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New Dark Souls II Trailer Goes Beyond Death

When Dark Souls was being promoted, it was with the tagline, “Prepare to Die.” Everything we’ve seen about Dark Souls II suggests that death will be an omnipresent force. That’s why we were surprised by this new trailer.

“This is not about death,” it begins. It isn’t until near the end that this sentiment begins to coalesce into the true spirit of From Software’s series.

Dark Souls is about what you learn from death. It’s about taking the mistakes and turning them into lessons. 

You’ll be able to transform those expirations into edification on March 11. Dark Souls II is coming to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. For more, check out the March 2013 issue of Game Informer for an in-depth look at the game.

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  • I might just wait off on this and see if they come out with a "definitive edition" to buy it. I really would like to experience this in updated graphics.
  • Nice Dark Souls 1 trailer FROM. But what about 2?
  • Just bought the first one yesterday...I'm excited and terrified to give it a try sometime soon.

  • I keep forgetting this is coming so soon! March is a good month for games.

  • Ooooooooooooooooooooo this game is gonna be so gooooooooooooooood!

  • Cant wait!

  • I guess it's time to put the first game back in. I haven't touched it in almost 9 months. Xenoblade Chronicles has me preoccupied at the moment though. Plus school is kicking my butt this semester. If only there was more time.
  • I miss the corny female british narrator, and the corny intense music from the first two :(

  • This is the kind of trailer they make when they want to lure in folks who know nothing about the game or the franchise. Makes me a little sad because it's not really representative of the Souls games, but whatever.
  • I love Demon's Souls and Dark Souls so much, but this trailer is garbage. It has nothing of the ambiance or tone of the game-- makes me wonder if they've screwed the game up, too, or if it's just the usual marketing crap geared toward their perception of a dumbed-down American audience.