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Tales of Arise Gets Perfumes Inspired by Kisara, Dohalim, Rinwell, & Law

While Tales of Arise has been out for well over a year, many fans haven't forgotten about it just yet, and there's one more way to keep the memories fresh in Japan. Tokyo-based manufacturer…

February 5, 2023 | 03:37 EST

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Figures & Model Kits from Tales of Arise, Muv-Luv, Ace Combat, Guilty Gear, and More Revealed by Kotobukiya

Today Kotobukiya opened its Kotobukiya Collection 2023 event in Akihabara, Tokyo, and it had a few interesting video game figures and model kits to reveal. We start with a new figure portraying…

February 4, 2023 | 03:51 EST

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Dark Souls Remastered PC Online Features Return

Dark Souls Remastered PC online features have finally been restored after almost ten months of, well, darkness. Unfortunately, that's not going to come as much relief if you're a Dark Souls: Prepare…

November 9, 2022 | 08:37 EST

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Dark Souls: Prepare To Die Edition Servers Not Coming Back

Back in January, Dark Souls PC servers went offline across the series. This was due to a discovered RCE exploit (Remote Code Execution) which, through the games' online servers, gave hackers access…

October 25, 2022 | 09:57 EDT

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Dark Souls Novel Masque of Vindication Coming From Michael Stackpole

It has just been announced that Michael Stackpole is writing a Dark Souls novel. Who is he? back in the 80's, he was a video game designer for games such as Bard's Tale III, Wasteland, Neuromancer, …

June 17, 2022 | 10:22 EDT

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Dark Souls Servers Are Coming Back, FromSoftware Says

Bandai Namco has confirmed that Dark Souls servers are coming back, starting with Dark Souls 3. Unfortunately, it has not yet stated how long it would take to restore online functionality for all…

May 27, 2022 | 01:42 EDT

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Tales of Arise x Scarlet Nexus Collab DLCs Announced

Bandai Namco has announced Tales of Arise x Scarlet Nexus DLC -- each game will feature content from the other in an upcoming collaboration crossover. Tales of Arise and Scarlet Nexus have been…

March 23, 2022 | 02:38 EDT

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Dark Souls Nightfall Releases Demo After Changing Release Plans

Dark Souls Nightfall, a mod for Dark Souls Remastered that would be a sequel to the original game, has recently released a demo of the first few hours. The project was originally meant to be fully…

January 25, 2022 | 09:37 EST

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Dark Souls Servers Down Due to RCE Exploits

PC servers for Dark Souls 1 (including Remastered), 2, and 3 are currently down after the discovery of a Remote Code Execution exploit was posted on Reddit two days ago. Dark Souls: PtDE servers are…

January 23, 2022 | 11:09 EST

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Tales of Arise Is Built on the Back of Star Ocean

Tales of Arise is a bold vision of the future for the franchise, but there’s a lot of history tied to the game’s design. While Tales of Arise, of course, has plenty of elements from the rest of the…

October 1, 2021 | 11:30 EDT

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Ten Years Later, Dark Souls' First Half Is Still Unmatched

Love it or loathe it (and there are plenty who do), Dark Souls is undeniably one of the most influential games of the last decade. Whether it's the "git gud" meme, the "X is the Dark Souls of Y"…

September 22, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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Tales of Arise Mantis Boss Fight Guide

The Tales of Arise Mantis boss is a boss that opens up to you very early on in Tales of Arise, but one that you won’t actually be able to beat for quite a while. You can technically activate the sub-…

September 17, 2021 | 05:27 EDT

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Tales of Arise Lord Vholran Boss Fight Guide

For dozens of hours Tales of Arise has built up to the fight with Lord Vholran, the fifth and final of the Renan Lords subjugating Dahna. As you might expect, the Tales of Arise Lord Vholran fight is…

September 17, 2021 | 05:20 EDT

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Tales Of Arise Sells 1 Million Copies In its First Week

Tales of Arise has sold 1 million copies it its first week on sale, beating previous entries to become the fastest-selling game in the franchise. This milestone has also contributed to the Tales …

September 16, 2021 | 11:00 EDT

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Tales of Arise Lord Almeidrea Boss Guide

Lord Almeidrea is easily the most difficult boss battle so far in Tales of Arise, putting the three previous Lords to shame. Part of the problem is that she comes with a hulking Zeugle named Mesmald…

September 14, 2021 | 06:27 EDT

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Tales of Arise Lord Dohalim Boss Fight Guide

Each boss battle in Tales of Arise represents a unique challenge, and almost every one is a significant difficulty spike. While Lord Balseph and Lord Ganabelt were the final bosses of their…

September 14, 2021 | 05:41 EDT

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Tales of Arise Lord Ganabelt Boss Fight Guide

The most climactic battles of Tales of Arise have your party facing down powerful Renan lords, all in an effort to free the realm from their oppression. While the first lord, Balseph, was plenty…

September 12, 2021 | 07:42 EDT

Tales of Arise Lord Balseph Boss Fight Guide

Tales of Arise Lord Balseph Boss Fight Guide

Tales of Arise features a wildly different combat system from past entries, and boss fights are where the combat really starts to shine. The Tales of Arise Lord Balseph boss fight is the first major…

September 10, 2021 | 07:51 EDT

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Tales of Arise Guide For Beginners

Tales of Arise is the latest entry in the long-running JRPG franchise, and it’s an ambitious step up in terms of both design and visuals. As expected of a massive RPG experience, Tales of Arise is…

September 10, 2021 | 07:32 EDT

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Tales Of Arise Smashes Zestiria And Berseria Records

Bandai Namco's latest Tales RPG Tales of Arise has already broken concurrent Steam player records set by Tales of Zestiria and Tales of Berseria. The competition isn't even close, either; Arise is…

September 10, 2021 | 08:23 EDT

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Free Digital 'Tales of Arise' Codes Reportedly Being Given to Collector's Edition Owners in North America

Free digital Tales of Arise codes are reportedly being given to customers who purchased Tales of Arise Collector's Edition in North America according to an e-mail reportedly sent out by Bandai Namco…

September 8, 2021 | 03:07 EDT

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Tales of Arise Review

There’s a simple, intrinsic satisfaction that comes with savoring a delicious, filling meal. Even when one bite tastes more acidic or bitter than expected, the next one more than makes up for it,…

September 8, 2021 | 10:00 EDT

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Tales of Arise

The long-running Tales series returns with Tales of Arise, just in time for the franchise's 25th anniversary.  Explore two unique worlds, Dahna, a medieval-styled world, and Rena a technological…

September 7, 2021 | 03:07 EDT

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Dark Souls: Nightfall Release Date Announced

The team behind Dark Souls: Nightfall, a sequel mod for Dark Souls Remastered, has announced the release date for their project. Fans of the Dark Souls games can expect to play this mod when it…

June 28, 2021 | 09:23 EDT

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Dark Souls: Nightfall Announced as Fan-Made Sequel

Dark Souls: Nightfall has been announced as a fan-made direct sequel to the first game in the franchise. A team of experienced and practiced modders is working together to create a very new…

October 14, 2020 | 03:55 EDT

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Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch

Embark on a fantastical adventure in Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch.  The first game in the series released outside of Japan, Wrath of the White Witch stars Oliver, a young boy who hopes to…

October 9, 2020 | 02:28 EDT

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Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. Maxi Boost ON Review

Everything about Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme VS. Maxiboost On is over the top and ridiculous from its name to the number of mobile suits to choose from. Whether players are playing against AI or other…

August 6, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS. Maxiboost On

Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS. Maxiboost On is an arcade fighting game that lets players pick their favorite Gundam out of hundreds of choices and duke it out online against other players.

September 6, 2020 | 02:46 EDT

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Dark Souls Mods Reach the Next Level with Custom Maps

"Major barriers" in Dark Souls mods have finally been broken, allowing innovating modders the capability to load truly custom maps into the game for the first time. Although the Dark Souls…

November 6, 2019 | 02:00 EST

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Dark Souls

The legendary sequel to Demon's Souls. A game that sparked a trilogy rife with notoriety, if not infamy. Today, Dark Souls is the de facto comparison to newer games that feature great difficulty and…

September 27, 2019 | 12:45 EDT

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Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered Leaks

Anime-styled RPG Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch has leaked, according to a series of tweets from Direct-Feed Games earlier today. Published by Bandai Namco, the developers at Level-5 actually…

June 7, 2019 | 10:54 EDT

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HELLGATE: London Revives In The West On Steam

The 2007 RPG release from Flagship Studios, Hellgate: London, is being re-released on Steam November 15th by HanbitSoft Inc. Originally developed by a team of former Blizzard employees, the action…

October 25, 2018 | 09:07 EDT

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Hellgate: London

From Flagship Studios, a group of ex-Blizzard developers, Hellgate: London is a post-apocalyptic hack and slash that was released in 2007. As demons begin flooding into the real world humanity wasn't…

October 25, 2018 | 09:06 EDT

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Bullet Points - The Souls Series' Love of Berserk

Through four games (five, if you count Bloodborne) in the Souls series, a few things have stayed consistent with Hidetaka Miyazaki's difficult action RPGs. From Demon's Souls to Dark Souls III, there…

April 14, 2016 | 11:00 EDT

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Star Trek Review - Live Long and Suffer

Star Trek is easily one of the most beloved franchises in the world of TV and movies. That said, Trekkies haven't had any really great games to play other than Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force (2000)…

December 22, 2013 | 09:00 EST