: Off the back of its Dark Souls
success, Namco Bandai Games has revealed that a sequel to the hard-as-nails open world RPG is in the works.
Dark Souls II
, due for release on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC, will take the original concept of sharing experiences between players online, and put a new revamped twist on the idea, although From Software isn't saying exactly what that twist will be yet.
and its spiritual predecessor Demon's Souls
represent a Japanese company embracing its culture and injecting a real Japanese feel into its games, all the while being successful -- something that the studio behind Tokyo Jungle recently told us
is essential to successfully bringing Japanese-built games across to the West.
At last count in May, Dark Souls had already sold more than 1.2 million units
in the U.S. and Europe.