EuroGamer: "'This is the third time I've been able to beat him,' says the Namco rep after defeating a boss at the tail end of a 15-minute E3 demonstration of the forthcoming action-RPG epic Dark Souls 2.
'Uh huh,' I think as the presentation concludes. He didn't look that hard. 'There were plenty of times you could've hit him,' I think, suspecting the demo rep of holding back to make the fight look more intense than it is.
Then I play the same demo. And holy-mother-of-god is it punishing."