Dark Souls

7 great games that will steal your summer for less

We get it, you don't want to spend the summer out in the actual sun. But don't go spending the entire indoor summer on Fortnite, there are better ways to play the days away. The list of games below is guaranteed to give you the biggest bang for your gaming buck, no matter your platform of choice.<p>Or …

How-To's

Toad is the Worst Character in Treasure Tracker

<i>Captain Toad Treasure Tracker</i> has just come out for the Switch. For those who are fans of the little squealing ingrate, it’s good news, but those of …

Super Mario

The 17 best games at E3 2018

Which games blew our collective socks off? Which titles should gamers look out for? We dish out our top 17 picks.<p>The greatest video game event of …

Die Hard

Preview: ‘Bard’s Tale IV’ a reminder of what made RPG classic great

The “Bard’s Tale” franchise is beloved among role-playing game aficionados. Released in 1985, the PC title touted revolutionary 3-D visuals and …

Dark Souls

Royals look like a real baseball team for a minute, beat White Sox 5-0

In many adventure and RPG, games you will face enemies that you will attempt to learn how to deal with in the course of a single engagement. Regular …

Chicago White Sox

PS4 Weekly Recap: More News On Your Favorite PS4 Exclusives And Plenty Of Fortnite

This week in PS4 headlines, there's lots of news to go around about upcoming exclusives, and also a plethora of Fortnite. So much Fortnite in fact, it has its own section this week.<p>Yakuza Kiwami 2's demo is now available on the PlayStation Network and Nathan Fillion might have hinted at some …

Gaming

Xbox One Weekly Recap: It's A Battle Royale World, Fortnite Season 5 Is Here

Now only 75 percent Fortnite!<p>Last updated by on<p><i>Now Playing:</i> Fortnite Season 5 Looks Like A Wild Ride - GameSpot Daily<p>We're living in a battle royale world, and this week's Xbox One news is absolutely no exception. Fortnite Season 5 is upon us, and there's yet another battle royale title that's …

Gaming Industry

'Dark Souls Remastered' Reminds Me Why I Fell In Love With These Games To Begin With

In many ways, <i>Dark Souls</i> ruined me as a gamer. It changed what I expected and what I wanted in video games. Or rather, it reminded me what I loved about video games in the first place, and why I’m often a little impatient or annoyed with so many modern video games.<p>This isn’t just about the …

Breath of the Wild

Darksiders 3 Hands-On: What We Learned After Playing 2 Hours

Seeing little embers drift across the screen, with a slowly building, slightly gothic orchestral track and the bold, angular logo for the Four …

Dark Souls

Resurrection, dynamic exploration and a multi-tooled arm: Hidetaka Miyazaki talks Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

A few weeks ago, I was granted an opportunity one <i>does not</i> pass up: a one-on-one interview with Hidetaka Miyazaki. The famed director of Dark Souls …

15th century

Hartford food truck festival and ConnectiCon kicks off for the weekend

HARTFORD – A lot is taking place in Hartford this weekend – the Riverfront Food Truck Festival as well as the ConnectiCon where people can dress up …

Hartford

'BimbleBorn' is a Cute, Relaxing Adventure with No Consequences that's Launching Next Week

Some people love those super hardcore, super difficult games like <i>Dark Souls</i> or <i>Super Meat Boy</i>. Games where you’re thrown to the wolves and die over …

App Store

I’ve Been to Hell, Friends, and It Has a Name: Deepnest

The moment you feel comfortable with ‘Hollow Knight,’ the game pushes back. Hard.<p><i>Open Thread is where Waypoint staff talk about games and other things we find interesting. This is where you'll see us chat about games, music, movies, TV, and even sports, and welcome you to participate in the</i> …

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Random: Amazon Doesn't Seem Too Confident On Dark Souls: Remastered's Switch Release

A while ago we heard the news that <b>Dark Souls: Remastered</b> - along with that lovely Solaire amiibo - would be delayed on Switch. The game has now been …

Nintendo

Warframe's tough to start, but that's also why it's still so fun

Start playing Warframe now - maybe you're still whistling that Fortuna musical number, or you have stars in your eyes from the dazzling space combat …

Star Trek

Dark Souls Cheaters Have To Git Gud Now

Dark Souls Remastered on PS4, Xbox One, and PC has a new patch that cracks down on cheaters, while its anime cousin Code Vein gets delayed.<p>by on<p>Cheaters are just about the best way to ruin a good time with a video game, but a new patch for Dark Souls Remastered hopes to fight against them. The new …

Gaming

Bandai Namco delays release of Code Vein until next year

<b>Highly anticipated:</b> In a time when it seems like more games are released on-schedule but buggy, Bandai Namco is taking a page from the CD Projekt Red …

Gaming

New Dark Souls Remastered Patch Will Slay Some Cheaters

Bandai Namco has detailed a patch for Dark Souls Remastered that is intended to improve security and address cheating in the game's online multiplayer mode. The patch is set to launch on July 11 (exact times below) and game servers will be offline during the maintenance time. However, offline play …

Dark Souls

Blog: Romanticism and the art of Dark Souls III

An exploratory essay on the influence of romanticism on Dark Souls III, covering multiple artists and aspects and philosophies of the movement. ...

Game Design

This Week in Games - Anime Expo Extravaganza

For niche Japanese game loving folks like me, Anime Expo may as well be the E3 afterparty: there's just as many announcements from AX that I'm …

Anime

Action-RPG 'Code Vein' delayed until 2019

Just a month after Bandai Namco revealed a release date for the much anticipated RPG <i>Code Vein,</i> the company says it's now delaying the launch until next year. Originally expected to drop this September, <i>Code Vein</i> is a <i>Dark Souls­</i>-meets-anime mash-up that's created a lot of excitement since its …

Gaming

Anima: Gate of Memories Review: An Ambitious Calamity

<b>Anima: Gate of Memories</b> is a stumbling patchwork quilt of game ideas, but with enough imaginative twists and surprises to differentiate it from the …

Indie Gaming

The best evil endings in PC games

Remember that time Luke Skywalker went bad in a Star Wars comic book?<p>Imagine the Star Wars movies ending with Luke falling to the dark side. The …

Gaming

How ICO, Dark Souls, house moves and financial pressures birthed upcoming PS4 action RPG Fall of Light

Hi everyone! My name is Matteo Sciutteri and I’m the game designer at RuneHeads. Our first game is Fall of Light, a story-driven action RPG, and I’m …

Cover Art

What does no one seem to understand about a game you love?

The PCG Q&A<p>Today's question is inspired by some of the social media conversations doing the rounds lately about professions, which started with this …

Gaming

Designing a 'demake' in 2018: The making of PS1 love letter OK/NORMAL

“The PS1, due to its severe technical limitations, had a really distinctive look in its graphics," says Toni Kortelahti, otherwise known as …

Game Development

Save Up to 50% On Dark Souls, Cuphead, and Undertale Vinyl Soundtracks

A big sale on vinyl records is <b>happening at ThinkGeek right now</b> that offers up to 60% off a range of soundtracks for video games, television shows, …

Soundtracks

Dark Souls Remastered patch improves 'security against cheating during online multiplayer'

Picture the scene. You've rallied a couple of pals in Blighttown, you're on your way to fight Quelaag, you've reach the crest of her domain's …

PC Gaming

This Dark Souls D&D Campaign Comes Equipped With Stunning Key Art

We've been covering <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> quite a bit as of late on this site, and for good reason! The long-standing role-playing franchise is a fan …

Dungeons and Dragons

Dead Cells Launching on PC and Console Next Month

Indie roguelite/Metroidvania mashup Dead Cells will release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, Mac, and Linux on August 7 for $24.99, …

Nintendo Switch