Bone-rattling because of its complexity adventure in the Lordran, land of the ancient lords and endless mysteries. We are playing for a tacit prisoner, whose goal is to become human again. This is the first game in the series.
The main game mechanics is exploration. Dark Souls is a third-person action RPG, a part of the Souls series. The player slowly advances from one point of contact to another, defeating more and more powerful enemies. Completing the game is a truly hard task with the first, one of the main features of the series - a constant repetition and search for better tactics to overcome a certain enemy. After each savepoint respawns defeated enemies, after each death the player loses all the accumulated in-game currency.
In the game there is an unconventional multiplayer system: players can invite other people to join their game sessions for a duel or to help each other with difficult bosses.