Bryan Le writes, "With the VGA 2012 surprise announcement of Dark Souls II, From Software directors Tomohiro Shibuya and Yui Tanimura, may have pushed a few buttons amongst the hardcore lot of DS fans around the world. Their minds certainly blown from the unexpected reveal, it wasn't long before Dark Souls' enthusiasts began picking apart the trailer…and some did not like what they saw. For many, the sequel's unveiling did not capture the spirit of Dark Souls, well at least up until the part where the knight was struck by about a million arrows. For all intents and purposes, Dark Souls is supposed to be about a bunch of faceless dudes surviving a demon-plagued kingdom. So I ask, oh mighty From Software, developer of the punishing yet rewarding Soul's franchise, is the series going casual, maybe even generic?"