The "Dark Souls Of" Awards [2017]

  • Publisert 3 år siden

    VaatiVidya

    Runtime: 26:24

    This jokingly titled, arbitrary awards show allowed me to come up with five categories that covered all of the games I desperately wanted to critique this year:
    1:04 - The Dark Souls of Soulslike Games
    5:33 - The Dark Souls of Difficult Video Games
    9:04 - The Dark Souls of Digital Card Games
    18:29 - The Dark Souls of Battle Royale
    21:42 - My Game of the Year Candidates
    ►Vote on your GOTY (sorry if I miss anything):
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    Recommending Gwent was a mistake

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Michael Alem
Michael Alem

game: is hard journalists: dark souls

27 dager siden
TheWinterFox5 Gaming
TheWinterFox5 Gaming

Hey guys at this point vaatis spiralling into madness

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The Guy
The Guy

Fortnite's the dark souls of disappointment.

3 måneder siden
BananaFace301
BananaFace301

this is the dark souls of videos

4 måneder siden
Sampo Kemppainen
Sampo Kemppainen

Dark souls is taking it's inspiration from tloz

5 måneder siden
ShinyRayquaza9
ShinyRayquaza9

hearthstone dev team sounds worse than tf2's

6 måneder siden
Mushotgun
Mushotgun

"Wall playing this game I have never felt less respected as a consumer" have you ever heard of a little game called team fortress 2?

6 måneder siden
Batman83
Batman83

# 1 Souls Like game- Bloodborne. #1 Tenchu/Nioh/Ninja Gaiden like game- Sekiro.

7 måneder siden
Ron Coonrod
Ron Coonrod

Dark Souls is the Grateful Dead of the Video Game world

7 måneder siden
[object Object]
[object Object]

RIP Duelyst :(

7 måneder siden
Sir Exilon
Sir Exilon

5:08 It's not the difficulty that's good it's rather the challange and the felling you get after overcoming said challenge.

8 måneder siden
Sir Exilon
Sir Exilon

1:33 Too bad Team Cherry stated that they were not inspired by Dark Souls. The closest is Bloodborne's rally mechanic for the way you can use soul gained from enemies to heal or cast a spell

8 måneder siden
Connor & Crash
Connor & Crash

I've done a run of Dark Souls where every single enemy was replaced with a boss, as well as the infamous 'Scortched Contract' mod... and NEITHER were as frustrating as Getting Over It. Getting Over It is the first game I've ever actually thrown in the towel on (at least in terms of the base game). Don't get me wrong when I say all this, because I actually do like Getting Over it, but I've never had the temperament to complete it. I guess what I'm trying to say is that it's a different sort of challenge to others on this list. In terms of the individual challenges it presents, they aren't actually 'that' difficult; there's no obstacle in Getting Over It (at least, as far I've managed to get) that takes as many attempts to pass as, for example, Cuphead bosses on expert mode... but because failing any one challenge can result in losing large amounts of progress, the question becomes not whether you can complete a given section, but whether you can completed all the individual challenges in a row without failing. It's kind of like a boss rush of physics based platforming, perhaps most analogous to Hollow Knight's 'God Master' DLC (another things I've still not managed to complete), the actual difficulty of (most) bosses is the same as in the base game... but trying to complete them all in a row becomes an entirely different story.

8 måneder siden
Mr. Boi
Mr. Boi

24:47 vaati telling people to git gud

10 måneder siden
Vanoss Blackheart
Vanoss Blackheart

RIP duelys we will miss you ❤️❤️

11 måneder siden
Arda Sevmis
Arda Sevmis

Having a girlfriend is the dark souls of real life

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Starchy the Potato
Starchy the Potato

Dark souls is Monster Hunter-like.

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Ramona Curtindale
Ramona Curtindale

It’s so annoying when I hear “The darksouls of-“ on ANYTHING.

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rebuz87
rebuz87

Dont compare Fartnight with Souls...Fortnight is absolute trash filled with 11 year old squeakers. fuck that pleb-shit

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Jordan Sloan
Jordan Sloan

Found your channel a few months ago so I dunno if you'll see this comment. But your stuff that isn't dark souls is still good and you should pursue it. I love dark souls but I'd like to see your style for other games

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Einar Blood-Axe
Einar Blood-Axe

The Qwent mini game in The Witcher 3 was the closest Ive ever been to playing a digital card game and it was fucking awesome. Best mini game ever made. Is the Gwent online card game any good? Is it the same as the mini game?

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Indigo Silhouette
Indigo Silhouette

It's equally as cliche to make the "dark souls of" statement as it is to talk about how cliche the "dark souls of" statement is. I think we should just all agree that dark souls and all titles related to it are fantastic and revolutionary

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dinosaurzez
dinosaurzez

Listening to Vaati bitch about Hearthstone is oddly humanizing

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Roger França
Roger França

I just started Hollow Knight this week and it absolutely blew me away. And I already fell in love with Cuphead last year. I think it's probably the best thing I've ever played (not a hyperbole) because of how the whole thing comes full circle, because of how much quality and effort is shown in every second of it. It's more consistent than Ocarina of Time, Dark Souls, The Witcher 3 and some of my other favorite games; they all have pitfalls. Can't wait for the DLC.

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Slond _
Slond _

Card games succ

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1un4cy
1un4cy

You had 13 red hearts on eventide island? I just wandered over there with the ice power and only have 5 hearts lol.

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Alex Khanin
Alex Khanin

Hi, Vaati! Any plans for making "Awards" video for 2018? Last year's video successfully pushed me to Gwent, which i was pretty happy about.

2 år siden
Jason Lee
Jason Lee

Playing nioh now and the bosses are frustrating compared to souls games. Hard to explain exactly why. More gimmicky I guess...

2 år siden
punchtothegut
punchtothegut

holy fuck vaati, you spent WAY too much time in this vid covering gwent when you could have talked more about nioh

2 år siden
DJ Wise Pariah
DJ Wise Pariah

I personally don't see how the whole Soulsborne thing is unique and iconic enough to be considered its own genre, like how Rogue-like and Metroidvania became genres. I mean, what innovative concepts did it introduce to gaming? Also, the games were never difficult, they're just a psychological mindfuck, designed to make you instinctively do the opposite of what you should be doing.

2 år siden
Jacob Cottle
Jacob Cottle

Perhaps if you are afraid of using this channel to post things that are not related to From Software, maybe make a different channel? I for one would love to see your story videos and theory videos on other games. I can't be alone in that opinion. I would have never even thought to spend my time with Gwent. I now think otherwise.

2 år siden
SleepyBoi
SleepyBoi

i wouldnt mind if Vaati did a Hollow Knight Video

2 år siden
Joe S
Joe S

"gently oppressive"

2 år siden
Fred_ _the_Mad
Fred_ _the_Mad

As a player with 600 hours in, for honor has improoved massively since this video has been made. Unfortunatly for you the patches effectively nullify your points, sorry bud! Alltho there are still problems with balanceing characters, the game has improoved

2 år siden
Corneilus Fuzzyboots
Corneilus Fuzzyboots

I dislike when people mistake dark souls challenge for it just being difficult yes the game is difficult but it isn't difficult to be difficult it's difficult so you feel a sense of accomplishment That is the way a game becomes a souls like

2 år siden
Guyverzone01
Guyverzone01

I was just wondering if you have play the most resent version of For Honor and if you have what do you think of it know ?

2 år siden
Ryan Monaco
Ryan Monaco

I recently picked up Shadowverse. I liked it because it was essentially Hearthstone without any RNG, but you are allowed to have three of the same legendary in each deck. That makes Shadowverse essentially three times more expensive than Hearthstone and EXTREMELY hard for new players to get into. Fortunately, you can expect a legendary every 5-8 packs, but it’s still really considering there are 6 expansions at all times to get into.

2 år siden
Auri Aurum
Auri Aurum

I would suggest taking another look at For Honor after their most recent patch. I was in the same boat and hated this game post release, and much like patch 1.5 in division, the most recent expansion may have started its revival.

2 år siden
x RaSoR
x RaSoR

why is the video title in german??

2 år siden
Sponsored by Speedo
Sponsored by Speedo

I hate it when people use "dark souls of" comparison,

2 år siden
King328
King328

Vaati is the dark souls of channels

2 år siden
Vnutri
Vnutri

0:49 >Shows Hollow Knight in collage, meaning you know it exists and have almost certainly played it >Didn't include it in the "amazing games this year" list This should be punishable by death.

2 år siden
alex hernandez
alex hernandez

this video should've come out in april...

2 år siden
Smalls S
Smalls S

Vaati. The only souls tuber to not argue which souls game is the best

2 år siden
Kingz_Of_Astora
Kingz_Of_Astora

Yeah right, and Doki Doki Literature club is the "Dark souls of visual novels"...Wait, weren't they released on the same date?

2 år siden
mnon non
mnon non

Where is Nier Automata?

2 år siden
MonsterxEdge
MonsterxEdge

I'd say give for honor another try before or after the new update in October. I gave up on for honor and came back a year later to a much better game

2 år siden
Daniel The Demon
Daniel The Demon

fortnite is the one word I thought you would never say.

2 år siden
Sauron
Sauron

I think the focus on difficulty comes from the fact that souls doesn't have a difficulty slider and a lot of people are used to playing on medium. honestly there are games that on their maximum difficulty setting are far harder than dark souls and are made even more punishing by the fact that you don't keep anything when you die. Take Doom (2016, but even the original fits the bill) where you die in 2 hits from most enemies and if you are understocked in certain areas you may have to restart the level to even have a chance... dark souls was challenging in a world that wasn't used to being challenged anymore.

2 år siden
BigSimpin
BigSimpin

Well if we are talking about a hard bullet hell Touhou is a thing

2 år siden
Toveri Juri
Toveri Juri

Looking at that straw poll Vaati's fanbase has really good taste. Divinity Original Sin 2 being on 6th place instead of 26th was pleasantly surprising. Was also surprised that Nier had the first place (I Voted for it too). Hell, everything in the Top 6 is top tier and the top 10 in general is pretty good.

2 år siden
stupidfakename
stupidfakename

Halfway through the video i legitimately forgot that this is no gwent breakdown

2 år siden
Erick Calva Castañeda
Erick Calva Castañeda

Everything you say about Hearthstone is true, and your points of views are well defined. But you have to admit that even with a limited collection, if you are clever you can make the game fun as hell.

2 år siden
S.Irwinfan64
S.Irwinfan64

This is how I define a souls like day -Great story -Great Atmosphere -Interesting Combat -Massive, fun boss battles For me this defines a souls game

2 år siden
Sigilyph_With_A_Gun
Sigilyph_With_A_Gun

"My personal game of the year goes to..." *_SUPAH MARIO BROTHAHS TWO!!!_*

2 år siden
Piano Mania
Piano Mania

Gwent? A card game got your goty?......... Cuphead is the real mvp.

2 år siden
Toveri Juri
Toveri Juri

Nier: Automata was my personal favorite and Cuphead is certainly an interesting pick, but the real mvp is Divinity: Original Sin 2. The best game on that last and pretty much the best isometric CRPG to date.

2 år siden
grimm gaming
grimm gaming

@vaati is the real mvp

2 år siden
CHICO
CHICO

I love your channel so much

2 år siden
Rev Funk
Rev Funk

Man......fell asleep .......... cards..........

2 år siden
Xanman Skaggs
Xanman Skaggs

Not like any other card game are you sure or was yugioh not real

2 år siden
Cas
Cas

Pfft, everyone knows yugioh is the dark souls of card games.

2 år siden
PoohtisDispenser
PoohtisDispenser

3:29 When Vordt walk with 2 legs

2 år siden
bieltanman
bieltanman

dam vaati will be pissed about homecoming also filthy reveal player

2 år siden
Exirall
Exirall

Vaatimaus. Yes, I'm a tad late.

2 år siden
Owen Palmer
Owen Palmer

Dark Souls is the Dark Souls of Dark Souls

2 år siden
5373N11
5373N11

they fixed For Honor. Its pretty fucking lit and for right now it is free for PC. GET IT PPL

2 år siden
QvΛ5l
QvΛ5l

imo magic is the only really good card game ... besides this its really sad that it will ever be transformed into a good video game (i know there is one ... but i said good) cause of its complexity ... so catch a good friend and have a game once a while ... trust me ...

2 år siden
Witty Euphemism
Witty Euphemism

i kind of wish i had seen this video so i could put my own two cents into the hearthstone debate. Its important to note that Hearthstone is, above all else, a shallow and lame version of the original WoW TCG. Many of the concepts from the WoW TCG were used in Hearthstone, but they chose not to keep pretty much any of the unique and interesting concepts (your hero has incredibly unique powers, quests provide energy instead of turn based energy). Why is this significant? Because they went and ended the WoW TCG JUST prior to the release of Hearthstone...

2 år siden
DIZZY fisshurre
DIZZY fisshurre

NieR Automata best game 2017

2 år siden
Cymbaline 438
Cymbaline 438

Can't wait for mtg arena

2 år siden
Dawn Blair
Dawn Blair

Do a hollow knight video!

2 år siden
Lucas Acosta
Lucas Acosta

The sad thing about HS is that it could be a great game, but money won't allow it. I think that also applies to every blizzard title, imagine if SC2 was free to play from the start? Imagine a better D3 , fucking binding of isaac is a better dungeon crawler than D3. I'm not an economist but I know I'm never giving money to Blizzard again after experiencing HS. There is a lot to talk about EA I mean Blizzard practices and how in the end it just kills all the possible timeless value of sth beautiful like a good game, the next title will be probably warcraft 4, and probably just like SC2 and D3 and HS to WoW it will fail to live up to it's origin. I had hope years ago when Blizzard hired a dev team, I dared to think it was a fighting game, imagine a company like Blizzard putting it's money into that genre, it sounds crazy, but exciting as fuck, but in the end it was D3 I think.

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Quilava 11
Quilava 11

Why. Why fortnite of ALL THINGS why?

2 år siden
Jess Mitchell
Jess Mitchell

So many shots at game journalists

2 år siden
Dojo Manus
Dojo Manus

I am very disappointed in the fact that you use a reveal deck vaati, they are very easily countered and are just very ineffective in general.

2 år siden
Micolash Cage
Micolash Cage

Perfectly summed up my feelings on For Honor. I probably put more time into it than any other game and thought it was amazing at first. Over time it’s issues became more and more abundant and I just stopped playing and it’s a real shame. PS: I’d love to hear your thoughts on the new GOW. It’s been pretty divisive and I’d love to hear your thoughts.

2 år siden
TheFalladin
TheFalladin

The only worthy games being called "souls like" are games made by FromSoft. I've "tried" these souls like games but non manage to bring the same magic as FromSoft has.

2 år siden
Sarah DiFazio
Sarah DiFazio

Vaati, you should play Pokémon TCG online.

2 år siden
SkankHunt42
SkankHunt42

cute go to bed geoff

2 år siden
FantasicBear
FantasicBear

You should try Magic the gathering, you'll get mad about the company ignoring you in new special ways. But at least there's a secondary market where you can just buy what you need instead of grinding endlessly.

2 år siden
Javier Lebron
Javier Lebron

I just ate the dark souls of breakfast

2 år siden
et l
et l

It sucks that games like hots and hearthstone aren’t well managed, let’s hope blizzard can turn it around

2 år siden
Warden
Warden

Speaking of hearthstone, blizzard is awful at balancing games, just look at Overwatch

2 år siden
Shaheer Khan
Shaheer Khan

Hearthstone is one of the worst games ever made. Fuck that shit

2 år siden
Ocean
Ocean

Around 60 hours for me equaled 68 times beating getting over it

2 år siden
army of mimes
army of mimes

When I here people say Cuphead is hard well no shit it's a bullet hell game their supposed to be difficult and theirs much harder bullet hell games so complain about cuphead after you play one of those.

2 år siden
Jesse Roberts
Jesse Roberts

I would back Hollow Knight on this channel. There is still DLC to be made and it would definitely get more people into playing this gem of a game. Plus, I enjoy the lore videos. That's all. Take care, dude.

2 år siden
Get The Chillz
Get The Chillz

This video was really fun! To be honest, I couldn't disagree with you more regarding the PUBG vs Fortnite thing, but that's completely fine. It's your opinion and I ain't gonna fault you for that. You should do videos like this more often Vaati! Whether it's a second channel or on this channel, I would watch any content you put out in a heartbeat bud.

2 år siden
Auris A.
Auris A.

Glorious excuses

2 år siden
darth tator
darth tator

i was always afraid of the Gwent standalone game i managed to get around with the AI in the Witcher Game but against real people, with more complex cards...naaaah

2 år siden
Evan A
Evan A

Ya like just for the for honor

2 år siden
Cesar Rolando Moreno
Cesar Rolando Moreno

Venezuela is the dark souls of latinamerica

2 år siden
Dan Heys
Dan Heys

That cunting dragon boss in Cuphead... I've never wanted to be the Dragonborn more.

2 år siden
mildlymenacingmeem
mildlymenacingmeem

>implying For Honor is a good game Kek

2 år siden
Rushabh Bhakta
Rushabh Bhakta

I love that your accent makes “For Honor” sound like “FARRAHNA” hahaha (from a bastardized American English speaker’s perspective, I know the King’s in the OG).

2 år siden
Oompaloops Edlin
Oompaloops Edlin

I came here for some memes and complaints about over using the term. But Jesus Christ this soothing voice and knowledge of the games is AMAZING

2 år siden
Eli Weikert
Eli Weikert

Ultra Necrozma is the Dark Souls of Pokémon battles

2 år siden
TheJCghost
TheJCghost

started playing Gwent after u talked about it. fuking hell its ruthless at times, but i still love it

2 år siden
SupportFiend
SupportFiend

so just a fyi vaati idk about other people but I watched your first couple vids bc of the topic I watched the rest because you put a ridiculous level of production value into your vids and how great you are and I would love to see more stuff of any variety.

2 år siden
Eric Amaya
Eric Amaya

It's the RNG of hearthstone that gives the game it's shine, but I do admit. I don't like high tier players due to the exact same decks that are used. It's plain boring to watch warlock and priest all the time.

2 år siden

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