110°
Submitted by yomaru 957d ago | review

Weeaboos With Controllers | Review: Demon’s Souls

WWC: Note - Demon's Souls is a game that came out long before our website was around, so we decided to go back and review what is easily one of the best RPGs of this generation. Enjoy.

"I suppose we have all forgotten how we all used to play video games in the 16-bit era; without the help of cheats, guides/walk-throughs and the internet. We used to rely on our own imaginations and curiosity in order to explore and advance in our adventures. Nowadays we have innumerable ways of finding out how to progress through a video game easily. However, as much help we may find and gather (even from other players themselves), there is no humanly possible way to advance “easily” through a game like Demon’s Souls." (Demon's Souls, PS3) 5/5

NastyLeftHook0  +   957d ago
This Is The Definitive Rpg Of This Generation. And its ps3 exclusive.
#1 (Edited 957d ago ) | Agree(17) | Disagree(1) | Report | Reply
rdgneoz3  +   956d ago
And don't forget, it showed how to do a limited edition the right way. A full / physical copy of the mini guide (not 1/8 of it like Dark Souls and downloaded), physical copy of the sound track, and a nice art book.
HarryMasonHerpderp  +   956d ago
Yeah I noticed they cut back on the physical extras for the limited edition of Dark Souls, I was quite disappointed it would of been great if it was all physical like Demons Souls.

Anyway I still prefer Demons Souls over Dark Souls it's a shame it didn't get as much attention as Dark Souls did just because it was a PS3 exclusive and not multiplat.
Philoctetes  +   957d ago
Dark Souls was awesome, but Demon's Souls has much better PvP and weapons-balancing. The problem with Dark is that anything Lightning +5 is so much better than anything that scales with your other stats, that it severely limits the kind of character you can realistically build. I loved the diversity of character types in Demon's.
NastyLeftHook0  +   957d ago
<3 tower of latria
Irishguy95  +   956d ago
Hmm, I like Dark souls more for a few reasons(bonfire system was nice/Health flasks, open world was shockingly well designed, epic level design with the likes of Sen tower etc), your whole paragraph is true though. I would call them equal and neither are better.

Also yeah tower of latria is one of my favorite places in the souls series. Was great for Pvp
Swiggins  +   956d ago
"Anything +5 Lightning is so much better than anything that scales with your stats..."

Um...No...No no no no no...No....

-__-

Anybody who plays Dark Souls competitively will tell you that's a load of bunk...In fact an elemental enchantment is ONLY better in one regard and that's if your Endurance gouging.

And as far as diversity goes...I'm sorry, I couldn't disagree more, in Demons Souls there were maybe 3 or 4 effective builds that people used, in Dark Souls theres close to 13 or 14. I see tons more diversity in Dark Souls then I ever saw in Demons....
#2.3 (Edited 956d ago ) | Agree(3) | Disagree(2) | Report | Reply
HamsterPants  +   956d ago
I'd have to agree as well. I've been playing Dark Souls intensively all year and there are a lot of effective ways to experiment in PVP. In my opinion, the only thing about the PVP in Dark Souls which could be seen as worse than Demon's Souls is the back stabs, they are horribly broken.
Nexgensensation  +   956d ago
demon souls was definitely one of those games that surprise me
its definitely one of those games that you have to be very careful on who you kill and how many times you been killed.
YOU WILL SUFFER THE CONSCIENCES AND TURN THIS GAME INTO SOMETHING IMPOSSIBLE TO BEAT.

and yes this is one of those games that we need more from
h311rais3r  +   956d ago
I loved every minute. But personally I found dark souls a TAD more fun. I enjoyed the world more.
Sizzon  +   956d ago
My personal favourite RPG game this gen, so hard but so much fun.
belac09  +   956d ago
i just beat it today, for the first time. its my favorite series. i almost beat it a few years ago, but someone stole my copy and i never took the time to get it back and deleted my save, it was sooo fun replaying it though and finally beating it!
g-nome  +   956d ago
I completed it in around 30 hours , after spending 100 on Dark Souls first. Was not that hard looking back , the tower of latria was a pain though.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD (PlayStation 4) review | Honestgamers

2m ago - HG: The once-triumphant Final Fantasy brand has been in an awfully confused state for a good dec... | PS4

Review: Battlefield: Hardline | Purexbox

2m ago - Purexbox: Like the Call of Duty franchise, Battlefield has been doing the same thing for a few y... | PC
Ad

Want to Join the Releases.com Team? We are Looking for News Editors

Now - We are looking for news editors for the following categories. Games, TV Series, Movies and Tech. If you are an aspiring journalist in one of these... | Promoted post
10°

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Review | Gamestyle

2m ago - GS: I have played most of the Final Fantasy games over the years, missing out the MMORPG affairs... | PS4
10°

Pillars of Eternity Review | Aciontrip

3m ago - Actiontrip: The last hardcore, isometric CRPG I played was Baldur’s Gate, the original game, and... | PC
10°

Review: Pillars of Eternity | Destructoid

3m ago - DTOID: Pillars of Eternity is a sort of game which appeared unlikely to exist again in any meani... | PC