The First Dark Souls II Review Is Out...

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#1 Posted by charizard1605 (55984 posts) -

Dark Souls II got a 90% from M! Games. For context, Demon's Souls got 82%, and Dark Souls got 88%, so this is the highest rated Souls game yet.

Can't wait!

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#2 Posted by Xaero_Gravity (8709 posts) -

Not like you'll beat this one either.

#3 Posted by charizard1605 (55984 posts) -

Not like you'll beat this one either.

I'll beat it just like you beat A Link Between Worlds xD

I mean, I wonder which one of the two is more shameful

#4 Posted by mrintro (1354 posts) -

Would've preferred they did another spiritual successor like Danger Souls

#5 Posted by Xaero_Gravity (8709 posts) -

@charizard1605:

Dark Souls brings you to tears, while A Link Between Worlds bores me to tears. Fitting.

#6 Edited by charizard1605 (55984 posts) -

@mrintro said:

Would've preferred they did another spiritual successor like Danger Souls

That brand value is too lucrative to ignore.

#7 Posted by charizard1605 (55984 posts) -

@charizard1605:

Dark Souls brings you to tears, while A Link Between Worlds bores me to tears. Fitting.

I'm tempted to shop tears on that Triforce gif now lol

#8 Posted by Xaero_Gravity (8709 posts) -
#9 Posted by foxhound_fox (87640 posts) -

@Xaero_Gravity said:

Not like you'll beat this one either.

I'll beat it just like you beat A Link Between Worlds xD

I mean, I wonder which one of the two is more shameful

Dark Souls.

#10 Posted by charizard1605 (55984 posts) -

@charizard1605 said:
@Xaero_Gravity said:

Not like you'll beat this one either.

I'll beat it just like you beat A Link Between Worlds xD

I mean, I wonder which one of the two is more shameful

Dark Souls.

Not finishing an easy as fuck game is less shameful than finishing a game tailor built around challenge?

#11 Posted by uninspiredcup (7811 posts) -

That extra 2% is for making it more like Skyrim.

#12 Posted by foxhound_fox (87640 posts) -

Not finishing an easy as fuck game is less shameful than finishing a game tailor built around challenge?

It's Dark Souls.

#13 Posted by ReadingRainbow4 (13403 posts) -

This is gonna be amazing.

#14 Edited by CrownKingArthur (4396 posts) -
#15 Posted by mrintro (1354 posts) -

On a side note I hope this comes to ps4

#16 Posted by Chutebox (36583 posts) -

Little early review

#17 Edited by PyratRum (561 posts) -

@charizard1605:

Dark Souls brings you to tears, while A Link Between Worlds bores me to tears. Fitting.

Post of the year right here.

#18 Posted by _Matt_ (8866 posts) -

Hype metre -> off the funking chain.

Yeeeah boi!

#19 Posted by fend_oblivion (6113 posts) -

@Xaero_Gravity said:

Not like you'll beat this one either.

I'll beat it just like you beat A Link Between Worlds xD

I mean, I wonder which one of the two is more shameful

Dark Souls :P

What area are you stuck in Dark Souls?

#20 Posted by charizard1605 (55984 posts) -

@charizard1605 said:
@Xaero_Gravity said:

Not like you'll beat this one either.

I'll beat it just like you beat A Link Between Worlds xD

I mean, I wonder which one of the two is more shameful

Dark Souls :P

What area are you stuck in Dark Souls?

I am not stuck at all lol.

I started the game, played it a fair bit, lost my save file in an Xbox migration, and cannot be arsed to start it again is all. I really do like the game, but these days, I've been looking for gaming that's a bit less... stressfully engaging :p

#21 Posted by jg4xchamp (47306 posts) -

@Xaero_Gravity said:

Not like you'll beat this one either.

I'll beat it just like you beat A Link Between Worlds xD

I mean, I wonder which one of the two is more shameful

The SOuls games.

Link Between Worlds is more fucking Zelda. The Souls games on the flip side are fantastic. You chose to not finish fantastic things. You are scum.

#22 Edited by charizard1605 (55984 posts) -

@charizard1605 said:
@Xaero_Gravity said:

Not like you'll beat this one either.

I'll beat it just like you beat A Link Between Worlds xD

I mean, I wonder which one of the two is more shameful

The SOuls games.

Link Between Worlds is more fucking Zelda. The Souls games on the flip side are fantastic. You chose to not finish fantastic things. You are scum.

I was talking about shame involved in not finishing a more difficult game versus an easier one -_-

Also, as I explain, me not finishing Dark Souls is due to some very bad luck xD

#23 Edited by silversix_ (14062 posts) -

Oh man im so hyped for this game holy crap

#24 Edited by kinectthedots (1613 posts) -

@mrintro said:

On a side note I hope this comes to ps4

it won't that's why Sony had Capcom help develop Deep down as a new (souls like) exclusive

#25 Edited by charizard1605 (55984 posts) -

@mrintro said:

On a side note I hope this comes to ps4

it won't that's why Sony had Capcom help develop Deep down as a new (souls like) exclusive

A free to play Souls like. Okay.

#26 Edited by Pikminmaniac (8760 posts) -

Hopefully the framerate is fixed and the game's a little less amateur in design. Don't get me wrong, Dark Souls is excellent, but it isn't short on flaws. That's for sure.

#27 Edited by jg4xchamp (47306 posts) -

@charizard1605 said:

@jg4xchamp said:

@charizard1605 said:
@Xaero_Gravity said:

Not like you'll beat this one either.

I'll beat it just like you beat A Link Between Worlds xD

I mean, I wonder which one of the two is more shameful

The SOuls games.

Link Between Worlds is more fucking Zelda. The Souls games on the flip side are fantastic. You chose to not finish fantastic things. You are scum.

I was talking about shame involved in not finishing a more difficult game versus an easier one -_-

Also, as I explain, me not finishing Dark Souls is due to some very bad luck xD

There is no shame in not finishing Zelda.

It's Zelda. Big whoop.

#28 Edited by 2mrw (4957 posts) -

Crappy series .... didn't like DS2 at all .... I tried, i really tired.

#29 Posted by silversix_ (14062 posts) -

@mrintro said:

On a side note I hope this comes to ps4

it won't that's why Sony had Capcom help develop Deep down as a new (souls like) exclusive

Oh please you and your Crapcom gtfo!!! Deep Down is like 1/10 of the Souls quality and don't even try with the "you haven't even played it", you can clearly see how shitty Deep Down is gonna be.

#30 Posted by ArisShadows (22615 posts) -

Can't wait to play, hope I don't get too distracted by drunken skype calls from freedomfreak asking for help again.

#31 Posted by ACP_45 (429 posts) -

DARK SOULS II is one of the few games that needs to be almost the same as their predecessors, Dark Souls I because we want Dark Souls games to stay the way they are.

I hope this game becomes a massive hit.....

LOL at Sony asking Capcom to make Deep Down.........

How can you expect anything from someone like Capcom.......?

They are way down the pit alongside Kojima.

#32 Posted by seanmcloughlin (38214 posts) -

Ok well seen as Chaz derailed his own topic I'll say 90% is a great score and I expected nothing less from the sequel to one of the best games ever

#33 Posted by the_bi99man (11047 posts) -

Hopefully the framerate is fixed and the game's a little less amateur in design. Don't get me wrong, Dark Souls is excellent, but it isn't short on flaws. That's for sure.

I would certainly hope so. They say they rebuilt the engine completely, and that it performs better. Particularly the PC version, which will have real graphics options and no framerate cap this time.

#34 Edited by j_assassin (896 posts) -

what I would do to get an early copy of this game

#35 Posted by remiks00 (1703 posts) -

Awesome! Looking good so far.

#36 Posted by blamix99 (1674 posts) -

Dark Souls 2 is numba 1 this march. can't wait

#37 Posted by Ballroompirate (22555 posts) -

Gonna be an awesome month in March.

#38 Edited by iloveatlus (255 posts) -

I can't wait for this. The Japanese are always innovating gaming.

#39 Posted by Zaraxius (205 posts) -

It seems like the scope of conversation for this game has been limited by PC gamers jerking off to their slightly better performance than 7-8+ year old consoles. Never mind that they never got Demon's Souls and had to wait a whole year for Dark Souls. This is all that matters.

And of course the first inflammatory comments made in this thread are by PC gamers. No other group of gamers is pathetic enough to extract their self-worth from their video game platform of choice that they had nothing to do with.

Say what you will, but at least Hitler shaved somewhat regularly and didn't substitute Mountain Dew and Cheetos for a diet.

#40 Posted by aroxx_ab (9263 posts) -

@blamix99:

Just gotta hurry and beat it before Diablo 3 expansion get out tho:P

#41 Edited by SexyJazzCat (897 posts) -

Dammit. Nearly 2 weeks away...

#42 Edited by Effec_Tor (247 posts) -

Cant wait.

#43 Posted by CTR360 (6975 posts) -

i cant wait for dark souls 2

#44 Posted by silversix_ (14062 posts) -

@zaraxius said:

It seems like the scope of conversation for this game has been limited by PC gamers jerking off to their slightly better performance than 7-8+ year old consoles. Never mind that they never got Demon's Souls and had to wait a whole year for Dark Souls. This is all that matters.

And of course the first inflammatory comments made in this thread are by PC gamers. No other group of gamers is pathetic enough to extract their self-worth from their video game platform of choice that they had nothing to do with.

Say what you will, but at least Hitler shaved somewhat regularly and didn't substitute Mountain Dew and Cheetos for a diet.

You okay?

#45 Edited by CrownKingArthur (4396 posts) -
@zaraxius said:

It seems like the scope of conversation for this game has been limited by PC gamers jerking off to their slightly better performance than 7-8+ year old consoles.

i just checked. that didn't happen.

@zaraxius said:

the first inflammatory comments made in this thread are by...

you

#46 Posted by blamix99 (1674 posts) -

@aroxx_ab said:

@blamix99:

Just gotta hurry and beat it before Diablo 3 expansion get out tho:P

i'll wait for reviews of Diablo 3 expansion, cause 3 is very dissapointing.. i got bored with it

#47 Edited by freedomfreak (39125 posts) -

Can't wait to play, hope I don't get too distracted by drunken skype calls from freedomfreak asking for help again.

Only way to play Dark Souls is if you're drunk. I don't play it when I'm sober :drops:

#48 Posted by PrincessGomez92 (3467 posts) -

That's it?

#49 Edited by Bread_or_Decide (17327 posts) -

I never beat dark souls. (My 360 red ringed for a second time. Ugh.)

I loved the hell out of Demons Soul's. Beat that one.

Dark Souls II will be great, no doubt.

#50 Posted by Bread_or_Decide (17327 posts) -

@ArisShadows said:

Can't wait to play, hope I don't get too distracted by drunken skype calls from freedomfreak asking for help again.

Only way to play Dark Souls is if you're drunk. I don't play it when I'm sober

No wonder you have trouble lol.