After my fourth death during the demo of Dark Souls II, I really wanted to snap the controller in half. And yet, I still wanted to play more and more.
That is the alluring siren song that the Soul series sings to its players. When you die, it makes you want to do better. Its challenging gameplay are for a serious sect of roleplaying gamers. This is not a series that holds your hand. You may get a quick tutorial that tells you the buttons, but after that THAT'S IT! You are left on your own to fight and to die. And make no mistake: you will die a lot.