Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Dark Souls

Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel announced, launching early 2017

Dark Souls III Ashes of Ariandel (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bandai Namco has detailed the first downloadable add-on for Dark Souls III, Ashes of Ariandel. The first of two expansions, Ashes of Ariandel will send players to the frozen realm of Ariandel to uncover the evil behind the land’s woes. The journey will feature new armor sets, enemies, magic, weapons, and (undetailed) multiplayer features. Events will also expand on the overarching storyline. A batch of screenshots, along with a trailer, were released to offer an early look at the new quest.

[Continue]

DLC, PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

(PlayStation 4 Review) Dark Souls III

(PlayStation 4 Review) Dark Souls III

“…sees the series return in fine form.”

[Continue]

PlayStation 4 Reviews

Dark Souls III now available for PC, PS4, Xbox One

Dark Souls 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Opening Cinema Announcement - Screenshot 6

FromSoftware is back with a new teeth-gritting adventure for souls fans. Today marks the first of several sick days for many a people with the release of Dark Souls III. As the Champion of Ash, players must traverse the world of Lothric, avoiding its many traps and tackling the numerous enemies within, to unite the five Lords of Cinder to stave off the Age of Dark. Multiplayer also returns, allowing players to once again leave messages for fellow adventurers, summon or be summoned to lend a hand, and invade to pick a fight. Just be sure to grab your Estus Flask before heading out.

[Continue]

PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Eli Roth directs Dark Souls III-themed trailer, The Witches

Dark Souls 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) March Screenshots Announcement - Screenshot 5

Eli Roth has put his mark on the Dark Souls universe with a new animated trailer inspired by the series. Titled The Witches, the video isn’t a direct take from Dark Souls III but an original story set within its world. The tale finds a tired knight finding himself beset by three witches.

[Continue]

PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Big bosses, creepy cutscenes in Accursed Trailer for Dark Souls III

Dark Souls 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) March Screenshots Announcement - Screenshot 7

A new trailer has gone live for Dark Souls III. The video, Accursed Trailer, reveals the shadows of life and light that followed fire into the world. There is also some general gameplay in the nearly three minutes of footage, including some of the player-versus-player combat, hordes of enemies, and giant bosses that players will face in the upcoming action role-playing game.

[Continue]

PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

New Dark Souls III gameplay screenshots, art released

Dark Souls 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) March Screenshots Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bandai Namco has released over a dozen new screenshots from Dark Souls III. The shots show several of the classes in action, including the Assassin, Cleric, Deprived, Herald of White, Knight, Mercenary, Thief, and Warrior. A few shots of co-op and invasion, as well as some character art, were also in the bundle.

[Continue]

PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

New gameplay trailer released for Dark Souls III

Dark Souls 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Opening Cinema Announcement - Screenshot 4

A new gameplay trailer has gone live for Dark Souls III. The video, titled True Colors of Darkness, runs a little over two minutes and features sweeping shots of several areas, some ominous-looking buildings, a handful of the new enemy types, and some good old melee combat. In a strange bit of marketing synergy, it also has the new version of the song True Colors.

[Continue]

PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Dark Souls III pre-order extras, Dark Souls 360 BC announced

Dark Souls 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Pre Order Announcement - Screenshot 2 (Art 2)

Bandai Namco is offering several pre-order goodies for Dark Souls III. The Xbox One version comes with a code to download Dark Souls for Xbox 360, which will later be playable on Xbox One through backwards compatibility. The code can be redeemed here and will be delivered in 7 to 10 days. The PlayStation 4 version comes with a digital version of the game’s soundtrack, which is scheduled to be available on April 12, and an exclusive system theme. The PC release is accessible through Steam and also comes with a digital version of the soundtrack, plus a discount of $5 for owners of Dark Souls and Dark Souls II. A $84.99 digital deluxe version comes with a season pass as well as another theme for PS4.

[Continue]

PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox 360 News, Xbox One News

Bandai Namco released opening cinematic from Dark Souls III

Dark Souls 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Opening Cinema Announcement - Screenshot 1

Dark Souls III’s intro has been released by Bandai Namco. FromSoftware’s upcoming action role-playing game will once again pit players against streams of diabolical traps and deadly, though quite nice-looking, enemies. The video highlights the characters that players will run across as they fight their way throughout the land of Lothric.

[Continue]

PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Dark Souls III multiplayer screenshots, character art released

Dark Souls 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Multiplayer Media Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bandai Namco has released a new set of screenshots of the multiplayer component from Dark Souls III. The 10 shots highlight the staples of the series, including dark spirit invasions, co-op summoning, bloodstains that replay a player’s death, messages left by others, and phantoms of others running through the same area. Several art pieces were also released for a number of builds: Academy Assassin, Herald of White, Northern Warrior, and Wandering Knight.

[Continue]

PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News