Undead again: Dark Souls 2 preview


May 4, 2013

"This is the third time I've been able to beat him," says the Namco rep after defeating a boss at the tail end of a 15-minute E3 demonstration of the forthcoming action-RPG epic Dark Souls 2.

"Uh huh," I think as the presentation concludes. He didn't look that hard. "There were plenty of times you could've hit him," I think, suspecting the demo rep of holding back to make the fight look more intense than it is.

Then I play the same demo. And holy-mother-of-god is it punishing.

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