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Dark Souls II - Yes Another News Roundup

by Couchpotato, 2014-01-31 01:27:51

More news today for Dark Souls II , and yet still no word on the PC release. Lets get started. Up first Namco Bandai has a press release about a voice actor.

PARIS, FRANCE – 30th January 2014 – NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. is pleased to announce today that Peter Serafinowicz will lend his voice to a brand new character in  DARK SOULS IIDARK SOULS II is still scheduled to launch in Europe and Australasia on March 14, 2014 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft.  DARK SOULS II for PCs will launch in Europe and Australasia shortly after in 2014. 

Peter Serafinowicz amazing work includes his well-known dubbing as the voice of Darth Maul in  Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, but that’s not it. Having more than one trick up his sleeve, he has appeared in a variety of excellent British and American comedies such as  Shaun of the DeadParks and Recreation and  South Park and will be part of the cast of this year awaited big movie  Guardians of the Galaxy. He also has a great experience in voice acting for video games like  Star Wars: Battlefront II or  Lego City Undercover.

In addition to being a very talented comedian, Peter Serafinowicz is a huge fan of  DARK SOULS. When asked about the game, Peter said “DARK SOULS is the most engrossing game I’ve ever played. For me, it’s the best game of all time”.  DARK SOULS lovers can be sure that with Peter’s excellent and unique career as an actor and his strong appeal for the game, he will be a great asset to the DARK SOULS II cast in order to bring you not only the most challenging game of this year, but also the most immersive experience the  DARK SOULS  franchise has ever offered to its survivors.

Peter will dub a new character named  Mild-mannered Pate. Players will encounter this mysterious man during his journey in search of treasure. He may teach players a few tricks of his own in order to survive during their quest. Will they dare to trust this enigmatic character?

Next Game Revolution has a new preview.

As far as can be told, Dark Souls II occurs somewhere after the original title, likely still in the now extended Age of Fire following the "good" ending of Dark Souls. Actually, the entire plot reminds me of the popular manga and anime Berserk, due to the main character Guts being branded with a dark curse and having to slaughter his way through legions of undead. All we know about The Cursed is that he is fated to lose his soul many, many times (literally) and that he symbolizes the idea that humanity is full of suffering.

And for last I have a video interview on Gamespot. Followed by a video from PlayStation Access showing how to defeat the Mirror Knight. Enjoy everyone.

Information about

Dark Souls II

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Action-RPG
Platform: PC, Xbox 360, PS3
Release: Released