From Software hints at the many new and exciting ways in which players can expect to die in its latest batch of screenshots for Dark Souls 2
, due for release next year for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.
These new shots also give a glimpse at the game's Blue Phantom mechanic, which allows you to enlist the help of online players during combat. A YouTube user helpfully demonstrates how useful/terrifying Blue Phantoms can be during gameplay with this murderous little vignette
, inexplicably accompanied by vocals from Randy Newman.