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Score Breakdown Based on 1165 ratings
  1. 10 (362)
  2. 9 (374)
  3. 8 (166)
  4. 7 (66)
  5. 6 (41)
  6. 5 (34)
  7. 4 (18)
  8. 3 (24)
  9. 2 (11)
  10. 1 (69)

Most Helpful Critical Player Reviews

  • Rating:4

    Drangleic - a land of shattered hopes.

    Dark Souls 2 has an ongoing theme of shattered hopes. Be it a hope for curing the curse, hope for bringing the world to its former glory or simply a hope for living through another day. In my case, after playing for abou... Read Full Review

    7 of 7 users found the following review helpful

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  • Rating:8

    I can not understand hate for this game.

    Dark Souls II is a game that many do not like, especially the fans of the saga, the game did not have the Miyazaki totally involved, since he was doing Bloodborne, and much of it finds Dark Souls II the worst of the seri... Read Full Review

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

    Content over Consistency: A Gameplay Showcase

    As many gripes as I had playing the original Dark Souls there was no denying it was an entertaining and rewarding experience. After a short break of playing some more relaxing titles I returned to the series to play Dar... Read Full Review

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

    still a sickening bastard in difficulty

    Still maintains the sickening difficulty of Dark Souls. With additional factor that makes it more difficult, the penalty upon death. As YOU DIE, you lose a small part of your maximum health. So as you die repeatedly in b... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Was having fun until Drangleic Castle happened.

    It started off so well. Intriguing story, beautiful environment, good gameplay, and it stayed this way until I reached Drangleic Castle. Of course there were a few small irritations beforehand, such as glitching into th... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:2

    No offline mode and forced pvp

    No offline mode and forced PVP make for terrible experience for those of us who are not interested in it.I'm also not sure what else is there to say but apparently there's a 250 characters requirement. How fitting, reall... Read Full Review

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

    More like Dark souls 0.5

    Dark souls 2 is much better game than most released these days, however i cant get over the sense that this game feels like half the game dark souls 1 is, a pale imitation and a shadow of what came before it.This comes a... Read Full Review

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

    pc dark souls 11

    amazing eye candy....this game has so much to it ...many subtle things going on that it is truly hard to tell them...dont want to spoil it also. but the overall play can match beginner to advanced and come out singing..... Read Full Review

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

    Humanity has been restored!

    When dark souls 2 was first released it was a few months after the release of next gen consoles. I held my breath and... What, no xbox one version? I was soooo tempted to buy the xbox360 version but instead opted for oth... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    A truly amazing experience

    I've never played a game as challenging as dark souls. I've also never had as much with a game. As a fan of the first game, i had high expectations for the 2nd game. I was disappointed. With its spectacular story, amazin... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:2

    *sigh* Why did I let myself get dragged into this franchise?!

    Dark Souls 2 is a terrible game in my opinion. Demon's Souls is a average to mediocre RPG and as for Dark Souls 1, I like it, but to an extent. Dark Souls 2, on the other hand, is complete garbage! My brother and a frie... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful