11/03/2014 12:27 GMT | Updated 12/03/2014 11:59 GMT

Dark Souls II: 30 Items You MUST Collect Before Your First Fight

The thing about Dark Souls II, is that it's almost certainly brilliant.

And it's almost certainly as hard as a rock.

Ahead of its UK release date on 11 March for PS3 and Xbox 360, we've scoured our video archives to find the best footage so far of this incredible game.

For this clip, we've found some brilliant advice on the 30 items you must collect before you even engage in your first fight. Otherwise, you will die. Which is find - you'll die a lot anyway. But dying before anyone knows you're ever there is particularly humiliating.