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Score Breakdown Based on 6516 ratings
  1. 10 (3423)
  2. 9 (1478)
  3. 8 (461)
  4. 7 (257)
  5. 6 (152)
  6. 5 (154)
  7. 4 (92)
  8. 3 (81)
  9. 2 (129)
  10. 1 (289)

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  • 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
  • Rating:10

    A Difficult, Yet Rewarding Masterpiece of Gaming

    When Demon’s Souls first arrived back in 2009, few expected it to be such a surprise hit. Aside from its appealing aesthetics, ingenious level design, methodical combat, and numerous customization options, it boast... Read Full Review

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

    This game is good because of things that make it bad ???

    well this game is very good despite it's bad graphics and so bad controls but i think that is what make it perfect !why? because this give the game a higher difficulty it keeps you all day think how to defeat a boss with... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Downloaded, played it, deleted it.

    This game was just ridiculously hard, to tedious and very frustrating to even try and get into.There should be an Easy and Normal difficulty to boot in this so guys like me could enjoy it. I really have no interest to si... Read Full Review

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

    Artifical Difficulty, Bad Gameplay

    For starters, this game is defined as "hard" for all the wrong reasons. Yes, the bosses are tough to beat, and some enemies as well. But it's not because they are difficult to outmaneuver, but because they have high heal... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful