Dark Souls and Skyrim

#1 Posted by arch4non (443 posts) -

I was a little bummed out when Skyrim was named Giant Bomb's Game of the Year while Dark Souls might as well had been thrown out of the discussion, but I felt a lot better after reading this comic.

#2 Posted by laserbolts (5321 posts) -

This is pointless and dumb. They are pretty different games.

#3 Posted by huntad (1938 posts) -

Umm, this made you feel better? That's cool, I guess.

I had a different approach that started with me feeling fine, and then remembering that GotY is a subjective event that doesn't really mean much to me. I understand where you're coming from, and at least you aren't typing in all caps about how stupid Giant Bomb is, but the next step is just realizing that all this doesn't really matter.

Dark Souls is a cool game, and so is Skyrim.

#4 Posted by 71Ranchero (2765 posts) -

Less analyzing the comic strip and more laughing at it being funny.

#5 Edited by MentalDisruption (1632 posts) -

I love both games, but that's just too damn funny.

#6 Edited by Manatassi (791 posts) -

Dark Souls is probably my second favourite game from 2011 after Skyrim. I don't get the weird idea that somehow Skyrim stole attention from Dark Souls however, they aren't even remotely similar games. Aside from being set in a fantasy world (and even then such completely disparate visions of the term fantasy) they have practically nothing in common.

Why not get annoyed at all the recognition Bastion got or Portal 2? In some ways they have more in common with Dark souls than Skyrim does.

#7 Edited by SpaceRunaway (865 posts) -

I came in all set to rage about how annoying the Dark Soul's fan club is getting with these constant Skyrim comparisons.  However, all that frustration is gone after reading the comic.  Carry on.

#8 Posted by TheDudeOfGaming (6078 posts) -

Deus Ex Human Revolutions didnt make the top 10, but you dont see me whining and bitching about it. So hows about you put on your Big Boy hat, and reffrain from posting such useles threads. I know the mayor of Skyrim and i have connections with Pax East, E3, Comic Con, Gamespot, IGN, Giantbomb, Jesus and Jack Nicholson. I also have 150.00 PR marketing guys wholl launch a smear cempaign against you and that commic. If you dont stop im gonna pull some strings, its not about what you do, but who you know.

#9 Posted by Char12 (69 posts) -

@TheDudeOfGaming:

Haha your post made me ROFL , maybe you should "pull some strings" lol

#10 Posted by bushpusherr (782 posts) -

Let's convince the modding community to undergoe the massive undertaking of letting us use our Dark Soul's characters to invade people's Skyrim games.

I know this is impossible, but god damnit that would be fun.

#11 Posted by McGhee (6094 posts) -

That's actually pretty funny. Pointless threads are OK if they're funny.

#12 Posted by wewantsthering (1564 posts) -

I honestly gave Dark Souls a chance and I hated it...I really don't get it. I like super challenging games like Super Meat Boy, but I just don't get the appeal of Dark Souls. I'm not trolling. It's just not for me I guess. I would say that picture illustrates that there's actually more variety of stuff to do in Skyrim...

#13 Posted by Akeldama (4246 posts) -

I also prefer Dark Souls to Skyrim.

#14 Posted by MiniPato (2737 posts) -

@bushpusherr said:

Let's convince the modding community to undergoe the massive undertaking of letting us use our Dark Soul's characters to invade people's Skyrim games.

I know this is impossible, but god damnit that would be fun.

That would be great. And also add the dragons from Dark Souls too. Alduin who? Red bridge dragon spits fire on Alduin.

#15 Edited by BaneFireLord (2933 posts) -
@MiniPato said:

@bushpusherr said:

Let's convince the modding community to undergoe the massive undertaking of letting us use our Dark Soul's characters to invade people's Skyrim games.

I know this is impossible, but god damnit that would be fun.

That would be great. And also add the dragons from Dark Souls too. Alduin who? Red bridge dragon spits fire on Alduin.

Total conversion Lordran world mod, anyone? 
 
Also, apples and oranges. Apples and oranges.
#16 Posted by Getz (3004 posts) -

That's pretty much how it would go down, yeah.

#17 Posted by Deranged (1837 posts) -

I don't see why everyone is constantly crying about one game being praised more than the other. Everyone has their OWN OPINION and that's all that should matter. If you feel that Dark Souls is better than Skyrim then good for you, that's what you feel but you aren't going to change anyone's opinions. These threads aren't really helping anyone.

#18 Edited by Mikemcn (6988 posts) -

If i couldn't prance merrily through the fields while picking flowers I wouldn't be playing Skyrim. You can have your silly extremely difficult action game, i'm playing Flowerpicking Simulator 2011.

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