It's been just under two weeks since Bloodborne brutalized me on JXE Streams. After years of building up the gumption to actually tackle one of From Software's vicious action role-playing games, I finally braved its rank, monster-filled hallways. Know what? I loved it; the tension, the terror and the challenge are intoxicating. Not content to only explore Bloodborne's Victorian nightmare, I've decided to finally try its swords-and-sorcery predecessor, Dark Souls 2. We streamed Dark Souls 2 when it came out on PC in 2014, but this is the brand new PlayStation 4 version. We'll play it for the first time live, for your pleasure.
Tune in right here, to Twitch.tv/Joystiq or at the top of Engadget.com/gaming at 3PM ET to check out the first two hours of Dark Souls 2. Have we played it before? Never. Are we going to die a whole hell of a lot for you? You know it.
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[We're playing a retail copy of Dark Souls 2 on PlayStation 4 streamed through an Elgato Capture HD via OBS at 720p.]
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- Reviews • 83
- Game format Optical disc, Downloadable
- Online features Multiplayer, Voice chat, Video chat, Store, Browser
- Drive capacity 500 GB
- Controller type Wired, Wireless
- Motion controls Accelerometer, Gyroscopic, Camera / optical
- Video outputs HDMI
- Weight 6.17 lb
- Released 2013-11-15
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