VIDEO | PC, PS4, Xbox One Wednesday, April 27, 2016 | 11:25 AM

Dark Souls III is back on PC

Dark Souls III is back on PC

As the expression goes, it's better to be safe than sorry, something Dark Souls III players will definitely agree on. Jean de la Fontaine once wrote "By time and toil we sever, what strength and rage could never" and it also perfectly applies to the world of Dark Souls, as proven by the amount of time we spent in the prolog area to make sure we'd be up to the task when encountering the first boss. We basically did all that could be done there, found all possible loot, even beat the Katana guy at our first try, and in the end there was very little Vordt could do to stop us. Who cares if we had to summon a ghost to even the odds, the end justifies the means after all.

Note: We decreased the brightness in the game when we captured the videos.

Farming Simulator (PC)
The Tower (PC)
Boss - Vordt (PC)
Undead Settlement (PC)

All comments

Commented on 2016-04-27 11:38:34
Drift, I'm very proud of you - and Blim, I think.
You persevered and emerged triumphant in the end.

Do you plan on finishing Dark Souls 3? And/or revisit Bloodborne, Dark Souls 1/2?

Good luck!
Commented on 2016-04-27 11:39:06
"Who cares if we had to summon a ghost to even the odds" welp, there you go taking out all the challenge. You should never summon on your first playthrough. Place a sign yourself for them extra souls, sure, but using phantoms is cheap.
Commented on 2016-04-27 11:48:00 In reply to MinorDespera
I don't care if I'm cheap, I have a day job, a family to look after and tons of games to cover so you guys can satisfy your thirst for videos. :)

And to be honest, I don't think I'll ever see the end of the game, and I couldn't care less. I simply don't have time anymore. :P

Also, considering how poorly optimized the game can be, with many camera and hit detection issues, I don't see why it's a problem to avoid a bit more frustration when I can. I don't need to beat a boss on my own to claim I'm a real man. :D
Commented on 2016-04-27 11:50:08 In reply to MinorDespera
C'mon, they never finished a Souls game, if I'm not mistaken. So it's not just their first playthrough on DS3, it's on a DS franchise in a way.

It's perfectly fine to "cheese" it a little bit. But the second time it needs to be done with no assistance.
Commented on 2016-04-27 11:51:53 In reply to Driftwood
You just slayed my hype. T__T

PS. If From ever makes a new Tenchu game you will finish it no matter how hard it is or how much time it requires. Period! =D
Commented on 2016-04-27 11:53:24 In reply to Sdarts
If Gamersyde is shut down by then, who knows? :p
Commented on 2016-04-27 12:13:14 In reply to Driftwood
God damnit! You tricked me into falling into that one. LOL

Okay, if a new Tenchu game comes out, you are hereby not obliged to partake in it till its proper conclusion.

PS. Pissed off at myself because I should have used Tales of Monkey Island instead. XD
Commented on 2016-04-27 12:14:38 In reply to Driftwood
Same here, sinds i have my own house, wife, and full-time job i don't want to spent my spare time frustrating myself over a game. I care more for my real life accomplishment then some in-game achievement.
Commented on 2016-04-27 15:13:45
I don't know, why gamers are so sensitive about their achievements. Game finished, it was a nice game, let's buy another one. Sometimes I have a game, where I really want to find everything and kill everyone, but it's one of many and I really must love it.
Commented on 2016-04-27 15:59:06
Personally, i think the game is most fun to play alone. Summons tend to mess up the enemy AI and make bosses super easy. But to each their own in this regard. You are only giving yourself a blander experience, it's not affecting anyone else :)
Commented on 2016-04-27 17:49:29
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Commented on 2016-04-28 00:16:32
Dark Souls 3 is the only game I find that I have to change my reference levels, the Blacks are too shallow for my taste normally the screen and console should both be set to limited RGB or both to full RGB but in setting one to Full and the other to limited the game looks phenomenal, and I know it may not be proper but boy oh boy I couldn't care less when the results are this good.

This method is also the only effective way I can get that dragon to disappear on the rights side whilst the left side image remains visible in brightness settings. Do this if you find that your having the same issue.
Commented on 2016-04-28 01:02:46 In reply to Driftwood
Posted by Driftwood
I don't care if I'm cheap, I have a day job, a family to look after and tons of games to cover so you guys can satisfy your thirst for videos. :)

And to be honest, I don't think I'll ever see the end of the game, and I couldn't care less. I simply don't have time anymore. :P

Also, considering how poorly optimized the game can be, with many camera and hit detection issues, I don't see why it's a problem to avoid a bit more frustration when I can. I don't need to beat a boss on my own to claim I'm a real man. :D
You have kids, Drift? Congrats! How many do you have?
Commented on 2016-04-28 08:36:53 In reply to MikeManiac61
Two. :)

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