Posts Tagged Dark Souls II


Dark Souls 2 PC Guide: Jolly Cooperation, Soapstone Locations and You

One of the most rewarding aspects of the Souls online structure is being able to ask for, and offer, help on a tricky boss or stage.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Apr 2014 | 6

Dark Souls 2 Flawless Widescreen fix for monitors outside 16:9

The Dark Souls 2 PC version is pretty damn good this time, but if you have a monitor outside of the 16:9 ratio you may be suffering from black bars on the screen.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Apr 2014 | 1

Dark Souls 2 PC Guide: Hints and Tips for a Drangleic Newbie

Welcome to Drangleic. You’ve probably died already. Maybe you’ve died a lot.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Apr 2014 | 4

Dark Souls 2 Review

The consensus on where Dark Souls 2 sits in the Souls lineage is not going to be established by this review.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Apr 2014 | 8

The Dark Souls 2 PC launch trailer is extremely spoiler filled

It seems pretty clear that Namco thinks people buying Dark Souls 2 on PC have already played it on console, as this launch trailer is spoiler-tastic.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Mar 2014 | 20

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?

By Peter Parrish | 12 Mar 2014 | 5

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.

By Peter Parrish | 3 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

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.

By Tim McDonald | 12 Feb 2014 | 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.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Feb 2014 | 7

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.

By Tim McDonald | 17 Jan 2014 | 1

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

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.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Dec 2013 | 2

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

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

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

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

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

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.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Jul 2013 | 1

Dark Souls 2 Preview [E3 2013]

Here’s the problem with previewing Dark Souls 2: most of you out there interested in the game, deep down, probably don’t actually want to know too much about it.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Jun 2013 | 2

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.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Apr 2013 | 1

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.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Walk in the dark: new Dark Souls II trailer released

The new knight guy from Dark Souls II sure knows how to pose looking lost and somewhat morose in his fancy armour.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Apr 2013 | Comments Off