Posts Tagged Dark Souls 2
Namco Bandai offering free weapons with Dark Souls 2 pre-orders
Not content with merely offering up expensive collector’s editions, Namco Bandai have hopped on the “pre-order to get free digital stuff” train with Dark Souls 2.
Dark Souls 2’s Teen ESRB rating isn’t cause for alarm
Over the weekend, various sites noticed that Dark Souls II has been given a “T for Teen” rating (minor spoilers at that link) by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB.) That’s the videogame classification body in the US, the equivalent of Europe’s Pan European Game Information (PEGI) group.
Dark Souls 2 combat encounters shown in this 8 minute video
It’s hard to say whether this video is officially sanctioned, or another compilation of leaked Dark Souls 2 footage from the ongoing Ps3-based network tests.
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.
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.
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.
Dark Souls 2 screens introduce new characters, monsters, and locations
Namco Bandai have just sneaked out of the shadows and lobbed a load of new screenshots and artwork for Dark Souls 2 at us.
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.
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.
Dark Souls 2 developed “on PC from the beginning,” says FromSoft producer
Over at Edge they have an interesting interview with Dark Souls 2 producer Takeshi Miyazoe, who talks a little bit about the rush to finish the PC port of the original and how this situation shouldn’t occur for the sequel.
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.
Try plunging attack: Dark Souls 2 pumpkin carving competition begins
If you fancy yourself a dab hand at both Dark Souls and pumpkin carving, this one’s for you: Namco Bandai has opened up a competition for the carving of Dark Souls 2-themed pumpkins.
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.
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.
IncGamers Podcast #131
The Imperial Saga (Sega?) of Total War: Rome 2 rumbles on this week, with a pair of patches released since last time we discussed the troubled Creative Assembly title.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Magic man: New Dark Souls II details from ComicCon
Second-hand info is always a little dicey to deal with, but a fairly in-depth Reddit post from a fellow calling himself ‘MkfShard’ contains quite a few more details about the function of magic and sorcery in From’s upcoming sequel.
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.
Mirror mirror: New Dark Souls II gameplay footage from E3
During Microsoft’s press conference, there was a small amount of new Dark Souls II gameplay footage to savour.
E3 Dark Souls 2 banner gives away release date window
If you’re a publisher and you want to keep a release date a secret the best idea would be to not place a giant banner on top of the L.A Convention Center prior to E3 starting.
Dark Souls II launches shield design contest on Facebook
Namco Bandai is running a shield design contest for Dark Souls II over on Facebook, so if you feel like flexing your medieval-style art skills get on over there and create a stunning piece of heraldry.
Dark Souls II: What we know so far about the PC version
Last year’s release of Dark Souls on the PC was … let’s be gentle in a way the game is not and say “a little lacking.” It was still the same superb, generation-defining title (and in many ways superior to the console versions, even in its ropey ported state,) but the transition had all the signs of being handled by people who had no idea what they were doing.
Praise the Sun: Dark Souls 2 revealed at Spike VGAs
From Software’s splendid Dark Souls title (itself a spiritual sequel of sorts to Demons Souls) will be getting a sequel.