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Dark Souls II Announced

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0rg Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
If you were watching the VGAs, you would notice that Dark Souls II has just been announced.

Thoughts on this? I thought they were going to go with another _____ Souls game, but this is great too. At least they can fill in the story's lingering mysteries.

I cannot fucking wait.
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Vanhir Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I haven't actually played the first Dark Souls since I'm so damn anxious to but from what I've seen of it and been told about it, it's quite good so it can only be a good thing that it'll have a sequel soon.
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Somnusvorus Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012   Digital Artist
I still have to play the first Dark Souls. Unfortunately, a second hand copy is still €40. I've watched my mates play it and I do want. :drool:
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0rg Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
the fuck

at my gamestop I saw dark souls for 15 bucks, where the hell do you live
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Somnusvorus Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012   Digital Artist
I live in Ireland and Dark Souls is extremely hard to get hold of since GAME closed shop here a year ago.
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0rg Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
oi, must be a pain in the dick

you have my pity
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Somnusvorus Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012   Digital Artist
I might get a copy cheap in Dublin though, but it's 3 hours away.
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TheRedSnifit Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
Ten bucks says that they casualize it.
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:iconkmwright:
kmwright Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
Well you better get the money you won. [link]

As a fan of both Demon's and Dark Souls, this doesn't bode well.:hmm:
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TheRedSnifit Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012
I expect you all to give me premium memberships for a year :p
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MarvelousChester Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
Warning: Long wall of text incoming

Shibuya says, "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."

It is basically saying they want to keep what makes the Souls series well known and that is it's difficulty, talk to any person that hasn't played and most likely they know about the difficulty but not the lore which is what they want to also make more known but not displease their core fans.

As for the "More straight forward" part, believe it or not but Dark Souls was more straight forward than Demon's Souls, so this thing shouldn't be too big of a deal especially since they probably were talking about the storyline but with Miyazaki supervising them, I am sure he will make sure to put in some troll items and hidden lore. Now say it is like "Follow the marker" straight forward, I would be beyond pissed but I am sure Miyazaki would strike it down.

What I think he means by "More straight forward"?
-The game will put more story into the character so we don't have this mysterious character that serves little to no purpose what-so-ever.
Ex: Solaire, he is a jolly dude and a badass but his storyline is weak and has too many holes, even with the all the lore read
Seigmeyer & his daughter, just adventurers but they serve very little purpose except you can get a nice reward in the end with a fatherless girl 2/3 times
I can continue on with others
-Put more purpose and knowledge of what your character is truely doing, Dark Souls was kind of sketchy about that whole thing, in all honesty, the ending is what truely caught the attention to the main story line while the lore stole the rest.
-Make sure there are less holes in the lore so that way we don't get these random dudes we will never know about or will have very little knowledge about

I am sure Miyazaki and the team at From will make sure that there is more hidden lore to read and mysteries and encourage exploration. Their goal is to keep their core fanbase but at least try and draw more attention to the series.

PS: That thing about being more like TES was written by The Edge, no one at From said that what-so-ever, even the link you posted stated that.
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MrCoolDD Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This Souls series you speak of... How is it?
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0rg Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
dark souls is my GOTY
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MrCoolDD Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
GOTY?
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0rg Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
google it turbonerd
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MrCoolDD Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Googled it, all I got was Gotye.
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0rg Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
you must be lying

this is the first result on google for GOTY: [link]
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:iconmrcooldd:
MrCoolDD Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Game of the Year?
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0rg Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
yeees jesus
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:iconmarvelouschester:
MarvelousChester Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
It is like an abusive hot girlfriend, it beats you up but you love it so much you just come back to it anyways for more.
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MrCoolDD Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Sounds great!
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sbkMulletMan Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
The only thing good about Spike's VGA awards (yeah, an awards show for video games on a channel devoted to dick; that just screams legitimacy. No need for the GDC anymore) was "Story of a Sentry".

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:iconsentryplz:

That's probably the last time animated quality has been on that channel since the adult episodes of Ren & Stimpy (which Spike also pissed on).
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0rg Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
I am not a fan of the VGAs at all; in fact a friend and I were watching it solely to make fun of it

I'd say it actually kind of disappoints me that a game I'm so hyped for was announced at the fucking VGAs, even
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kmwright Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
I guess they ran out of D words.:bucktooth:
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sbkMulletMan Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
"D" Stands for many things.

:iconendlessdestinyplz::iconendlessdeathplz::iconendlessdreamplz::icondesireplz::iconendlessdespairplz::icondeliriumplz:
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kmwright Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012
Destiny Souls? Death Souls? Dream Souls? Desire Souls? Despair Souls? Delirium Souls?

Somehow, I don't think they have a nice catch to them.:bucktooth:
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0rg Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
dragon souls
dead souls
dread souls
divine souls
damned souls
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:iconkmwright:
kmwright Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012
I think "Dead Souls" would be a bit redundant.:bucktooth:
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sbkMulletMan Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
What, no love for Donkeys?

What a douchey display of dastardly deeds! Deplorable!
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Donkey Souls. I'd buy it.
Just for the name.
Not matter what kind of game it is. XD
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0rg Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
damn dude, didn't mean to be dense

my deepest apologies, darling
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superpika237 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
There are too many Dark- games!
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0rg Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
list them
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superpika237 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Dark Souls, Darkstalkers, Darksiders, and then there's Demon's Souls, which has the -Souls suffix, and I haven't played any of those games!
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sbkMulletMan Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
And Dark Stone, Eternal Darkness, Hexen: Death Kings of the Dark Citadel, and Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth. And what the Hell, let's just throw in Painkiller: Black Edition for funsies. It's close enough.

And then you have all the "Shadow-titled" games.
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superpika237 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
:noes: don't even get me started on those.
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:iconsbkmulletman:
sbkMulletMan Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
You ran out of torches in Shadowgate, didn't you?

[link]
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:iconsuperpika237:
superpika237 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Dammit, everything leads to that damn pigeon game.
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0rg Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
well

PLAY THEM
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:iconsuperpika237:
superpika237 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
I HAVE DARKSTALKERS

Er, Darksiders

GODDAMMIT
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
BIG difference! D:
Play them~! :heart:
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:iconsuperpika237:
superpika237 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Well, maybe I dun wanna :saddummy:
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:icondrachenmagier:
drachenmagier Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Then you're really missing out. :D
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HappyDuckCreator Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You know, I almost played the first, but just as I bought it my brother moved out. This ment he took his Xbox away, leaving me with no means of playing it. :C
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0rg Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
whether it be playing it on PC instead or buying a new console for around 125 bucks, the game is worth it
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:iconhappyduckcreator:
HappyDuckCreator Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah, as many people have told me. :nod: One of these days...
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:iconmarvelouschester:
MarvelousChester Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
I feel for you, you missed out on gigantic breasts.
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:iconhappyduckcreator:
HappyDuckCreator Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:cry: Hard as tits...
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TronmanZ Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
Cool.
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TronmanZ Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
I got to play Dark Souls.
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