Dark Souls to emerge in October

A new trailer for Dark Souls has revealed that the successor to Demon's Souls will arrive on the Xbox 360 and PS3 in October 2011.


The successor to the unforgiving third-person action game Demon's Souls has had a small light shined upon its release window.

Originally scheduled to arrive within the vague window of "sometime in 2011," a new trailer from publisher Namco Bandai has revealed that Dark Souls will now arrive sometime within October 2011.

Dark Souls brings the controller throwing mayhem of the first game back to the PS3 and--for the first time--to the Xbox 360.

Shackers craving more Dark Souls info should check back tomorrow, when a full preview for the upcoming title will hit the site.

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    May 10, 2011 4:30 PM

    Xav de Matos posted a new article, Dark Souls to emerge in October.

    A new trailer for Dark Souls has revealed that the successor to Demon's Souls will arrive on the Xbox 360 and PS3 in October 2011.

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      May 10, 2011 4:37 PM

      Can not wait!

      Demon Souls is right up there on my all time list of greatness.

      Hope they don't add regenerating health and big button prompts to appeal to the masses :-)

      I'm sure that won't happen!!

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      May 10, 2011 5:05 PM

      So I have til Oct to play the first?


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        May 10, 2011 5:15 PM

        GET BUSY!

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        May 10, 2011 6:20 PM

        Not much danger of missing that deadline if you have the game now. Short playtime was one of the game's few negatives.

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          May 10, 2011 6:23 PM

          It's Greatest Hits, so I grab it in a few weeks after LA Noire etc...

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          May 11, 2011 6:48 AM

          Short? I think you played it wrong, or maybe i play it wrong! :-)

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            May 11, 2011 7:08 AM

            Someone did a speed run in less than an hour. it's definitely short.

            It works the same way as retro games did. it seemed longer because you went to the same spot 17 times. =)

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              May 11, 2011 7:16 AM

              Link to speed run? I'm intrigued!

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              May 11, 2011 8:05 AM

              He was massively over powered using homing soul arrow the entire way through if im not mistaken, a bit different with a level one soldier type. new game + etc is all part of it anyway!

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          May 11, 2011 10:31 AM

          Definitely not short for my first time play through, i'm not finished with it yet, other games keep interrupting.

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          May 11, 2011 11:41 AM

          lol wut? I've got about 100 hours into it

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        May 10, 2011 8:05 PM

        That's not much time. The game technically isn't very long, but the LTP factor is huge.

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      May 10, 2011 5:19 PM

      geez this year is fucking ridiculous for games

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        May 10, 2011 5:22 PM

        I'm glad that ME3 was delayed and that Brink ended up being a MP only game.

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      May 10, 2011 5:23 PM

      So maybe they'll keep the DS servers running until then? I think they were supposed to shut down last month or something.

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      May 10, 2011 6:22 PM

      and so many people laughed at me for asking when Demon's Souls would come to X360.


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        May 10, 2011 6:39 PM

        Well, Demon's Souls WON'T be coming to 360. :P

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          May 10, 2011 9:03 PM

          Yeah, if I remember right, Sony actually published Demon's Souls in Japan. Atlus got the rights for translation and publishing for USA/EU, but not going to happen for MS.

          Same deal here as PS3 getting only Mass Effect 2, but not ME1.

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        May 11, 2011 7:04 AM

        I'm still laughing at you for asking.

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      May 10, 2011 7:10 PM

      This is the one right here.

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      May 10, 2011 7:43 PM

      Looks like the exact same game... SIGN ME UP!

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      May 10, 2011 7:52 PM

      I got a bad first impression playing Demon's Souls, but I've been thinking recently of hoping back in.

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        May 10, 2011 9:05 PM

        That happened to me too. I ended up just looking up a solid character build, and started having a lot of fun in the mid-game when you really see the benefits of your build take shape, and you start rocking bosses even some on first try.

        Rerolled to a Temple Knight with faith build, primary focus on Blessed Knight Sword +5 and Dark Silver Shield +5.

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      May 10, 2011 7:56 PM


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      May 11, 2011 5:24 AM

      Put in some direct-invite co-op instead of the haphazard method in DS and bought'd

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        May 11, 2011 6:49 AM

        Na, its all part of te fun!

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        May 11, 2011 10:33 AM

        That would be magical. The current system is definitely pretty cool, but playing with a dedicated friend would be that much more awesome...though probably make the game much easier.

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      May 11, 2011 8:21 AM

      When was the last time a console game actually came out on the promised release date when the date was set 6 months out?

      We'll be lucky if it comes out by xmas