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Dark Souls claimed nearly 2.4 million sales worldwide

2,367,000 people made good on their preparations to die in Dark Souls. As livedoor reports, From Software announced the latest global sales figures for the 2011 deathtrap at a recent press conference. Around half a million purchases came from Japan, the studio revealed, with the other 1.85 million...

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Getting Dark Souls all wrong

This is Making Time, a column about the games we've always wanted to play, and the games we've always wanted to play again. When Dark Souls first launched in October 2011, I picked it up immediately. Though that statement may seem to be tied to my love of the game's spiritual predecessor, the truth...

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Games for Windows Live issue kicks customers offline for four days

An issue with Microsoft's Game for Windows Live servers is preventing some customers from accessing games that use the software. The ever-growing comment thread on Microsoft's support forums repeatedly mentions difficulties with Dark Souls and Age of Empires Online, but that could simply be due to...

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Dark Souls is $27 this weekend on Steam

Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition is the weekend deal on Steam, cutting the masochistic experience by 33 percent to $26.79. You may be used to Steam deals dropping game prices deeper, but consider the price punishment an appetizer for what's to come. The million seller franchise earned a spot in...

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Dark Souls PC on sale for $19.90 on Amazon

PC download codes for Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition are on sale for $19.90 on Amazon. The code includes the full version of the game along with the Artorias of the Abyss expansion. The Artorias of the Abyss DLC was recently made available on Xbox Live and PSN for $15. The Prepare to Die...

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Namco: Dark Souls developer's 'easy mode' comments were mistranslated

After comments from Dark Souls director Hidetaka Miyazaki spread across the web like a Great Chaos Fireball, Namco appears to be doing some damage control. In an interview with Metro, Miyazaki's comments – as they were originally translated – hinted at the possibility of creating an...

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Dark Souls creator ponders easier mode, idea of satisfying gameplay

Dark Souls director Hidetaka Miyazaki says he wants his games to be described as "satisfying rather than difficult." Speaking with Metro, Miyazaki considers whether he should make another difficulty mode so everyone can complete the notoriously challenging game. "However, I suppose gamers do not...

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Dark Souls PC's resolution issues fixed by modder in 23 minutes

A fan-made mod appears to have fixed Dark Souls: Prepare to Die's resolution issues, dramatically improving the game's graphics in the process. What's more, the modder was able to complete the fix within 23 minutes of the game's release. There had been concern leading up to the PC version of Dark...

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Dark Souls PC requirements make sure you're prepared to die

Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition is set to hit Steam on August 24, but before you ready your deathbed, make sure you actually can expire. Steam lists the following PC requirements for Prepare to Die Edition: OS: Windows XP , Windows Vista, Windows 7, or newer Processor: 2.6 GHz Dual-Core Memory:...

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Dark Souls fans can 'Prepare to Die' on Steam and consoles

The additional content in the PC version of Dark Souls will be released as DLC for the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions "this winter," IGN reports. The expansion, called "Artorias of the Abyss," will cost $15 through the consoles' respective marketplaces. There's also good news for those planning to buy...

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