Posts Tagged Dark Souls


Dark Souls patch removes region lock, DSFix 2.4 available

That 5.5mb update you may or may not have seen being applied to Dark Souls through Steam was the removal of multiplayer region locking.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Jan 2015 | 0

Dark Souls region lock is being investigated by Namco

One of the unfortunate side-effects of the Dark Souls migration to Steam appears as if it will be resolved before too long.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Dec 2014 | Comments Off

Dark Souls FPS unlock returns, DSfix updated

Regular Dark Souls fixing hero Durante, with the help of mysterious figure ‘boowoo90,’ have made the frame-rate unlock function work again.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Dec 2014 | Comments Off

Dark Souls completes migration to Steamworks

As suggested by Bandai Namco’s community manager last week, today marks the moment when Dark Souls can be migrated away from Games for Windows Live.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Dec 2014 | Comments Off

Dark Souls Steam migration details coming on Monday

Bandai Namco community manager J Kartje has provided another update about the Steam migration process for Dark Souls.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Dec 2014 | Comments Off

IncGamers PC Gaming Podcast #193

The IncGamers Podcast is first with the news and discussion of Ropeway Simulator 2014, the hottest game of this, next, or any other year.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Dec 2014 | 2

Dark Souls Steam migration should be “next week or so”

Bandai Namco haven’t forgotten about moving Dark Souls over to Steamworks, and according to their US community manager J Kartje hope to get it done fairly soon.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Dec 2014 | 1

Steam Exploration Sale Day 3 is ready for Black Friday

It’s Black Friday, which means there are sales everywhere – but for Steam, it’s just another day in their Exploration Sale.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Nov 2014 | 2

Dark Souls PC Steam migration now planned for December

The migration of Dark Souls from Games for Windows Live to Steamworks is still planned, but for next month.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Nov 2014 | Comments Off

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 | 2

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 | Comments Off

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 | Comments Off

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