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It’s not uncommon for talented artists to put their own spin on characters from video games they love. Some folks like to get extra creative, mashing two game worlds into a single universe of awesomeness. And that’s exactly what one talented artist did recently, combining the worlds of Overwatch and Dark Souls.
Pretty much everything about Dark Souls is difficult, but that uphill battle apparently doesn’t translate over to raising money for a board game version of the popular dark fantasy adventure. That project recently wrapped up its Kickstarter campaign, raking in more than $5 million in the process.
Dark Souls bosses are known for being super difficult, but not if you knock them out in a single shot. And that’s exactly what one player recently managed, capturing the whole thing on video. It should go without saying that thar be spoilers ahead, so read and watch at your own risk.
FromSoftware is wasting little time starting in on their follow-up to Dark Souls III and, according to recent rumors, their next game might actually be heading to Sony’s new headset, the PlayStation VR.
Steamforged Games is crowd-sourcing funds to make a board game based on From Software's uber-popular action-RPG, Dark Souls. Within the span of just three minutes they managed to get funded. Even more than that, within the span of just 24 hours they managed to accrue $1 million in funding.
If you just can’t get enough Dark Souls, then you’re in luck. Along with a new entry in the games series, the folks over at Titan Comics have announced that a brand new comic book series based on the Souls universe will also arrive this spring. Praise the sun!
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.