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Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition: news and videos


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Dark Souls 1 on PC has been offline for a week

While the world's been busy playing a ton of Dark Souls III, the folks who've been chipping away at the first game on PC this week have had to deal with more than just tough bosses and player invasions. Kotaku reports that though the P...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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Twitch Plays Dark Souls has beaten the whole game

Despite not being the biggest fan of Dark Souls, I’ve been strangely invested in tracking Twitch Plays Dark Souls’ progress. It’s been a wild journey, from spending over three days stuck in the game’s first area, to...   read

 
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Twitch Plays Dark Souls managed to defeat the second boss

Twitch Plays Dark Souls had been a bit of a shambles right from the get go. Players spent days and days stuck in the very first section of the game, at which point the creator of the stream changed the rules and made the entire game almost...   read

 
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Dark Souls PC multiplayer no longer region locked

Region-free Dark Souls multiplayer, just the way we like it. From Software has issued an update on Steam that allows players to summon and invade one another regardless of where they live. While these cross-country connections aren't always...   read

 
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Dark Souls' transition from GFWL pushed into December

Publisher Bandai Namco recently took to the Steam discussion boards to issue an official statement in regards to Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition's planned November transition away from Games for Windows Live in this update: "We are...   read

 
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Namco 'seeking avenues' to continue supporting Dark Souls on PC

Bandai Namco has provided an update on the future of Dark Souls PC, which uses Games for Windows Live -- a service that's believed to be shutting down in July -- for its online play. First, the game "will remain fully functional on GFWL for...   read

 
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This Dark Souls mod makes enemies more aggressive

I'm by no means an expert Dark Souls player, but I've played long enough that this mod by JITD, which alters enemy AI in such a way that they'll come to you more readily, sounds intriguing. Put enough hours into the game, and you'll become...   read

 
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Super Best Guide! Dark Souls

Another game they claim is hard, another game smashed by gaming pimp sorcerer Jim Sterling. Using just a few simple tricks and the power of intimidation, learn how to become a master Dark Souls player in this handy video!   read

 
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Dark Souls mod enhances PvP and co-op play with friends

After Durante's remarkable DSfix for Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition on PC, I wasn't sure if anyone else would step up to the plate to further improve From Software's acclaimed action-RPG. Released earlier this week, M0tah's DSCfix ...   read

 
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Dark Souls director tells the truth about the pendant

Did you pick the pendant as a starting gift in Dark Souls under the impression that it would, at some unknown later point, have either an impact on the story or a hidden gameplay use? I did on my first playthrough. Considering how that prev...   read

 
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Impressions: Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition (PC)

I played and loved Dark Souls on Xbox 360 originally, so I was keen to check it out again with the new Prepare to Die Edition that's available now for PC via Steam and scheduled to hit Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on October 26, 2012. Beyond ...   read

 
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Namco: Dark Souls 'easy mode' quote was a mistranslation

Metro's interview with Dark Souls director Hidetaka Miyazaki resulted in a fascinating, surprisingly well-thought-out discussion about difficulty in games. The quote everyone fixated on -- "I am thinking about whether I should prepare anoth...   read

 
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Dark Souls director contemplating doing a new difficulty

Speaking to Metro, Dark Souls director Hidetaka Miyazaki said the reception to the game "was really a huge surprise" and that he "did not expect the success at all." For better or worse, From Software doesn't hold your hand; most people I k...   read

 
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Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition hits consoles Oct. 26

Namco Bandai and From Software are bringing Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on October 26, 2012. For players who already have a copy of the game and are simply looking to pick up the new Artorias of the Abys...   read

 
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Dark Souls PC resolution issue modded out in 23 minutes

It's truly awe-inspiring how a good modder can show up a game's original developer in such a short space of time. Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition has caused concern over stunted PC resolution options -- a problem that a single gamer was ...   read

 
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Preview: Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition

Praise The Sun! After the Internet’s impromptu petition to get Dark Souls released onto the PC, Namco Bandai and From Software have done right by the community, and even took things a few steps further. Now, PC gamers will prepare to ...   read

 
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gamescom: Another Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Ed. trailer

Now that my expectations of Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition (at least on PC) are starting to become slightly more realistic, I can get excited over trailers such as this new one from gamescom. I appreciate the realism on display here, i...   read

 
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Dark Souls PC system requirements should be doable

Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition won't be available for a couple of months still, so consider this the appropriate time to look over the game's system requirements courtesy of Steam. They are reasonable, though that's to be expected. OS:...   read

 
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E3: Dark Souls PC says, 'Welcome to die!'

When Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition arrives on August 24, PC players will get the same cutthroat challenge that 360 and PS3 owners have been suffering for months. For the behind-closed-doors demo, the staff member on hand was playing wi...   read

 
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More details and a trailer for Dark Souls DLC

Yesterday, the word was out that Namco Bandai would be releasing a DLC expansion for Dark Souls entitled, "Artorias of the Abyss," arriving on consoles this winter. Today, a new trailer for the content has been released along with som...   read

 
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Dark Souls PC: Not necessarily on Games for Windows Live

Namco Bandai's coming out party for the PC version of Dark Souls almost went off without a hitch, but then we noticed the Games for Windows Live logo and the entire internet lost their sh*t. Forums lit up, petitions were signed, houses were...   read

 
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Dark Souls PC details: Specs, control, PVP and more

Following the official announcement of Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition, From Software's Hidetaka Miyazaki spoke with members of the gaming press to fill us in on some of the details of this upcoming PC port.    read

 
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Namco Bandai announces Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition

At a press conference this morning in Las Vegas, Namco Bandai officially announced Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition for PC. Hidetaka Miyazaki, Director at From Software, was on hand to give some early details for this release.  Grat...   read

 

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