Excerpt: The moment thousands of gamers have been waiting for has come, and a day early. Today was supposed to be the official release date for Dark Souls 2 on the PC, but the game unlocked at 6PM EST last night, giving players the ability to start their arduous journey through the land of Drangleic ahead of...
Summary: In many ways Dark Souls 2 is the technical and functional superior of the first game, but it does lack some of the semi-intangible magic of the original like its superlative interconnected world. Nonetheless, an impressive and essential sequel.
Dark Souls 2 Review: The act of becoming hollow becomes all too real
20 September 2012
Excerpt: I'll never forget that moment I became the dark lord. All the Primordial Serpents bowed their treacherous heads to me while I held Lord Gwyn’s cold soul in hand. I knew the day Dark Souls II came out, I would have a brand new obsession.
Summary: Prepare to die! You might thing that Namco's newest role-playing game only exists to torment you. But look deeper and you'll discover that Dark Souls is one of the best adventure games in years.
Summary: Finally the successor to Demon's Souls has arrived and it's absolutely brilliant.
Pros: Addictive, challenging combat where you have to learn from your mistakes, Incredibly varied bestiary, Persistent online world mechanics that elevate it above and beyond any action-RPG we've seen before
Cons: A few technical issues means production values aren't as polished as they could have been, Having to exit out of the inventory twice can lead to unnecessary deaths
This Time It Works! – Darks Souls 2 PC review & video
16 April 2014
Summary: Dark Souls 2 for the PC is a far cleaner port attempt than the first Dark Souls port. The death of Games for Windows Live continues to mean good things for PC gaming, the potential to tweak up the graphics for the technically capable is still on offer, and the whole experience is far more...
Pros: Mouse/keyboard support is solid this time, Smooth online integration via Steam, Enhanced graphics potential for tweakers
Cons: Menu interface with keyboard/mouse lacks polish
Summary: Не стоит сильно бояться Dark Souls 2 . Да, невнимательный игрок может умирать раз за разом и проклинать разработчика, но более внимательный человек, который понял механику игры – будет проходить даже самые сложные места без особых трудностей.