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post #1 of 21
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http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/dark-souls

Looks like its a worth successor to Demon Souls.
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post #2 of 21
....wish it was on PC, the difficulty level and gameplay seems more geared towards the PC demographic anyways.

Plus the online system could be construed as always online DRM, publishers love that kind of stuff.
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post #3 of 21
I personally am very excited...

Took tomorrow off, I'm so excited!
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Pre-ordered it but it wont be released here till Friday. Really looking forward to the difficulty and general 'alone' feeling the game has
    
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Slap on some headphones, and enjoy the atmosphere, and fear every step you take because it will likely lead to a quick death.
 
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post #6 of 21
Im stoked for this one!

Demons Souls wasnt that hard, just required you to use your brain. I'd give it a 7/10 on the difficulty scale, I found Ninja Gaiden Sigma much harder!

Back in the 8bit and 16bit days this kind of difficulty was normal. It's weird that demons souls and dark souls get singled out for their challenge. Zelda on nes and snes were just as tough but no one whined about it.
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post #7 of 21
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Originally Posted by mothrpe View Post
Im stoked for this one!

Demons Souls wasnt that hard, just required you to use your brain. I'd give it a 7/10 on the difficulty scale, I found Ninja Gaiden Sigma much harder!

Back in the 8bit and 16bit days this kind of difficulty was normal. It's weird that demons souls and dark souls get singled out for their challenge. Zelda on nes and snes were just as tough but no one whined about it.
Games have been dumbed down to appeal to the masses.

Simples
    
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I remember back in the day playing The Lion King on SNES was effing hard--couldn't get past the 3rd level (elephant graveyard). Toy Story on the SNES was also hard.
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post #9 of 21
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Originally Posted by mothrpe View Post

Back in the 8bit and 16bit days this kind of difficulty was normal. It's weird that demons souls and dark souls get singled out for their challenge. Zelda on nes and snes were just as tough but no one whined about it.
Last I checked Zelda had save points. And people didn't invade your games to take all your rubies
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post #10 of 21
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Im stoked for this one!

Demons Souls wasnt that hard, just required you to use your brain. I'd give it a 7/10 on the difficulty scale, I found Ninja Gaiden Sigma much harder!

Back in the 8bit and 16bit days this kind of difficulty was normal. It's weird that demons souls and dark souls get singled out for their challenge. Zelda on nes and snes were just as tough but no one whined about it.
You really need to do NG+/++/+++ on a character.

Though, even then, there aren't new mechanics or anything, you just take more dmg and have to hit stuff more for it to die, so trial and error will eventually let you overcome it, just like every other game ever made.
 
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