Last week we posted about an official Dark Souls board game from Steamforged Games, and the project has since hit Kickstarter. In not-too-surprising follow-up news, the campaign, which started out asking for just $70,000, has totally eclipsed its goal already and is on pace to hit a million bucks sometime today. More after the jump.
Bandai Namco Entertainment has been marketing the hell out of Dark Souls III, and it looks like that combined with the series' strong pedigree to create their biggest success yet. According to a press release sent out this morning, Dark Souls III broke records for the most successful day-one launch and fastest selling title in the history of the company's American branch. Hit the jump for a celebratory trailer.
Now that Dark Souls III is out, fans of the series are understandably a little preoccupied. There is some other interesting Souls news out there, though, with Steamforged Games revealing plans for a Dark Souls board game. More after the jump.
From Software's Dark Souls series has some formidable weapons, and the mighty Greatsword of Artorias is certainly up there on the list. That's the one that was demanded of the blacksmiths at the AWE me channel's Man at Arms: Reforged, so check out the results after the jump.
FINALLY, Dark Souls III - The Movie is coming to VHS! At least that's the premise for Bandai Namco's April Fools' Day fun in the faux-retro movie trailer after the jump.
This is both something I never thought I'd post and something I'm not surprised to type: Eli Roth directed a Dark Souls animated short. That's right, the director of Cabin Fever, Hostel, and more has jumped in on promotion for Dark Souls III, and you can see "The Witches" short after the jump.
I tried to be strong and not watch this trailer, I really did. Once I saw a glimpse of a huge enemy I hadn't seen before I figured I might as well give in, and it delivered. Dark Souls III hits Japan first on March 24, so From Software is here with a suitably intimidating launch trailer. Hit the jump to watch.
In a noble act of sacrifice, Peter died not once, but 14 times to bring you coverage the Dark Souls III Press Event. He recounts his harrowing adventure through Lordran, along with a trial run through Necropolis and Slashy Souls, after the jump!
Bandai Namco released a nice new trailer for Dark Souls III earlier today, setting the tone with an interesting song choice. Watch the "True Colors of Darkness" trailer—which, as you probably didn't guess, because why would you, is set to the tune of Cyndi Lauper's "True Colors"—after the jump.
If you've been hankering for more Dark Souls III gameplay and can't wait for the April 12 launch, a recent livestream went up with a nice little helping of footage. This isn't exactly pro-level play here, but you'll get to see some of the weapons in action after the jump.
If you can't be bothered to wait until April 12 to see the opening cinematic for Dark Souls III, Bandai Namco did you a solid by slappin' it on YouTube. See how From Software's latest entry in the series opens up after the jump.
Bandai Namco shared some new screens and art for Dark Souls III last night, showing off key locations and characters both fresh and familiar. More after the jump.
Japan is getting a limited edition PlayStation 4 model in time for the March 24 launch of Dark Souls III. Hardcore fans of From Software's series can pick up 500GB and 1TB models with black or silver HDD Bay Covers emblazoned with the game's logo and art. Hit the jump for more.
Bandai Namco Games announced launch details for Dark Souls III's release in the west. The next entry in From Software's series hits PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in the Americas and Europe on April 12, 2016. More after the jump.