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Does this mean I should play this game with a Xbox controller instead for better overall gameplay experience? The game looks interesting and I been wanting to pick up the Dark Souls 1 when I can get it back on sale again on steam. biggrin.gif

 

Play the game with the input device you're more comfortable with. The lack of keyboard prompts is annoying and disrespectful (even by console port standards), but you can eventually learn to ignore them. For Dark Souls 1, dsmfix is highly recommended.

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Well, i'll say, I can see the differences in texture quality for sure, but I share the disappointment with others regarding the lighting changes AND the fact that it still shows controller prompts if you're using keyboard.
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Its a damn shame the alpha footage graphics didn't make it to PC. While it looks to be a pretty good port its not the PC first game that we where tempted with. If the devs took graphics fidelity out in the name of platform parity then shame on them.

Honestly if devs are going show stuff that looks better then the final product I would rather have them show nothing at all. I'm getting real tired of the bait and switch stuff that is so rampant in the industry now days.

Personally I'm not buying this at full price. I rather wait and see if the modding community can put some extra spit and polish on it and then buy it when it goes on sale.
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I've been playing Dark Souls Prepare to Die Edition on the PC recently. I played the PS3 version at my brother's house yesterday and the PC version today at home. The PC version is much better than the PS3 version. PS3 turns into a slide show sometimes while the PC version is rock solid. The graphics were noticeable better and, I think, look great. I know there aren't real time shadows and such, but artistically the game is very impressive. I'll be getting DS2 right away, I don't really care about a couple of graphics settings. It certainly won't affect me purchasing the game.
 
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I won't be disappointed because I never saw any of the preview footage. I stopped paying attention to that sort of stuff years ago.
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