Dark Souls

Call Of Duty: WWII earns third week at number one – Games charts 18 November

UK individual formats chart – 18 November<p>1 (1) Call Of Duty: WWII (PS4)<br>2 (-) Star Wars: Battlefront II (PS4)<br>3 (2) Call Of Duty: WWII (XO)<br>4 (-) Star …

Super Mario Odyssey

Weekend PC Game Deals: Early Black Friday sales, fantastic bundles and more

<i>Weekend PC Game Deals is where the hottest gaming deals from all over the internet are gathered into one place, every week, for your consumption. So</i> …

Mad Max

Yamaneko's 'Spa Commissions' Offers Some Much Needed Peace

The British electronic producer's fragile ambient compositions are an ode to relaxing spaces and video game soundtracks.<p>“I can't really be arsed with Brian Eno at all, if I'm honest,” isn’t something you’d expect to hear from a producer who nominally operates in ambient circles, but Joe Moynihan …

Brian Eno

Review: Tallowmere (Switch eShop)

One genre that has seen a big resurgence in recent years - particularly in indie games - is the roguelike, and some have been popping up on the …

Nintendo

Nioh: Complete Edition review – samurai souls

One of the best games of the year comes to PC, complete with all of its DLC, but does that make this the definitive version?<p>Games Inbox: Do you want …

Samurai

Weekend Hot Topic, part 2: Your favourite single-player game

<b>Readers name their favourite single-player video games, from Zelda: Breath Of The Wild to the Dark Souls trilogy.</b><p><b>The subject for this week’s Hot</b> …

Super Mario

These Dark Souls III prints are a trip down memory lane

Tread lightly, Ashen One<p>Cook & Becker is back with more <i>Dark Souls</i> prints, this time drawing from <i>Dark Souls III</i>.<p>There are 17 giclee prints in total, …

Wot I Think: Nioh – Complete Edition

Describing a game as X meets Dark Souls is a sure way to invite mockery and contempt. It’s lazy critical short-hand, people will say, and they’re …

PC Gaming

The ultimate Black Friday Guide: All the hottest deals, none of the junk

Calling Black Friday the Super Bowl of commerce is like calling the sun “kind of hot.” Every year, on the morning after Thanksgiving, consumers …

Shopping

'Code Vein' re-imagines 'Dark Souls' as a Gothic Anime Bloodbath

With MCM London Comic Con taking place last weekend we had the chance to sit down and play a full demo of <i>Code Vein</i>: an upcoming action RPG from …

Anime

8 terrifying videogame horrors to face this weekend with PlayStation Store’s Halloween discounts

With PlayStation Store’s Halloween sale in full swing we thought it only right to highlight some of the terrifying creatures you’ll encounter across …

Resident Evil

Halloween savings start today on PlayStation Gear: Resident Evil, Dark Souls III and more

Head over to playstation-gear to grab some ghoulishly good deals on official merchandise from horror hits Dark Souls III and Resident Evil plus …

Halloween

Feature: The 20 Best RPGs on PS4

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Gaming

Code Vein hands-on preview: an 'anime Dark Souls' that's more than just difficult - Ryan Brown - Mirror Online

It's a common and often mocked trope for video game writers to compare games to the action-RPG series Dark Souls, but it's hard not to do just that …

A video gamers guide to board games – Reader’s Feature

A reader gives an introduction to the world of modern board games and how they often overlap with video games.<p>I recently wrote to GC speaking about …

Board Games

Storytelling in Virtual Reality: Can the Minimalist Storytelling of Dark Souls Help You? - by Albert van der Meer

Can the Minimalist Storytelling of Dark Souls Help You? Storytelling in virtual reality is the next great frontier for human narrative.

Game Design

Scope Game

When Conan O’Brien plays video games, people tend to notice. The comedian’s late night show is a desirable showcase for many developers looking to …

Gaming

‘Dark Souls III’ Makes My Anxiety Worse But That’s OK

A few years ago during an online counseling session with a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, we discussed how playing video games would serve as a way …

In Defense of Difficulty: The Beauty of the Impossible

In Defense of Difficulty: The Beauty of the Impossible<p>/ October 9, 2017 at 10:00 AM / Gaming, Gaming Opinions<p>One of the most unique and defining …

Assassin's Creed

I Love That Code Vein is Basically Anime Dark Souls

When Bandai Namco brought an English language build of <i>Code Vein</i> to the Kotaku UK offices earlier this week, I went in bracing myself for anime <i>Dark</i> …

Anime

It's the perfect time to start fresh in Dark Souls

The 'Return to Lordran' fan event begins today<p>For way too long now I've been telling myself I'm overdue for a fresh run through <i>Bloodborne</i>, but it …

Pylon: Rogue Review - The Perfect Blend of Gauntlet and Dark Souls

Pylon: Rogue Review – The Perfect Blend of Gauntlet and Dark Souls<p>October 4, 2017<p>Share This<p>Pylon: Rogue Review<p>The sense of danger you feel in a game …

Forza Motorsport 7

9 Games that Got Way Better After Launch

We're in an age of gaming where everything can be patched and improved, no matter how bad things are at launch. So we looked back at some of the …

Gaming

Souls-like samurai RPG Nioh coming to PC in November

My PS4 is basically a machine for playing off-brand Dark Souls games*. The best of them is Bloodborne, which is a goth-horror masterpiece that came …

PC Gaming

The Real Dark Souls Was Finding the Right Community to Help Me Beat It

With spite and finally, with an open mind, I made it through.<p><i>Postscript</i> <i>is Cameron Kunzelman's weekly column about endings, apocalypses, deaths, bosses, and all sorts of other finalities.</i><p>My first real experience in a Soulsborne game was all about spite. Soulsborne, if you don't know, refers to games …

Get 60% Off Dark Souls 3 On The Humble Store

Just a minute! Don't go to Steam. You'll only see a full-price Dark Souls 3. What you need to do is point your browser to Humble Bundle's place of …

Yes, Code Vein is a Dark Souls clone, but it's missing something

Tokyo Game Show build preview<p>It's <i>Dark Souls</i>. There, I said it. It's out of the way. You have stamina that affects your movement and attacks, weapons …

Tokyo Game Show

Immortal Unchained Hands On - More Than Just Dark Souls With Guns

September 27, 2017<p>Share This<p>Immortal Unchained Preview<p>As darkness plagues the galactic frontier, a legend must rise to overcome the ravenous …

Games Inbox: Fallout 5 release date, Dark Souls vs. Bloodborne, and Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider

<b>The morning Inbox wants more games like Farpoint for PlayStation VR, as one reader offers to give away a free N64.</b><p><b>To join in with the discussions</b> …

Code Vein doubles-down on the vampire Dark Souls vibes in its latest trailer from Tokyo Game Show. R

<b>Code Vein doubles-down on the vampire Dark Souls vibes in its latest trailer from Tokyo Game Show</b>. Revealed in May and aiming for a 2018 release on …

Tokyo Game Show