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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Dark Souls II’

Gigantic Bosses, Death Previewed in ‘Dark Souls II’ Launch Trailer

Tomorrow is one of the biggest video game launch days in recent history. In addition to the intensely hyped Titanfall for Xbox One and PC, the sequel to beloved hardcore action RPG Dark Souls will launch tomorrow, gluing gamers to their previous-generation consoles as they collectively uncover the game’s secrets. Though Dark Souls II is highly anticipated by a devoted …

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‘Dark Souls II’ Coming to PC on April 25

Despite From Software referring to the PC as the lead platform for Dark Souls II, the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 version of the game will still be launching first, on March 11. Now From has revealed just how long PC gamers will have to wait for their better-looking verison. Dark Souls II will hit the PC on April 25, …

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New ‘Dark Souls II’ Trailer Isn’t About Death

The release of Dark Souls II (for consoles) is now just weeks away. Fans of the series have no doubt already pre-ordered the game and Namco Bandai is now finalizing its marketing push for the sequel to one of the most highly-praised games of the past half-decade. Today the publisher released a new trailer for Dark Souls II featuring huge …

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Namco Bandai Games Rebrands Itself As Bandai Namco Games

If you’re a fan of Dark Souls, Pac-Man or Tales, Namco Bandai Games is very familiar to you. The publisher has been around since 2005 with the merger of long time games publisher Namco and entertainment giant Bandai. Since then, the company has been called Namco Bandai outside of Japan despite its logo saying Bandai Namco. This month, the company …

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New ‘Dark Souls II’ Trailer is Filled With Horrible Monsters

With less than two months to go before the release of Dark Souls II, Souls fans are gearing up for their first arduous journey through the next game’s brutal world. Namco Bandai this week turned up the hype on Dark Souls II with a brand new trailer filled with plenty of the twisted monsters players will encounter during the game. …

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‘Dark Souls II’ Gets New Trailer, European Collector Edition

After the bungled announcement of the Dark Souls II beta for PlayStation 3, North American Souls fans could be forgiven for believing developer From Software was more focused on the European market. Today’s announcement will do nothing to dispel that notion. Namco Bandai Europe today announced the details of a special collector’s edition available, so far, only in Europe. The …

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‘Dark Souls II’ Beta Registration Begins, But Only For Europe

Just two weeks ago, Namco Bandai Games announced that a beta will be held for Dark Souls II. The beta is only for PlayStation 3 consoles, and the test will take place in both North America and Europe. Today the publisher finally announced that sign-ups for the beta are live – but there’s a catch. Namco announced the sign-ups with …

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‘Dark Souls II’ Armor Forged by Real Blacksmith

Though Dark Souls was most well-known for its high difficulty curve, fans of the series know that the weapons and armor in the game are some of the biggest stars of the game. Each weapon in the game had a specific move set, and the detail on some armors was extremely intricate. As this summer’s shield design Facebook contest demonstrated, …

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Dark Souls II PlayStation 3 Beta Announced

Namco Bandai Games, the publisher of Dark Souls in the west, today announced that it will be holding a closed beta test for the upcoming Dark Souls II. The test will begin on October 5 in Europe and North America, and is only for the PlayStation 3 version of the game. Dark Souls fans can get into the beta through …

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New Dark Souls II Gameplay Videos Released

Since its release in 2011, Dark Souls has gathered a cult following for its tight gameplay, high difficulty curve, and obscure lore. Its release on PC last summer only increased the game’s popularity. So, when Dark Souls II was announced last December, fans of the series were both excited and worried. Questions about the game’s difficulty and accessibility have been …

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Dark Souls II Looks Just As Brutal As Its Predecessors

When Dark Souls II was announced during Spike TV’s VGAs, many fans thought this was an admission that the game would be dumbed down to appeal to a more casual audience. Those fears persisted well into the present day, but a new trailer and gameplay video should hopefully put your fears to rest. First up is a new trailer for …

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Dark Souls II Announced, Teaser Trailer Released

Over the weekend, Namco Bandai used the Spike Video Game Awards as the venue for announcing the sequel to 2011’s most frustrating-yet-rewarding game, Dark Souls. Dark Souls II looks to have everything fans of the original game could want. The teaser trailer has been released and it features bleak landscapes, dark caverns, fierce battle, and dragons. The only thing that …

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