Mean Gentlemen do an in depth look about the challenge of Demon's Souls.
Almost had a fucking heart attack
Haven't played Dark Souls yet but demon souls was hard at the beginning. It induced sever rage at first but once you figured out the tactics it became relatively easy. It has been one of the most challenging games this gen.
To me Demon´s Souls were not just harder then Dark Souls but it also required more hours of farming and getting used to that dark;good faction(Tendency) Demon´s Souls was a pain to get a platinum trophy and From Software had to put the world on the servers to be always good for a few days or always dark because millions of gamers were complainning that it was too hard to do the "manual" switch bettewn good<>evil Tendency. On the other hand Dark Souls did not have that and just required two play throughs to get the plat trophy.
yes its hard at first because theres so many diffrent things to learn whitch the game does not explain to the player eg world tendiences and weapon upgrading. Just have to say i Fing love the Souls games lol.
Its harder than most of the games out there.
Actually we had to play Dark Souls three times if we were going for the plat trophy and not just two like I said above. But we did not have to kill every named on our 3rd play though so it was quick to do that. the most pain I had was to find good spots to farm for souls to level my character up.
Demon's Souls is not that hard--it's just punishing. if you screw up, you can lose a bunch of souls that you worked for. but the game itself, the enemies, etc....they all have easy patterns to figure out and easy weaknesses to exploit. as far as a comparison to Dark Souls, i'd say DaS is both better and harder than DeS.
After finishing demons souls 10 times, I will say it is a hard and punishing game, I don't care for people trying to constantly down play that fact. Dark souls was a great game, but the atmosphere and overall fun factor wasn't close to demons souls in my opinion.
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It's not that the enemies are so tough or anything, the reason people talk about it's difficulty is the same reason I haven't played it in months even though I really liked it and hadn't even nearly completed it all, it's the investment of time it demands. You can play for hours, battling through all kinds of Demons and monsters and then just by screwing up once you can send yourself right back to where you started playing. That's where the frustration comes in, with most other games you can play for an evening then turn off the console knowing you're gonna be experiencing and seeing new things from the get-go the next time you turn it on. With Demon's souls I often find myself turning the console off knowing that thanks to one dumb mistake after playing for two hours I'm gonna have to put that same two hours in tomorrow just to get back where I was. I honestly do really like the game but I'm just too lazy for it (yes, too lazy to play a videogame). I can see that it would be the best game ever if you play games for a challenge but as someone who started as a movie buff then moved into games because they last longer and have more new things to see, parts of it just started to feel like homework to me. I would try to talk myself into putting it back into my console like, 'Come on, just work your way through this area very carefully, pay attention and put the work in for a while then you'll get to a new area and see some new amazing things' and ended up just putting Fallout 3 in the console to go see new things without having to put in the work.
Demons souls is hard, when you first begin. It takes a little bit to get use to, but after the first play through, you will for sure know where everything is, and how to avoid most of it. So, its hard if you don't really put your time into learning the game, but when you do, its pretty easy. If you die, its mostly your own fault.
King Allant post-patching is hard no matter what way you look at it. Sure he has a small moveset but he's insanely strong and just a tad too fast to be able to dodge everything safely without getting unlucky, especially if you're a melee character. That being said overall the game is as hard as all games should be.
Demon's Souls is artificially difficult. Dying and going back to the beginning of a level everytime artificially inflates the difficulty of the game. As far as this article...another flamebait article intended to incite controversy!
agreed. it's just an illusion of difficulty. a game like Ninja Gaiden Black is naturally difficult and requires skill and practice as well as patience. Demon's Souls just requires patience because, like you said, if you die then you start at the beginning, and you might or might not lose a bunch of souls you worked for.
I think Dark Souls is more of A pvp game then deamon souls but demon souls is much harder I still cant beat the last level idk why but the game puts a type of fear in to the eyes of the player that dark souls cant do dark souls gives off a feeling of isolation for most of the game but near the end its just gone and the last boss is piss with friends that he never got a chance to hit us.
It is. I thought that after watching the walkthroughs of people having a somewhat easier time I figured I might be able to stand a chance in the game only to find out upon playing it, NOPE!
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