Today From Software's mighty action-rpg Dark Souls II was released to the masses. Fans and newcomers alike will likely accumulate a high collective death-count in the coming months. Dark Souls II is looking like it could be a serious contender for game of the year, and simutaneously proves that there's still life in the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
When it comes to a new generation of consoles, most console gamers go through an internal monologue of what to get. “Should I pick up the new Nintendo, or save my money for the new Sony or Microsoft systems” etc. This time around I was even more conflicted with seemingly more choices than ever to invest in. As an avid gamer I ended up landing on that I’m going to get all of it eventually and decided to start out with the PlayStation 4.
With Dark Souls 2 on the horizon we revisited the excellent Dark Souls to relive the many thrilling boss battles you come across in Lordran. Of course any encounter in Dark Souls can be deadly if you aren’t careful, and the road to a boss can be just as challenging as the boss fight itself. In any case, triumphing over a big baddie in Dark Souls is extremely rewarding in a way that few games in recent years have matched. This list is not only based on difficulty, atmosphere and the feelings evoked matter just as much. So let’s take a look at our top five Dark Souls boss battles
I’m a sucker for games that offer a variety of collectibles and hidden secrets throughout. Most gamers that grew up in the 80’s and 90’s will fondly remember stumbling upon Easter eggs in their favourite game, finding a way to unlock hidden bonus levels, and simply discovering all that the game had to offer. Things have changed somewhat in recent years with the rise of the internet where you are just a Google or Youtube search away from uncovering any game secret.