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Dark Souls III was the No.1 UK game in April

Bandai Namco had the best-selling UK physical game of April in Dark Souls III. But it was a poor month overall for game sales. 1m boxed games were sold in total, a drop of 24 per cent over the same period a month before. 30.8m was generated from software sales, …

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3m copies of Dark Souls 3 shipped worldwide

Bandai Namco has shipped 3m copies of From Software’s action RPG Dark Souls 3, following its release in March. Gematsu also reports that total shipments for all three games in the Dark Souls series have now hit 13m units. This does not include Sony-published pair Demon’s Souls and Bloodborne. Dark …

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Dark Souls 3 was YouTube’s most popular game in April

They say YouTube is the best barometer for the games industry, and if that’s the case then the sun is most definitely currently shining on Bandai Namco’s Dark Souls 3. The action RPG was named as the network’s top trending game of April 2016. This is based both on views …

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Dark Souls 3 PC players in disarray over hacking claims

The PC version of Dark Souls 3 is on the brink of descending into disarray. First off, let’s recap the game’s struggles thus far: On launch a high number of players were experiencing crashes, typically when near a bonfire. This seemed to be fixable by turning lighting down to low, …

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Bandai Namco warns banned Dark Souls 3 players about ‘taking candy from strangers’

Having previously admitted that a recent spate of Dark Souls 3 band may have been made in error, Bandai Namco has now warned players about their conduct. In a page on its Knowledgebase site about the ‘Invalid Game Data’ message that some players are being presented with when logging in, …

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Time called on Tekken X Street Fighter development

After six years of insisting the game is on the way, Bandai Namco has now said that Tekken X Street Fighter is no longer in active development. "When we develop fighting games, we try to keep the core community in mind as well as the wider audience that wants to …

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From Software is investigating alleged unfair Dark Souls 3 bans

A number of players claim to have been wrongly banned from the online component of Dark Souls 3. From Software has since the days of the original Dark Souls struggled with policing the series’ community. Historically players who are deemed to have cheated in any way are pooled off into …

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Dark Souls board game hits Kickstarter goal in three minutes, is approaching £500,000

Steamforged’s table top game based on the popular Dark Souls series met it 50,000 funding goal in just three minutes. At the time of writing, Dark Souls: The Board Game has raised 461,630 – almost ten times its initial goal – and has been backed by 5,763 people. What’s more …

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