The Namco Bandai team are edging up the creep factor for Dark Souls II. This is the prologue (part one) in which our blind narrator introduces the walled city of Drangleic.
This is a tactic they used before. There was a number of prologue videos for Dark Souls and each one layered up the drama. The approach works for Dark Souls as atmosphere and those emotional punches the game likes to deliver matter so much.
Will you be picking up Dark Souls II?