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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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Code Vein photos surface, has a rad gothic anime style

Update: A ton of new high-quality images were released, but not significant new information, including platform information. The images are quite amazing though. Scans posted online from Famitsu magazine reveal the first images of Code Vein...

 
 
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These iconic Dark Souls rings are real (and not cheap)

My heart skipped a beat when I saw this pair of Dark Souls-inspired rings from Torch Torch. Just like your accursed player character, you too can rock Havel's Ring to increase your maximum equip load and also prevent fall damage with the Si...

 
 
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Which Souls boss gave you the most hell?

With the final Dark Souls III expansion out and sleep sacrificed to play it, I've been dying a lot lately. And when I'm not repeatedly falling in battle -- for instance: during the tense final seconds of the drawn-out duel with The Ringed C...

 
 
 
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Cheapest Dark Souls III on Steam arrives for Spring

If you enjoy knowing the limits of your gaming ability, feast your peasant eyes upon this deal. Dark Souls series titles are on tap with savings this week at DLGamer, with Dark Souls III at a new historic low price of only $24. This be...

 
 
 
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Here's how to access Dark Souls III's The Ringed City DLC

Unlike the Ashes of Ariandel DLC access method, Dark Souls III's The Ringed City is foolproof. Instead of relying on an NPC appearing at a specific area, you merely need to touch one of two bonfires to enter the new zone. Yep, one of t...

 
 




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I run into a lot of people who trust YouTubers and influencers more than they do the traditional media I understand that, but check it out: guess who EA flew in to test Battlefront 2s systems before launch? Where were your buddies then?

 
LoneMak

Quack FOO! `)

 
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Oh no, the site is going down soon! Quick I better shit post before its too late! Friends sucks and Waluigi is a terrible character!

 
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Has anyone noticed audio problems on doom for switch? I’m getting a loud buzz every now and then and sometimes the audio drops to an inaudible level and will only be restored after a

 
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Ajit Pai should have his shoes stolen and every inch of his home covered with And fire And

 
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What Kevin said! Over the next week were upgrading parts of the site to handle more Well be offline for an hour See you later tonight!

 
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Welp, as the harassment allegations controversy continues, even the head of Pixar John Lasseter was accused of being Link in comments to those

 
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