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Microsoft purchases Havok from Intel

Microsoft has acquired Ireland-based middleware developer Havok from Intel. A post on Microsoft’s blog announces the company’s purchase of the developer known for providing ragdoll physics and destructible elements for a myriad of notable titles, such as Dark Souls II and Mortal Kombat X. While terms weren’t disclosed, Microsoft explained …

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Free Dark Souls II update brings significant changes

Bandai Namco has revealed a patch going live for Dark Souls II on February 5th that brings a number of gameplay alterations. It’s all part of the preparation for the release of Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin in April. Chief amongst the changes is a method through …

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Dark Souls II PC owners will have to buy again to get all of Scholar of the First Sin upgrades

More details about Bandai Namco’s Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin make poor reading for PC owners. Revealed earlier, the new SKU offers an upgraded version of the existing game complete not only with all of its DLC but also with some visual, technical and gameplay tweaks. However, …

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Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin confirmed for PS4, Xbox One

Dark Souls II is heading to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles next year, publisher Bandai Namco has announced. The re-release of From Software’s challenging action-RPG sequel will launch on Sony and Microsoft’s latest hardware in April 2015. The title will carry new in-game events, item descriptions and additional NPCs …

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Dark Souls 2’s third DLC delayed

Bandai Namco has revealed that Dark Souls II’s Crown of the Ivory King DLC has been delayed. The third and final part of the Lost Crowns trilogy DLC had been due for release this Wednesday (September 24th) but will now arrive on September 30th on Steam and Xbox Live and …

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There is ‘potential’ for Dark Souls II on PS4 and Xbox One

The game director of Dark Souls II has renewed hopes of a next-gen release for the title. Speaking at a Bandai Namco event, Yui Tanimura told Polygon that there’s always a potential for a PlayStation 4 and Xbox One port of the game” and that he’s personally interested in working …

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From Software says "no plans" for Dark Souls II on PS4 or Xbox One

There’s bad news for those holding out for a next-gen re-release for Dark Souls II. No, not at this point,” the game’s global producer Atsuo Yoshimura told Gametrailers when asked about a PS4 or Xbox One port. We have no plans for that.” The developer added that the previously confirmed …

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VIDEO: Dark Souls II to receive Lost Crowns Trilogy DLC and season pass

Bandai Namco has announced a trio of DLCs for Dark Souls II called The Lost Crowns Trilogy. The content will be released for all three platforms – PS3, Xbox 360 and PC – and offers entirely original areas” with new bosses and loot. Crown of the Sunken King will be …

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Bandai Namco has shipped 1.2m copies of Dark Souls II

From Software’s Dark Souls II has seen more than a million copies shipped on Xbox 360 and PS3 in Europe and America. Clearly that doesn’t include the PC game, which came out over a month after the console versions and after the end of the financial year. From data shows …

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