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Dark Souls Remastered is looking...a bit off

This week, Bandai Namco gave some outlets a look at the upcoming Dark Souls Remastered. While never touted to be a complete remake of the original, the results from these preview builds are looking a little less than stellar. The biggest th...

 
 
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Dark Souls: Remastered has some interesting changes

Bandai Namco has been showing off Dark Souls: Remastered ahead of its May 25 release on Nintendo Switch, PC, and PlayStation 4. Along with side-by-side comparison videos to get a better sense of how the game has been touched up visually, ne...

 
 
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Streamer completes zero hit run of the Dark Souls Trilogy

A dedicated Dark Souls fan has completed a run of the game's entire trilogy without taking a single hit. The_Happy_Hob streamed the nerve-wracking achievement, a year in the making, on his Twitch channel. The final moment (which contains lo...

 
 
 
 
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Someone visualized our deaths in Dark Souls

The early hours of Dark Souls can be brutal as you work out how to survive long enough to find that next just-out-of-reach bonfire. Or, if you're anything like me, you fought a bunch of skeletons in a graveyard for an embarrassingly long ti...

 
 
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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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After more than 5 character re-rolls I finally stuck with one and actually escaped Fort Joy, hell yeah!

 
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Its weird, I usually prefer 60fps in most action games, but 30fps feels right for God of War and even though its a running joke now of sorts, 30fps mode does feel more cinematic and feels like it fits the game Didnt expect that at

 
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I think the movie Dont Kill It is meant with mess with audience members who prefer to deal with blatant evil in an obvious way: murder the See a demon rampaging through a town? Shoot it with holy However, that doesnt work

 
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Also, why does God of War use the Roman spelling of Heracles? Its the only one they fucked up! How did that even happen? Didnt they have somebody double checking that stuff?

 
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How about some arbitrary metal for the tabletop RPG enthusiasts among us?

 
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