Demon's Souls is a third person action role-playing game exclusively for the Playstation 3. It was released in Japan on February 5th, 2009 and in North America on October 6th. It was developed by From Software with the help of Sony Japan studio and has been described as a spiritual successor to the King's Field series of games and a spiritual predecessor to Dark Souls. The game was released in four different versions, Japanese, Asian, Korean, and American.
Demon's Souls is set in a fictional dark fantasy world, taking part mostly in the southern medieval kingdom of Boletaria, that has been consumed by a thick, mysterious Fog that is creeping ever out to blanket the entire world. The Old One, a colossal immortal flying Demon, has been awoken and with it Demons have come forth to consume the souls of men. Only when The Old One is lulled back to eternal slumber will the fog dissipate and the world be restored.
Demon's Souls uses a third-person perspective.
The player takes control of the main character who can be customized by gender, appearance and starting class.