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Dark Souls 2 PC graphical options revealed

By Steve Watts, Apr 08, 2014 9:00am PDT

A screenshot of Dark Souls 2 on PC shows the various graphical options players may be able to toggle when it hits later this month.

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"It runs anything up to 1440p natively but I'm not sure if it can run over 60 fps or if there is ..."

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April Fools: Dark Souls 2 patch to offer difficulty-easing item

By Steve Watts, Apr 01, 2014 1:30pm PDT

In an upcoming patch in Japan, Dark Souls 2 will get a special item that eases the game difficulty, but awards players with fewer souls.

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"LOL. Good one, GameSpot. From the article: UPDATE: While most of you were savvy enough to ..."

- David Craddock see all 2 comments

Over 4 million Dark Souls 2 players have died in two days

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 13, 2014 6:30am PDT

Dark Souls 2 only launched on Tuesday, but there's already been a whole of dying across both the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions. In fact, there have already been over 4.3 million instances in which players have been greeted by the tauntingly brutal 'YOU DIED' screen.

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"your first reply to me is to a post in which I say all of this is conjecture"

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Dark Souls 2 producer discusses PC version and possibility of world events

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 12, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Dark Souls 2 launched on Xbox 360 and PS3 earlier this week, to the excitement of many within the Shacknews community. Producer Tak Miyazoe recently spoke out about various aspects of the game, including answering some of Chatty's questions about the game's difficulty, onlin...

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"I wonder will they ever fix Dark Souls 1 that it doesn't use that abomination of a drm called ..."

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Dark Souls 2 launch trailer struts its stuff

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 10, 2014 1:15pm PDT

Dark Souls II arrives on Xbox 360 and PS3 tomorrow and Namco Bandai has released a launch trailer to inform you that, yes, you will die.

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"I thought the silent comedy dark souls 1 trailer was fucking fantastic."

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Dark Souls 2 PC system requirements revealed

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 08, 2014 10:00am PST

Dark Souls 2 will make its long-awaited arrival on Xbox 360 and PS3 next week. However, PC players will have to wait a little while longer, as they wait for an April 25 release date. The slight delay does offer up some time to make sure your PC setup is up to snuff, since Na...

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"The 460 was, for all intents and purposes, just as fast as the gtx 465 in gaming."

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Dark Souls 2 coming to PC on April 25

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 28, 2014 11:30am PST

The PC version of Dark Souls 2 will follow shortly after the console release. Today, Bandai Namco has announced the release date: April 25.

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"Ahhh yeah that fucking sucks. Massive spoiler that makes it easy as fuck: If you kill them with ..."

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Dark Souls 2 trailer sings a 'Hollow Lullaby'

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 19, 2014 12:30pm PST

"This isn't about death. This is about what you've learned from death." Lesson #1: Don't stand directly in front of a fire-breathing dragon.

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"Demon's Souls is harder and the atmosphere is so much better than Dark Souls. Keep in mind I ..."

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Dark Souls 2 'Black Armor Weapons Pack' gives a starter boost

By Steve Watts, Feb 12, 2014 1:30pm PST

The Black Armor and Collector's Editions of Dark Souls 2 will grant a voucher for the "Black Armor Weapons Pack," giving you early access to several weapons.

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"They are fucking great. Of course, I'm a huge mecha fan so I may be a bit biased. Also looking ..."

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Undead players can be invaded in Dark Souls 2

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 28, 2014 2:30pm PST

Being undead will no longer protect you from invasion in Dark Souls II. Fortunately, producer Takeshi Miyazoe outlines some potential deterrents against griefers.

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"Controller's will be selling like mad once this game comes out and everyone get's so pissed they ..."

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Dark Souls 2 trailer warns of a Cursed life

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 15, 2014 6:00am PST

"Your wings will burn in anguish, time after time, for that is your fate" a new Dark Souls II trailer warns, "the fate of the Cursed." Your curse is that you're an idiot, idiot. Look where you're going. Don't rush in. You haven't even seen that monster before, so don't just ...

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"Still waiting for Dark Souls 1 to be non-GFWL'd soon before summer."

- Kolzig73 see all 11 comments

Dark Souls 2 'Into the Light' comic begins

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 08, 2014 2:15pm PST

As promised, Namco Bandai's promotional Dark Souls 2 comic Into the Light is now available to read online. Well, the beginning of it anyway. The...

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Namco Bandai wants mobile Dark Souls game, but developer is resisting

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 24, 2013 12:30pm PST

"We'd like to bring Dark Souls to mobile," Namco Bandai director of global strategy for mobile Alex Adjaj said. However, it's not happening because the developers at From Software don't want to do it.

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"Oh and don't forget - throwing the tablet really would be bad!"

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Dark Souls 2 'will be a good PC experience'

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 19, 2013 6:00am PST

The PC port of Dark Souls was "sort of half-assed," From Software told us earlier this year, and gosh, wasn't it just, with wonky controls, wasn't it just, with wonky controls, and a fixed 720p resolution until a fan's mod fixed that. These problems were actually "expected t...

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"Honestly try to finish it before the release, because the Souls' release shack threads of ..."

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Dark Souls 2 PS3 beta rescheduled for next weekend

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 01, 2013 6:00am PDT

If you were quick enough to get into Dark Souls II's brief beta test last weekend, you were no doubt disappointed, as technical problems meant it was abruptly called off. Namco Bandai has announced it'll run next weekend instead, still at awkward hours. To make up for all th...

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"That they want to do the beta when they're working, in Japan?"

- Zollington see all 4 comments