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A Quick Tip by Pine_Bluff_Variant

  • Jun 6, 2012
So you think you're good at video games? Well this game will surely put your skills to the test. This Action-RPG is notorious for it's difficulty, but it is not an inhuman difficulty curve. If you dislike games that are too easy and hunger for a challenge pick this one up.

The game has an atmosphere that immerses you in the game, accomplished through a minimal use of cutscenes and great musical score. the combat is exciting as even weaker enemies can pose a threat if you let your guard down and the boss fights are intense. The game features a multiplayer component, you can lay down a summon sign and players can call you into their game to assist with bosses (or you can call players into your game) and you can even invade another players game for some PvP action.

The RPG component allows you to customize your character in many different ways, you can upgrade weapons or armor and even "ascend" them, giving them additional powers.

If you want a game that will give you hours upon hours of play time, I'd recommend this game. It's out on the X360/PS3 and a PC version with additional content launches this August.
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June 08, 2012
I may give this one a go when it's released on Steam.
 
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Dark Souls (ダークソウル Dāku Souru?) is an upcoming video game being developed by From Software, who will also publish the game domestically as an exclusive title for the PlayStation 3. Internationally, the game will be published on both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 by Namco Bandai Games. It was previously developed under the codename Project Dark and is the spiritual successor to Demon's Souls. Dark Souls is planned to be released in Japan, exclusively for the PlayStation 3, on September of 2011 and internationally, for both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, on October of the same year
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ESRB: M
Number of Players: Single-player, Multi-player
Publisher: From Software, Bandai Namco Games
Developer: From Software, Namco Bandai Games
Console: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: October 2011 (NA)
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