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Review–Dark Souls

Platforms:  Xbox 360, PS3, PC Developer:  From Software Publisher:  Namco Bandai ESRB Rating:  “M” for Mature Review by:  Nick Cohen Dark Souls is infamous for one thing; its difficulty.  Indeed, Dark Souls certainly lives up to its infamous reputation by being the hardest game ever made (the only game that can even give it a […]

Industry Not Doing Well Overall, but Digital Revenues are a Bright Spot

The video game industry has had a rough year so far.  Everyone knows that.  What you might not be aware of, however, is that the digital sector of this great industry (which includes things such as full downloadable games, DLC, subscription fees, and mobile/social games) is actually doing better than the retail, disc-based games market.  […]

Street Fighter X Tekken On-Disc DLC Unlocks on July 21, Will Cost $20

Remember when gamers hacked into Street Fighter X Tekken and unlocked the 12 characters that were on the disc, but weren’t supposed to be unlocked until the PS Vita version of the game goes on sale in the fall?  Capcom didn’t exactly like that, but has taken note of it–and the game’s weak sales.  At […]

Weekly Gaming News Roundup for the Week Ending 3/9/12

This was a pretty interesting week.  Microsoft’s Spring Showcase revealed a few interesting tidbits about upcoming games, a major developer left Microsoft, and another modern military FPS was announced.  Of course, Mass Effect 3 released on Tuesday, meaning many gamers were too busy playing the game to notice all of the industry’s happenings.  That’s where […]

Nick’s Top 10 Games of 2011

Another year has come to a close.  While some gamers look forward to the big titles of next year–Mass Effect 3, BioShock Infinite, and Halo 4 among them–most gamers are still playing the deluge of games that have been released this holiday season.  Games like Call of Duty:  Modern Warfare 3, Battlefield 3, and The […]

Dark Souls Journal Entry 2 by Nick Cohen

In contrast to when I played Demon’s Souls, after playing Dark Souls for about 15 hours I can proudly say that I’m making progress.  I’ve managed to defeat a few bosses, upgrade my character’s stats, and even explore scary new areas.  Does this mean that Dark Souls is easier than its predecessor? Hmm, that’s an […]

Dark Souls Journal Entry 1

Platforms:  PS3, Xbox 360 Developer:  From Software Publisher:  Namco Bandai Games Rating:  “M” for Mature Written by:  Nick Cohen Platform played on:  Xbox 360 In lieu of an actual review of Dark Souls—I’m not sure I will ever be able to beat the game, which is necessary for a full review—I’m going to keep and […]

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