Demon’s Souls “Best RPG of 2009”

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Demon’s Souls, notorious both for its quality and difficulty, has been awarded a slew of “best game” awards from the international games media, stealing the limelight from such titles as Dragon Age…

The game tied up “best RPG” and even “best PS3 game” awards from a number of sites:

GameSpot’s Best Games of 2009: Best Role-Playing Game

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GameSpot’s Best Games of 2009: Best PlayStation 3 Game

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IGN: PS3 Best Role-Playing Game 2009 – Demon’s Souls

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GameTrailers: Game Of The Year Awards 2009 Video Game, Best Role-Playing Game

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Famitsu’s worthless review gave the game 72.5%, perhaps indicating the publisher wasn’t generous enough in its advertising expenditure. Everyone else seemed to disagree:

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Curious that one of Japan’s stagnant RPGs managed to beat out a truly groundbreaking game like Dragon Age

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