Dark Souls 2

PS3, PC, XB360 / Action RPG / Release: Mar 11, 2014 / ESRB: U

Dark Souls 2 coming to PC on April 25

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 28, 2014 11:30am PST

The PC version of Dark Souls 2 will follow shortly after the console release. Today, Bandai Namco has announced the release date: April 25.

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Dark Souls 2 trailer sings a 'Hollow Lullaby'

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 19, 2014 12:30pm PST

"This isn't about death. This is about what you've learned from death." Lesson #1: Don't stand directly in front of a fire-breathing dragon.

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Dark Souls 2 'Black Armor Weapons Pack' gives a starter boost

By Steve Watts, Feb 12, 2014 1:30pm PST

The Black Armor and Collector's Editions of Dark Souls 2 will grant a voucher for the "Black Armor Weapons Pack," giving you early access to several weapons.

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Undead players can be invaded in Dark Souls 2

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 28, 2014 2:30pm PST

Being undead will no longer protect you from invasion in Dark Souls II. Fortunately, producer Takeshi Miyazoe outlines some potential deterrents against griefers.

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Dark Souls 2 trailer warns of a Cursed life

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 15, 2014 6:00am PST

"Your wings will burn in anguish, time after time, for that is your fate" a new Dark Souls II trailer warns, "the fate of the Cursed." Your curse is that you're an idiot, idiot. Look where you're going. Don't rush in. You haven't even seen that monster before, so don't just ...

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Most Anticipated 2014: Alice's Picks

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 10, 2014 11:40am PST

The editorial team at Shacknews outlines their most anticipated games of 2014. Next up, we've got Alice O'Connor with her list of 2014 games.

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Dark Souls 2 'Into the Light' comic begins

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 08, 2014 2:15pm PST

As promised, Namco Bandai's promotional Dark Souls 2 comic Into the Light is now available to read online. Well, the beginning of it anyway. The...

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Namco Bandai wants mobile Dark Souls game, but developer is resisting

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 24, 2013 12:30pm PST

"We'd like to bring Dark Souls to mobile," Namco Bandai director of global strategy for mobile Alex Adjaj said. However, it's not happening because the developers at From Software don't want to do it.

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Dark Souls 2 'will be a good PC experience'

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 19, 2013 6:00am PST

The PC port of Dark Souls was "sort of half-assed," From Software told us earlier this year, and gosh, wasn't it just, with wonky controls, wasn't it just, with wonky controls, and a fixed 720p resolution until a fan's mod fixed that. These problems were actually "expected t...

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Dark Souls 2 PS3 beta rescheduled for next weekend

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 01, 2013 6:00am PDT

If you were quick enough to get into Dark Souls II's brief beta test last weekend, you were no doubt disappointed, as technical problems meant it was abruptly called off. Namco Bandai has announced it'll run next weekend instead, still at awkward hours. To make up for all th...

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Dark Souls 2 closed beta launches on PS3

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 24, 2013 11:30am PDT

As promised, the Dark Souls 2 beta has launched. In order to access it, you must be one of the first 90,000 people to enter this code into the PlayStation Store...

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Dark Souls 2 'Into the Light' graphic novel coming in January

By Steve Watts, Oct 11, 2013 7:45am PDT

Dark Souls 2 is getting a tie-in graphic novel, titled "Into the Light." It is launching in early January 2014.

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Dark Souls 2 beta: what to expect

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 18, 2013 6:15pm PDT

PS3 owners will be able to sample Dark Souls 2 before the game's March launch. But, what's actually in the beta?

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Dark Souls 2 launches on Xbox 360 and PS3 March 11, PC version soon after

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 18, 2013 6:00pm PDT

Dark Souls 2 will be on Xbox 360 and PS3 on March 11, with the PC version to launch "shortly thereafter."

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Dark Souls 2 to 'enhance' online play, keeping isolation focus

By Steve Watts, Sep 12, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Dark Souls 2 producer Takeshi Miyazoe explains how the studio is making some "enhancements" to the online play, but is still keeping it firmly about isolation.

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