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    Friday January 26, 2018
  • Code Vein Hands-on Impressions

    An anime-styled Souls-like with some ambitious new mechanics

    Code Vein is a vampire-themed, post-apocalyptic take on the Souls-like genre and it's taking the blistering difficulty seriously. To make a game truly their own, they've also incorporated some unique mechanics that bring both resource management and an AI-partner into the mix. Notorious for their unpredictability, an AI partner represents an ambitious step for the game that has the potential to pay off big or cause a ton of trouble. Hit the jump to read more!

  • Thursday January 11, 2018
  • "Dark Souls: Remastered" Revealed for Switch, PS4, Xbox One, and PC

    Follow-up to "Demon's Souls" makes its debut on Nintendo's system this May

    Following up on some earlier rumors, Nintendo was the first to reveal Dark Souls: Remastered this morning. It's also coming to other consoles and PC, so read on for details! 

  • Sunday November 26, 2017
  • "Dark Souls" Meets Throwback Animation of "Cuphead" in Fan Mashup

    Prepare to die fighting Ornstein and Smough all over again

    Considering how everyone made a big deal about Cuphead's difficulty as soon as it came out, comparisons to Dark Souls were inevitable. Going above and beyond these comparisons, the folks at 64 Bits created an animated short that mixes the world of From Software's Dark Souls with the throwback animation of Studio MDHR's instant classic side-scroller.

  • Friday November 24, 2017
  • "Dark Souls III" Hug Pillows To Haunt Tokyo Comic Con

    On December 1-3, Japanese fans of American pop culture will gather for Tokyo Comic Con

    Surviving a convention can be some difficult business. Well, maybe not as difficult as Dark Souls gameplay. On December 1-3, Japanese fans of American pop culture will gather for Tokyo Comic Con. Goods maker Mamegyorai will be bringing chargers shaped like Ghostbusters and Guardians of the Galaxy cassette tapes, and, a limited, advanced quantity of something that got plenty of talk when previewed at San Diego Comic Con, Dark Soul III Humanity Phantom body pillows!

  • Sunday August 13, 2017
  • "Dark Souls" Goes Analog with New Card Game

    Announcement video lays out gaming system for franchise addition.

    Dark Souls is making the jump to tabletop games thanks to a successful Kickstarter! Check out the announcement video for the new game available later this month, as well as some shots of available cards, after the jump.

  • Saturday July 29, 2017
  • Bandai Namco Links the Fire with "Dark Souls" Vinyl Collection

    Only 2000 copies will be pressed of the deluxe 9 record set featuring the music of all 3 "Dark Souls" games

    Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe has announced the release of "Dark Souls: The Vinyl Trilogy", a limited edition vinyl record collection featuring the music from FromSoftware's infamously difficult action / RPG video game series. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday April 21, 2017
  • "Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition" Launches with All DLC

    $49.99 single-disc release now on PS4 and Xbox One

    If you've been holding out for all the DLC to grab your copy of Dark Souls III, now is the time to strike. Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition packs the core game with the Ashes of Ariandel and The Ringed City expansions for $49.99, and it's now available on PS4 and Xbox One. Read on for more.

  • Friday March 24, 2017
  • "Dark Souls III" Prepares for Ringed City DLC Launch with New Trailer

    Latest challenges hit PS4, Xbox One, and PC on March 28

    The second and final chunk of Dark Souls III content is coming on March 28. The Ringed City explores another new area loaded with fresh challenges, and you can see some of it in the pre-release launch trailer after the jump.

  • Thursday March 16, 2017
  • "Dark Souls III" Videos Preview Two New Undead Match Arenas

    Latest PvP maps will be available on March 24

    For those who are more into the player-versus-player side of Dark Souls III, Bandai Namco has a new pair of Undead Match maps on the way. Dragon Ruins and Grand Roof will be available for free on March 24 for those who have the Ashes of Ariandel expansion and/or the Season Pass. Or you can wait until March 28 to dig in along with the new The Ringed City DLC. Hit the jump for some footage.

  • Tuesday February 14, 2017
  • FEATURE: "Nioh" Review

    Team Ninja returns to hardcore combat survival with alternate history hack 'n' slash, Nioh!

    Dark Souls has set a high bar for any developer looking to fill the hollow they're leaving in high-difficulty combat games. With Nioh, Team Ninja has proven it has ambitions beyond being the next Lothric. Tight combat controls, novel mechanics, and a story with surprising depth and style show the creators of Ninja Gaiden still have a lot to show us about how to make games. See what worked in the newest title that's out for your blood, after the jump!

  • Wednesday February 8, 2017
  • "Dark Souls III" DLC Trailer Enters The Ringed City with New Gameplay

    Latest downloadable addition hits consoles and PC on March 28

    Following up on January's announcement, Bandai Namco Entertainment shared some new gameplay footage for Dark Souls III's The Ringed City DLC. As usual, do not watch this if you want to go in blind, as it shows a few gotcha surprises and a decent amount of a boss fight. Otherwise, enjoy! 

  • FEATURE: Bandai Namco 2017 New Year's Showcase - Part 2!

    Peter returns with even more hands-on gameplay impressions from the Bandai Namco 2017 New Year's showcase!

    Bandai Namco unveiled its plans for 2017 to the press and Crunchyroll was in attendance. There were more titles than we could fit into one article! In Part 1, we put the anime-related titles on display and now Peter returns with his hands on impressions and release info, after the jump!

  • Monday January 23, 2017
  • "Dark Souls III" Reveals "The Ringed City" DLC for March Release

    Latest expansion heads to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC

    Bandai Namco Entertainment revealed the next step for Dark Souls III DLC, The Ringed City. This one is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on March 28, and you can see a tease of some of the locales, enemies, and bosses to come after the jump.