Dark Souls II is an action RPG developed by From Software, and the sequel to the seminal Dark Souls, and the third game overall in the unofficial Soulsborne series.
Dark Souls II shares no narrative connections with its predecessor, but shares the same design philosophy of Metroidvania level design, challenging boss fights, and tough enemy encounters.
Hard to narrow it down to just thirty.
Prepare your playlists to die.
Dark Souls will return, From Software suggests.
This might be PS Plus' best month yet.
A patch for the console versions will follow later.
If committing the First Sin is wrong, I don’t want to be right.
Great sales for great games.
The remaster witnesses decent sales in its first week.
Are engine improvements and DirectX 11 support worth revisiting this punishing RPG for?
The unforgiving action RPG finally comes to PS4 and Xbox One.
Own Dark Souls 2 on Steam and want the new update? Here's how you can get it.
Spoilers await but it's a worthy change to the usual.
Six player co-op confirmed.
The free update arrives on February 5th.
Get to praise the sun in 2015 on current gen.
Time to die all over again.
Explore a new deadly tower and fight fearsome foes.
From Software's fixes several bugs and issues before the first DLC.
UK retailer Tesco certainly seems to believe so.
Make the already amazing looking game even more beautiful.
Prepare to die some more starting this Summer.
From Software with another behemoth, leaving an itty-bitty more destruction desired.
Profits down by 22.6 percent from last year but sales are up.
Japanese media conglomerate now owns one of the best developers in the industry.
Still faces issues though.
From Software's PC version is in trouble out of the gate.
Total industry sales came to $1.03 billion, despite a 28 percent decrease in software sales.
Retail version in UK delayed till May 2nd.
Full patch notes released.
Thank you, random Reddit user!
A complete guide for Dark Souls 2.
From Software's sequel ships +250,000 units in three days.
Walking Dead Season 2: Episode 2 also highlighted.
Prepare to die yet again.
More of the same, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing
Recommended requirements include 4 GB RAM, 8 GB HDD space and a Core i3.
With extra bonuses for those who pre-order it.
Namco Bandai to spend $1 million on marketing.
Something something learning from death.
"We’re definitely aiming to reduce some of the frustration of not knowing and of being confused because things aren’t clear."
"For Dark Souls 2, we don't even expect any additional downloadable content because we want to deliver a full game"
Everything you need to know about Dark Souls II.
Dark Souls II looks like it will kick your ass as much as the first game did.
Three minutes of hardcore gaming bliss.
Prepare to die again.
Development currently seems focused on current gen consoles.
Cursed to smithereens.
From Software isn't opposed to the idea though.
Rejoice, for From is not selling out yet.
A nice little add on for the hardcore fans.
2014 has some great action adventure titles coming and we can't wait for the new year to roll around.
Praise the sun again.
With a new year comes a new set of RPG games to cut your teeth on.
Dark Souls II getting special collectibles in UK.
Things are looking good despite the setbacks.
More issues with Dark Souls 2
Director Yui Tanimura talks about designing to encourage poor decisions.
We say good bye to this long but an amazing current generation of gaming by listing games that made an impact.
Highly anticipated sequel to From Software's breakout hit is getting an exclusive comic book to expand the lore.
No registration required for beta players.
A first look at the Dark Souls II beta
Rest your aching bones.
You can also revisit areas for boss battles.
"You won’t have to start from one venue, go through to the end, beat the boss and then start from a new venue."
The first round begins on October 12th.
A real look inside the blacksmith's forge
The first quick look at the Dark Souls 2 PVP
Check out the latest screenshots from upcoming blockbusters.
A quick taste of the upcoming Dark Souls II.
Kotaku Dayshot sparks passionate fans response
Of course, you'll still die. Obviously.
The targeting system and lack of invincibility frames are a few of them.
'The exciting thing about heist games is the potential for failure.'
The upcoming heist-based
And the sun, if you have enough praise left.
Sequel won't be a dumbed down experience, we are assured.
Release date for eagerly awaited RPG revealed.
Microsoft gears up for E3 2013.
Preview images inside
Dark Souls II Release date revealed via E3 Banner
Dark Souls 2 will be massive
No elements from its predecessor are present.
Looking at the yearly sequel formula in a different light.
Representative Blair Brown lays the smackdown on the official forums.
PC gamers rejoice.
There's a lot to like and even more to love with From Software's sequel.
Good (or bad?) news for fans.
From Software has stepped it up a level with the sequel.
The devilish dungeon crawler returns and looks stunning.
Could have used a better screenshot for the in-game one.
GameTrailers is teasing an update for the game. Gameplay footage maybe?
Story, tutorial and much more.
It seems we have to wait till 2014.
He mentions that the core formula will remain the same.
Sadly, not one of the good guys.
New director and old sit down to discuss their roles and their plans for the sequel.
Just how well did Sony's console perform this year?
That sounds really promising.
Have a look inside.
VGA trailer wasn't in-game.
Well, we sure hope so.
"Making it more accessible to players is something that I want to express."
And hey, enemy types and server-based PvP. Can't go wrong with those.
Go on sign it yourself.
Unlike with it's predecessor, the dungeon crawler will be playable on Microsoft's console in Japan.
The new director speaks out on being "more direct than subtle".
New director Tomohiro Shibuya wants the game to be "fresh while not forsaking its roots."
Game of the forever announced already?