With fan anticipation high, it seems that Bandai-Namco are wanting to milk the Dark Souls hype train for everything it's worth; and what better way to get people pumped than offering one lucky fan the chance to win $10,000 in the "My Dark Souls Story" competition. In a somewhat cruel…
In news from Bandai Namco today, the undead curse continues to spread across the kingdom of Drangleic with Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin, available on April 3rd 2015. This ultimate Dark Souls II experience features additional in-game events and NPC character along with new deadlier enemies and…
FromSoftware today releases the Crown of the Old Iron King DLC which is the second chapter in The Lost Crown DLC trilogy. Each of the different chapters are designed to be a challenge in the old fashion Dark Souls way. Dark Souls II fans can get the new DLC from…
BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe S.A.S and FromSoftware today announced the impending arrival of three new DLC chapters to the critically acclaimed DARK SOULS II for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PC. These three new DLC chapters known as The Lost Crowns…
Many people say that video games nowadays lack a certain level of challenge. Gamers comment on a title’s testing aspects more than ever before and need to feel the euphoria of overcoming a difficult opposition. No game of the current generation can give you nearly as much of this sensation…
Not wanting to rest the day after the North American launch, Bandai Namco have released a Dark souls II Accolades trailer , prepping for the European launch. The launch trailer only dropped yesterday, so releasing another trailer so soon after is slightly overkill. If any game deserves to be overkill…
The Dark Souls II launch trailer has arrived on time and on tone as the game comes out in North American today. While Japan and Europe will have to wait a few days more, From Software's newest game should be worth the wait. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0jC38feoB4 Similar to the original Dark Souls…
With the PC release date for Dark Souls II only being announced yesterday, Bandai Nacmo have followed it up by revealing the minimum and recommended specs. Thankfully, unlike the rest of the game, they aren't that hard to beat if you are reasonably up to date with your hardware. As…
Namco Bandai have announced today that Dark Souls II will be available for PC in Europe on April 25th. This is just over a month after the release for Xbox 360 and PS3, on March 14th. Players will be able to pick up the PC edition of Dark Souls II…
It is rumoured that Bandai Namco will be releasing a Dark Souls II PC version April 25. The accuracy of this is in contention however. According to Siliconera, it will run at "four times higher graphic resolution and will run at 60 frames per second". It will be available through…
A short dev diary video for From Software's upcoming Dark Souls II gives a small glimpse into the design of Drangleic, as well as their "Dark Intentions". This is a seven minute insight into how a Souls title is created, including the titles themes and story concepts. The dev diary, which comes…
According to reports from Gamersyndrone, a new Dark Souls II web service has been announced. It will launch in Japan alongside the release of the game on March 13th. The service, called Bonfire of the End, will record various statistics from Dark Souls II for players to see. While all…
Namco Bandai have announced that both the Limited Edition and Collector's Edition of Dark Souls II are to be enhanced. Fans who pre-order the Black Armor or Collector's Edition will now receive an additional voucher that allows them to unlock early use of the Black Amor Weapons Pack. These items…
While the rest of London was busy panicking over the lack of underground service, I had the pleasure of playing the opening hours of Dark Souls II at Namco Bandai UK headquarters. With a set amount of time to explore the first three areas, I sat down to expeience the…
Dark Souls II may seem dark and dreary, but it has only earned a "Teen" rating from the ESRB. The content descriptor for states that the game has "Blood and Gore, Mild Language, Partial Nudity, Violence" To compare, both Demon's Souls and the original Dark Souls earned a 'Mature' rating…
Peter Serafinowicz, comedian and voice-over artist, will be lending his vocal talent to From Software's upcoming brutally tough action RPG Dark Souls II, Namco Bandai announced today. Probably best known internationally for his role as the voice of Darth Maul in Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, Serafinowicz has…
An interview with Dark Souls II co-director, Yui Tanimura, reveals that the developer has not yet thought about next-gen versions of the game. "We have not put any thought into this yet, so I unfortunately can’t answer at this point," Tanimura replied to Edge as they asked what it would…
Following the recent release of the Cursed trailer for Dark Souls II, a whole new batch of screenshots have been revealed for the game. The images are a mix of both action and dialogue shots, capturing a huge amount characters, monsters and environments from Drangelic, so be sure to check…
Dark Souls 2 has already begun to ramp up the tension and increase the gory terror as the latest trailer named and themed around the ideas of being, 'cursed' went online today. With what seems to be the narrator from the original making a sweet comeback we are also informed more…
In today's age of gaming, it is not uncommon for companies to release graphical novels that further establish the universe of their products. NAMCO BANDAI have taken this approach with Dark Souls II, the latest addition to the Dark Souls franchise. The comic, named Into The Light, will be released…
A live action event sounds interesting, unless it is like the one pulled at Eurogamer Expo earlier this year. Even if it ends up as a man threatening traffic flow, we will have to wait until 2014 to find out. A rather vague time-frame, but we guess it won't be…