's Facebook page recently shared a look at how two of the six winning shields look in Dark Souls II, and it's pretty impressive. See how they turned out after the jump.
Still hungry after the Darks Souls II "Cursed" trailer Namco Bandai released the other day? You're in luck, because the publisher also has a nice batch of screens showing gameplay and characters in FromSoftware's hotly anticipated sequel. Hit the jump to peep 'em.
Dark Souls II hits PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in North America on March 11, and you can see the latest "Cursed" trailer after the jump.
The first few pages of the Dark Souls II comic were posted to the game's Facebook page this week. See the start of what writers Rob Williams & Andi Ewington are producing with artist Simon Coleby and the rest of the crew after the jump.
Remember the Dark Souls café we posted about last month? Thanks to Dengeki Online we now have a better set of visuals than some crummy food pics. The Nishi Azabu-area Dark Souls II hyping establishment is now open, so hit the jump for a look inside.
Namco Bandai recently teased something a little different for Dark Souls II, with a live-action video that promises more to come. See the brief but foreboding visuals after the jump.
Tokyo's Oz Café is teaming up with Dark Souls developer FromSoftware on a special café themed around the death-dealing action-RPG. That's right, if you're feeling low on health you'll actually be able to replenish your energy by downing an Estus Flask. More after the jump.
Namco Bandai's latest batch of Dark Souls II screens focus on Covenants, factions players can join to receive various benefits, usually under specifically imposed guidelines. Breaking those rules could lead to some severe repercussions, so choose wisely and peep the screens past the break.