The Pixel Review: Dark Souls Review

The Pixel Review writes:
I’m about 70 hours into my first play through of Dark Souls and just now finishing up. That should be immediately indicative of the kind of game Dark Souls is; an altogether different experience from the games we’ve grown accustomed to. This game consumes you whole. You don’t play this game, it plays you. You don’t become good at this game, you simply become less bad.

The game is hard. Am I effectively communicating this?

I spent the first 5 or so hours coping with this difficulty. Why was it so fun? I couldn’t understand. I was poking and prodding around, wary of traps and constantly vigilant. For the first time ever, I was afraid of dying in a video game. Conceptually speaking, this game should be pissing me off yet here I am, thorougly enjoying the agony

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greyhaven332619d ago

I love this game, like the reviewer said u will sometimes turn off the system in frustration, like I did last night. But I'm already anticipating playing again, got a plan worked out for that damn demon

zerocrossing2619d ago (Edited 2619d ago )

I just made it to Undead burg, I heard Dark Souls was gonna be harder than Demon's Soul's but damn! that last Boss fight was tough!

Bits-N-Kibbles2618d ago

you have no idea what waits ahead...

zerocrossing2618d ago

Lol sorry I meant to say Blight Town...

HarryMasonHerpderp2619d ago

Loving this game so far.Im about to face some demon boss in the depths and still trying to pluck up the courage to fight it as i know its massive and terrifying! but i shall go on and defeat it!