I loved the first Dark Souls because I was never very good at it. I'm one of the first to herald games that don't hold you by the hand for their runtime. I feel a lot of those Call of Duty or Uncharted -type spectacle-driven escapades not only make the experience only slightly above watching a movie, but they invariably detract from the higher brain functions games can and should tap into. Give me the choice between tapping buttons to imperiously shoot things monotonously or employing the upstairs thinking machine to sort out tactics when battling homicidal skeletons, and it's not choice at all. So even though it flayed me like a Greyjoy, I really dug Dark Souls . It was a complex, visually rich and mechanically challenging grind I was happy to consign myself to for several hours at a time. To be honest, I never possessed the masterful control over the monsters and environment many Let's Players developed through constant, blood-soaked repetition. I just liked
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Thanks to the generous people at Entertainment One, we have 5 copies of Revenge of the Green Dragons to giveaway. Now the best bit, to win all you need to do is hit this l ink to our Facebook page and like the post relating to this competition. It's that easy! Winners will be announced on our Facebook page (you must live in Australia to be eligible) REVENGE OF THE GREEN DRAGONS From acclaimed director Andrew Lau (A Beautiful Life) and Andrew Loo, and legendary executive producer Martin Scorsese (Goodfellas), comes a brilliant mix between a Hong Kong action film and a New York City crime thriller, portraying the never-before-told true story of The Green Dragons. Available to own on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital HD April 15.
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