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  • Summary: From PlayStation Studios and Bluepoint Games comes a remake of the PlayStation classic, Demon’s Souls. Entirely rebuilt from the ground up and masterfully enhanced, this remake introduces the horrors of a fog-laden, dark fantasy land to a whole new generation of gamers. Those who’ve facedFrom PlayStation Studios and Bluepoint Games comes a remake of the PlayStation classic, Demon’s Souls. Entirely rebuilt from the ground up and masterfully enhanced, this remake introduces the horrors of a fog-laden, dark fantasy land to a whole new generation of gamers. Those who’ve faced its trials and tribulations before, can once again challenge the darkness in stunning visual quality and incredible performance. In his quest for power, the 12th King of Boletaria, King Allant channelled the ancient Soul Arts, awakening a demon from the dawn of time itself, The Old One. With the summoning of The Old One, a colorless fog swept across the land, unleashing nightmarish creatures that hungered for human souls. Those whose souls were stripped from them, lost their minds – left only with the desire to attack the sane that remained. Now, Boletaria is cut off from the outside world, and the knights who dare penetrate the deep fog to free the land from its plight, are never seen again. As a lone warrior who has braved the baneful fog, you must face the hardest of challenges to earn the title “Slayer of Demons” and send The Old One back to its slumber. Expand
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  1. This PlayStation 5 remake is a blessing for those of us who traveled through Boletaria 11 years ago.
  2. Nov 20, 2020
    100
    No longer soul of the lost, and withdrawn from its (PS3) vessel, Bluepoint has transformed a cult classic into a modern next-gen marvel.
  3. Nov 23, 2020
    95
    Demon's Souls is the must-have PlayStation 5 exclusive as the showstopper of the launch lineup. It's so close to being a perfect 10. But some archaic mechanics left untouched, as well as questionable deluxe edition items giving an unfair head start, just prevent it from reaching that pinnacle. Nevertheless, if you want justification of why the PlayStation 5 is worth upgrading to at launch, look no further than Demon's Souls.
  4. Nov 16, 2020
    90
    It's hard not to end up adoring this remake of Demon's Souls, as Bluepoint Games manages to give body and immersive potential to the base game.
  5. Nov 30, 2020
    90
    Revisiting Demon’s Souls in this fancy new package was some of the most fun I’ve had all year. The return to Boletaria was a pleasant reminder of just how good the game is, and the influx of new players makes it the current definitive choice for someone looking to get into the series. There’s a certain boldness to releasing the game relatively functionally the same so that a whole new generation of people can experience just how weird it is. While the facelift can cause some dissonance, most will experience a beautiful action RPG with some of the most tightly-designed levels and a bevy of different ways to approach the game. It may not be a brand new game, but even all these years later there still isn’t anything else quite like it.
  6. Nov 19, 2020
    90
    With a ton of replayability, a haunting and beautiful world, and satisfying gameplay, the PS5’s first exclusive hits it out of the park. Bluepoint did an excellent job updating Demon’s Souls to feature modern graphics and quality of life fixes without stripping anything away from the original. After how well this and Shadow of the Colossus turned out, I can’t wait to see which classic the studio tackles next.
  7. Nov 20, 2020
    75
    While you’ll get a lot of enjoyment from your time with this title, FromSoftware has definitely refined and improved on the design and mechanics in the more recent released Souls games. Without a doubt Bluepoint Games has delivered a brilliant remaster of a niche game that not a lot of people had the chance to play originally. Demon’s Souls is worth checking out on the PS5. But if you’re looking to see what makes FromSoftware so amazing at what they do, you’re going to find a better overall experience in one of their newer titles like Dark Souls III, Bloodborne, or Sekrio: Shadows Die Twice.

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  1. Feb 16, 2021
    10
    Best Ps5 Game, Must play, its hard but really worth it, the sounds, graphics very clean and good
  2. Nov 13, 2020
    10
    The game of the best souls of my life! I can highly recommend it to everyone! Huge game! Great for character creation, graphics, visuals,The game of the best souls of my life! I can highly recommend it to everyone! Huge game! Great for character creation, graphics, visuals, mood. The controller makes the whole game even more amazing! There can be no complaints about either Ps5 or the game! Whoever scores this didn’t even play with it, just intentionally pulling down the game. Unfortunately, there are a lot of trolls. It is better not to deal with them. Maximum point for me. Expand
  3. Dec 1, 2020
    10
    Gran juego y un remake grandioso. Para mi el mejor juego de PS5. Jugar a 60 fps y un 4K es toda una belleza.
  4. Nov 13, 2020
    10
    One of the best games of 2020. Re-imagining of this cult classic was extremely well done.
  5. Nov 13, 2020
    10
    O jogo tá muito perfeito, uma obra prima, #Playstation sempre vai ser qualidade ❤️
  6. Jun 10, 2021
    9
    Great souls game. The graphic and gameplay are great. Very well put together game. A must play for souls fans.
  7. Jan 2, 2021
    0
    This was my first game in the souls series (never played Bloodbourne either) and I couldn't put the controller down. This game is GOOD. TheThis was my first game in the souls series (never played Bloodbourne either) and I couldn't put the controller down. This game is GOOD. The attention to detail is on parr with Hideo Kojima games, the graphics are amazing (best looking game I have ever played), and the world they have created is consuming (in a good way). One of the most memorable experiences I've had gaming. Expand

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