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Here’s some news I didn’t expect to be reporting today: After countless hours of running in circles, stumbling off of ledges and dying over and over again, the community taking part in “Twitch Plays Dark Souls” has managed to actually beat one of the most notoriously difficult games of all time.
Plenty of people haven’t been able to beat Dark Souls on their own. Now Twitch is hoping that a communal effort might make that obstacle a little less difficult to overcome, asking “Can twitch play Dark Souls?” in its latest viewer-controlled experiment.
Some folks enjoy a good challenge. And then there are people like reddit user bearzly, who went out of his way to make Dark Souls even more difficult by besting the game with nothing more than the power of his voice.
Apparently games these days are so easy that people can't just set it to the hardest setting and have a tough time trying to beat it, they now have to add ridiculous gimmicks, over-the-top obstructions and self-inhibitory restrictions in order to put the “fun” back into “functionally difficult”. This rings true for one gamer who is attempting to beat Dark Souls while playing it upside-down.
In most games players take control of a weakling and attempt to grow strong so they can beat the boss at the end of the game. What if there was a mode that allowed you to take control of the bosses and fight other monsters? Well, that's what one modder has attempted to do with Dark Souls.
Bloodborne is prepping to launch on March 24th in just a few days and Sony has been going over and beyond to promote the game with everything they've got before the launch date finally hits, including spilling the details on the weapon system and customization features.
The next game in the Dark Souls series could be very different thanks to some cutting-edge gaming equipment.
Durante is known within the PC modding community as the go-to guy to get a quick fix for PC ports that publishers and developers don't quite hammer out properly before release. Recently, Durante's fix for the PC version of Dark Souls was blocked by Bandai Namco Games, but is now in the process of being restored.
After nearly a year of begging and after several months of maintaining high hopes, fans of Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition on PC have finally received what they've been asking for: the switch from GFWL to Steamworks.
Hoping to get in on the Dark Souls goodness this holiday season on Steam? Well, whether you're a long time follower or a newfound fan, you'll have to wait a bit longer if you want to play Dark Souls on PC without having to go through the hassle of dealing with Games For Windows Live.
From Software is going all-in on Steamworks support for Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition on PC. The company recently made it known that they are officially moving away from Games For Windows Live and they're taking the save games, achievements and multiplayer from the mostly forgotten DRM service and moving it into the newer, fresher service.
Games with Gold will make its debut on Xbox One in June, giving Xbox Live Gold members two free games on that platform. Xbox 360 owners, meanwhile, will get three free games over their own.
An alleged gameplay video from "Project Beast" hit the web this morning. This video gives us our first glimpse at From Software's next game.
GameSpot is reporting that the press release bullshots that Bandai Namco released during the early days of promoting Dark Souls II has caused quite a stir. So much so that the company had the screenshots removed from Steam's store page, as it could be conveyed as false advertising.
Publishers have fallen in love with free-to-play and microtransactions over the past few years. It seems that every franchise has a chance at inspiring a new F2P game. In a new interview, Dark Souls 2 producer Takeshi Miyazoe discussed the possibility of a free-to-play Dark Souls game being released someday.