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Dark Souls tortures Xbox One players via backwards compatibility; free with Dark Souls 3 pre-order

By Daniel Perez, Feb 15, 2016 9:33am PST

Dark Souls is coming to the Xbox One. We're not entirely sure if we should be happy about that or not.


"Hmm.. i dont like xbone much but i gotta admit this is awesome"

- Vikernes4 see all 4 comments

Dark Souls 3 opening cinematic trailer will terrify and intimidate

By Daniel Perez, Feb 08, 2016 7:33am PST

You were warned.


"Yeah, that's a very common mistake, you aren't supposed to go that direction. The fact that you ..."

- Gwyndion see all 42 comments

2015 Game of the Year #10: Bloodborne (Tie)

By Shack Staff, Dec 28, 2015 10:00am PST

This week Shacknews is counting down its top ten 2015 Games of the Year, as tabulated by both staff votes and input from our own Chatty community. At a tie with Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, for the #10 spot is Bloodborne, the PS4 exclusive that still gives...


Dark Souls 3 PC system requirements outed by official Steam page

By Daniel Perez, Dec 17, 2015 8:07am PST

These PC specs are quite modest, so you shouldn't have much trouble running Dark Souls 3 next year.


"I think he meant literally kill the character in the game. There was one particular area in dark ..."

- usar naem see all 16 comments

Prepare to die as Dark Souls 3 is releasing on April 12, 2016

By Daniel Perez, Dec 04, 2015 7:33am PST

We're sure your body is nowhere near ready for Dark Souls 3.


"IT IS NOT! YOU LIE! <goes back in to raid the Duke's Archives>"

- AxeMan808 see all 38 comments

Bloodborne gets major update in preparation for The Old Hunters this week

By Daniel Perez, Nov 17, 2015 7:57am PST

The Old Hunters is coming, but before that, Sony has a major update releasing later this week that introduces some helpful additions to the game.


"Why should both players have to express an interest in multiplayer? One player interested in ..."

- omnova see all 11 comments

Bloodborne introduces The League and co-op NPC hunters in upcoming update

By Daniel Perez, Nov 05, 2015 8:42am PST

From Software has some big plans for Bloodborne fans prior to the release of The Old Hunters.


"They need to add co-op NPC hunters because there's no one around."

- planetfunk see all 2 comments

Bloodborne Game of the Year Edition announced; The Old Hunters details emerge

By Daniel Perez, Oct 13, 2015 6:54am PDT

Bloodborne will be getting a Game of the Year Edition this year that will include the original game and its The Old Hunters expansion. We've also learned some new information about The Old Hunters with today's reveal.


Dark Souls 3 network stress test is now available for PlayStation Plus members

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 09, 2015 12:35pm PDT

Bandai Namco and From Software are testing out a few aspects of Dark Souls 3 and it looks like they need the player base's help, because a network stress test has just popped up for PlayStation Plus members.


"I suddenly became extremely excited (about this stress test) quickly followed by profound ..."

- Gwyndion see all 12 comments

Dark Souls 3 beta launching in October; sign ups start tomorrow

By Daniel Perez, Sep 17, 2015 7:47am PDT

Bandai Namco has announced a beta for Dark Souls 3 will be taking place next month. Those interested will have the chance to sign up for this test starting tomorrow morning.


":( PS4. I'd have jumped in for sure. It was kind of cool in DS2 when I got to the point in the ..."

- dfay see all 4 comments

TGS 2015: Bloodborne will get 'The Old Hunters' as its first expansion on November 24

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 15, 2015 12:09am PDT

Sony's TGS press conference kicked off with the reveal of Bloodborne's first expansion, called The Old Hunters.


Shack Reels: Dark Souls 3 Preview: Battle Arts and Difficulty

By Shack Staff, Aug 14, 2015 12:30pm PDT

Andrew speaks to Nicholas O'Leary to get the low down on Dark Souls 3, its Battle Arts system, and brutal difficulty.


Dark Souls 3 is the 'turning point' for franchise to help launch several new projects

By Daniel Perez, Aug 10, 2015 7:00am PDT

Dark Souls creator Hidetaka Miyazaki has revealed some new information regarding Dark Souls 3 and the potential for future projects.


"One thing that helped me in DS2 was the mood just wasn't as scary. DS1 and especially Demons ..."

- Borzoi see all 26 comments

Gamescom 2015: Dark Souls 3 first trailer is downright horrifying

By Daniel Perez, Aug 04, 2015 7:54am PDT

Bandai Namco and From Software finally revealed the first gameplay trailer for Dark Souls 3.


"Poor Gough. He had no idea what sort of person he was aiding."

- AxeMan808 see all 7 comments

Here's how Dark Souls 3 has evolved thanks to Bloodborne

By Daniel Perez, Jul 20, 2015 9:08am PDT

From Software's Dark Souls 3 will feature some tweaks to its core gameplay experience thanks to its experience developing Bloodborne.