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The long-standing Japanese publisher has some big ambitions, but are they losing their identity?
There's treasure in that thar gulch... but there's also a fearsome foe waiting to tear your face off. We tell you how to beat The Rotten once and for all.
We tell you how to use the Pharros' Lockstones you've been collecting, and how to fell your next opponent: the Royal Rat Authority.
Your journey now takes you towards the Black Gulch and a confrontation with The Rotten, but first you'll need another Fragrant Branch of Yore.
Continue your battle through Brightstone Cove Tseldora with our guide, which will help you overcome The Duke's Dear Freja. But first, spiders! Lots of spiders!
Our journey through Dark Souls 2 continues with a journey through this rat-infested area. We teach you how to take on the Royal Rat Vanguard and come out mostly unscathed.
From Software's sequel adds to the original's formula, but questions remain about how much it takes away. Eurogamer's Martin Robinson investigates.
Our Dark Souls 2 guide continues with a return to Huntsman's Copse as you take down the Skeleton Lords and make your way to Harvest Valley.
There's just one more Great Soul to obtain and one more primal bonfire to light, and then you'll be ready for the grand finale. Praise the Sun!
Your course is set for its final destination, and the endgame is near. Follow our guide to make it safely through Harvest Valley.
Track down everything you need to enter the King's Doors as we guide you towards Dark Souls 2's final confrontation.
This pair of troublesome foes blocks your passage further in Drangleic Castle. Follow our guide to take them down and proceed on your way.
You'll need the King's Ring to open the King's Doors, but before you can get there you need to make it through the King's Passage.
The Smelter Demon guards the last Great Soul and stands in the way of our journey to Dark Souls 2's endgame. Follow our guide to best this fearsome foe.
Traverse the dangers of Dragon Aerie so you can reach your true destination and the final confrontation.
We help you track down the Guardian Dragon so you can make your way into Dragon Aerie.
Your journey is at its end, but can you take down your final opponents? Dark Souls 2's finale awaits you, adventurer, and we're here to help.
It's time to battle Velstadt, the Royal Aegis and claim the King's Ring for your own, opening the path to the grand finale.
Make your way through the Forest of Giants to obtain the souls you need to open the way to the final battle. We show you where to go and what to do.
One final destination -- and fearsome opponent -- stands between you and the Undead Crypt, where you can finally obtain the King's Ring. We walk you through it.
Are you ready for your next challenge, adventurer? Prepare to take on the Old Iron King, but don't worry -- we've got your back!
Our journey through Dark Souls 2 continues with another formidable obstacle in our path, this time in the form of Mytha, the Baneful Queen. Follow our guide to take her down.
Our adventure through the lands of Dark Souls continues as we guide you through the Earthen Peak towards your next confrontation.
The Huntsman's Copse awaits! It's dangerous territory that's packed with some fearsome foes. But it's also where you can find some excellent items.
Gear up! It's time to hit Belfry Luna so you can thwart the Bell Keeper invasion. We explain how to ring the bell, and then confront and take down the Belfry Gargoyles!
Face off against the spiders and prepare to take on Prowling Magus and his Congregation as you delve into Brighstone Cove Tseldora.