Are you a "Souls" pro player, afraid that Bloodborne might be too easy for you? Fear not, as From Software is going to give you a early chance to give yourself a sizable handicap. As a matter of fact, you can do that even before you start.
I think i will go with 'Shouldnt have been born' when i get to play this game. I like the challenge.
i think imma gonna stick to a normal class... i understand that people want a challenge, but it's never made sense to me why people would want to make a game that's already really difficult, more difficult. (and damniit, i accidentally clicked disagree :( i know disagrees don't really matter, but i compensated with a +bub)
I like to play the game on its hardest difficulty it can come with. I make my own challenges in those types of games. My latest was a speedrun of The Evil Within in Akumu mode with no upgrades. It was hard as hell but it was nice.
I always like to beat something really hard once a year. I recently played dark souls, souls level 1, no magic, no shield and no armor. I was stuck on the dlc and the four kings for a while but i beat it.
Because it's become a "meme" now. The Souls series to people is "that series that's SOOO HARD!" From Software seems to have picked up on this and now they've been doing their best to make it as difficultly annoying as possible, rather than incorporating a good challenge. This can be seen in their rebranding of DaS with "Prepare to Die edition", with the choices made in DaS2 and even the recent changes they made to it. Which is a shame. What made DaS enjoyable was the fact that it offered challenge that was met with reward that spurred the player. Rather than difficulty for difficulty's sake.
Any Souls veteran will tell you that the starting class is mostly irrelevant, so even playing as Waste of Skin won't change the game much for people who know what they're doing. Wonder why they decided not to have a Level 1 class.
Hey ziggurcat did you play Souls Games before? This Class wont make the game harder its basically the class from Dark Souls which starts at lv 1 without points in stats you can lv exactly what you want. A different Class starts for example at lv 10 which has already 10 points in stats you cant change anymore. thats how it is :P
@Concertoine Playing through Dark Souls at level 1, now that is impressive although "no magic" is basically impossible since the only level 1 build is the "pyromancer" and he/she has flame spells. Of course you don't have to use them if you don't want to. The best pyromancer flame spell IMO is the hand flame since you can level this up and since it takes approximately 0.5 of a second to activate it can even take out a level 100 character in a few seconds. The best I can do is level 15 but because there is little if any randomness in the game you do eventually learn how each enemy attacks and can act accordingly. Not sure how you got past those archers in Anor Londo since one hit especially at level 1 and even worse no armour is a sure kill. At LV 15 you can use poisoned arrows although this is still risky. Even the Capra demon early in the game can be a real challenge at level 1.
Not because of the challenge (lower lvls are cheaper to upgrade anyway so you'll catch up with the other classes in no time) but because of the increased customization I always pick the class with the lowest lvl in Souls games. Somehow when I start a new Souls game, I never know how I actually want to play it... so I usually start with upgrading the core stats (HP, Stamina) while I'm figuring out which path to take :D
Actually I always up my stamina first and strength second before I worry about HP. Normally I only level up to 15 or 20 max depending how comfortable I am with the build so I have to be careful how I allocate my stats. I don't really worry much about magic since it takes over a second to activate (hand flame is much faster) and a person who is skilled in weapon combat can take out even a high level magic user very quickly although it is very risky against a level 15 pyromancer hand flame.
They should implement an ironman mode and be done with it. Other than that is there an achievement or any benefit to choosing a harder start vs an easier one?
Maybe people like an even harder challenge. Whats wrong with that? And not everything has to have a trophy or an achievement to benefit from it.
Back in the old days, before there were "achievements", people chose harder difficulties and starts just because it was challenging and fun. Kids these days.
Same. For me though its because games now days are way too easy. My 4 and 1/2 year old managed to beat every COD games he has no problem. The standard now days for games in terms of difficulty is very very easy. Virtually every game I play now days I feel like I was just going though the motion to get through to the end. No real road block or real challenge in anything. Most games its just shoot/cover/regenerate/move repeat until the end. When the credits roll I really don't feel anything. Demon Souls change all that last gen as really it was a great blend of old school games hardcore difficulty mixed in with very very smart and innovate modern games designs. There is nothing more satisfying than when you become death itself after dying so many times. Replayed demon souls again lately and I couldn't believe how easy it has become when I literally died like 200 times in the 1-1 game level alone the first time I played it. Literally demons souls improve my gaming which is something I am happy with. No doubt I will not find Bloodbourne too hard so best to start from the lowest level.
Which is why i hate and love the Souls games. They made a challenging and a very rewarding game but at the same time, it made every other game in terms of challenge obsolete. Seriously few games now a day offers a real challenge.
Yeah let your 4 year old play COD. Great idea dude.
@gobluesmag. He has his RC and LBP etc as well which he does not like very much because they are too easy. Got my Atari younger than him. Played violent games and watched violent movies etc from a very young age. You see not everyone is the same. Just because society says that kids should not watch or play violent movies or games does not mean I will follow. Kids are much smarter than society give them credit for. I don't treat my kids like idiots. They know very well what is fiction and what is not fiction. I know myself and my kids well enough thank you.
I fully agree. I have always liked the games from "From Software" and have played Kings Field through to Demon's Souls and Dark Souls. All of these games are long and were challenging especially the Souls series. Personally I do like Action/Adventure and/or RPG's and the Souls series is excellent. I also like the Elder Scrolls series beginning with Oblivion then Skyrim and while the default difficulty is a pretty good although it can be made harder although the last two hardness levels in Skyrim are only for the those who really want to die allot. In Skyrim even at Level 50 and fully buffed Dragon Armour in expert mode you can still get killed pretty quickly if you are not careful. Basically I was insta' killed by a Dwarf ballista because I did not see the pressure plate. If you are interested in playing Oblivion you need to set-up the perks you want to really level up as your "minor attributes" and the perks that are not that important as your "major attributes" although you do want to level up but you want to do this very slowly. Do this the other way around and you will hate the game since pretty much all the enemies level up the same as you and all seem to have better weapons, armour and magic
I'll probably do it with my second build. I'm going to want to get used to the game first. But we'll see.
Plus, just like souls games, the lower the level you start, the better customization you'll have on your character. I've always started with the lowest level character in every souls games. It actually has the ability to make your game easier than harder.
I'll decide which one to start with based on their starting garments/clothes. Fashion is everything in a Souls game. (assuming each class starts with different clothes, that is.)
Indeed. Fashion Souls is the real game. Can you look badass while kicking it?
Reminds me of that class where you start off naked with only a club as a weapon
are you talking about barbarian from Demon's or deprived from dark?
I'm guessing maybe both? But the great thing about those classes is that since they are so low level they can be customized more than other classes. Never played them I always went with the typical heavy class with shield layout.
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No. You are 100% right!
Pfffft yeah, this is alright I guess, if you're a wuss. Personally I have just cut off my own left hand and asked my friend to come over and continuously spray mace in my eyes and taser me while I play, but whatever, if you little girls aren't up for a challenge like I am this sounds like an okay plan.
This is one of my most anticipated PS4 games. Love the Souls series and this one looks to be a masterpiece.
It seems like that great souls atmosphere that was severely lacking in Dark Souls 2 has made its way back to Bloodborne.
I seriously feel the same way. Dark Souls 2 just wet my Souls appetite but did not satisfy it like Demon Souls and the first Dark Souls did. And I agree with a lot of comments here. Starting classes rarely had any effect on the game but it is still great news that these guys are continuing the Souls tradition.
more clickbait nonsense from dualshockers. this is nothing more than the depraved classes in previous souls installments. every souls player knows that choosing a class has no real bearing on what ultimately becomes of your character through playthrough(s)
I bet you can. That's From Software for you.
Gamers these days whine more than any group I've ever met. Waaaah it's not hard enough, waaaaah I didn't get my way. Man up and quit bitching. Nobody cares about your personal complaints with someone else's creative work.
Eh, prob not but I play these types of games for another reason.
Great! Now can we have an option to play at 60FPS? Pretty please? I'm not digging at the game it's just that 60FPS is so nice.
Just play it with an emulator on your PC. That's the only way you will get 60FPs with this game. Anyways these types of games are usually very slow paced so 60FPS isnt necessary in them.
Pacing has nothing to do with framerate. 60FPS is objectively better than 30FPS. A higher framerate is always better. The Last of Us: Remastered runs at 60FPS (with a few dips here and there, but it's fine because it rarely happened.) and it was great because it ran at a reasonable framerate and Last of Us is a fairly slow paced game. Wouldn't you agree? If you have the PS3 version of The Last of Us because it runs at 30FPS, run it next to the PS4 version and I guarantee you will see and feel a difference.
This to me seems like the depraved class from Dark Souls 1 & 2; the one where you start with no equipment beyond basic stuff. It may seem like you're gimping yourself, but later levels this option should be the more customizable one as you'll be able to invest points into attributes as you see fit, rather than be already assigned.
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