TITLE Dark Souls
DEVELOPER From Software
US PUBLISHER Namco Bandai
UK PUBLISHER Namco Bandai
NORDIC PUBLISHER Namco Bandai
ONLINE PLAY Yes
SCREENS ADDED: 03 Feb-2011
Official Fact Sheet:
Set in a rich, dark fantasy universe, the game’s tense dungeon crawling, fearsome enemy encounters and groundbreaking online features combine for an utterly compelling experience. Dark Souls breaks down barriers with a seamless world that encourages exploration and demands adaptability. As players encounter terrifying enemies and discover new areas, the game’s foundation of challenge and reward permeates the experience, delivering an unparalleled sense of achievement.
- In Dark Souls, players have a new friend. The Beacon Fire is a key feature that will permeate the entire game
- universe, serving a number of important functions for players as they battle on many levels to overcome the uniquely challenging universe.
- The game world of Dark Souls is seamless, with no distinct levels and few loading times. Throughout the world, the small, warm light of the beacon fire will serve as a point of subtle relief that glows in the cold, dark world that the player explores. The main functions of The Beacon Fire are as follows:
- Recovery Point: Use the fire to restore the Life Gauge
- Restart Point: When a player dies in the game they can restart from the last Beacon Fire, helping players progress in the face of adversity and death
- Sharing Point: Players may gather around the beacon fire to share the Dark Souls experience