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Those of you who splurged on an Xbox One, PlayStation 4, or a DirectX 11-capable PC, start stocking up on Earl Grey tea or whatever it is that relaxes you the most. Come April 7, 2015, Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin will be available for your platform of choice, which means you'll get to experience what it's like to die over and over and over again. It's also coming to PS3 and Xbox 360 on the same day.Dark Souls is known for its high level of difficulty, and Scholar of the First Sin isn't likely to change that in any significant way. That said, the updated version will be a prettier (in some cases) compilation of Dark Souls II with its three DLC chapters -- Crown of the Sunken King,... Read more...
Despite receiving mostly high scores and praise from review sites and gaming publications, Namco Bandai's Dark Souls II is the subject of a controversy over its in-game graphics. PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 gamers have taken to the Internet to voice their collective displeasure regarding what they feel are significantly downgraded graphics compared to the preview footage Namco Bandai made available prior to the sequel's release. This isn't the first time gamers have cried foul over a Dark Souls title. Due to popular demand, Namco Bandai ported the original Dark Souls over to the PC platform, but limited the graphics to HD 720p at 30 frames per second. Fans quickly modded the title to run at Full... Read more...
There's still a large audience for games with a high level of difficulty. Such would explain why Dark Souls, the spiritual successor to Demon's Souls and one heck of a tough game, has sold 2.36 million copies to date, according to data released by developer From Entertainment. The includes 375,000 sales in Japan on the PlayStation 3 console. The rest of the world accounts for 1.3 million copies for the PS3 and Xbox 360 game consoles. Add to that sales of the Prepare To Die Edition for the PC, which totaled 137,000 units in Japan and another 555,000 around the world, and you come up with the 2.36 million figure. What's impressive about this is that the game is still selling well. Barely over a... Read more...