Dark Souls players know to respect Sif. After all, he carries a massive sword in his mouth and the mournful tale of his friend Artorias in his heart. But he’s also a big furry wolf who is extremely heckin’ cute.
Dark Souls Remastered released on most consoles back in May, giving players a chance to relive (or finally experience) the game that inspired countless imitators. The Nintendo Switch version will finally arrive this Friday. It’s an impressive technical achievement that, while not as robust as other versions, is still…
Dark Souls 2 is the perhaps the most controversial game in the Dark Souls franchise, but streamer m_d_c_t is braving the danger of the game by playing it in a suit of armor. It’s fun.
Data digger Lance McDonald has worked through the game files in the original alpha for Dark Souls III and has discovered some radical environmental changes that were implemented then cut from the game.
In a new video digging through the Alpha and Network Test versions of Dark Souls 3, YouTuber Lance McDonald explores the game’s “epitaphs” that were cut before the final version of the game released to the public.
Since the release of FromSoftware’s Demon’s Souls in 2009, it and its spiritual successors—the Dark Souls trilogy and Bloodborne—have acquired reputations that are both built on the games themselves and players’ responses to them. Demon’s Souls and its descendants are as dependent upon their mechanics, level design,…
After pouring a ton of time into Death’s Gambit, a 2D action RPG inspired by the Dark Souls series, I’m now really curious about jumping into the soulslike genre.
Death’s Gambit is a new action RPG that throws elements from Dark Souls into a gorgeous 2D world. It has light platforming, rewarding exploration and a ton of challenging fights where even low level enemies can mop the floor with you.
Dark Souls Remastered will come to Switch on October 19, publisher Bandai Namco said today. It’s a little later than we’d all expected, but hey, it’s still Dark Souls on Switch.
The Dark Souls franchise is all about getting very strong and wielding a big weapon. A new mod allows you to become the strongest and wield the biggest weapons. The upcoming “Forces of Annihilation” lets you play as the bosses of Dark Souls 3.
Dark Souls has a reputation as a dark fantasy game where women fused to demons, cannibal executioners, and zombified humans make their home. But it looks a little more like a fun place if you pump the brightness and change some of the lighting effects.
I’m flying across the country tomorrow and need help keeping calm while I travel. Luckily, the Nintendo Switch has added dozens of exploration-focused titles to distract me, including the 2D Soulslike Salt and Sanctuary. Like Hollow Knight, it’s a game that fares much better on a portable console.
Dungeons & Dragons campaigns that are housed in other fictional universes are usually pretty cool. If you want a robust, fiddly ruleset, then D&D is very useful. Reddit user SnicklefritzSkad has built up a Dark Souls story inside of D&D, and it is very, very excellent.
The Bed of Chaos is a notorious enemy in Dark Souls because she doesn’t quite work like any other boss. Twitch streamer Jerma985 had the best possible experience with the fight. Immediately after, he had the worst.
It’s a hard game, with a hard final boss, and watching video of people defeating it is so, so sweet.
Some secrets buried in an alpha build of Dark Souls 3 reveal that some sort of Battle Royale-style player-vs-player event may have at one time been planned for the game. As Souls data miner Lance McDonald shows in a recent YouTube video, a few special items that never made it into the final version hint at a special…
Put ten game designers in a room together and there’s a pretty good chance someone will bring up Dark Souls.