Dark Souls


The First 'Dark Souls III' DLC Is Dark Souls at Its Worst: Boring

Three sequels and several pieces of downloadable content later, perhaps Dark Souls has simply run out of steam.


The Greatest Moments of Dark Souls

From Demon's Souls to the third Dark Souls proper, here are the landscapes, the boss battles and the memories, that will last a lifetime.


A Relative Beginner’s Best and Worst Bits of ‘Dark Souls III’ (So Far)

Seven hours into 'Dark Souls III' and, for the first time in FromSoft's series, I don't want to tear my own brain out and throw it in the bin. What gives?


Playing ‘Dark Souls III’ with Peter Serafinowicz

I just couldn't click with the Souls series at all, until the actor and comedian invited me over for a little guidance.


You Thought ‘Dark Souls’ Was Tough? Try Being the Guys Behind Its Official Guide

We speak to Wil Murray and EpicNameBro about creating guides to the most notoriously bastard-hard gamimg series on the planet.


Forthcoming Sci-Fi Game ‘The Surge’ Promises a Progressive Dismemberment Plan

Deck13's future-set adventure for 2017 is shaping up to be more than simply 'Dark Souls' with robots.


The VICE Gaming Guide to Video Gaming’s Biggest Dickheads

Dickheads are everywhere. And that means there are plenty of them in games. Let's slag a few off.


On the Sublime and Beautiful: A Conversation with ‘Dark Souls III’ Director Hidetaka Miyazaki

This is the end of days, but the game's director wants to assure us that there is beauty beyond the decay.


After Several Years of Struggle, I’m Finally Giving Up on ‘Dark Souls’

It's the best video game of all time, apparently. But I've tried and failed to get ahead in FromSoftware's deadly adventure.


It Has Just Come to Our Attention That the Makers of 'Dark Souls' Ripped Off Radiohead in 2001

This is old news to you, maybe. But if not: what the actual fuck, right?


Listen to Episode Two of the VICE Gaming Podcast

This month the makers of 'Eitr' wax lyrical about difficulty, and Julia Hardy explains what it's like taking gaming onto the radio waves.


Forget Fallout and Metal Gear, ‘Bloodborne’ Is My Open-World Game of 2015

FromSoftware's PS4 doozie is that rare open-world release that puts all of its space to cunning use.