Dark Souls User Reviews
With tense dungeon crawling and fearsome enemy encounters, the seamlessly intertwined world of Dark Souls is full of extreme battles, rewarding challenges, nuanced weaponry and magic, and the flexibility to customize each character to suit any desired play style. The innovative online component allows gamers to draw from the collective experience of the Dark Souls community as they either help or sabotage each other on the journey through the Northern Realms to save the land from darkness. With a massive, seamless open world design, Dark Souls encourages deep exploration and an adaptable gameplay experience.
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It's possible for the player to hear the bell ring while online by other players from across in-game worlds.
Originally planned to be titled 'Dark Race' but the name was decided against to avoid controversy. 'Dark Ring' was suggested for its relationship to the dark sign on players' character, but again discarded as the name was found to be profound English slang. 'Dark Souls' was the last resort by FROM SOFTWARE to name the title despite it appearing as the most obvious choice from gamers' perspectives given that the game is the spiritual successor of Demon's Souls.
Several characters from Demon's Souls return again in Dark Souls, albeit, slightly altered which could simply be a nod to Demon's Souls or suggests that the worlds of Demon's Souls and Dark Souls are intertwined in time and reality, which is the main plot of Dark Souls.
Solaire of Astora: Oh, hello there. I will stay behind, to gaze at the sun. The sun is a wondrous body. Like a magnificent father! If only I could be so grossly incandescent!