Review: Dark Souls II – Scholar of the First Sin (***** stars) (Part 2)

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Part 1 In addition to that, From Software also provides a whole lot more story that resolves confusion! The story makes a lot more sense. The addition of the “Scholar” explains a lot of details the original game left out, and the boss fight that accompanies it remains a nice…

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Review: Dark Souls II – Scholar of the First Sin (***** stars) (Part 1)

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Scholar of the First Sin sits in this weird middle-space of re-releases. More a “remastering” than a straight remake, people who played (and were disappointed by) the original Dark Souls II might wonder whether it’s worth their time to jump into the game once again. Well, I am here, emerging…

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Review: Dark Souls II – Crown of the Ivory King (***** stars)

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The last Dark Souls II expansion play directly on your expectations, in the best possible way. First, a story, then an explanation. The moment you enter the snowy, frigid regions of Eleum Loyce, things look quite odd. Fiery looking shapes sit under a panel of icy glass, somewhat similar to…

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Review: Dark Souls II – Crown of the Old Iron King (**** stars)

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Consider this video my review: fun, and then cheap for no reason. For those who want more information, the whole area is immensely clever, but there are too many ambushes that are impossible to avoid, even when you know they’re coming. Having an area where you can’t actually attack anything…

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