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May 9th, 2014, 21:51
Originally Posted by Burress View Post
2/3 of Dark Souls 2 sales were in Japan according to VGchartz. 1.2 million isn't bad, but this is a unique RPG with a high degree of polish. Why is this game going nowhere near Skyrim-like numbers?
It's not hard to figure out. The Souls games are obviously not aimed at the mainstream. The difficulty alone turns away a lot of average gamers.

Originally Posted by Burress View Post
The game is cool, but I feel it is stuck in a mindset that died in the west in the 90's, where the game is out to beat you. The old-school rpg's like the Bard's Tale, Might and Magic, and Wizardies seemed to take pride in the fact only a tiny fraction of players would ever win the game. These games totally suck for that, though they were the best around in other areas.
Pfft… put on your big-boy pants or go home.
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