Dark Souls

XB360, PS3 / Action / Release: Oct 4, 2011 / ESRB: M

Xbox Games with Gold June line-up partially detailed

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2014 11:30am PDT

Microsoft has detailed the dates for the Xbox 360 games in its June "Games with Gold" line-up, but left the dates for the Xbox One debuts unannounced.


Xbox One getting 'subscription-based' Games with Gold next month

By Robert Workman, May 13, 2014 9:10am PDT

Microsoft announced its line-up for Games with Gold in June, including the expansion of the program to Xbox One.


Chatty Twitch Highlights 8: Thief, Diablo 3, and an end to Dark Souls

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 08, 2014 12:00pm PST

The Twitch mob is about grow with next week's Xbox One integration. In the meantime, some of Chatty's best stream some of today's latest games, with pixelat3d showing off Thief and inc77 getting hosed by Diablo 3's new loot system. And then we join Alice to say goodbye to Da...


Chatty Twitch Highlights 3: PlanetSide 2 Shackbattle, Alice plays Dark Souls, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 01, 2014 12:00pm PST

This week's Chatty Twitch Highlights get more inclusive, as we feature a PlanetSide 2 Shackbattle (through the eyes of sergeon), pyide playing some Low Scorer Spelunky, and our own Alice playing Dark Souls.


The DNA of Dark Souls: the challenge and death

By David Craddock, Apr 15, 2013 12:00pm PDT

In the first part of Dark Souls DNA, we locked the hub world structure used in Demon's Souls in a steel cage along with the seamless world layout of Dark Souls and let them battle it out. In part two, we discuss perhaps the most important element of any Souls game, the eleme...


The DNA of Dark Souls: What made the games great

By David Craddock, Apr 12, 2013 9:30am PDT

We dissect From Software's Souls series to find what made the first two games great, and what the upcoming Dark Souls 2 needs to do to follow in the lofty footsteps of its predecessors. Part one of the two-part series looks at the mechanics of the series.


Dark Souls PC was 'half-assed,' but Dark Souls 2 director promises more 'care'

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 11, 2013 9:05am PDT

"A lot of it was not very well done, sort of half-assed," Dark Souls 2 director Yui Tanimura told Shacknews via translator regarding the PC version of Dark Souls 1, while promising a much better experience for the sequel.


Dark Souls: Artorias of the Abyss DLC coming to consoles in October

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 19, 2012 12:00pm PDT

It's been a difficult month for Dark Souls fans without a gaming PC, stuck hearing others talk about how beautiful the game is in high resolutions at 60fps and how challenging the boss fights introduced with the 'Artorias of the Abyss' DLC are. Well, they'll have to wait a w...


Dark Souls PC hack enables higher resolutions

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 24, 2012 6:15am PDT

A Dark Souls PC hack enabling higher resolutions was released within hours of launch, and while there are a few bugs it does mostly seem to work.


Dark Souls dev 'having a tough time' with PC

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 07, 2012 5:00am PDT

Dark Souls developer From Software is still "having a tough time" making the PC port, producer Daisuke Uchiyama has said at E3. Sadly, it'll be "strictly a port" and FPS issues in areas such as Blighttown will remain.


Dark Souls PC content confirmed for consoles as DLC

By Alice O'Connor, May 31, 2012 6:00am PDT

The deathly and dastardly extra content coming with the PC edition of Dark Souls will also be released for consoles as DLC, Konami has confirmed. The 'Artorias of the Abyss' expansion will arrive on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 this winter, priced at $15.


Dark Souls is a million seller

By Andrew Yoon, May 08, 2012 1:30pm PDT

According to figures released by Namco Bandai today, From Software's brutal dungeon crawler has become a million seller, pushing 1.19 million units across North America and Europe.


Dark Souls port specs disappoint PC fans

By Steve Watts, Apr 20, 2012 8:15am PDT

Dark Souls will be a "faithful port" on PC, which means no higher resolution textures or increased frames-per-second.


Dark Souls: Prepare to Die for PC on Aug. 24

By John Keefer, Apr 11, 2012 11:40am PDT

Dark Souls is definitely coming to PC as the Prepare to Die edition,


Dark Souls Japanese launch plagued by online bugs

By Steve Watts, Sep 22, 2011 6:15pm PDT

Dark Souls is reportedly suffering from freezing bugs, and From Software is working hard to fix them as soon as possible.