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Dark Souls III 'confirmed' with E3 promo image, launching in 'Early 2016'

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The skulking rumour of RPG Dark Souls III has been slain by the fact it actually does exist. IGN has revealed a promotional image for the From Software developed sequel which has 'Early 2016' stamped on it.

The E3 image shows an armour-clad hero looking a little rough. It was believed a new entry in the unforgiving RPG series would appear this month at E3 2015 next week, and now it seems it will.

Rumour: Dark Souls III to unveil at E3, first details and images leak

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It seems leaks have sprung for Dark Souls III which is rumoured to be appearing next week at E3 2015 in California. The tough-as-nails RPG has also let some alleged screenshots surface, according to YouTube channel The Know.

They also claim to have some of the very first details, like how a PC version is 'negotiable'. It will support 1-4 players, 10 playable classes, 45 new enemies, 15 new bosses, 60 mins of cutscenes, and even 'sword fighting arts'.

Dark Souls 2 patch fixes longstanding weapon durability bug

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From Software has released a patch for the PC version of Dark Souls 2 that fixes a particularly irritating bug which degraded your weapons at ridiculous rates when you struck enemy corpses or environmental objects.

Weapon durability mechanics are, of course, unforgivable at the best of times, but this bug made the issue much, much worse - the decrease rate was tied to your frame rate, which meant if you were running a 60FPS game all your hard-earned magical swords would snap like kindling if you so much as stumbled against a door.

PC Dark Souls 2 owners can upgrade to Scholar of the First Sin for a discounted price

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Bandai Namco has revealed a few different upgrade options for PC Dark Souls 2 players who want to pick up the forthcoming enhanced edition, Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin.

Rather than forcing us to splash out full price for the game again, there are two separate prices; one for those who own the original base game only, and one for those who've already bought its DLC.

Free update for Dark Souls 2 adds a new boss fight and ending

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Dark Souls 2 was patched yesterday, and along with the gameplay adjustments we were promised, there's a few surprises for those that manage to complete its final boss fight. *Spoiler Klaxon Initiated*

The new patch is a free update released in preparation for the forthcoming Scholar of the First Sin Edition, which will charge players full price again if they want to get the graphics we were promised in the first place. NOT THAT I'M BITTER.

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