Torture yourself with the first Dark Souls II screens and trailer

Another of the more exciting announcements from the Spike TV VGAs was the official world exclusive reveal of Namco Bandai’s Dark Souls II. The hardcore action RPG, in development once again by FromSoftware, was teased with a trailer as you can see below.

Namco Bandai also sent over a selection of “screens” from the game, which just look like CG trailer captures mostly.

Take a look.
Dark Souls II trailer:
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Dark Souls II screens:

FromSoftware’s diabolical masterpiece returns to challenge and thrill gamers like never before and we can’t wait to share more information about Dark Souls II in the coming months. Our quest to launch Dark Souls II on the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PCs has just begun; are you strong enough to endure the challenges FromSoftware is bringing to this new chapter in the Dark Souls saga? Only time will tell…

We’re assuming the game will hit in 2013 sometime.