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Score Breakdown Based on 6617 ratings
  1. 10 (3465)
  2. 9 (1519)
  3. 8 (469)
  4. 7 (266)
  5. 6 (153)
  6. 5 (155)
  7. 4 (92)
  8. 3 (81)
  9. 2 (128)
  10. 1 (289)

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  • Rating:8

    Get past a high barrier of entry to find a wonderful world to explore.

    There are many different reasons we play videogames; to relax, compete, socialize, and challenge ourselves. Dark Souls is probably best known for its difficulty, and rightfully so. This is a brutal and unforgiving game t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    The more you HATE, the more you'll LOVE

    I love this game, though I hate playing it. Ironic,haha. I hate it because I die so often, I'm always like "paper" (meaning soft/easily torn apart/crushed in gamers' term), loose thousands of hard earned souls (dying ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    One of The Best Games I Ever Played

    Dark Souls is able to make the player feel a great sense of achievement. I remember struggling to kill the first bosses and thinking about giving up, but then, as I progressed, I felt like I just had to end this game. T... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    An absolute must for RPG fans.

    This game is the pinnacle of last gen RPG's. From character customization, to the clever enemy design & stunning detal this game is a must play. Dont let the "difficulty" scare you. As someone who has 1000+ hours log... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    You dare to play?

    First of all this, game is hard. I know you probably heard this before but let's say that this game is kinda "fair hard", The first hours is a true struggle to keep going, where you're trying to master the game mechanic... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    A flawed Masterpiece

    Pros: Incredibly engaging and varied dark fantasy atmosphere/world thats expertly designed and rewarding to explore, Incredible creature design, Extremely rewarding challange, Tense and thrilling exploration, Some of the... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    In like Ned Beatty. Out like Burt Reynolds.

    I clear the 1st third of the game. I opt for the Catacombs where divinity damage will suit me well. Perfect timing...as I just scored a auto-damaging "miracle" also boosted by faith. I am two short of its minimum require... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    The Dark Souls and Demon's Souls series is the best of the generation..

    I have put over 100 Hours into this game and probably died over 1,000 times.. and i keep going back for more!This game is the perfect example of the type of gameplay in this industry that we thought was lost forever. Pu... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Title says it all

    I bought this game on a whim after listening to friends going on about how frustratingly good it was and how addictive it becomes thinking they were just a couple of bitching wussess. However after spending the best par... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Dark Souls Review

    At first glance i didn't like dark souls because i played demon souls at a friends house once and got demolished so much it turned me off but years later i gave this game a shot and im glad i did. this is one of the mos... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful