I Stress-Tested ‘Dark Souls III’ with a Heart Rate Monitor Strapped to My Chest
You'd think that all of these tense boss battles would send my BPM soaring. But actually, it was something a lot less physically demanding.
The Greatest Moments of Dark Souls
From <i>Demon's Souls</i> to the third Dark Souls proper, here are the landscapes, the boss battles and the memories, that will last a lifetime.
Dave Cook; illustrations by Stephen Maurice Graham
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.
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?
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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.
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An Ode to the Dark Souls Bonfire
Don't praise the sun, praise the bonfire. Enjoy those rare moments of reflection. You've earned them.