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The painted world of ‘Dark Souls III – Ashes of Ariandel’ is no ‘Super Mario 64’

Dark Souls III - Ashes of Ariandel is available now, and the game's launch trailer shows off its snowy, painted world. The expansion includes two new bosses, as well as a fleshed-out competitive option.
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‘Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel’ player-versus-player is a duel to the death

Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel features a competitive arena that requires a few of your closest (and most-skilled) friends in order to be victorious. The new arena features a design evocative of the game's boss zones.
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First ‘Dark Souls III’ expansion, ‘Ashes of Ariandel,’ teased in new gameplay trailer

Publisher Bandai Namco has released a new Dark Souls III trailer giving fans an early look at the upcoming Ashes of Ariandel expansion prior to its multiplatform launch next month.
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Artisan quality Zelda, Final Fantasy, and Dark Souls books hit Kickstarter

French publisher Third Editions is in the business of publishing high end, scholarly explorations of your favorite games, and now they're taking to Kickstarter to bring their books to the English speaking world.
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‘The Surge’ appears to be a tantalizing marriage of Dark Souls and Metroid

The Surge, by Lords of the Fallen developer Deck 13, blends the action of Dark Souls with a beautiful science-fiction setting that bears some resemblance to the film Elysium.
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Dark Souls III DLC coming this fall, publisher confirms

From Software's nightmarishly difficult action-RPG Dark Souls III will get its first downloadable expansion this fall, and publisher Bandai Namco confirms that an additional DLC pack will arrive by the end of 2016.
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Dark Souls III Beginner’s Guide: 7 Tips For Intimidated First-Timers

Dark Souls III is intimidating, sure, but it's not unbeatable if you learn to master the basics. Check out our beginner's guide for a few tips and tricks, so you can tackle bosses and baddies with greater ease.
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Get ready to flip the table: The Dark Souls board game is coming to Kickstarter

Tabletop game maker Steamforged Games has received permission to raise money for an officially licensed Dark Souls board game, and will launch a Kickstarter to fund the project this month.
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Dark Souls goes mobile with Slashy Souls for iOS, Android 0:30

Publisher Bandai Namco has released Slashy Souls, a free-to-play app for iOS and Android devices that repurposes elements from the Dark Souls series for a viciously difficult, side-scrolling action game.
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Twitch is playing Dark Souls, and it’s slow going

Twitch players may have successfully cooperated to catch all 151 Pokémon in Pokémon Red, but now they've taken on a much more daunting task: cooperatively playing through the tough-as-nails Dark Souls, one keyboard command at a time.
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Dark Souls 3 is a ‘turning point’ that could lead to drastic change for the series

Dark Souls 3 could herald a period of significant and lasting change for the action-RPG series, creator and From Software president Hidetaka Miyazaki stated this week.
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Pricing for Dark Souls II‘s PC remaster is pretty confusing

Console gamers have nothing to worry about. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One version of Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin cost $60 -- that's it. For the PC version, gamers could pay anywhere from $20 to $50.