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Dark Souls 2 review: Death becomes you

While others punish mistakes with a wagged finger, the Souls games punch you in the ribs, rob you of your clothes and scamper cackling into the darkness. Making progress only to have it snatched from you, dying over and over, and a world teeming with despair and hopelessness – these are the...

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Dark Souls 2 mortality counter tallies 4.3 million deaths

More than fantasy tropes, gloomy yet attractive graphics or an overarching sense of despair, the hallmark of Dark Souls 2 is repeated, oft-frustrating character death, so it just makes sense to have a website keeping track of all of this suffering. Officially dubbed the "Dark Souls 2 Player's...

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Dark Souls 2 launch trailer: Tull and death do a part

The use of Jethro Tull's "Locomotive Breath" in this Dark Souls 2 launch trailer is either calculated cleverness, or a case of someone in mishearing it as "Locomotive Death." By Death Throe Tull? Sounds perfect, use that one....

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Here's the hardware required to run Dark Souls 2 on PC

Yesterday, Bandai Namco revealed that the PC incarnation of Dark Souls 2 will arrive on April 25. Today, the publisher offers a rundown of just how powerful your gaming PC will need to be to properly render the morose action game. The bare minimum requirements for Dark Souls 2 include 2GB of...

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Dark Souls 2 brings suffering to PC on April 25

Dark Souls 2 players – of the PC persuasion – can find pleasure in the pain on April 25. Bandai Namco announced this morning the PC and Steam version of the unapologetically difficult RPG sequel will arrive around six weeks after the PS3 and Xbox 360 console launch on March 11....

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Prepare to buy: Dark Souls 2 Collector's Edition detailed in new trailer

Bandai Namco takes the wraps off its Dark Souls 2 Collector's Edition in the new trailer above, giving players a closer look at the $120 package's featured bonus material prior to its release next month. The Collector's Edition includes the Black Armor Edition of Dark Souls 2, which bundles...

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Watch Dark Souls 2 as a radical refugee from the 80s cartoon lineup

Between the faux VHS tracking, fetishistic synthesizer use and art style that's equal parts lazy anime and Trapper Keeper doodles, this amateur reimagining of Dark Souls 2 as a cartoon from the Reagan era would fit seamlessly between Saturday morning episodes of MASK and Jem And The...

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Rise from your demise in this Dark Souls 2 trailer

The indomitable human spirit is the subject of this latest Dark Souls 2 trailer, which shows the punishing series isn't defined by how often you die, but what you learn from your demise each time....

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Dark Souls 2 pre-orders now include early access to useful weapons

As if guaranteed defeat and crushing frustration weren't enough to tempt players into pre-ordering Dark Souls 2, Namco Bandai has sweetened the pot by offering early weapon access to those who pre-order the game's Black Armor or Collector's Edition incarnations. Far from a game-breaking boon,...

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It's an encouraging start, but the real Dark Souls 2 lies ahead

Speaking as a seasoned loser of Souls, playing the first two hours of Dark Souls 2 doesn't provide the culture shock of the previous two games. Demon's Souls bellows its cruelty by killing you mercilessly within minutes of starting, while Dark Souls literally sends you round in a circle like some...

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