Summary: Dark Souls II was recently released on both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, with a PC release following later this month. To mark the occasion, Cubed3 will be looking at both Demon's Souls and the original Dark Souls before delving into the new Dark Souls II .
Excerpt: Demon's Souls was originally released back in 2009 exclusively for PlayStation 3, and the hit game became an instant classic for this generation of gaming and has spawned a multi-platform sequel that has become one of the most loved action role playing games of all-time in Dark Souls and an upcoming...
Excerpt: Demon’s Souls is that rare game which gets developers the world over scrambling to emulate its genre-redefining features. This PS3 exclusive is a title which can join the elite club of other revolutionary games such as Grand Theft Auto III, Metroid Prime, Resident Evil 4 and Super Mario Galaxy.
Conclusion: It is rare to play a game that makes as many brave design choices – and that attempts to introduce so many new concepts – as those on show in Demon’s Souls; it’s rarer still for a title to pull these decisions off quite so effortlessly and with such cohesion.
Excerpt: How do you take the filthy, graphic, absurdly hilarious South Park and turn its mini movie series “Imaginationland” into a game? Have Butters bounce around collecting rainbows via the power of his imagination, of course….
Excerpt: Thankyou very much Namco Bandai! Why ? The life I once had has now been consumed by Demon’s Souls for the PS3. It’s been awhile since an RPG has captivated me so much and Demon’s Souls has done just that in this well made and sickeningly addictive and quite challenging title.
Excerpt: Upon dying for what felt like the sixth millionth time, to a lowly boss in the middle-sections of Demon’s Souls, I genuinely felt like running the disc through a shredder, crawling under a table and sobbing in the foetal position.