Posted by Mick Fraser
The world of Dark Souls II is colossal and utterly lethal. You will not survive by running in blindly and relying on luck or brute force. You must be prepared to play by the rules of Drangleic – which means accepting that every death is a lesson, and every mistake you make is progress.
We’ve been playing it extensively for nearly a month, and have pulled together our 13 top tips for beginners, whether you played the first game or not. Read on for the information that might just keep you alive for the first 12 – 15 hours.
After that, you’re on your own. Good luck with that.