Tag: Dark Souls

Let It Die, Dev Diary #1

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Let It Die, the new roguelike hack-and-slash third-person PVP free-to-play title coming from Grasshopper Manufacture (can we squeeze one more descriptor in there?!?) was one of my favorite titles from this year’s PAX West, and it’s coming exclusively to PS4 this year.


Necropolis Review

Dead on arrival

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HIGH The art style.

LOW Said art style losing its edge over hours of repeated levels.

WTF The choice to provide “humorous” item descriptions over helpful ones.


Dark Souls 3: Ashes Of Ariandel Announced

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Direct from Dark Souls PR:

Leading interactive entertainment developer and publisher, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., today announced DARK SOULS III™: Ashes of Ariandel™, the first of two planned downloadable expansions to the critically acclaimed DARK SOULS III for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and PC via STEAM.

Dark Souls 3 Review

All the flavors come together

Dark Souls 3

HIGH Dancer of the Boreal Valley, Pontiff Sulyvahn, and the Abyss Watchers

LOW A key NPC vanishing after I failed his quest without realizing it

WTF Getting booted when my Steam connection dropped

Bloodborne Second Opinion

The Borne Supremacy

Bloodborne Review Screenshot

HIGH Charging up an axe attack that stuns large dudes so I can rip their innards out. Neat!

LOW The Chalice Dungeons look and feel almost identical no matter which variations are triggered.

WTF The 'real' ending. Who thought that would be a satisfying conclusion to a forty-plus hour adventure?

Infodump: Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin

  BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. has announced DARK SOULS II: Scholar of the First Sin,  new content focusing on the gameplay improvements and advancement of the DARK SOULS II story.  A free patch will be available February 5, 2015 for existing DARK SOULS II owners on Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment […]

GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 111: The podcast with Soul…s

Only 5 years late to the Souls party, Richard assembles four of our favorite guests and an old friend to talk about Demons, Darkness, Death, more Death, and Determination in From Software's Souls series, preceded by a brief watcha been playin. Featuring Richard Naik, Tim "Lego" Spaeth, Michael "Easy Street" Cunningham, Kristin "Covenant" Taylor, and Samantha "Tell Me Everything You Know" Allen.

0:00-0:07 Intro

0:07-0:23 Watcha been playin

0:23-0:50 At what point did you "get" your first Souls game?

0:50-1:15 What makes Souls challenging for you personally?

1:15-1:27 Invading-have you ever done it?

1:27-1:39 The future of Souls

1:39-1:43 Pitch a Souls game to someone unfamiliar with the series

1:43-close Thumbs

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