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Dark Souls


Wednesday, May 14 2014

The Pleasures of the Apocalypse, Fantasies of Pain

We don't want utopia. We already have that. We need dystopia, something less familiar, something challenging, something painful.

Friday, April 11 2014

'Dark Souls', 'Dead Space', and the Future of Action/Horror

The template of Dark Souls is more sustainable in the long run as an action/horror franchise.

Wednesday, January 4 2012

Playing 'Dark Souls': Desperate Acts and Our Shared Humanity

To venture into Dark Souls, even for a moment, is to remind yourself of a universal truth: everyone has the capacity to transcend expectations, even you.

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