Bloodborne: Dark Souls’ Gothic Cousin

Welcome to Yharnam, where your nightmare can and will kill you early and often. Bloodborne has all the trappings of a From Software Souls’ game but with a grimmer, more Gothic feel. While not connected to the Dark Souls world, this PlayStation 4-exclusive title knows why players love these games, and continues to deliver on its high standard of excellence. Unlike Dark Souls games, you are given an idea of what you are supposed to be about in Bloodborne. Granted, it does not lay out everything, and certainly hides important details from the you. But compared to its cousins, Bloodborne’s

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The Eye of the World

This is neither the beginning of the ending to the turning of the Wheel of Time. But it is a beginning. Robert Jordan’s magnum opus, a fourteen book epic collectively known as The Wheel of Time, begins with a world being ripped apart by madmen, driven insane by one man’s pride and arrogance. The reader gets to see that man as he is given the realization of his hubris and destroys himself, creating a mountain in the process. The Eye of the World opens with a bang and, while it has a few lulls through its pages, holds the reader

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Dark Souls 3 – When All Else Fails, Use Fire

Dark Souls 3 is the final game in the Dark Souls universe. The original introduced a vibrant, if decaying, Age of Fire. Dark Souls 2 made you think on the people inhabiting that world. Dark Souls 3, however, will lead you to wonder if what you do has any meaning at all. At least, it will if you decide to do the lore dive. This series is nothing if not consistent with how it gives players information. Namely, it doesn’t. Which makes for hours of entertainment outside the game learning about the world and its inhabitants, but does not really

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Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin – Misery Loves Company

The black sheep of the Dark Souls family still shines In the Dark Souls universe, the second game of the trilogy definitely gets the most flak. And while the game has major issues within the universe and several offshoots within the core game play, it still can be an enjoyable experience for Souls’ fans. Set sometime after the original Dark Souls (and no, the story is not any more accessible than in the first game. If anything, it’s less), Dark Souls 2 sets you up as someone trying to eradicate the Undead curse. Maybe. Or maybe you just like to kill

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