Dark Souls series News


Nintendo Direct March 8 Recap: Super Smash Bros., Splatoon 2 3.0, and More

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 08, 2018 5:05pm PST

If you thought Mario Tennis was all Nintendo was bringing to today's Nintendo Direct, boy did YOU miss out! Fortunately, Shacknews is here to help catch everyone up.


"https://twitter.com/jordan_amano/status/971884932288020481 Splatoon's single player mode is ..."

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Dark Souls for Nintendo Switch Gets Release Date, Amiibo, and Network Test

By Chris Jarrard, Mar 08, 2018 2:45pm PST

Praise the plastic sun with the new Dark Souls Amiibo when the game launches.


"It has to be, they're incredibly strict about showing game footage running on hardware"

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PSA: Demon's Souls Servers Go Offline Tomorrow, Feb. 28, at 3am EST

By David Craddock, Feb 27, 2018 6:35am PST

Our souls will remain bound to the Nexus, but those bindings grow weaker in less than 24 hours.


"speaking of remasters.. tony hawk tweeted this recently ..."

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Prepare To Die On The Go, Dark Souls: Remastered Heads To Switch

By Charles Singletary, Jan 11, 2018 9:15am PST

The wave of high-profile third-party games coming to Switch continues with the debut of the beloved Souls series on the hybrid console. 


"Yeah, just saw. I've been in the trenches all day and missed a ton of stuff!"

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Demon's Souls Online Services Die One Last Time in February

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 27, 2017 9:50am PST

You Died.


"I got to review this game before the servers ever came online, and though I later found the ..."

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How I Beat Dark Souls 2 Using a Ladle, Part 4 – Easier Pickings

By David Craddock, Aug 08, 2017 2:00pm PDT

Now that I've made my spoon extraordinarily ordinary, I get down to the business of killing bosses and raising soul levels.


"That was an awesome read. I love this kind of content. Keep it up!"

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How I Beat Dark Souls 2 Using a Ladle, Part 3 - Flexibility

By David Craddock, Jul 31, 2017 3:40pm PDT

Only three obstacles remain in my path to wield the most powerful, most extraordinary spoon ever forged.


"These are great! I visited these levels in my aborted playthrough (never beat the Persuer?) and ..."

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How I Beat Dark Souls 2 Using a Ladle, Part 2: Timber

By David Craddock, Jul 25, 2017 2:15pm PDT

The Last Giant is considered the easiest first boss in the Dark Souls/Bloodborne series. For me, he was the hardest.


"Whoa. I didn't realize that. I've watched the second Sentinel while fighting the first. He paces ..."

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How I Beat Dark Souls 2 Using a Ladle, Part 1: Leave Luck to Heaven (and RNG)

By David Craddock, Jul 21, 2017 2:30pm PDT

Why would anyone attempt to beat Dark Souls 2 using a spoon? For the same reason people climb Mount Everest: Because it's there.


"Mhmm. It's been done before. But I've never done it, and despite lots of videos, few players ..."

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Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City: How to Beat Slave Knight Gael

By David Craddock, Apr 17, 2017 12:45pm PDT

Your one-time ally stands between you and victory in Dark Souls 3's Ringed City DLC expansion.


Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City: How to Beat Halflight, Spear of the Church

By David Craddock, Apr 04, 2017 2:25pm PDT

Quick thinking and a certain side quest will give you an edge in this boss fight from Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City.


Review: Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City - Ups and Downs

By David Craddock, Apr 03, 2017 1:50pm PDT

Dark Souls 3's final DLC expansion has dizzying highs and frustrating lows, but does a serviceable job carrying the franchise across the finish line.


"I finished it last night. Overall I was pretty disappointed with it. It felt more tedious than ..."

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All the Reasons Why Bloodborne is Better Than Dark Souls 2

By David Craddock, Apr 01, 2017 10:55am PDT

For years, I believed with all my heart that Dark Souls 2 was superior to Bloodborne. I was wrong. Gathered here is every scrap of scientific, incontrovertible evidence proving Bloodborne's superiority to the black sheep of the franchise.


"my favorite april fools joke this year, grats! BLOODBORNE IS FUCKING AMAZING, THE WORLD, THE ..."

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Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City - How to Find the Ring of Steel Protection +3

By David Craddock, Mar 29, 2017 1:45pm PDT

Bolster your constitution with our guide to finding the Ring of Steel Protection +3.


Best Levels in the Dark Souls Franchise

By David Craddock, Mar 28, 2017 12:35pm PDT

As 'SoulsBorne' comes to a close, the Chatty community and I reminisce about our favorite zones.


"Late to the party, but great article! Lots of good memories in there. Can't wait to see what ..."

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