Lol yeah it was...
But it's a real enemy in the game... called "Egg-burdened" or something like that by Famitsu. However I agree, the Japanese take on it made it look more like Silent Hill/RE/Someothercreepygame than Demon's Souls... glad you like the new look!
We may as well just make this thread our resource center thread for the game too. If anyone comes across any interesting tidbits/articles maybe just post it in this thread to give people a one stop shop for Dark Souls.
We have added the highlights of a new interview by GamesTM
Some interesting info, make sure to check it out!:
Lost of updates since we last posted here!
NA/EU = October
Japan = September
There is a game that rewards you with a code sent to your mail if you manage to click a randomized sequence of 27 glyphs. Those are the strange symbols in the background. You get a maximum of 4 bad clicks until it locks you out for the day.
Head of to the Interviews page and check out some new information
Ditto here - pre-ordered from Amazon to get the upgrade to Collector's Edition. They say should be released on Dec 31, 2011, but hope it'll release at the same time as the regular edition.