Design: PROS Gameplay is rock-solidOne of the hardest games you'll play this yearExcellent storyA very atmospheric gameExcellent sound effectsEpic boss battles CONS Xbox 360 controller (or similar controller) is a must. Keyboard/mouse control is awfulOne of the hardest games you'll play this yearIssues with graphics on PC (workaround available here Summary Dark Souls is not a game that will appeal to everyone. If you're used to having your hand held at every turn or just generally want to play a game to unwind, this is not for you. This is a game that demands your time and will stress your patience to its limits. With Dark Souls, From software has created one of the most compelling and atmospheric action RPGs ever and it is an experience that must not be missed. RELATED STORIES DmC demo coming to PSN and Xbox Live on November 21 Steve Wozniak to feature in iOS game: Woz with a Coz Related reviews: Borderlands 2 Review Letterpress for iOS Review F1 2012 Review Review Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition is one of the hardest games we’ve played in a long time. You need to be prepared to die and die again and again and again and again and again and you’ll still revel in it.It isn’t that this game has some sort of murderously intelligent AI or that it has an artificially jacked up difficulty level – the enemies re-spawn after every checkpoint (bonfires) and each enemy will always follow its own, but consistent, attack pattern.