One of E3's highlights so far is Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, the next game by From Software, makers of Bloodborne and Dark Souls. With Souls-style combat and a grappling hook that lets the player zip around like a goddamned ninja, this game looks impressive so far.
Déraciné is a new PSVR game from FromSoftware, the makers of Bloodborne and Dark Souls. It looks pretty different from their usual stuff, and it’s coming in 2018.
Devolver Digital is bringing FromSoftware’s cult-classic mech action game Metal Wolf Chaos to modern platforms. During their E3 livestream tonight, the publisher announced Metal Wolf Chaos XD, a remastered version of one of the Xbox’s wildest games.
Last winter at The Game Awards, Dark Souls studio From Software teased a game that they called “Shadows Die Twice.” Today at the Xbox E3 press conference, the developer officially revealed that game: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, an action game starring a ninja with a prosthetic arm.
When Dark Souls released in 2011, it helped solidify a new genre of action RPG. Since then, players have held onto the game, with fight clubs and massive, yearly revisitations. Dark Souls is more ritual than game at this point, and it was only inevitable that we’d get a remaster. I think I’m okay with that.
Maybe you thought the original Dark Souls was too hard. Maybe you thought it was too dreary. Maybe it looked boring. For whatever reason, plenty of people missed playing it the first time around. Dark Souls Remastered is out today, and it’s a great excuse to check out the series for the first time or to give it a…
I’m playing Dark Souls Remastered this week and while I haven’t finished the game yet, it’s been wonderful to revisit the land of Lordran. It’s a faithful remaster, capturing the original experience with a cleanliness that helps the action flow better. It’s not quite the same and while I miss some of the older rough…
Players digging through the animation files of Dark Souls have found some very funny falling animations for creatures that rarely fall in the game.
2011’s Dark Souls still has thousands of players on PC every month. Some are playing for the first time, while others speedrun it like practiced masters. The soapstone messages and bloodstains they leave behind won’t last forever, though, which is why one data miner has started memorializing them in interesting…
Return To Yharnam is a Bloodborne community event that is happening right now. It’s all about bringing longterm fans back into the game, and people are really getting into it.
Back in 2016, streamer The_Happy_Hob pulled off the world’s first no-hit run of Dark Souls, a feat that left series director Hidetaka Miyazaki in a state of disbelief. Now he’s topped himself—three times over.
From Software’s Souls games and Bloodborne have online co-operation, but some areas become more abandoned as time goes on. Return To Yharnam is a community event set to start on March 10th that’s working to revitalize Bloodborne’s online world of bell-ringing hunters.
It’s one thing to discover all the bits and bobs in Bloodborne that ended up on the cutting room floor. But what are those characters like patched into the game, running around in the flesh?
Praise the Sun! A fully remastered version of Dark Souls is coming to the Nintendo Switch, allowing fans of the series to die suddenly to Capra Demon while traveling on the subway.
Bloodborne’s chalice dungeons offer hundreds of thousands of possible crypts to explore. Dedicated players have found lost enemies and keep looking for more. Thanks to dataminers searching the game’s files, a new group of dungeons have been found containing developer test areas and unused bosses.
Tonight in Los Angeles, a bunch of game developers won well-deserved honors for the games they released in 2017. A bunch of other people showed off games that won’t be out until 2018 or later.
Is a new Armored Core announcement incoming? A recent From Software tweet says the company is not intending to end the series and asks fans to “wait patiently a bit more.”
Bloodborne’s Lovecraftian setting is full of creative enemies, from multi-eyed brain beasts to half flayed wolf demons. It’s exciting to think about what creatures may still be lurking in the game years later or lost on the cutting room floor. The game’s files recently ended up in the hands of dataminers, one of which…
Today, Sony Entertainment and Atlus announced that the online servers for Demon’s Souls will shut down next year on February 28th. The game, which mixed online and single-player elements, will transform into something completely different. This asks the question: how do we preserve experiences tied to online features?
The online service for Demon’s Souls is ending on February 28, 2018 in Japan. The official release doesn’t state whether this impacted the game’s online service worldwide. Demon’s Souls was originally released in 2009.