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Steam top ten sellers chart: April 27 – May 3

Dark Souls II has bumped DayZ off its presumed throne on this week’s Steam top sellers chart, grabbing the top spot in its second week out from launch. DayZ didn’t fall far, still selling enough copies during the period to take the runner-up position. A Star Wars series sale has …

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Dark Souls developer From Software acquired by Famitsu owner Kadokawa

Japanese publisher Kadokawa has acquired the studio behind cult action RPG series Dark Souls. Siliconera reports that Kadokawa, which owns Famitsu publisher Enterbrain, will next month take control of 80 per cent of From Software, ending the developer’s previous spell of independence. From CEO Naotoshi Zin says that the move …

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Famed Dark Souls modder launches Dark Souls II graphics tool

The man who famously ‘fixed’ the troubled PC version of Dark Souls surprised the gaming world last night by debuting a new program alongside Dark Souls II. Durante last night launched GeDoSaTo (Generic Downsampling Tool), a tool designed to facilitate, amongst other things, downsampling – that’s the process of rendering …

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Disc version of Dark Souls II on PC delayed in UK

UPDATE: The physical version of Dark Souls II on PC has been delayed by one week in the UK, MCV can confirm. "This is only affecting the UK on the boxed release of the game," a Bandai Namco rep said. "It will be delayed unfortunately and we apologise to UK …

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Dark Souls II and 3DS win March chart battles in Japan

From Software’s Dark Souls II was the best selling game in Japan throughout March, the latest Famitsu data reveals. It sold over 309k units, which was 100k more than its closest rival Mario Party Island Tour. The 3DS was the month’s best-selling console with unit sales of over 188k units …

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Dark Souls II debuts at No.1 in Japan as PS4 retains hardware lead

Cult RPG game Dark Souls II has debuted at the top of the Japanese charts, the latest Famitsu sales data has revealed. Namco Bandai’s game sold 256,701 units on PS3 in its first week – that’s seven times more than its closest rival Youkai Watch on 3DS. PS4 remains the …

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From Software responds to Dark Souls II graphics downgrade concerns

The developer of Dark Souls has at last responded to concerns about the visuals offered by the game’s retail release. Consumers last week launched a campaign aimed at both developer From Software and publisher Namco Bandai, alleging that the graphics on offer in the shipped retail version of the game …

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Gamers launch campaign over alleged Dark Souls II graphics downgrade

Namco Bandai has found itself the subject of an internet campaign regarding complaints about the visual state of Dark Souls II. Following plenty of noise of NeoGaf, an online drive using the hashtags #DarkSoulsDowngrade and #YOULIED is targeting Namco Bandai’s US and UK offices alleging that the graphics offered by …

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Dark Souls II PC date revealed

Namco Bandai has at last confirmed a release date for Dark Souls II on PC. Having previously said it hoped the delay would be a matter of weeks not months” it transpires that the PC SKU will arrive six weeks later than the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions on April …

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Dark Souls II pre-orders 50% up over original

Namco Bandai has revealed pre-orders for Dark Souls II are 50 per cent up on its predecessor. And this is before the publisher’s main ad campaign kicks in. The firm has put a massive 1m into marketing the game to a mainstream audience. We have everything going for Dark Souls …

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