Dark Souls Speedrunner Breaks World Record Without Realizing It

It's fun to watch people speedrun Dark Souls. It's a game famous for its punishing difficulty, yet speedrunners show how it's possible to bend the game to your will. 19-year-old Alex (aka NaxHPL) just achieved the world record for one way to complete the game, allowing him to finish it in 25 minutes and 17 seconds. He… » 1/27/15 3:00pm Tuesday 3:00pm

Dark Souls On PC Just Got Worse

Dark Souls publisher Bandai Namco has just issued an official takedown notice to Dropbox to remove DSFix, the bunch of tweaks and fixes and bespoke config files that made Dark Souls actually playable on PC. While it's entirely possible that there has just been a miscommunication somewhere, Durante — the guy behind the… » 12/22/14 6:52pm 12/22/14 6:52pm

​One of Dark Souls' Toughest Boss Fights, Beaten with a Drum Controller

First, one intrepid player tackled Dark Souls with a Rock Band guitar controller. Now the same guy is taking the notoriously difficult title on with a drum set from the rhythm game. AKA "It's got a good beat and you can die to it." Seriously, though: this fight looks a lot harder when you're pounding it out on a bunch… » 11/04/14 11:15am 11/04/14 11:15am