Posts Tagged Dark Souls


IncGamers Podcast #186

This week on the IncGamers Podcast, there’s delight as Dark Souls makes moves to drop Games for Windows Live and embrace Steamworks in a big warm hug.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Oct 2014 | 1

Dark Souls GfWL to Steam transition detailed by Bandai Namco

As we reported earlier today, Dark Souls will be moving from the Games for Windows Live system to the Steamworks platform.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Oct 2014 | 0

Dark Souls gets Steam achievements, GfWL on the way out

It looks like Dark Souls may finally be decoupled from Games for Windows Live, as the FromSoft title now has a set of Steamworks achievements.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Oct 2014 | 0

Dark Souls “seeking other avenues” for its online functionality

In a Facebook post, Namco Bandai and From Software have clarified that they’re trying to find a way to keep Dark Souls‘ online services online after Games for Windows LIVE goes down.

By Tim McDonald | 20 May 2014 | Comments Off

Dark Souls 2 vs Dark Souls: IncGamers Debates the Merits of Each Title

Peter [Parrish]: Now that Tim and I have both finished Dark Souls 2, it’s only right to decide which of the original and sequel is the better game.

By Peter Parrish | 5 May 2014 | 5

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

Namco “exploring options” for Dark Souls when GfWL shuts down

Over at Joystiq they’ve managed to get a response out of the vast majority of developers and publishers whose PC releases will be affected by this summer’s coming Games for Windows Live shutdown.

By Peter Parrish | 17 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

Green Man Gaming closes Thanksgiving sale with impressive deals

In case you haven’t already spent your annual salary on Thanksgiving/Black Friday sales, Green Man Gaming are bringing back some of their best from the “4Play” deals of the past few days (which offered four games at large discounts, every four hours) for the next 24 hours.

By Tim McDonald | 2 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Try plunging attack: Dark Souls 2 pumpkin carving competition begins

If you fancy yourself a dab hand at both Dark Souls and pumpkin carving, this one’s for you: Namco Bandai has opened up a competition for the carving of Dark Souls 2-themed pumpkins.

By Tim McDonald | 24 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #137 feat. Chris Wilson

Grinding Gear Games’ Chris Wilson joins the IncGamers Podcast team to chat about Path of Exile as part of the game’s launch week as the studio gets ready to launch the game today.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Oct 2013 | 1

Well! What is it! It’s Dark Souls, for cheap

Amazing treasure ahead: Dark Souls is a fiver on Steam.
Oh, sure, there’s Hitman Absolution (which Peter tolerated and I hated with a passion) for a fiver, and YOU DIED the Daily Deal is Dead Space 2 for £3.74, but why would you buy YOU DIED either of those when Dark Souls 2 – one of the most brutal, inventive, beautiful, horrible games around – is £4.99?

By Tim McDonald | 24 Sep 2013 | 2

System Shock 2 roundtable interview with developers Jon Chey and Dorian Hart

IncGamers invited two of the original developers on System Shock 2, Jon Chey (Project Manager / Creature Behaviour and AI) and Dorian Hart (Numbers Balancing / Level Design,) to replay and discuss the game.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Aug 2013 | 1

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IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #89

The overspill from Robert Florence’s floodgate-opening article continues this week, with confirmation from Eurogamer editor Tom Bramwell that the piece was amended due to the threat of legal action.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2012 | 2

Dark Souls spotted in Borderlands 2

In a delightful Easter Egg that happens to bring together two of the very few games IncGamers has awarded 10/10 scores to, Borderlands 2 contains a direct reference to From Software’s Dark Souls.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Dark Souls DLC dated for Europe on Xbox 360 and PS3

The ‘Artorias of the Abyss’ section of Dark Souls, that was included with the PC’s Prepare to Die edition, has been given a European and Australasian release date of 24 October on Xbox 360 and PS3.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Dark Souls might be getting an ‘easy mode’

Kind of a weird one this…
Dark Souls, one of the best and most difficult games of this generation, could be getting a new ‘easy mode’.

By John Robertson | 4 Sep 2012 | 2

IncGamers awards its first 10/10 of 2012

While you may not know it, publishers, developers and PR agencies sometimes accuse us of being a little strict with our review scores.

By John Robertson | 28 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition [Review] – Victory achieved

My sins must be heard: I have not finished Dark Souls.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Aug 2012 | 18

It’s been mere hours, but Dark Souls PC already has its first hack/mod

A hack to increase the visual performance of the PC edition of Dark Souls is already doing the rounds, literally hours after the game was released.

By John Robertson | 24 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Star Trek, Dark Souls and Tekken Tag lead Namco GamesCom line-up

If you’re heading to Germany’s GamesCom this year, or just want to know what to look out for when it comes to Namco Bandai published games, then read on.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition E3 2012 trailer [Video]

Namco Bandai has released a new trailer for the Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition, which shows off a whole lot of combat with monsters both new and old.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Europe gets special Dark Souls ‘Prepare to Die’ retail edition

In addition to yesterday’s news that Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition will be coming to Steam (albeit probably still using Games for Windows Live through that platform) and that the console editions will be getting the PC extras as DLC, comes word of a special European retail version of the game.

By John Robertson | 1 Jun 2012 | Comments Off