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Dark Souls II
Dark Souls II Box Art
Developer From Software
Publisher From Software JP
Namco Bandai Games NA
Engine Havok
Release Date March 11, 2014 NA [1]
March 13, 2014 JP
March 14, 2014 EU
April 25, 2014 PC [2]
Genre Action role-playing
Modes Single-player, multiplayer
Platforms PS3, Xbox 360 and PC
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"Go Beyond Death"
Dark Souls II Tagline

Dark Souls II, is a fantasy action-RPG game developed by From Software and is a follow up to Dark Souls. It was announced on December 7, 2012. The game is being published for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC by Namco Bandai Games. Dark Souls II was released on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on March 11, 2014 in North America; it was released on March 13th in Japan and Australia and March 14th in Europe. The PC version will be released on April 25th, 2014.[2]

PlotEdit

The story of Dark Souls II is not directly connected to Dark Souls, though they are set in the same world.[3] The protagonist finds themselves in Drangleic, a once prosperous land which has fallen to ruin, in search of a cure for their affliction, the curse of the Undead.

GameplayEdit

Similar to the previous title, players customize the gender and physical features of their character in addition to choosing a starting class, which determine the stats and equipment that the player begins with, and a starting gift. From a third-person perspective, players explore a continuous, open world that is roughly the same size as the original game, but with more freedom in how the player can progress.[4] Akin to the notorious difficulty of its predecessor, players are confronted by a persistently hostile environment with unrelenting enemies and bosses – death is a central theme. As enemies are defeated, souls are accumulated, acting as both a currency and means to increase attributes.

Special EditionsEdit

Pre-ordering Dark Souls II through either Gamestop or Amazon will allow the choice of two special editions:

  • Collector's Edition. This special edition includes a 12-inch warrior knight figurine, art book, cloth map of the game area, plus the Black Armor Edition of the game. However, in some regions, this edition may have pre-sold out.
Dark Souls 2 Collector's Edition Unboxing(09:07)
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External LinksEdit

Shield Design Contest
Began: 04/12/2013
Ended: 05/14/2013

Locomotive Breath TrailerEdit

Prologue ClipEdit

Teaser TrailerEdit

Dark Souls 2 Live Action Teaser(01:05)


Dark Souls II Forging A Hero Teaser(00:31)

E3 TrailerEdit

Official E3 2013 Dark Souls 2 Trailer(01:32)

Promotional VideoEdit

Official promotional video released by From Software on April 11, 2013.

DARK SOULS Ⅱ プロモーション映像 第1弾 【特報】(01:21)

Announcement TrailerEdit

Dark Souls 2 Announcement Trailer(02:00)

Combat PreviewEdit

Cursed TrailerEdit

Dark Souls II- Cursed Trailer(03:00)

Go Beyond Death TrailerEdit

Dark Souls II - Go Beyond Death(01:29)

Despair TrailerEdit

Dark Souls II - Despair Trailer(01:07)

Hollow Lullaby TrailerEdit

Dark Souls 2 "Hollow Lullaby" Trailer(01:13)

Dark Intentions TrailerEdit

Dark Souls II Dark Intentions(07:00)

Beta Playstyle PreviewsEdit

Warrior Sorcerer
Dark Souls 2 Warrior Gameplay(21:38)
Dark Souls II - Sorcerer Playstyle Preview(00:50)
Temple Knight Dual Swordsman
Dark Souls 2 Temple Knight Gameplay(20:58)
Dark Souls 2 Dual Swordsman Gameplay(07:40)
Soldier Hunter
Dark Souls 2 Soldier Gameplay(16:54)
Dark Souls 2 Hunter Gameplay(10:47)


GalleriesEdit

ScreenshotsEdit

Promotional ImagesEdit

TrailerEdit

Concept ArtEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. www.ign.com/articles/2013/09/19/tgs-dark-souls-2-release-date-announced
  2. 2.0 2.1 www.examiner.com/article/dark-souls-2-pc-release-date-graphics-and-controller-details-revealed
  3. Interview with Hidetaka Miyazaki.
  4. Interview with Yui Tanimura.

Start a Discussion Discussions about Dark Souls II

  • no one has invaded me...(DS II)

    16 messages
    • Brainwasher5 wrote: Dark Jeto wrote: Sirdude103 wrote:Yeah, the Way of the Blue covenant doesn't seem that strong. Sure, it's for players ...
    • Or you could just go to NG+ and invade everywhere there :)
  • Dark Souls II: A Prequel or a Sequel?

    41 messages
    • Nycros wrote:@Jeto: For the paledrake soul, it could possibly be because of the boss's name (DUKE'S Dear Freja), which connects to the name, ...
    • Cement Plant wrote: The landscape of Drangleic is also very different from Lordran. Granted, land formations can change over time, and perhaps ...
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