Dark Souls 2 launch trailer struts its stuff

Dark Souls II arrives on Xbox 360 and PS3 tomorrow and Namco Bandai has released a launch trailer to inform you that, yes, you will die.

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The long wait is almost over for Dark Souls fans (unless you're on PC, of course), as Dark Souls II will finally arrive tomorrow. Namco Bandai is commemorating the occasion with a new launch trailer that reminds players that they will die. A lot.

The latest trailer offers an overview of what it means to die in Dark Souls, while also showing off the many horrors that await in the latest entry to the series. It also contains 100% more strutting. And it has funky music, which prompted Alice to point out that she did it first in her Dark Souls Nites videos. You should watch those, by the way.

Dark Souls II arrives tomorrow on Xbox 360 and PS3.

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    March 10, 2014 1:15 PM

    Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Dark Souls 2 launch trailer struts its stuff.

    Dark Souls II arrives on Xbox 360 and PS3 tomorrow and Namco Bandai has released a launch trailer to inform you that, yes, you will die.

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      March 10, 2014 1:19 PM

      lol what the hell

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        March 10, 2014 1:20 PM

        also this video doesn't help my concerns that the game appears very washed out and over lit.

        still will be the bees knees tho.

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      March 10, 2014 1:41 PM

      I like these WTF Dark Souls 2 trailers they are the opposite of what you'd expect from the game.

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      March 10, 2014 5:45 PM

      lol what?! You could have given me 20 years to guess the music from the next Dark Souls 2 trailer... and I NEVER would have guessed friggin' Jethro Tull! That is just random!

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        March 10, 2014 5:46 PM

        Also HOLY SHIT my game has been shipped and is due by tomorrow! It should be waiting for me when I get back from work!! Can't wait!!

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      March 10, 2014 6:12 PM

      New meme; Dark Souls trailers with inappropriate and poorly matched music.

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      March 10, 2014 6:18 PM

      Is it bad that I haven't finished Dark Souls?

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        March 10, 2014 6:28 PM

        Probably not. What will probably happen is you will play this game and then become completely consumed by it like all good gamers should... until you finally finish it and stick your head out of the window and release a bone shattering primal scream of joy and relief as those 80 hours of joyous suffering wash away from your soul. Then you will thirst for more... and you will go back and play through Dark Souls. And then maybe Demon Souls as well. By that time Dark Souls 3 should be ready.

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      March 10, 2014 9:08 PM

      I feel not enough people have lol'd at this trailer

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      March 10, 2014 9:15 PM

      When will this be on the Playstation store?

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      March 10, 2014 9:18 PM

      if anyone buys the game based on this they're in for a sore disappointment

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      March 10, 2014 9:39 PM

      they have picked some weird ass music for their trailers

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      March 10, 2014 11:01 PM

      Dark Souls Nites II

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      March 10, 2014 11:03 PM

      I thought the silent comedy dark souls 1 trailer was fucking fantastic.