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Virtuos is handling the Switch port of Dark Souls: Remastered

Every so often I remember that we're getting a remaster of Dark Souls in May and I just have to smile. In the case of the Nintendo Switch version, it's come to light (courtesy of the Australian Classification Board) that Virtuos is handling...

 
 
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Show and tell: Subtlety and bluntness in storytelling

One of the most important rules in storytelling is to show, not tell. Actions speak louder than words because it’s more convincing to see somebody act out a storyline than to have them face the camera and recite every letter of their ...

 
 
 
 
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(Update) Dark Souls Remastered will not be using new assets

[Update: Bandai Namco's marketing team has made a post over on Sony's blog that confirms a few details about the upcoming remaster. For starters, HDR is definitely not going to be a part of this, though 4K is in. The multiplayer component w...

 
 
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A Dark Souls card game is on the way

Earlier this year a Dark Souls board game was released, and Steamforged Games is out for another round.  Putting the licensed to further use, they're now set to release a Dark Souls card game into the world. It's a co-op game for ...

 
 
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Check out 64 Bits' awesome Cuphead-style Dark Souls animation

Cuphead took seemingly forever to come to fruition, but boy, it was worth the wait. A huge part of the game's appeal, and its lengthy development, was its meticulous art style. The beautiful hand-drawn animation, based around the work of vi...

 
 
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Why we should celebrate extra options in games

Right – let me start this article by exposing my biases. Namely, one of the first games I played to the point of obsession was The Sims, and as everyone knows, The Sims is a highly modular game. Since the very beginning, the Sims seri...

 
 
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These Dark Souls III prints are a trip down memory lane

Cook & Becker is back with more Dark Souls prints, this time drawing from Dark Souls III. There are 17 giclee prints in total, ranging from the chilly Irithyll of the Boreal to the desolate Kiln of the First Flame to the towering High W...

 
 
 
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It's the perfect time to start fresh in Dark Souls

For way too long now I've been telling myself I'm overdue for a fresh run through Bloodborne, but it looks like I'll need to postpone those plans yet again. The Dark Souls reddit community is starting its three-week "Return to Lordran" even...

 
 
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Promoted: Covenants of the Weak

[This week's CotW is brought to you by the letter D. The power of the sun, right in a bottle, SunnyD! ~Marcel] Come one, come all! It's time for yet another installment of Covenants of the Weak. It's here that we shine a most unwelcome ligh...

 
 
 
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Review: Immortal Planet

It has become something of a joke online to compare things to Dark Souls. When writing a review, most writers will opt to reference something popular to cut down on the length of a piece. This is supposed to work in that readers will be fam...

 
 
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Europe is getting a real nice Dark Souls vinyl trilogy set

Bandai Namco is bringing the Dark Souls series' OSTs together with a limited-edition vinyl set. What a lovely collector's item. Unfortunately, there's only going to be 2,000 copies. And the set is limited to Europe, the Middle East, and Af...

 
 
 
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Deal: Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition now under $40

If you've sat on the sideline on the excellent Dark Souls III, today you've won the waiting game as the complete edition is now its cheapest yet. This weekend at GameStop, Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition is heavily dis...

 
 
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Cursed Castilla is out on 3DS in Japan next week

Cursed Castilla, also known as Maldita Castilla EX is out on Japan on the 3DS next week long after its release on PC and PS4. (On sale now for the glorious Steam Summer Sale) Announced earlier in the year, and released in physical form on P...

 
 
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Looks like the Crash N. Sane Trilogy really is harder

Over the weekend, the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy launched to wild success and some odd comparisons to FromSoftware's masterpiece. While most everyone is pleased with the remaster, some people have been claiming that Crash is super diff...

 
 
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7 things I'd like brought back from when I was a kid...

When I was a kid I was into things. Things that gave me that rare combination of joy and fuzziness I've only since felt for women and tandoori chicken with mint chutney. Some of these things were games and some were literature. Some were ac...

 
 
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This Dark Souls figure is kind of cute

Crazy armor designs are my favorite staple of the fantasy genre, so of course I had to post about Gecco's upcoming Siegmeyer figure. I haven't played Dark Souls so I can only assume he is a very fat man inside that fat suit of armor. It hon...

 
 
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Dark Souls mod brings Shovel Knight to Lordran

It's said that the flow of time is convoluted in Lordran. Brave warriors come and go, weaving in and out of one another's worlds to assist in combat or fight one for prizes. Dark Souls, with its strange inhabitants and fallen kingdoms, is n...

 
 
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Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia storms Japan

A quartet of new titles have finally topped Monster Hunter XX in Japan, with Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia leading the charge. Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition, including all the DLC, joins a new Pro Yakyuu an...

 
 




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