Punch Jump Review: Demon's Souls

Atlus Inc.'s Demon's Souls for Sony Corp.'s Playstation 3 is a rare game title employs old-fashioned difficulty to create a great sense of reward for each accomplishment. The title is an agonizing, yet addictive role-playing game that is designed for users to learn from each battle and subsequently relish each conquering moment.

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40cal2954d ago

Wow, another great review. Its killing me, I cant wait any longer.

Pennywise2954d ago

I am one that imported. At the same time I am glad I didnt wait, this game is without a doubt AAA.

Syronicus2954d ago

Cannot wait for this title. It looks absolutely awesome.

bnaked2954d ago (Edited 2954d ago )

It's shaping up to be a GOTY contender.. Only noobs don't like the game, because of the difficulty..

DAVID BRENT2954d ago (Edited 2954d ago )

next door 'freesixty' beeefing with others and defending the lack of exclusives on the 360 said...

'No games.. hum... 5 exclusives/ year against 100 multiplattform games/ year.. '

lol think about it

Chubear2954d ago

... and to think, this is only year 3... with at least 4 more to go.

Chubear2954d ago (Edited 2954d ago )

How many high end exclusive games came out for the PS3 this year? Help me out if I missed any.

Killzone 2
MLB: The Show09
Ratchet & Clank
Demon Souls
God of War1&2: PS3 version
NGS 2 .. (and yes if you've seen the vids and features it's pretty much an exclusive game cause the 360 doesn't have the contents of this game graphically and other wise)

I didn't even mention the ones that were not high end but I'll make a list for that one too if need be.

FiftyFourPointTwo2954d ago

Tales of Vesperia PS3?
3D Dot Game Heroes?

OGharryjoysticks2954d ago

I think you're right about the GOTY idea. It should definetely be in the running because I've read reviews that paint the picture as a true timeless classic. Technically at that point it comes down to a popularity contest for the game that beats it.

ThanatosDMC2954d ago

It'll win RPG of the year but probably not GOTY since Uncharted 2 will claim that right.

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Delta2954d ago

WOW!! Uncharted 2 and Demon Soul's are tag teaming.

FiftyFourPointTwo2954d ago

NGS2 is getting very solid reviews too.

Sarcasm2954d ago

9s and 10s left and right. Well deserved!

Defectiv3_Detectiv32954d ago

Just wait for Ratchet and Clank to come out later this year, that and the possibility of GT5 means every GOTY nominee could be a sony one.

eagle212954d ago

Don't forget The God Of War Collection on Blu-ray. :p

Morituri2954d ago

I just noticed that you were right. Two games on one team kicking all the competition to the MF'n curb.

bjornbear2954d ago

totally what i was thinking xD

Damn...these two, and NGS2 will make PS3 the strongest console for exclusives this year (warming up for the next =))

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FiftyFourPointTwo2954d ago (Edited 2954d ago )

Demon's Souls - 90
Gaylo FlopDST - 85
:D :D :D

Gabe EatsWell2954d ago (Edited 2954d ago )

Metacritic score
Gaylo ODSFlop: 85
Killbots 2: 91
bu-bu-but the saleszszzsz!!!!!

Lou Ferrigno2954d ago

Gaylo RRoDsT= 85
MLB 09 the Show=90


PostApocalyptic2954d ago

What else do the xbots have to play but another rendition of halo?

Up next, Master Chief and the Chipmunks, Halo 3 action figures, and your very own Master Chief Pajamas!

colossi162954d ago

Wow, is this the same developer that brought us enchanted arms? They did a 180 with this and 3D Dot heroes.

raztad2954d ago

It's not by chance. I read Sony Japan asked From Software to develop a spiritual sequel to Kings Fields, and they had a lot to say in the game design.

Game is preordered. Cant wait to destroy some Demons.

SaiyanFury2954d ago

Yeah FROM Software knows their stuff when it comes to making dark, brooding RPGs. They have the King's Field pedigree from that. It doesn't surprise me that the similar designs and artwork would carry over from that series. If you want to try some of their earlier works, check out the King's Field series on PS1 and PS2. The controls are somewhat sluggish, but you get used to it. I'm playing through King's Field 2 right now actually.