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Posts Tagged Dark Souls 2


Playfire really want you to buy Dark Souls 2 on Green Man Gaming

Playfire are so certain they want you to pick up Dark Souls 2 on Green Man Gaming that they’re offering 25% off the game, plus rewards for doing so.

By Tim McDonald | 23 Apr 2014 | 2

Dark Souls 2 PC retail version delayed in UK

A further delay has struck the release date of Dark Souls 2 on PC, but only in the UK and only in the case of boxed copies.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Apr 2014 | 1

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #160

This week on the IncGamers Podcast, we all learn what a ‘Heartbleed’ is in the context of coding exploits.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Apr 2014 | 2

Dark Souls 2 PC graphics options screencap emerges, is hopefully real

The great PC Dark Souls 2 graphical enigma isn’t quite solved yet, but a new, believable image may hold some more clues.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Apr 2014 | 3

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #159

This week on the IncGamers Podcast we discuss the news that has shaken the videogame world down to its very foundations.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Apr 2014 | 3

Dark Souls 2 images with fancier graphics removed from Steam

Hope is fading for a PC version of Dark Souls 2 that utilises the more impressive textures and lighting shown in earlier builds, video and trade show demos of the game.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Mar 2014 | 20

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #157

This week’s edition of the podcast harkens back to a strange and mysterious time when small teams of programmers could find huge success making a game in a small office or bedroom.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Mar 2014 | 16

Dark Souls 2 Lighting Downgrade: Should We Expect the Same on PC?

Remember when Namco Bandai and From Software were showing off Dark Souls 2 prior to release, and seemed quite excited about sections that would require illumination by torches like the Tomb of the Giants segment of the first game?

By Peter Parrish | 12 Mar 2014 | 5

Dark Souls 2 gets a brand new pre-rendered European launch trailer

Hey, everyone! Are you playing Dark Souls 2? No, neither am I, both because it’s not out in Europe yet, and because it’s not out on PC for ages.

By Tim McDonald | 12 Mar 2014 | 1

The IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #156

In this week’s Podcast / Vidcast, Tim begins to keep a running tally of the people we manage to upset or annoy.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Mar 2014 | 7

Dark Souls 2: Prepare to Jethro Tull with the launch trailer

Dark Souls 2 launches tomorrow, hooray! Except not on the PC, because the super-special 1080p and above version is coming out on 25 April instead.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Mar 2014 | 1

Dark Souls 2 PC system requirements posted by Namco

With the PC date for Dark Souls 2 now confirmed as 25 April and word that it will support decent framerates and resolutions, what’s the one thing we were still missing?

By Peter Parrish | 7 Mar 2014 | 4

Dark Souls 2 PC release date announced with new prologue video

A few days ago Namco would not confirm speculation that the PC version of Dark Souls 2 would be released in April but the wait is now over, we have date!

By Paul Younger | 6 Mar 2014 | 2

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #155

Exciting times for the IncGamers Podcast this week as we record while Gabe Newell is doing his rescheduled Reddit AMA (here’s the good stuff from that).

By Peter Parrish | 5 Mar 2014 | 3

Namco Bandai won’t confirm a Dark Souls 2 PC release date of 25 April

An image is doing the rounds showing a Dark Souls 2 PC Collector’s Edition with a release date of 25 April.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Feb 2014 | 5

Dark Souls 2 devs detail their Dark Intentions in this video

As you are doubtless aware, Dark Souls 2 is out soon!

By Tim McDonald | 26 Feb 2014 | 9

Dark Souls 2 Hollow Lullaby trailer is a bit corny

Namco really are going for some scattershot marketing with Dark Souls 2.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Feb 2014 | 5

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #152

I hope you tune in to the IncGamers Podcast to hear about curtains, because that’s what you’re going to get this week.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Feb 2014 | 6

Dark Souls 2 screenshots show stats, freaky character creation, more

The first Dark Souls wasn’t exactly a looker in early screenshots, and its true beauty was only really revealed when the PC version unlocked higher resolution versions of the textures.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Feb 2014 | 3

Namco Bandai offering free weapons with Dark Souls 2 pre-orders

Not content with merely offering up expensive collector’s editions, Namco Bandai have hopped on the “pre-order to get free digital stuff” train with Dark Souls 2.

By Tim McDonald | 12 Feb 2014 | 2

Dark Souls 2 PC release date still in doubt

The release of Dark Souls 2 is only a month or so away, if, that is, you’re a console owner.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Feb 2014 | 10

Dark Souls 2′s Teen ESRB rating isn’t cause for alarm

Over the weekend, various sites noticed that Dark Souls II has been given a “T for Teen” rating (minor spoilers at that link) by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB.) That’s the videogame classification body in the US, the equivalent of Europe’s Pan European Game Information (PEGI) group.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Feb 2014 | 7

Dark Souls 2 combat encounters shown in this 8 minute video

It’s hard to say whether this video is officially sanctioned, or another compilation of leaked Dark Souls 2 footage from the ongoing Ps3-based network tests.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Jan 2014 | 2

Dark Souls 2 to include six player-designed shields

Last year, Namco Bandai ran a competition for players to design shields that would be incorporated into Dark Souls 2.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Dark Souls 2 Collectors Edition pretty much sold out

Warning to anyone still wanting to pick up the Dark Souls 2 Collectors Edition: Namco Bandai have informed us that it’s pretty much out of stock, so if you still want to get a pre-order in, you’ll have to hunt around and have a lot of luck.

By Tim McDonald | 24 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Dark Souls 2 site translation sheds grossly incandescent light on things

Namco Bandai added a whole load of new stuff to the Japanese language Dark Souls 2 site recently, but that’s not entirely useful for those of us not blessed with the skill to read Japanese.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Jan 2014 | 3

Dark Souls 2 screens introduce new characters, monsters, and locations

Namco Bandai have just sneaked out of the shadows and lobbed a load of new screenshots and artwork for Dark Souls 2 at us.

By Tim McDonald | 17 Jan 2014 | 1

New Dark Souls 2 trailer dwells on the nature of your curse

A brief word of warning about this new trailer for Dark Souls 2.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Jan 2014 | 1

First two pages of Dark Souls 2: Into the Light comic released

In honour of the impending release of Dark Souls 2, Namco Bandai have commissioned a comic – titled Into the Light – with two pages being released for free every week until its console launch on 14 March.

By Tim McDonald | 8 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Dark Souls 2 developed “on PC from the beginning,” says FromSoft producer

Over at Edge they have an interesting interview with Dark Souls 2 producer Takeshi Miyazoe, who talks a little bit about the rush to finish the PC port of the original and how this situation shouldn’t occur for the sequel.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Dec 2013 | 2