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Dark Souls 2 to include six player-designed shields

Last year, Namco Bandai ran a competition for players to design shields that would be incorporated into Dark Souls 2.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Jan 2014 | Comments Off on Dark Souls 2 to include six player-designed shields

Dark Souls 2 Collectors Edition pretty much sold out

Warning to anyone still wanting to pick up the Dark Souls 2 Collectors Edition: Namco Bandai have informed us that it’s pretty much out of stock, so if you still want to get a pre-order in, you’ll have to hunt around and have a lot of luck.

By Tim McDonald | 24 Jan 2014 | Comments Off on Dark Souls 2 Collectors Edition pretty much sold out

Dark Souls 2 site translation sheds grossly incandescent light on things

Namco Bandai added a whole load of new stuff to the Japanese language Dark Souls 2 site recently, but that’s not entirely useful for those of us not blessed with the skill to read Japanese.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Jan 2014 | 3

New Dark Souls 2 trailer dwells on the nature of your curse

A brief word of warning about this new trailer for Dark Souls 2.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Jan 2014 | 1

First two pages of Dark Souls 2: Into the Light comic released

In honour of the impending release of Dark Souls 2, Namco Bandai have commissioned a comic – titled Into the Light – with two pages being released for free every week until its console launch on 14 March.

By Tim McDonald | 8 Jan 2014 | Comments Off on First two pages of Dark Souls 2: Into the Light comic released

New Dark Souls 2 screenshots hint at the game’s covenants

Namco Bandai have released a load of new screenshots for Dark Souls 2, a fair few of which focus on the game’s Covenants.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on New Dark Souls 2 screenshots hint at the game’s covenants

Try grabbing with both hands: Dark Souls 2 pre-order bonuses detailed

It may just be me, but it’s a little sad to see the commercial tendrils forming around Dark Souls II now that the original game is accepted as a classic of its kind.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Nov 2013 | Comments Off on Try grabbing with both hands: Dark Souls 2 pre-order bonuses detailed

New Dark Souls 2 screens up the Halloween tension

If there’s one game which is entirely appropriate for Halloween without necessarily being a flat-out horror game, it’s Dark Souls.

By Tim McDonald | 31 Oct 2013 | 1

Amazing treasure ahead: Dark Souls 2 beta footage leaks

These videos are entirely likely to be removed from YouTube in due course, so if you’re interested in taking a look at the Dark Souls 2 beta in motion you’d better get in there and watch them before it’s too late.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Sep 2013 | 8

Well! What is it! It’s Dark Souls, for cheap

Amazing treasure ahead: Dark Souls is a fiver on Steam.
Oh, sure, there’s Hitman Absolution (which Peter tolerated and I hated with a passion) for a fiver, and YOU DIED the Daily Deal is Dead Space 2 for £3.74, but why would you buy YOU DIED either of those when Dark Souls 2 – one of the most brutal, inventive, beautiful, horrible games around – is £4.99?

By Tim McDonald | 24 Sep 2013 | 2

Imminent Tears: Dark Souls II slightly delayed on PC

News from the Tokyo Game Show about the PC release of Dark Souls II (by way of Eurogamer’s info-hoover); it’s going to be slightly delayed compared to the console versions, folks.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Sep 2013 | 1

Tears ahead: No Dark Souls 2 beta testing planned for the PC

With a pair of beta sessions planned for Dark Souls II on the PS3 (12 October and 27 October respectively,) we here at IncGamers wondered if there would be any sort of equivalent coming for the PC version of the game.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Tears ahead: No Dark Souls 2 beta testing planned for the PC

Dark Souls 2 community vid shows community and Dark Souls 2

A new Dark Souls 2 video has surfaced from the depths of From Software and Namco Bandai, focusing on a community event that took place at Gamescom 2013.

By Tim McDonald | 3 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Dark Souls 2 community vid shows community and Dark Souls 2

Keep your Serafinowicz about you: Dark Souls 2 trailer looks at smithing

Peter Serafinowicz adds his distinctive voice-over to this latest Dark Souls 2 trailer, which goes into the process of forging real-life armour akin to the type worn by the Knight character in several of the previous trailers.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Aug 2013 | Comments Off on Keep your Serafinowicz about you: Dark Souls 2 trailer looks at smithing

Interview ahead: Dark Souls 2 director discusses the game in this GamesCom video

Earlier today (or yesterday, depending on your timezome,) we put up some new-ish images from Dark Souls 2.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Aug 2013 | Comments Off on Interview ahead: Dark Souls 2 director discusses the game in this GamesCom video

Imminent tears: GamesCom’s Dark Souls 2 screenshots aren’t especially new

Sometimes GamesCom brings us new, thrilling information about games and sometimes it just kind of refreshes our memory of stuff that’s already been shown.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Aug 2013 | 1

Dark Souls II gets ridiculously short teaser trailer

From Software and Namco Bandai have released an absurdly short teaser trailer for Dark Souls II, which I’m guessing is hinting at something new that we’ll be seeing at Gamescom.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Aug 2013 | Comments Off on Dark Souls II gets ridiculously short teaser trailer

Dark Souls 2 to prey on your phobias; concept art confirms it preys on Tim’s

According to a just-received fact sheet, Dark Souls 2 is set to prey on your phobias.

By Tim McDonald | 12 Jun 2013 | Comments Off on Dark Souls 2 to prey on your phobias; concept art confirms it preys on Tim’s