How Dark Souls 2 Was Saved From Disaster
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How Dark Souls 2 Was Saved From Disaster

Dark Souls 2 was in danger. The game was broken, seemingly beyond repair. An ambitious development plan, which featured the creation of a brand new engine from scratch, had created a buggy, inconsistent mess that was all but unplayable. The problem, at least in part, seemed to come from a …

History: Mystic Quest VS Sword of Mana
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History: Mystic Quest VS Sword of Mana

Mystic Quest for the Gameboy was wicked! Free exploration, satisfying combat, a levelling system and best of all, you can kill the townspeople! What?! If you’ve never heard of Mystic Quest before don’t worry, you’re not alone. Even those that know the name, are usually thinking of Mystic Quest Legend …

CGR Undertow – DEFENDERS OF THE MYSTIC GARDEN review for PlayStation 3
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CGR Undertow – DEFENDERS OF THE MYSTIC GARDEN review for PlayStation 3

Tower Defense has been done so many times, by so many different developers, and for so many different systems and consoles. And the crazy thing about the genre is how it was done so right in the beginning that there is very little to actually perfect because it is already …

Dark Souls Lore: The Legend of Artorias the Abysswalker
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Dark Souls Lore: The Legend of Artorias the Abysswalker

Darkness has come for Lordran. In the darkness, primeval man has fathered a lightless Abyss and his rage influences the people of Oolacile; driving their humanity wild and corrupting their essence. Humanity is necessary to perpetuate the life of fire; Gwyn has no choice but to deal with the abomination …

T-Pain gives Dark Souls a second chance
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T-Pain gives Dark Souls a second chance

– I don’t think we’re actually changing anything here. Uhh, that – Something’s happening and I don’t like it. – I kinda like it. (both laugh) (upbeat electronic music) – So here’s my idea, I’ve heard that you have some mixed feelings about Dark Souls. – Mixed? (laughs) – We’re …

The True Genius of Dark Souls II – How to Approach Game Difficulty – Extra Credits
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The True Genius of Dark Souls II – How to Approach Game Difficulty – Extra Credits

There’s a lot a game designer can learn from FromSoftware, the makers of Dark and Demon souls. They have some of the best level design out there, they consistently create tightly tuned combat, their enemy types encourage players to get the most depth they can out of that combat system, …

CGRundertow DEVIL MAY CRY 3: DANTE’S AWAKENING for PlayStation 2 Video Game Review
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CGRundertow DEVIL MAY CRY 3: DANTE’S AWAKENING for PlayStation 2 Video Game Review

After the horrible effort that was Devil May Cry 2, I was very skeptical about the direction of the series. The first game was undeniably awesome, mostly because of the character of Dante. He was just so cool, from his oversized swords to his arrogant personality. Never before had I …