XXL’s Game Corner: ‘Dark Souls II’ Review: Death is Guaranteed

Publisher: Namco Bandai Developer: From Software Platforms: PS3, Xbox 360, PC Release date: Out Now, PC (April 25th) The feeling you get playing Dark Souls II is akin to someone who can’t swim suddenly without warning, gets tossed into murky shark infested waters and is expected to survive. Just like in its predecessor Dark Souls, you will die a thousand deaths in one of the most frustrating yet exhilarating RPGs that have ever graced consoles. Dark Souls II opening lets you know right away what kind of hellish ride the gamer is in for when a smiling, gap-toothed crone, tells you that you're cursed. ...

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