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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.

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Dark Souls II Trailer Shows Off Gameplay Footage

By Ishaan . June 10, 2013 . 12:09pm

Namco Bandai have shared a new trailer for Dark Souls II.

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Dark Souls II Could Have An American Eagle Shield Or A Bloody Handprint Shield

By Spencer . May 29, 2013 . 12:15am

Namco Bandai held a Dark Souls II art contest where six fan made shields will be added to the game. After sifting through the entries, these are the top 30 shields from each region.

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Design A Shield For Inclusion In Dark Souls II

By Ishaan . April 15, 2013 . 2:50pm

Namco Bandai are bringing their shield design contest back for Dark Souls II.

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Dark Souls II Director: Enemies Designed To Evoke Emotions From Players

By Matt . April 11, 2013 . 12:30pm

Yui Tanimura, one of the directors on Dark Souls II, spoke with Siliconera about the character you play as, the game’s difficulty, and filling Hidetaka Miyazaki’s shoes.