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The following is an excerpt of a blog article.  Read Full Article

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]ith the release in English just around the corner, we decided to publish our review of the next installment in From Software's brilliant and punishing series: Dark Souls 3. Our impressions are based on the Japanese version of the game and it's subsequent patches, which we can play without issue as it is our native language.

How long is the game? How does the game compare to previous Souls games? How does it compare to Bloodborne? How is the lore and story? How is multiplayer and what is different about it? These are all questions we will attempt to answer in this review, along with many other questions you might have. There will be heavy spoilers, so be advised and proceed with caution.

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Is there a spoiler free review around the corner..?
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The text doesn't have spoilers
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Fexelea wrote:The text doesn't have spoilers


Thanks, the opening paragraph made me unsure off whether I could read it lol
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Hats off Cas. I know how tricky it can be to write one of these - I've written for several game mags and trying to finesse the feather over the parchment without fear or favour is tough. This is especially true of a Souls review and given your position in all of this, doubly so.
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I didn't read the entire review (skipped lore & setting, multiplayer) since I thought there might be certain bits of info I'd like to avoid knowing until the game is on my very own hands. Otherwise, a nice review from the point of a franchise player itself rather than a critic!

My hopes are certainly increasing that I'd enjoy the game at least as much as Dark Souls II and close or equally to Dark Souls.
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You guys didn't answer how long the game was :P

Can I expect the usual 60-80ish hour mark from the game?
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I finished my first playthrough being really thorough and doing some farming, but no Covenant stuff around 50ish hours.

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Game is certainly longer than Bloodborne, and there's enough content to compare to dks one and two easily

Also cas really thorough had no online and he missed a bunch of items which I got heh. Believe me instead!
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So the most turnoff I see from several reviews is the frame rate drops.

Maybe since I still play PS3 I won't mind them.
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