Dark Souls II
Dark Souls II Announced, Prepare to Die All Over Again
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Did you feel that you didn't die quite enough in Dark Souls? Then Dark Souls II ought to be right up your street, bringing more fantastical monsters to slay or more likely, be slayed by.

Revealed at the VGAs, Dark Souls II's debut trailer was a CG affair, but did the job in whetting the appetite for more hardcore, unforgiving dungeon crawling.

Details on Dark Souls II are currently thin on the ground, but hey, knowing it's coming is enough for now, right? Check out the trailer below.


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Comment #1 by jeremyh120
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 08:54:46 PM
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So excited...

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Comment #2 by II KaotiK
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 08:54:57 PM
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No one man can handle all that dying.


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Comment #3 by iBuzz7S
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 08:55:32 PM
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Comment #4 by Akuza
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 08:56:32 PM
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too much dying in 1 game for my liking in the original.... no way am i touching the second!

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Comment #5 by xXDUBERRYXx
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 08:56:36 PM
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Yay now I can metaphorically nail my testicles to a 2x4 again...

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Comment #6 by Sarcastro
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 08:56:44 PM
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Watching that preview, I kept thinking, "this stinks of Dark Souls". I'm incredibly excited to get my ass handed to me all over again!

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Comment #7 by Infomouse
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 08:56:54 PM
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Dear God YES!!

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Comment #8 by Vindicator51
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 08:57:02 PM
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Bring it on, Dark Souls 2.

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Comment #9 by jeremyh120
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 09:00:00 PM
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@6 Yeah man when he fell to his knees in the preview I knew 100% :)

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Comment #10 by Akatsuki Sensor
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 09:02:50 PM
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I... I can't express with words how I feel about this...


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Comment #11 by hibsta1992
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 09:04:08 PM
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I think that was already out

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Comment #12 by Sarcastro
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 09:06:31 PM
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@9- The armor looked too much like the elite knights. Then the enemy's mask reminded me of the mask of the child. Too many similarities.

I'm insanely excited. Dark Souls is one of the best games I've ever played.

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Comment #13 by Kimitchiii
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 09:07:47 PM
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The trailer was AWESOME !!! I'll definitely get it :)

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Comment #14 by Comatose
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 09:09:36 PM
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This is where true gamers are forged. Stoked!

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Comment #15 by TotalBlank
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 09:11:18 PM
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Video removed? That sucks.

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Comment #16 by The Bum-Mobile
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 09:14:07 PM
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Comment #17 by Quid Squid
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 09:14:48 PM
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Comment #18 by tripleb2k
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 09:16:57 PM
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Prepare to Rage all over again... but come back for more cause it's so good.

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Comment #19 by Gackt
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 09:18:56 PM
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Comment #20 by Andreas_loel
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 09:37:34 PM
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Hopefully they can add some better coop elements because the gameplay part is awesome.

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Comment #21 by Eythan
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 09:39:05 PM
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damn it, the trailers been removed :(

but back on topic, hellsyeah :D

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Comment #22 by Raesvelgr
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 09:43:42 PM
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Comment #23 by its delicious
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 09:46:46 PM
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Sounds like a good thing.


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Comment #24 by a hippyslayer
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 09:46:51 PM
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Try Jumping

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Comment #25 by Jaws as Crowns
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 10:13:17 PM
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Never got too into the game. It wasn't that it was hard but that it was frustrating and seemed unfair at times. Hopefully the sequel improves and moves past the main selling point that it was hard.

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Comment #26 by Shiftie
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 10:28:30 PM
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I think I died while watching the trailer...getting a head start.

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Comment #27 by ChipmunksRus
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 10:45:36 PM
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Well it's not like they could put out a game that incredible and not have a sequel.

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Comment #28 by Aussie27Legend
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 12:30:23 AM
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Oh god no, the butt clenching returneth D:

note: really looking forward to this

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Comment #29 by blinksmilewink
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 12:39:09 AM
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Comment #30 by BobHarskins
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 01:06:09 AM
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Wasn't Dark Souls already sort of a sequel to Demon Souls?

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Comment #31 by Dark Anaconda
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 01:44:27 AM
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OMG OMG this trailer is just to fucking epic to be true man!!! Can`t wait for this masterpiece. I am so excited! What a great trailer! I have to let my friends know about this trailer RIGHT NOW!

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Comment #32 by DecadentBeaver
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 02:42:56 AM
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I've heard that Dark Souls is worth getting. But do you really die a lot? I have had a few friends suggest I get it, but I'm still undecided. Would anyone recommend it?

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Comment #33 by EngagedMetal7
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 02:43:52 AM
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Sooo... I can't seen to figure out the difference between dark souls, demon souls, darksiders, dark something else, and whatever one released both 1 and 2 this year, can anybody clarify?

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Comment #34 by Hagane
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 02:52:02 AM
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Day 1, Limited Edition Buy!


Highly recommend it. It's not a difficult game at all, it just makes you play with a more "careful" mentality. (It certainly isn't like other modern games where you can rush into places with no strategy, expecting to do well.)


Dark Souls is the "spiritual successor" to Demon Souls, that's putting it bluntly. :p

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Comment #35 by BluWolve
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 03:24:33 AM
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Gorgeous View

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Comment #36 by Brengun
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 04:32:08 AM
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@34 I agree, not a hard game you just have to play with more thought than your average game. Its also brilliant so this is great news.

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Comment #37 by Mr Jinxed
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 04:43:02 AM
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Ah hells yeah. Day 1.

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Comment #38 by RDWatson16
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 04:44:24 AM
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Can't wait as dark souls was one of the best games i have ever played bring on the playing it for one day then leaving it for six months and playing 124 hours and 4 playthroughs in the space of a week

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Comment #39 by here2infirmary
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 04:58:09 AM
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video has been taken down :(

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Comment #40 by sniper mantis
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 05:10:15 AM
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The amount of money I had to put in my "swear" jar was just stupid during dark souls...with dark souls 2 I should be able to save for that lamborghini I want :)

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Comment #41 by Nihlus87
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 05:28:52 AM
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Requires you to actually use your brain before rushing in thinking you're a badass, and i like that. Too many games give you superpowers making everything boring and everyone ends up with the illusion they did something awesome.

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Comment #42 by three15
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 05:33:04 AM
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No thanks, after giving the first one a try I've decided I'd rather repeatedly bang my head against a brick wall.

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Comment #43 by Draznar
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 07:26:07 AM
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I don't know how this garbage got a sequel. No proper multiplayer and the point of the game is to die? This is just as bad as Call of Duty. Enjoy, fanboys.

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Comment #44 by xThrasher1984x
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 07:44:22 AM
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FUCK YEAH! 1000g on Dark Souls 3 times, bring it on!

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Comment #45 by mato69
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 08:24:20 AM
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Praise The Sun!!!!

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Comment #46 by Deadly Krueger
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 08:26:15 AM
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i started raging with the trailer alone lol. How bad am i gonna rage when the game comes out and I'm dying constantly?!

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Comment #47 by ICGMU12321
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 08:34:43 AM
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@4, its not that games fault that you sucked.

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Comment #48 by Akuza
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 08:39:40 AM
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@47 I believe it is the games fault that it's stupidly difficult

I'm in no way saying its a bad game, but it is a stupidly hard game

You can't say with all honesty that you don't die Atleast 20 times every time you play dark souls 1.

If you don't your lying, or need to be put in the record books because your the only person to ever do it !

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Comment #49 by xThrasher1984x
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 08:41:47 AM
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The point of dying is so that you learn from your mistakes and try an alternate strategy instead.

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Comment #50 by Akatsuki Sensor
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 10:13:45 AM
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@ - Demon's Souls was the first Souls game, it was a PlayStation exclusive, this is why Dark Souls isn't Demon's Souls 2, because Sony didn't allow them to make it multi-platform. From Software were forced to make a new series, this is why we have Dark Souls. DarkSiders has nothing to do with either game. From Software take a lot of ideas from previous games they have made, for example Kin's Field. If you had played that back when it released in like, 2000 was it? You'd see a lot of enemies designed the same as enemies from the King's Field series. I believe Phalanx was an enemy from King's Field, and he was a boss in Demon's Souls who was then seen as a sort of easter egg in Dark Souls. I'll stop blabbering now :P

@48 - This is why so many people love it. It's a breath of fresh air to the constant hand holding gamers nowadays are used to. I assume you're that kind of gamer, seeing as you're busting a nut about it.

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Comment #51 by thenewpeter
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 10:19:44 AM
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@48, this game actually test's you, gives you a challenge, makes you work. It's not handed to you, it's not giving you large glowing arrows pointing the right direction, it's not run in randomly slashing or firing.

This game is honestly one of my all time favorite games, because it's why I started gaming, well, one of the reasons, to play something that challenge's you, especially on you're first play through.

The game doesn't try to reason to the casual gamer's crowd at all, and that's just so nice to see. You obviasly prefer to be handed you win ect. you don't like a challenge, you don't like to be tested. This isn't you're sort of game.

On topic, ... bring it.

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Comment #52 by irishsnow79
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 11:15:15 AM
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Fk yeah! Dark souls was such a beast of a game. And i still haven't got through it yet! I'm hoping i can make it before the next one's released :)

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Comment #53 by Stabby
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 11:34:09 AM
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I'm not sure what affected me more...
Dark Souls II looking F*#&ING AWESOME,
...or looking into Jessica Alba's eyes as she presented it.

What's that Stabby? Did you check out her chest too, bro?

Yeeeaaah I did! :)

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Comment #54 by LeafRaider
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 12:15:04 PM
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I just ejaculated.

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Comment #55 by Pooly93
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 12:26:45 PM
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The wait for this is going to kill me.

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Comment #56 by Elm
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 01:27:38 PM
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If it is as good as Dark Souls was it will be GOTY for me.

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Comment #57 by OBLIVORAT3RxUKx
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 01:31:01 PM
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as #56 said it defo goty as dark souls was incredible!!!

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Comment #58 by Wing X Custom
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 02:00:44 PM
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Yes, punish me more Namco-bandai! I've been bad! Very bad!

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Comment #59 by Gackt
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 02:56:15 PM
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#58 Namco Bandai doesn't make Dark Souls..From Software does.

@#25 have it backwards, the game is hard...not cheap. Infact one of the only games these days that actually does knows how to make things tough instead of cheap.

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Comment #60 by Headless Snip3r
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 03:43:18 PM
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Wow, I didn't breath through that whole trailer! Sooooo looking forward to trying out the first one seeing that. Gonna get my butt handed to me from what I hear. Oh'well been a while on an rpg :D

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Comment #61 by Tomtam
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 03:51:51 PM
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I have 1000 GS in the first, and lots of memories... of dying. Good game though, definitely one of the harder if not hardest games I've ever played.

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Comment #62 by shywhitefox
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 05:59:33 PM
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the first game was so awesome and i greatly appreciate the hard difficulty which seems to beg getting lower and lower in other games but i couldnt get past 750 gamerscore because the game lacked a story (or an interesting and engaging one anyway) and once you mermorize enemy patherns and stuff it becomes easy/hard but somewhat manageable so i hope this game fixes that though judgeing my the trailer it will it doesnt really need to do anything besides that me thinks

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Comment #63 by EmonEmarth
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 06:40:06 PM
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Oh em eff gee.

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Comment #64 by Haydenshaw25
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 10:21:45 PM
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I wonder if you'll be able too import an old characters from Dark Souls

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Comment #65 by Dead Insider
Sunday, December 09, 2012 @ 07:26:20 AM
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Amazing. I just hope it doesn't get watered down to appeal to the casual gamer. Dark Souls was a beast of a challenge.

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Comment #66 by irishsnow79
Sunday, December 09, 2012 @ 10:01:55 AM
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@65 i doubt they will. They woulda watered it down after demon souls if they wanted the game to be more accessible

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Comment #67 by Dead Insider
Sunday, December 09, 2012 @ 12:05:25 PM
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Yeah hope not. Although the cvg site has quoted the developer saying it will be "more straightforward and more understandable". Probably worth ingoring statements like that at this point!

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Comment #68 by Blue Thunder28
Sunday, December 09, 2012 @ 12:49:07 PM
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I did it!

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Comment #69 by voka987
Sunday, December 09, 2012 @ 05:46:13 PM
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Th first one was crap why would this one be any better?

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Comment #70 by dlmyers1990
Monday, December 10, 2012 @ 01:42:30 AM
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Try Jumping

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Comment #72 by II BOMBSCARE II
Monday, December 10, 2012 @ 06:14:28 AM
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i still cant get enough of dark souls just so i actually brought a ps3 the weekend just so i can try out demon souls, was hoping for more dlc but a whole new game to spunk another good few hundred hours into you can take my money now

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Comment #73 by xXx3NIGM4xXx
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 @ 04:00:38 PM
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I got DKS a year ago for Christmas, yet didn't really get into it until June of this year. I've put hundreds of hours into Dark Souls and consider it one of my favorite games of all time. When my friend asked me what I thought of the DKS2 trailer, I jumped on Xbox and watched the VGAs just for this trailer. Sooo excited.

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Comment #74 by Dasha UK
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 @ 10:50:44 AM
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@53 Great chest ahead

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