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Posted by Hassun

If only it didn't have the horrible Warhammer/Blizzard art style.

I'm curious as to how much this will relate to Zelda (as has been claimed). Right now it looks like a Souls-like with current gen graphics but worse design and less inspired.

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Posted by Garbo

So its Dark Souls with Warhammer 40K armor?

...tell me more.

Edited by Tennmuerti

That generic name is really not doing the game any favors. I've only seen it's footage yesterday and already forgot what the game itself was called.

Edited by Brendan

NO ALEX YOU LOOK PRETTY

Edited by MrGtD

haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaave you played Dark Souls?

Posted by Lazyaza

By look pretty I assume alex means average and generic. Cause I honestly didn't see a single thing in this that seemed compelling or interesting or unique. Played so many fantasy action rpgs and this one seems as bland as they come.

Edited by armaan8014

Looks VERY similar to the Witcher 2, especially the HUD. Sounds interesting though.

Also, the narrator talked funny.

Posted by Veektarius

Looks inspired by Dark Souls without the sorts of things that turn me off to that series. I'll probably play it when it comes out.

Posted by RonGalaxy

Looks promising. I love it when stuff like this comes out of left field (seemingly. I just heard of it)

Posted by Vuud

I do not have 7 minutes.

Posted by SASnake

@hassun said:

If only it didn't have the horrible Warhammer/Blizzard art style.

I'm curious as to how much this will relate to Zelda (as has been claimed). Right now it looks like a Souls-like with current gen graphics but worse design and less inspired.

Havent seen very much Warhammer or Blizzard art, have you?

Posted by Morningstar

@garbo said:

So its Dark Souls with Warhammer 40K armor?

...tell me more.

Oh man, if only!!!

Posted by Abendlaender

I like what I see

Posted by SolongWrex

@armaan8014 said:

Looks VERY similar to the Witcher 2, especially the HUD. Sounds interesting though.

Also, the narrator talked funny.

I had trouble placing the accent, but evidently it's Polish. Tomasz Gop was a senior producer on Witcher 2, which would also explain the influence.

Posted by perfectlizardwizard

Myth: The Fallen Lords.

Uh....Uhhhhh.

Posted by EuanDewar

Looks pretty interesting to me. The details (especially some of the animations) are very Dark Souls-y but the broad strokes of the game seem more inspired by something like Dragon Age. Whether all of this will come together remains to be seen but they seem to me to have their hearts and heads in the right place.

Posted by demonbear

Ok so, Polish Dark Souls. got it.

Posted by petedee

If the combat doesn't get repetitive and it isn't too easy this could be worth a look.

Posted by Spoonman671

Maybe it was just for demo purposes, but that boss seemed pretty straightforward. I hope the actual game will be a bit more dangerous.

Also, pretty twirly sword dance looks nice.

Posted by Grondoth

Good to see soulsian combat in other titles.

Posted by Hassun

@sasnake: I sure have and I sure hate it. I guess I should just say Warhammer because that's where Blizzard got most of its ideas but still.

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Edited by The_Nubster

It looks like Zelda with too much emphasis on combat, or Dark souls without enough emphasis on combat, all under the umbrella of a horribly trite and cliche fantasy world. Count me out, sorry.

Posted by Robopengy

@hassun: I get the Warhammer comparison, but Blizzard? It's not colorful and not chunky enough.

Posted by andrewf87462

Looks good considering it's only in pre-alpha

Posted by mrsmiley

A much better-looking version of Dark Souls for next-gen and PC? Sold.

Posted by Jawshua

That boss reminded me of Overlord.

Edited by JZ

Looks cool

Posted by KenpachiRamaSama

Yeah I could be down for this. I would like for a lot more games to take ques from dark souls. But not to many.

Posted by Andorski

"Pre-alpha build" with that smooth of a framerate. What a bunch of horse shit.

Posted by Ryanmgraef

I'll give it a try. Not like there is much else on my ps4...

Edited by fisk0

So, am I the only one who enjoys the souls games (and the rest of From Software's back catalogue) for their nearly Ingmar Bergman-esque extremely bleak and depressing tone rather than the combat?

I mean, the combat is fine and all, but that's not why I play those games - rather I play them to get away from the constant empowerment and "you're the good guy, you're doing the right thing!!" stuff from every other game today.

There are certainly worse games to take inspiration from, but I'd rather see others take inspiration from their narrative and atmosphere than the mechanics.

Posted by Hef

The lack of response from either the player or enemies when they get hit really puts me off of this game. It could be cool, but it looks like a pretty shameless dark souls rip off.

Posted by Saga

I like what I saw

Posted by Fear_the_Booboo

@fisk0: Nah you're not alone. I'm not the biggest fan of Bergman (prefer Resnais, gna gna gna gna), but I love the Bermanesque mood of Dark Souls. It felt unique and how the gamepley being hard inform it is really well done.

Posted by SeraphSlaughter

I'll definitely try out polish dark souls.

Posted by DogDingus

I want this.

Posted by bombedyermom

dark souls, you guys.

Edited by SaturdayNightSpecials

CI Games = City Interactive if anyone doesn't know

Anyway, I wasn't interested in this until now, but the combat looks pretty good. Graphics are dope. Nice animations.

City Interactive does not have a good track record, and I can already imagine how terribly cliched the story/universe will be, but games with similar problems can still be fun.

EDIT: It turns out they are collaborating with Deck13, the makers of Venetica, Ankh, and Blood Knights. I'm not sure what to make of that. I know Blood Knights is almost universally hated, but Venetica is apparently okay.

Posted by Marv101

I think it looks pretty good so far, esp. for a pre-alpha .

Because of Tomeks' voice, I immediately think of Witcher though.

Posted by masterpaperlink

too many muscle

Posted by Amafi

@fisk0 said:

So, am I the only one who enjoys the souls games (and the rest of From Software's back catalogue) for their nearly Ingmar Bergman-esque extremely bleak and depressing tone rather than the combat?

I mean, the combat is fine and all, but that's not why I play those games - rather I play them to get away from the constant empowerment and "you're the good guy, you're doing the right thing!!" stuff from every other game today.

There are certainly worse games to take inspiration from, but I'd rather see others take inspiration from their narrative and atmosphere than the mechanics.

It's not just how bleak the world is for me, it's more about just how extremely well realized it is.

Boletaria and Lordran feel more like real places than the vast majority of game worlds.

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Posted by Xeiphyer

Dark Souls meets Kingdoms of Amalur

Edited by Thuggish

Looks pretty cool.

Posted by Glottery

I'll give it a try. Not like there is much else on my ps4...

I'd think (hopefully, at least) that there'll be at least a few games released on PS4 before fall 2014, which seems to be the release 'date' for this game.

Either way, looks quite pretty!

Edited by Jackel2072

i got nothing, nothing at all.

Posted by aku

this looks good. its now on my radar.

Posted by MormonWarrior

Weirdly enough, I'm getting more of a Darksiders feel out of this. Eh. I'll keep an eye on it. I do like me some action RPGs.

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