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Demon's Souls Reviews

Postby GameBanshee News » Mon Sep 28, 2009 6:47 am

The weekend has brought us three more reviews for From Software's Demon's Souls, and they're all very favorable.<br><br><a href="http://www.frictionlessinsight.com/archives/2009/09/demons-souls-re.html">Frictionless Insight</a> clocks in at 4/5:<br><blockquote>Demon's Souls is an incredible experience for a specific kind of player. For those with plenty of gaming experience, particularly with Japanese role-playing games, and who enjoy timing the swings of their scimitar, Demon's Souls is an amazing game that offers a unique take on death and multiplayer connectivity. For casual players, those who are frustrated by frequent failure or those put off by min/maxing piles of equipment and character statistics, Demon's Souls is best left to the hardest of the hardcore. For those who enter the fog of Boletaria, success in Demon's Souls is the kind of badge that any gamer can brag about.</blockquote><br><a href="http://www.psu.com/Demons-Souls-Review--a008190-p0.php">PlayStation Universe</a> hands out a 9/10:<br><blockquote>Demon’s Souls is a terrific game, and a welcome addition to the PS3 line-up. Be warned, though. If you object to the occasional whiff of repetition and object to copious amounts of trial and error, Demon’s Souls is not for you. If, however, you are looking for a challenge and a game with extensive replay value, we suggest you get this game on day one. Be prepared for an exciting, brutal, and cruel action RPG experience unlike anything you’ve ever witnessed before.</blockquote><br>And <a href="http://dualshockers.com/2009/09/review-demons-souls/">DualShockers</a> gives it a 4/5:<br><blockquote>So, in the end, if you’re looking for a brutally intense, difficult, trial and error filled, yet visually impressive, title, by all means, Demon’s Souls delivers. Its visuals are gorgeous, the game mechanics are a breath of fresh air, a wildly fun romp in a dark and foreboding world. Unfortunately, the frustration factor may be a turn-off to all but the hardcore crowd. All that being said, whether this type of game appeals to you or not, you owe it to yourself to check it out and play it. You may love it, you may hate it, you might toss your controllers in frustration, but at least you’ll expose yourself to a masterfully crafted title that gives the gaming landscape something different, something new, something surprisingly robust and attractive. That’s what every title that comes along hopes to be, but, in recent memory, Demon’s Souls is one of the only games to accomplish. While things might not be perfect, given the high degree of difficulty, the title definitely does deliver and is something for all gamers to aspire to try.</blockquote>