You may have noticed a lot of people talking about the new PS4 game Bloodborne. It’s good, they say. It’s really difficult, they say. Maybe you’ve considered checking it out, but you’re worried about that difficulty. I’m here to help.
"Sure," Dark Souls whispers to you in the dark, "you've got your Modern Warfare and your Legend of Zelda. But I'm not going anywhere." This game is designed to be played, mastered, and played again far after its launch date.
Dark Souls is a phenomenally difficult, often frustrating game. I'm sure that many of the people who have played it have given up at some point, unable to deal with the constant punishment the game puts players through. And when they did so, they probably just paused, looked down at their controller, said "Fuck this…