Posts Tagged Dark Souls II
Dark Souls 2 images with fancier graphics removed from Steam
Hope is fading for a PC version of Dark Souls 2 that utilises the more impressive textures and lighting shown in earlier builds, video and trade show demos of the game.
Dark Souls 2 Lighting Downgrade: Should We Expect the Same on PC?
Remember when Namco Bandai and From Software were showing off Dark Souls 2 prior to release, and seemed quite excited about sections that would require illumination by torches like the Tomb of the Giants segment of the first game?
Dark Souls 2 Japanese TV spot doesn’t add much, but is new
This Dark Souls 2 advert made for Japanese television doesn’t, for example, have a PC release date in it, but it does contain the odd additional scene of CG that I hadn’t seen before.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.