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VGA 2012: Dark Souls II Announced

Posted on December 8, 2012 by Joshua Rust

Probably one of the most brutal games you can find out there is Dark Souls. It is punishing and it makes you learn from your mistakes. It’s truly amazing and I’m so happy to announce that at this years VGA’s on Spike that Dark Souls II has been announced! Currently there is not a release date, but we have a sweet announcement trailer for you!

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Here is what a few of the people involved withDark Souls IIhad to say about the upcoming game.

Carlson Choi, Vice President of Marketing at Namco Bandai is ready to challenge the players with even more insanity:

Dark Souls II retains the core essence of Dark Souls while evolving to present new twists and challenges that are sure to please longtime fans and attract new comers to the series.  From Software is going to take a very dark path with Dark Souls II; players will need to look deep within themselves to see if they have the intestinal fortitude to embark on this journey.

Tomohiro Shibuya, director of Dark Souls II talks about changes that players should expect for the sequel

This new chapter in the Dark Souls saga presents opportunities for us to drive innovation in gameplay design, develop an entirely new story, and expand the scope of the world in which the player interacts with the game. We have taken these necessary steps with Dark Souls II in order to evolve the overall experience of the Dark Souls series. The entire development team is striving to make Dark Souls II an experience that is fresh while not forsaking its roots in presenting players with challenging gameplay. Our goal is to surprise and delight our fans with new experiences and plot twists while enticing new players to join our dark journey.

FromSoftware’s Twitter account confirms that it will launch for Xbox 360, PS3, & PC.


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