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Dark Souls

Come grab a free copy of Dark Souls on PC!

Have you never played a Dark Souls game? Worried about being left behind when everyone gets their hands on Dark Souls III next month? Well, fear no more because the Golden Joysticks have got you covered. If you’re in the UK or the wid...

 
DS3 preview, huge gallery
This isn't the first time I've played Dark Souls III. I kicked its ass half a year ago and even usurped Chris as site Souls expert by beating the demo boss without dying. This latest Dark Souls III preview a month and a half ...   read

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Dark Souls III

This Dark Souls III strategy guide costs twice as much as the game itself

How much do you love Dark Souls? Enough to buy a deluxe strategy guide for Dark Souls III that costs double the price of the game itself? Because that’s what Bandai Namco and Prima Games are offering you. Now, admittedly, the Dark Sou...

 
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Dark Souls III

New Dark Souls III trailer is set to the tune of 'True Colors'

Namco Bandai just put out a new Dark Souls III trailer, and it's pretty much two straight minutes of unfettered gameplay. It also features a cover of the hit song "True Colors," written for Cyndi Lauper and mastercrafted by Phil C...

 
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Dark Souls III

Watch someone blast enemies into the sky in this Dark Souls III video

Dark Souls III is still about two months away, with it being set to launch on April 12 in the West. Two months may seem like a long time, so why not watch this new gameplay video to tide you over until then? This archive of a recent F...

 
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Dark Souls DLC

There are two planned add-ons for Dark Souls III

Looking ever-forward, we now know that Dark Souls III has a pair of add-ons planned for post-release. This news comes about two months before the game's launch, courtesy of an Xbox Australia leak. The listing doesn't contain much in th...

 
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Dark Souls

Praise the Moon: Dark Souls is coming to Xbox One via compatibility

Get it? Praise the moon? I am good at memes, right guys? In other Souls news, Namco Bandai has just unveiled that the original Dark Souls is going to be backward compatible on Xbox One by way of a bonus. As listed on Microsoft's UK site, if...

 
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Bloodborne

Badass blacksmiths make Bloodborne's iconic Saw Cleaver

Bloodborne's rife with unique weapons, almost all of them fitting the criteria of being interesting enough to warrant a real-life adaption. But, the Saw Cleaver edges out the rest this time and is the one that's actually made, maybe becaus...

 
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Dark Souls III

Come watch Dark Souls III's opening cinematic

Bandai Namco and From Software have released the opening cinematic of Dark Souls III. Be warned, though, as it obviously contains massive spoilers for both the story and, presumably, at least some of the bosses. They're very cool looking ...

 
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Dark Souls III

New Dark Souls III gameplay comin' in hot!

April isn't that far off on the horizon, but it might as well be an eternity when you're eagerly awaiting a new game. For many, that game is Dark Souls III, a franchise that has the pedigree to make waiting unbearable. If a new gameplay vi...

 
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Dark Souls III

Japanese mall hosts amazing Dark Souls exhibit

Over in Japan, where amazing things happen on a constant basis, From Software is hosting a special exhibit for Dark Souls III. It's over at 109 Men's mall in Shibuya, and you can witness it for yourself courtesy of these screens from Gamer....

 
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Dark Souls

Dark Souls is getting its own comic series

In the past, I’ve said that Dark Souls is my least favourite game of all time. However, it finally clicked for me last week and having now finished the first game I can say that while it certainly has its fair share of problems, I act...

 
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Bloodborne

Watch someone beat all of Bloodborne's bosses without dodging

Trying to beat Bloodborne is like trying to break through a reinforced concrete wall with a toothpick. You keep chipping and chipping and chipping away, maybe eventually making a tiny crack, and then a tentacle monster comes out of nowhere...

 
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Bloodborne comic

This Bloodborne comic is too cool for still images

The hunt is a wonderful, terrible thing. A sentiment perfectly captured in this gorgeous, lightly animated Bloodborne webcomic, The Master of the League. You ever run into something that just leaves you wondering "how the hell have I never ...

 
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Bloodborne update

Blood Rocks are now slightly less ridiculous to get in Bloodborne

To fortify weapons in Bloodborne, you must find increasingly rare materials. The last item in particular is a huge pain. A Blood Rock is needed to max out a weapon, but so very few exist. There's one toward the end of the game and another ...

 
GOTY 2015
Was there ever any doubt? Of all the distinguished and exemplary titles to grace the PlayStation 4 in 2015, few approach the wit and artistry of From Software and Hidetaka Miyazaki's Bloodborne. As the latest installment in w...   read

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Dark Souls III

Can you run Dark Souls III on PC?

As 2016 is looming in front of us, a lot of upcoming games stand out for me, but so far my top two are Mirror's Edge Catalyst, and Dark Souls III. The latter might even be the last Souls game for a while, so I'm looking forward to...

 
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Dark Souls

Dark Souls players have found every item, says Miyazaki

As much as fans have pored over Dark Souls and will continue to do so for years to come, it feels like the series' mysteries may never be fully solved -- that no matter how hard we collectively search, there will always be more to uncover, ...

 
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Dark Souls III

This box art is a good reason to get Dark Souls III on day one

Box art posts are kind of terrible. Everything of substance is squarely in one image. You look at it and think "Hmm, that's pretty okay." I write words that are unnecessary, either in an attempt to describe the cover, or whining about my ob...

 
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Dark Souls III

Here's what Dark Souls III cooked up for PlayStation Experience

Hope you didn't forget how to use a shield after all the Bloodborne-ing this year. From the looks of it, you'll need all the blocking and rolling you can muster to best Dark Souls III's many lumbering foes. They're even in a flower garden!...

 
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Bloodborne

Majestic! Bloodborne is online again

Earlier this week, From Software took Bloodborne offline for "emergency maintenance on the game servers," presumably to address an exploit that led to players gaining access to content from The Old Hunters DLC without paying for it. The ser...

 
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Bloodborne

Bloodborne is offline for 'emergency maintenance'

Yesterday, I logged into Bloodborne for another evening of futile attempts to beat the optional boss in The Old Hunters. It's a maddening exercise in patience. One slip-up, and you're out. Plenty of people are struggling with the DLC's firs...

 
Demon's Souls
I know how many people love this game, so I’ll cut the preamble: Demon’s Souls might be coming to PS4. The game put From Software on the map, and introduced the format now used yearly for the likes of Dark Souls a...   read

Bloodborne DLC tips
When Bloodborne launched, I provided a series of tips for newcomers. They're still very much relevant for the dawn of the Old Hunters DLC pack, which debuts today, but I figured I'd provide a few add-on specific pieces of info. Note that there are light non-specific spoilers involved.   read

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Bloodborne

Here's how to access the Bloodborne: The Old Hunters DLC

Bloodborne, much like its predecessors, is a relatively esoteric game. Even simple things like locating a $20 DLC package can be hidden beneath the surface, so here's a quick rundown of how to enter the Old Hunters add-on. Basically, ...

 
Bloodborne DLC review
While many gamers out there are fighting the good fight against DLC, From Software is certainly making the case for it. Dark Souls had one of the most fantastic add-ons of all time in the form of Artorias of the Abyss, w...   read

Dark Souls III
From Software's Hidetaka Miyazaki has some sad news for fans of the Souls series -- the upcoming Dark Souls III might be it. Speaking to GameSpot, Miyazaki states, "I don't think it'd be the right choice to continue...   read

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Bloodborne

A nice big 9GB patch just landed for Bloodborne

If you're an avid Bloodborne fan eagerly awaiting more content, you're likely already aware that The Old Hunters is just four days away from launch. What you might not have been aware of is that a 9GB patch for the game landed today. While ...

 
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Dark Souls III

Here's a better look at the statue in Dark Souls III's $500 edition

If you're dropping $500 bones on a collector's edition of a game, you likely want to know what you're getting. Like, you really want to know. You're gonna want multiple angles and up-close shots to know that everything in it is pristine. Ea...

 
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Dark Souls III

Dark Souls III looks to have two collector's editions, each with a statue

Thanks to yet another retailer slip-up, we have new information that a publisher was trying to guard. This time it comes courtesy of Geekay Games, and it seems as if we now know about Dark Souls III's collector's editions and possibly the r...

 

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While you laughing, we're passing, passing away. So y'all go rest y'all souls, 'Cause I know I'ma meet you up at the crossroads. Y'all know y'all forever got love from them Bone Thugs baby... ...

 

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Chronos"I keep getting older, but they stay the same age"

 

The Climb"You rock, rock"

 

Hitman: Sapienza"Molto buono"

 

Ray Gigant"Challenge not included"

 

Soda Drinker Pro"Like explaining an inside joke to someone else"

 

King's Quest: Once Upon a Climb"A tale of two princesses"

 
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CoilWhine

I streamed and beat an awesome indie game windowframe, where the window width is used as a weapon and obstacle, streamed part four of Amazing Frog (I unlocked the city and found a boat by getting enough points) + replayed Dead Bits (why? idk)

 
Luca Blight

Goodnight or good morning everyone Im off to

 
OverlordZetta

Holy shit! Konami has announced a new game? And its coming to every Sony console AND every Nintendo one?! And its from an old Huson Soft IP?!? And its NOT Bomberman?!?! EDIT: And #FucKonami may have just massively just mislabeled a PS2 port somehow?!?!

 
Roxas1359

Working on my last research paper of the Need tons of primary sources relating to Japanese American resettlement after the Era of Internment and I cant think of where to Hmm, time for me to put on my thinking

 
JuIc3

Bloodborne, day 3!!! Link found in

 
Rico the Penguin

*adjusts glasses*

 
gajknight

Managed to defeat Nue in the Nioh Satisfying man, I see good things in this games future, for Finishing up the AC Syndicate DLC, then its onto Cant fricking wait man!

 
Torchman

Last call for quesitons for the Ask Me Anything Going to start writing it Feel free to ask multiple questions!

 
Barry Kelly

Im still having a problem seeing embedded youtube videos when using SSL on It looks like the browser (Chrome) wont load them because the embedded URL is a plain

 
Dwavenhobble

So a group of Scientists have been given permission to see what happens when they inject stem cells into the brains of brain dead patients to try and bring them back to Ill get my zombie plan material ready just in case I think lol

 
Parismio

I was looking up some guides for dark souls on youtube for some lols and came across this Shes so adorable and her guides are hilarious! I was going to share the Dark Souls video but the comments reminded me how cancerous the community

 
King Kaiser

Current (finals) mood:

 
Occams

Beat Dark Souls 3, the Nioh demo, Ratchet and Clank and I dunno why but I dont really feel a sense of accomplishment at Been reading Cats Eye by Margaret Thats really good at

 
Luca Blight

To celebrate my 100th post I will use my own homemade Let see OH

 
TheLimoMaker

There are few FPS games I Battlefield 4 captured my time and attention despite its modern If rumours of a past-setting turn out to be true I will fall in love all over again in Or itll be in the future and Ill cry a

 
Dr Mel

I will, occasionally, find the need to just say Jonathan Holmes out loud or substitute it in lyrics of songs that are stuck in my Its a good

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Lately Ive noticed my Nyko Power Pak+ 3DS battery loses power much faster than it used And this is with the brightness set to 3 and power saver on Im thinking of getting a new one to see if that Or is it the games Im playing?

 
ShadeOfLight

Welp, Alucard is dead (*shakes fist at Rival The good news is I still hadnt caught anything on Route 33, and the first encounter was a female Welcome to the team, Seras the Zubat!

 
Trueghostbody

Fear Effect Sedna gameplay trailer

 
Luca Blight

Im curious did Capcoms studios ever told a good video game story?

 
Jed Whitaker

What if a person were to comment on something and actually talk about that thing instead of being upset that someone has a different opinion than them? THAT WOULD BE THE DAY!

 
Ein on Shrooms

If you havent seen food wars yet, you need ;) GIF in the comments

 
Torchman

Welp, game gave me Maxinger Z in the 4th Youre getting back in my good books for taking away Roger, but you still have much to

 
Nathan D

I offered an observation and rebuttal for our history debate today that blew the classs and professors mind in its thoughtfulness and

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

The other games in the Friends of Nintendo Humble Bundle have been revealed: Swords & Soldiers II for WiiU, Nano Assault EX for 3DS, and Runbow for Not sure how to feel about

 
Dreggsao

And later the same review states Fans of console first-person shooters or the Alien film series will probably be better off waiting for Foxs recently announced Aliens: Colonial Marines for the PlayStation

 
ZombZ

Finally off work and the kids *Booting up PC* now my overwatch

 

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