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Dark Souls II Beta Rescheduled For Next Week In U.S.

By Ishaan . October 31, 2013 . 3:28pm

Namco Bandai’s Dark Souls II beta for PlayStation 3 was supposed to go live in the U.S. last week, but was delayed due to a “logistical issue”. Now, Namco have now announced new dates.

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Dark Souls II’s Final Network Test Starts On October 27

By Spencer . October 21, 2013 . 1:48am

The Dark Souls II beta test has three goals: test server load, test multiplayer with a large number of players, and test game balance.

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An Hour With The Dark Souls II Beta

By Kris . September 27, 2013 . 3:31pm

As my session with the Dark Souls II beta began, I was filled with a sense of dread. Not because of any dangerous enemy or grisly sight ahead of me, but because before this session I’d never played Dark Souls.

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Dark Souls II Lets Players Summon Two White Phantoms And Other Changes

By Kris . September 19, 2013 . 3:03pm

Dark Souls II will be network-based instead of being P2P based. This means the chances of seeing bloodstains and other players walking around will be higher and invading players will be better matched to the invaded.

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How Dark Souls II Makes Death More Punishing

By Kris . September 18, 2013 . 6:02pm

The more you die while undead, the more your total health will decrease all the way down to 50% of your maximum health and the more your character’s image will degrade. If you continue dying while already dead your character’s skin will start to decompose.

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See The Latest Dark Souls II Trailer And Screenshots

By Spencer . September 18, 2013 . 6:01pm

That heavy knight’s mace looks like it can do some serious damage, but that enemy might actually be helpful in Dark Souls II.

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Dark Souls II Ships On March 11, Warrior Knight Figurine In Collector’s Edition

By Spencer . September 18, 2013 . 6:00pm

Pre-order the game and you’ll get Dark Souls II Black Armor Edition which includes the soundtrack and a metal case. If you like collectables and cloth maps check out the Dark Souls II Collectors Edition.

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Sign Up For The Dark Souls II Beta Now [Update]

By Ishaan . September 5, 2013 . 8:30am

Namco Bandai will be conducting a closed beta for Dark Souls II this fall on the PlayStation 3. This morning, the publisher announced further details regarding the beta program.

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Watch A Blacksmith Create Dark Souls II’s Armour In Real Life

By Ishaan . August 23, 2013 . 11:30am

To promote Dark Souls II, Namco Bandai and From Software got a professional blacksmith to forge a real-life armour based on the game.

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Dark Souls II Beta Test Begins This Fall On PlayStation 3

By Ishaan . August 21, 2013 . 11:30am

Dark Souls II won’t be released until March 2014, but PlayStation 3 owners will be able to try the game out in a closed beta-test this fall.

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Namco Bandai Isn’t Skimping On Advertising Dark Souls II

By Spencer . August 14, 2013 . 3:49pm

Dark Souls II looks like it has a sizable marketing budget. Namco Bandai plastered Dark Souls II advertisments all over E3 and made a live action trailer to promote the game.

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Dark Souls II Shows The Warrior, Temple Knight, Sorcerer And Dual Swordsman

By Ishaan . June 25, 2013 . 9:50am

From Software and Namco Bandai have released new videos of Dark Souls II, showing off four of the game’s playable classes.

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Dark Souls II Director Discusses How Improved AI And Dual-Wielding Help The Game

By Matt . June 17, 2013 . 7:00pm

“It’s more of an advanced fighting style used, instead of just having double the offense,” says Dark Souls II director, Yui Tanimura.

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Dark Souls II Director Doesn’t Understand Why People Think It’ll Be Easier

By Matt . June 13, 2013 . 1:15pm

“Coming from Japan, it’s hard to fully comprehend why and how much the North American and European audience keeps thinking it’s going to be easier,” says Dark Souls II’s co-director.

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Dark Souls II Hands-On: The Fight With The Mirror Knight

By Spencer . June 11, 2013 . 2:20pm

Namco Bandai had a playable demo of Dark Souls II which started by showing four classes: Sorcerer, Warrior, Temple Knight, and Dual Swordsman. Only Warrior and Sorcerer were playable, so I started with Warrior.