PS3 Thursday, February 5, 2009 | 12:25 PM

Demon's Souls video

Demon's Souls video

Demon's Souls had been released today in Japan, and as usual now the great DjMizuhara sent us a gameplay video, with of course much more to come.


Gameplay #1 by DjMizuhara

All comments

Commented on 2009-02-05 13:47:35
I like the dark atmosphere... are the slow downs due to the video because I have seen a stream of the game and they didnt appear to exist even in huge boss fights
Commented on 2009-02-05 15:30:19
yhea...

Game looks downright boring.
Commented on 2009-02-05 15:38:08
Wow the game looks insanely boring. Graphics are lackluster, controls seem to be ass (player seems to be having problems anyway) and it's just so...slow :P

*edit: forgot the mandatory "zomfgWTFBBQ?!?!?!??!!!? Evar herd of colorz!?"
Commented on 2009-02-05 15:49:25
I liked the cgi start. When the actual game start it became boring.
Commented on 2009-02-05 15:52:19
The graphics are average, but the combat is truly awful. Looks like a game that helps people get to sleep easily.
Commented on 2009-02-05 17:53:28
Looks pretty meh. Coming from From Software, that isn't a surprise.
Commented on 2009-02-05 18:01:50
you can't put down FROM Software, they try. but their games just seem OLD. shame really.
Commented on 2009-02-05 18:04:17 In reply to teh_d00d
Posted by teh_d00d
you can't put down FROM Software, they try. but their games just seem old. shame really.
So they make shitty games, but you can't say that they suck because...they try?
Commented on 2009-02-05 18:08:37 In reply to Megido
Posted by Megido
So they make shitty games, but you can't say that they suck because...they try?
no. you can say they suck :) i wasn't implying that nobody should say so. it just seems to be EVERY game they do... sucks. yet they keep on producing them!? (must be costing them a fortune.)
Commented on 2009-02-05 18:23:27
wish they would bring back ultima with this engine... no rpg these days fills the void that game left behind...
Commented on 2009-02-05 19:01:08
atmosphere = good
gameplay = not so good.

it reminds me of a more graphically impressive, closer-in version of baldurs gate (console version) tbh. which isnt necessarily a bad thing, it's just incredibly dated. i'll probably give it a rental if and when it hits UK shores.
Commented on 2009-02-05 20:12:00
Very rigid movement and a complete lack of shadows makes it look like a half finished game.
Commented on 2009-02-05 20:27:36 In reply to teh_d00d
Posted by teh_d00d
no. you can say they suck :) i wasn't implying that nobody should say so. it just seems to be EVERY game they do... sucks. yet they keep on producing them!? (must be costing them a fortune.)
Not really. They don't put the production money to polish titles so they should be breaking even. Not to mention, they don't always publish their titles so someone has else hoofs the bill.
Commented on 2009-02-05 22:00:06 In reply to Slabs
Posted by Slabs
Very rigid movement and a complete lack of shadows makes it look like a half finished game.
it does have shadows....it just seems to be very selective as to when it wants to show them.
Commented on 2009-02-05 22:04:57 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
it does have shadows....it just seems to be very selective as to when it wants to show them.
Yeah. There is self shadowing on the character, but no hints of shadows from the lightsource around the character's waste.
Commented on 2009-02-05 22:54:23
No impressions Dj?
Commented on 2009-02-06 05:51:50
CG looks great, in-game looks great, gameplay looks like WKC sped up. Overall it looks decent but nothing amazing. I just think this game is bad timing with WKC. Who even knows when NA or EU will get either game...
Commented on 2009-02-06 06:46:40
Very PCish in its design and execution. Doesn't stand out in any area.
Commented on 2009-02-06 09:07:03
Just terrible, just watching it sent me to sleep.
Commented on 2009-02-06 16:58:25
looks okish but defintily not on my buy list
Commented on 2009-02-07 10:22:14
Ew. Just ew.

The character even clips through the ground's surface, the hell..
Commented on 2009-07-09 11:34:08
"gameplay video, with of course much more to come"
so where are they?..it's pushin' half a year.

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