STRAIGHT IN THE VEIN
Bloodborne is a PlayStation 4 exclusive and the most recent title by From Software, developer of the niche Souls sub-genre of action role-playing games. As a stranger to the city of Yharnam, the player adopts the title “Hunter,” discovering the populace’s many dark secrets and vanquishing the horrors that shamble through its streets. The plot unfolds through interaction with the environment in a way familiar to veterans of Souls games, building the mystery around this place and the particular evening all of these Hunters find themselves traversing. With a more responsive combat mechanic, fast-paced gameplay and a different setting from past From Software games, many feared that this game wouldn’t live up to die-hard fan expectations. For many, an even larger question: is there enough reward to be worth the sheer difficulty of the game?
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This week on Quick Time Event, Lou, Jake, Pat, and Jordan talk first impressions for Bloodborne. What has our scariest encounter been? What about our biggest triumph? And most importantly, who should pick this game up.
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The official Bloodborne Japanese website recently released a few new screenshots from the game and dropped a slew of news about its multiplayer component.
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Many of you have likely played Dark Souls II by now. However, you probably haven’t seen much of the current-gen port of Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin. Luckily, we have you covered!
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RISING TO THE OCCASION
I remember the first time I ever played Demon’s Souls. I was working one day, and I had someone go grab a copy for me because I’d heard such great things about it. However, after actually playing the game, I didn’t understand a thing about it. I pestered a friend by text messaging him for hours as I tried to comprehend the world and mechanics of the game, but it was all for naught: Demon’s Souls just wasn’t for me. However, I could see how others enjoyed it. Lords of the Fallen falls (no pun intended) into a similar category for me. Continue reading Lords of the Fallen Review
Sony and From Software have started to roll out invites for Bloodborne Alpha tests. PlayStation 4 owners will either get an email from Sony about the tests, or you can go to Sony’s website and try to get enrolled into the limited Alpha Beta. Unfortunately, it’s for European gamers only right now. Continue reading Bloodborne Alpha Beta Incoming
Everyone has been fiending to know more about From Software’s newest title Bloodborne for quite some time. Luckily for us, Gamescom has brought us a new trailer that details the story a bit and shows us more of what this spiritual successor to the Souls franchise will bring us. Continue reading Bloodborne Gameplay Finally Rears Its Head!