April has officially begun, which means it's time to once again check out what PlayStation Plus will be bringing its subscribers for the next 30 days. For the masochists in the crowd, you'll be happy to know that this month's big free game is none other than the critically acclaimed and notoriously difficult dark RPG classic, Demon's Souls.
While last year's tough-as-nails hit, Dark Souls, won over more and more masochists to the franchise, all of that dying over and over again actually started back in 2009 with the release of Demon's Souls for the PlayStation 3. It can be tricky to track down a copy these days, which is why it's pretty dang cool that publisher Atlus will be bringing the game to PSN as a digital release next week.
It looks like Demon's Souls servers won't be going offline at the end of May after all. Atlus, publisher of the game in North America has decided to extend support for the action RPG for the "foreseeable future" in that region.
Soon Atlus will turn off the multiplayer for PS3 action RPG Demon's Souls. After extending support on multiple occasions, the company has decided to finally shut down the North American servers at the end of May.
Dark Souls and developer From Software isn't done with the role-playing genre. Masanori Takeuchi, head of the company's research and development, says that they'd love to create sequels to DS.
Atlus won't be shutting down the servers for PS3 action RPG Demon's Souls just yet. Today they announced that they'll continue to support the game's multiplayer into next year.
A new open-world, multiplayer zombie action game is on the way exclusively for the Xbox 360, and Namco and EA make some big announcements in this week's recap.
The spiritual successor for action RPG Demon's Souls was revealed in the latest issue of Famitsu. It's called Dark Souls and is in development for the PS3 and Xbox 360.
Atlus previously pledged to keep the servers for PS3 RPG Demon's Souls online until March 2011. Now they've reassured gamers that the servers will live on much longer than that.
5th Cell enters the action game genre, Microsoft acquires a NUI development company and Champions Online heads into F2P territory.
From Software floored a lot of RPG fans last year with their hardcore PS3 game Demon's Souls. Its surprisingly good sales and reviews may lead to a sequel.
Hardcore action RPG Demon's Souls has caused many hours of frustration for gamers. However, one player has mastered the game so thoroughly that he's able to beat it in 54 minutes.
Today marks the first anniversary of Demon's Souls's release. Atlus USA, which calls the game its biggest success in two decades, has announced two special events to coincide with the PS3 RPG's birthday.
Sony has added seven recent releases to their PS3 Greatest Hits Library. These games are now available in North America for $29.99 and sport new packaging.
Atlus informed the gaming community at large that one of the hardest and most critically acclaimed action-RPGs for the PS3 has joined the ranks of a greatest hit.