The screens show some customisation, which is nice, but we’re all about the nasty monsters that are going to be ripping us to shreds! Flaming, walking cadavers, foes made of living roots, and the aforementioned giant cat thing show that Dark Souls certainly isn’t shy of a little morbid creativity.
Seriously, look at that thing’s tongue! Then by proxy it’s mouth! Then again by proxy it’s teeth! Although it does look like it could do with a trip to the dentist.
Dark Souls is released in October and is the spiritual sequel to Demons Souls, the PS3 exclusive cult hit that took as much pleasure in killing you as it did in crippling you after said failing. It was demanding, but oh so satisfying, and it’s well worth giving it a try, even if it sounds a little on the punishing side for you.
Oh and because we’re ‘nice’, here’s that cat image: