Dark Souls II Announced; Check Out Its First Trailer [Update]

By Ishaan . December 7, 2012 . 7:05pm

Dark Souls II was announced at the Spike Video Game Awards this evening. Take a look at the game’s debut trailer below:



Dark Souls II’s official website lists PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 as platforms. From Software and Namco Bandai appear to be collaborating on the title again. We’ll keep our eyes peeled for more news.


Update: Platforms and website added.

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  • TheTimeMage

    Yes! Yes! Yes!

  • VGAs redeemed? VGAs redeemed.

    • Um, no. Just because they feature a trailer for a good game, does not legitimize that farce of an award show.

  • What to say…..all of my yessssss?

  • amagidyne


  • Thuggin Love

    Dang,it got removed. ):

  • Ethan_Twain

    This is a pretty good trailer – I really dig the music in particular. It really does convey that sense of character weight and isolation that defines this franchise for so many. In particular, showing the guy just struggling to walk across the bridge was a great shot. Smart way of communicating the way that every single step is contested.

  • FitzpatrickPhillips

    Yyeearrghhhh Yeeeeeeeeeessss all aboard the hype train!

  • YourAshyAss_Elbows

    I can feel the hate emanating from my body due to its difficulty. Thats good thing

  • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

    I don’t even need to check the game. GOTY.^_^

    • Farid Belkacemi

      I thought the same thing when I bought DMC 2 day one :D

      • drexxia

        dark souls is already a second game in the series and it went great, i have no doubt ds2 would be great too

  • Domii

    We will be bless yet again. I love you From Soft!!!

  • Juan Andrés Valencia

    HOLY FUCKING MOTHER OF SHITCUNT FARTS! This news just made my day.

    Sorry for the profanity but it came out of nowhere.

  • Found a working video for it! Watch it quickly before it gets removed! =^_^=


    • Magus KilIer

      **** it doesn’t work anymore

  • Ben Sylvia

    Thought we were getting a movie at first.
    Can’t wait.

  • Shane Guidaboni


  • ryne11

    I JUST bought the first…
    My poor government Salary :(

  • MrTyrant
  • $24431191


  • Here is your info on the upcoming platforms: Looks like they are going for the same Platforms as DaS, which is good.


  • Godman


    I guess I need to master yet another Soul’s game ;)

  • sandra10

    I’m going to assume that this is coming out next year because of the short amount of time between DkS’s announcement and its release.

    2013 looks FANTASTIC for console gaming. I’m so giddy.

    Sites up too. http://www.darksoulsii.com/

    PS3, 360, and PC.

    • amagidyne

      Awesome. Since it’s planned from the start, I hope the PC port will be better than Dark Souls’ was.

    • TheTimeMage

      Oh god. PS3 or PC? I can’t decide.

      • Peeka Chu

        I might go PC on this, so long as they don’t try and hobble the resolution. But I am a trophy whore too… Decisions, decisions.

    • Rirath

      Uber happy it’s PC from the start. I don’t even hate the PC port, at all. A few tweaks and the game looks and plays stellar. But being planned from the start means nobody has to beg for it, and maybe it’ll be even better.

  • Go2hell66

    All the trailers are dead everyone PANIC!

  • Go2hell66
    • Go2hell66


  • Dexward

    Prepare to die all over again.

  • Settsuo

    Was that a “Maiden in Black”? Crap do I say Umbasa or Praise the Sun…

  • Jason A

    Life is good. Im gonna have a hard time choosing between PC and PS3.

  • KyoyaHibari

    I’d prefer a Demon 2, but this will suffice I guess.

    • Robert Leonardi

      well demon 2 is technically dark souls and this is demon 3

      • KyoyaHibari

        Not really…The reason in the new title was due to the fact that Sony owns the Demon IP, so Miyazaki wanted to allow 360 users (initially) to get a similar experience while holding the Demon ‘franchise’ separate. Miyazaki himself said the Dark isn’t related to Demon, it’s only really a spiritual successor. Demon I would consider my favourite PS3 game and one of my all time favourite games, it’s a nice incentive that it is PS exclusive, but the game itself is better than Dark Souls IMO, and I would love to have a sequel to it instead.

        • Syn

          I thought they where under the “Souls” franchise and not the first part of the name. Still stoked for this though.

  • konsama

    Aww i missed the trailer. :/ Still awesome news!

  • Rirath


  • yes! damn now I need to finish dark souls, blighttown here I come.

  • neetloaf

    Thank the heavens that Dark Souls II isn’t gonna be on the Wii U, because that controller is way too expensive to be thrown.

    • Syn

      LOL, while I hope that wonyt be the case, I totally get what you mean

  • Tom_Phoenix

    I’m very glad to see that they are developing the game for the PC from the get go. Now that From has gained some experience with PC development and are developing the PC and console version simultaneously, the PC version of Dark Souls 2 will hopefully not be as plagued with issues as the PC port of the original was.

    Also, I hope the physical release of the PC version will be just as good as the European physical release of the original. If there’s one good thing I can say about the PC release of Dark Souls, it is that Namdai really understood what constitutes a proper physical release:


  • Spider-Man

    Sure wish I had a video to watch.

  • Blaze Townsend

    Bring it on!!! I’ll take you on like every one Souls game!

  • sherimae1324

    im hungry….. hungry to die! ^_^

  • SirRichard


  • Prinnydoom

    Interesting…i wasn’t that into dark souls before but this has tipped the scales in its favour

  • Was Arakune crying in that initial screen shot? XD

  • So what does this make Demon Souls? Either way this is cool, catching up with Demon Souls as the cheapest one I found at the time and it is fun (and hard).

    Is this all From is making though? Not to complain just seems like they are doing mostly this stuff since the series gone successful.

    • drexxia

      maybe after dark2 we will get demons2 too? i’m thrilled for dark2 anyway

  • Tony

    I have something shameful running down my leg right now.

  • I have watched this trailer probably 50 times already. Two of the biggest announcements for 2013 ( as far as I’m concerned) announced at the VGA’s…
    go figure.

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