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GF Rating
7.1

913 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
3

Bad

Bad for Single Player

posted by shellcap (Granbury, TX) Sep 17, 2014

Member since Feb 2011

2 out of 2 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

I only play single player games and this game basically has no single player mode. Should be advertised as multiplayer or PVP only game because those playing a single player game are forced into PVP game play.

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GF Rating
5

Fair

Big letdown

posted by quintfl (BLUE RIDGE, GA) Jul 25, 2014

Member since Mar 2011

2 out of 2 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

I own Demon's Souls and Dark Souls and love both of them so I was looking forward to Dark Souls 2. I received this game in the mail and after playing it for about 5 minutes I realized they can't make Dark Souls any better but they can make it worse. In the short time that I had Dark Souls 2 I fought 3 bosses. All 3 bosses did the same moves and could all be beaten the same way. Most of the non-boss enemies could be beaten that same way as well. Also, enemies stop respawning after you beat them a certain amount of times so 'farming' for souls is limited. Your weapons' durability decreases WAY too fast as well. About 5 points every enemy you fight and then when the number gets down to 0 the weapon breaks. There were also a few times where I said "where do I go now". The major difference between Dark Souls and Dark Souls 2 is that, while both games will make you yell out in frustration and shut the game off, Dark Souls will have you coming back for more. Dark Souls 2 will have you taking the game out of the system and sending it back to Gamefly. I'm glad I didn't buy it.

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GF Rating
5

Fair

More of the same.

posted by cheeky (WASHINGTON, DC) Jul 7, 2014

Member since Mar 2005

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

The graphics are just as bad as the first as are the controls. I'm happy that people like this game, I'm just not one of them.

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