You're going to die again

Title You're going to die again
Author Nick Diamon
Posted in Games
When April 11, 2013

Fans of hardcore games are in a tizzy thanks to IGN's 12-minute gameplay demo of Dark Souls II. IGN even sat down with FromSoftware Director Yui Tanimura in a ten-minute interview and asked him how many times players can expect to see the "YOU DIED" screen..

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I don't know, how many rats are in this game?

I personally feel much more at-ease about the difficulty after seeing the trailers. It looks like dying is still a core game mechanic, and I'm relieved by that. It looks like the game is still Dark Souls at it's core (hard-but-rewarding gameplay, superb level design, moody, awe-inspiring environments, opaque story-telling), which is as it should be. I can't wait to play this game.