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Dark Souls 2 invaded by Shaun of the Dead actor

Actor and comedian Peter Serafinowicz, known for his dubbed vocal performance as Darth Maul in Star Wars Episode 1 and the ever-grumpy Pete in Shaun of the Dead, will voice a new character in Dark Souls 2, publisher Namco Bandai announced this week. As part of the announcement, Serafinowicz...

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Dark Souls 2 screens prepare you for your doom-over

You may've somehow escaped doom at the hands of Demon's Souls and Dark Souls, but From Software's latest is nearly out to get you too. If you're itching to be found, the good news is Dark Souls 2 hits Xbox 360 and PS3 on March 11, and then PC shortly thereafter. ...

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First pages of free Dark Souls 2 comic 'Into the Light' now available

Praise the sun! The first pages of Dark Souls 2: Into the Light – a free, digital prequel comic book based on the deadly From Software franchise – are now available for fans to read on the official Dark Souls 2 Facebook page. Dark Souls 2 publisher Namco Bandai promises two new pages of...

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Dark Souls lead developers resistant to mobile version due to controls

Dark Souls series publisher Namco Bandai is interested in a mobile adaption of the punishing action RPG, but From Software's leads aren't sure altering the game's controls would be such a good idea. In Digital Spy's interview with Namco Bandai's Alex Adjaj, director of global strategy for mobile,...

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New Dark Souls 2 screens are looking kind of blue

From Software hints at the many new and exciting ways in which players can expect to die in its latest batch of screenshots for Dark Souls 2, due for release next year for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. These new shots also give a glimpse at the game's Blue Phantom mechanic, which allows...

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Close the blinds and lock the doors, for Dark Souls 2 screens draw near

Forget those other would-be horror games on Hallow's Eve, because there's naught more chilling than losing all your souls. Let these screens serve as warning, PS3s and Xbox 360s, that Dark Souls 2 roams the streets on March 11, 2014, then stalks PCs shortly thereafter. ...

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You beta be ready for Dark Souls 2

I ignored how the dual swordsman flummoxed Richard at E3, and the Namco rep's advice to wield a torch through the opening area: I was going to kick ass with two swords in Dark Souls 2. Ten minutes in to the beta preview, I'd died five times. As others around me progressed through the gloomy...

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Dark Souls 2 retains Havok physics

Dark Souls 2 uses the Havok Physics engine, like Demon's Souls and Dark Souls 1 did before it. A Namco Bandai representative confirmed to Joystiq Dark Souls 2 features the much-used engine, the news coming as game director Yui Tanimura said he'd focus on next-gen physics were he to make another...

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Dark Souls 2 confirms the date of your demise

Dark Souls 2 is scheduling your death for March 11, 2014 in North America, March 14 in Europe, and March 13 in Japan. Those dates apply to PS3 and Xbox 360 versions, while PC players must wait until "shortly thereafter," according to Namco Bandai. A spokesperson told us the extra time will...

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Dark Souls 2 beta pushed back a week, sign up starting today

The first round of the Dark Souls 2 beta begins on October 12, followed by another round a fortnight later on October 27. The PS3 closed beta was originally billed for October 5, but hey, if there's one thing Souls players ought to be good at, it's patience. At least they can while away a bit of...

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