If you weren’t watching Spike TV’s Video Game Awards, you may have missed one of this big announcements that night. NAMCO BANDAI Games announced Dark Souls II with a cinematic trailer. The title is currently in development at FromSoftware in Tokyo, Japan. Like its predecessor, Dark Souls II will bring fans back to that “unrelenting challenge and suffering” akin to the series. Although we have no release timeframe, Dark Souls II will be made available for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PCs. You can check out the debut trailer below:
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More On The Game: While Dark Souls II is a sequel, just about everything will be new to the franchise; A new hero, storyline, and world will all be incorporated in this game. Gamers who like some mutiplayer fun, will be able to access a revamped server-based multiplayer mode that will have a “distinct Dark Souls II twist on the concept of playing with others.”
“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,” says Tomohiro Shibuya, FromSoftware Director on Dark Souls II. “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.”
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