Posts Tagged ‘Bandai Namco’

Wot I Think: Dark Souls 3 – Ashes Of Ariandel

Ashes of Arandiel is the first of two DLCs for Dark Souls III [official site], making it quite possibly the penultimate Souls adventure. We sent intrepid Robert Zak into the cold wastes of the Painted World of Ariandel to see how well it lives up to the mighty legacy of the series, and he returned a short time later stricken with frostbite. And wolfbites. Here’s wot he thinks.

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Little Nightmares Finds True Fear In Unusual Places

It’s always an odd experience, playing a horror game in a crowded convention centre. At EGX, I sat down with Little Nightmares [official site] and that it managed to work its way under my skin despite the surroundings is as glowing as any praise I can direct toward this gorgeous, uncanny creation.

The graphics and setting, somewhere between the Grimmest of fairy tales, Dark Water and City of Lost Children, have received a lot of attention, but looks aren’t everything. It’s the sound design that made me shudder.

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For The Emp- Er, Uh: WH40k Eternal Crusade Released

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade [official site] left Steam Early Access to properly launch on Friday, but it sounds like that may have been too soon. I’ve not had a crack myself but broad consensus seems to be that the multiplayer shooter is still unbalanced, unpolished, and buggy. Which are the sorts of things I’d usually expect early access to remedy.

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Monster Munch: God Eater 2 Released On PC

It seems unlikely that Capcom will release a proper Monster Hunter game on PC any time soon but hey, we do now have an attractive Monstalike option. God Eater 2 Rage Burst [official site], a Monstalike action-RPG from Bandai Namco, came out today and they’re throwing in a revamp of the first game too.

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Dark Souls III: Ashes Of Ariandel DLC Coming In October

We’ve known that two big story add-ons were coming to Dark Souls III [official site] and now the first is officially announced. Ashes of Ariandel will send the Ashen One to a new land to do the usual stuff: fight new monsters, duff up new bosses, jab at new lore, put on new hats, and learn a few new magic tricks. It’ll launch on October 25th and, until then, here’s a trailer introducing Ariandel:

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Warhammer 40k: Eternal Crusade Due September 23rd

In the grim darkness of the far future, there is no word for ‘please’. And don’t even get me started on the state of their property law! Epitomising the worst of all this rudeness is Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade [official site], a third-person shooter MMO about those rude futuremen duffing each other up for control of a planet in an endless war. A visit to the Land Registry would clear these boundaries right up, you guys – no need to murder each other for territory. Oh, spaceboys will be spaceboys! And Eternal Crusade is now due to launch on September 23rd, after eight months in Early Access.

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