Tag: Demons Souls

  • Game of the Year #4 - Demon's Souls

    You have a heart of gold

    Who better than Bluepoint to tackle one of the medium’s most sought-after remakes? Given the studio’s stellar track record, it was hard not to immediately expect greatness from its next big project. Despite those sky-high expectations, Demon’s Souls manages to not only be an extraordinary technical showcase and a...

  • News One of Demon's Souls' Hardest Bosses Has Been Beaten Using Just a Dance Pad

    She's the boss now

    There's always a huge sense of relief and pride that comes with beating a boss in Demon's Souls, especially if you've been at it for a couple of hours learning their move set and when to attack. So, what if the PlayStation 5 DualSense controller was taken away from you and replaced with a dance pad usually reserved for the likes...

  • News Streamer Beats Demon's Souls PS5 Without Taking a Single Hit

    So the world might be mended

    Completing a normal run of Demon's Souls is tricky enough, but what about beating the whole thing without taking a single hit? That's what Twitch streamer The_Happy_Hob managed over the weekend in front of thousands upon thousands of viewers. Hob, as he's more commonly known, had previously spent stream after stream...

  • Soapbox Demon's Souls' Difficulty Shouldn't Deter You from Playing PS5's Best Game

    Honestly, you're already good enough

    I’m pretty average at games. Painfully average. Whenever there’s a leaderboard, I rarely find myself at the top; I rarely find myself at the bottom either. I’m always in the middle. If it’s an online shooter, I’ll never be the MVP, but I’ll find a way to contribute towards my team. In co-op games,...

  • News The Secret Behind Demon's Souls' New Door Has Been Revealed

    Armour set steeped in lore

    While Demon's Souls is a very faithful remake of the 2009 classic on PlayStation 5, Bluepoint Games has added a little something of their own. A new door was quickly discovered behind an illusory wall, with the promise of at least an item for your troubles. And after days of trial and error, the hardcore Souls community...

  • News Demon's Souls PS5 Easy Mode Was Considered by Bluepoint, But Felt It 'Wasn't Our Place'

    Studio decided against easier difficulty option

    Here's a news flash for you: Demon's Souls is hard. Much like FromSoftware's later action RPGs, the game is famously very challenging, rewarding skilful play but harshly punishing your mistakes. Push past the difficulty and these are some seriously brilliant games, but not everyone is comfortable with...

  • Guide Demon's Souls Guide: Tips, Tricks, and Strategies

    Your ultimate Demon's Souls resource

    Demon's Souls is a PlayStation 3 remake of FromSoftware's cult PlayStation 3 classic Demon's Souls, developed by Bluepoint Games and Japan Studio. Just like its four spiritual successors, Demon’s Souls is at its best when you’re thrust into the unknown and left to uncover, experiment with, and inevitably get...

  • Review Demon's Souls (PS5) - Cult Classic Becomes PlayStation's Best Ever Launch Game

    So the world might be mended

    Long have the cacophonous cries for a remake of FromSoftware’s PlayStation 3 cult hit Demon’s Souls reverberated through the Internet. Those wishes were undoubtedly amplified after the game’s servers were shut down back in 2018, turning a once-bustling bastion of experimental online interactions into just another...

  • News Demon's Souls Fans Wonder What's Behind This New Door

    PS5 remake baffles community

    While the PlayStation 5 remake of Demon's Souls is incredibly faithful to the 2009 classic, it has added a little something of its own. In the third level of the initial Boletarian Palace Archstone is a brand new door hidden behind an illusory wall, and the hardcore Souls community has no idea how to open it as of right...

  • News Demon's Souls PS5's First Review Pours on the Praise

    Scintillating remake

    It’s good, folks! Oh, it’s bleak, decrepit, and macabre – but it’s so good. No surprise, then, that critics are already heaping praise on Bluepoint’s wonderful reimagining of Demon’s Souls! It’s still far too early for us to provide our verdict on this reimagined cult classic just yet, but we’re compiling an epic...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: What Is World Tendency?

    Grab some popcorn for this one

    What's World Tendency? How the heck does World Tendency work? Tendency is undeniably the most cryptic and eclectic thing in Demon's Souls. If you're just stumbling upon this during a casual Demon's Souls playthrough and feeling overwhelmed, that's okay. You can completely ignore World Tendency and still make it through...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: What Is Character Tendency?

    Come to the dark side

    What is Character Tendency and how does it work? Character Tendency is second only to World Tendency when it comes to the most complicated concepts in Demon's Souls. We're here to tell you how it works as part of our Demon's Souls guide that aims to bring you up to speed and make an avid Demon slayer out of you in no time...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: Where to Find Biorr

    Brother-in-Arms

    How do you find and free Biorr in Demon's Souls? We'll answer that exact question as part of our Demon's Souls guide. There are a number of helpful NPC's in Demon's Souls, and Biorr is one of them. If you liberate Biorr from his holding cell, he'll assist you with the Penetrator fight which is vital for the Brothers-in-Arms Trophy...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Rescue Sage Freke

    A Dash of Sage

    Where is Sage Freke and how do you rescue him? Not only is he necessary to learning some of the most useful spells in Demon's Souls, but freeing him will also get you the A Dash of Sage Trophy on top of it. As part of our Demon's Souls guide, we'll tell you where to find him and how to rescue him. Finding and Rescuing Sage Freke:...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Rescue Saint Urbain

    Umbasa

    Where is Saint Urbain and how do you rescue him? Saint Urbain is especially useful as freeing him will grant you access to the most helpful Miracles in Demon's Souls. Rescuing him isn't too difficult, and doing so will get you the Umbasa Trophy to sweeten the deal. As part of our Demon's Souls guide, we'll tell you where to find him and how...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Kill the Blue Dragon

    Yellow-Eyes Blue Dragon

    How do you defeat Blue Dragon? The Demon's Souls remake is here and so are we to try and help you along the way with our Demon's Souls guide. While it might not be a fully-fledged boss, it's still possible to bring down the Blue Dragon, and we're here to tell you how. How to Kill the Blue Dragon in Demon's Souls: Boy does...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Phalanx Boss

    Phalanx's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered by...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How Long Does It Take to Beat?

    More sprawling journey than short jaunt

    How long does it take to finish Demon's Souls? Since the bulk of this remake is very faithful to the 2009 original, your results may vary depending on how much memory you have of the game's enemies and stages. We're here to provide you an estimate for the average player who likely hasn't touched the original...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Maneater Boss

    Maneater's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered by...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Old Hero Boss

    Old Hero's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered by...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Old Monk Boss

    Old Monk's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered by...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Rescue Yuria the Witch

    Witch in the Tower

    Where is Yuria the Witch and how do you rescue her? Yuria is, ironically enough, one of the kindest characters you'll come across Demon's Souls. Getting the Witch in the Tower Trophy for freeing her only further sweetens the deal. She'll also be able to teach you some spells of the shadier variety back in The Nexus once she's...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Dragon God Boss

    Dragon God's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the False King Boss

    False King's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Fool's Idol Boss

    Fool's Idol Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Penetrator Boss

    Penetrator's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Storm King Boss

    Stork King's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Adjudicator Boss

    Adjudicator's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Flamelurker Boss

    Flamelurker's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Leechmonger Boss

    Leechmonger's trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Armor Spider Boss

    Armor Spider's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Tower Knight Boss

    Tower Knight's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Dirty Colossus Boss

    Dirty Colossus' Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Maiden Astraea Boss

    Maiden Astraea's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How Does Multiplayer and Online Play Work?

    Jolly cooperation

    How do you play with friends in Demon's Souls? Is it multiplayer? It's a bit unclear from the outset how the online functionality works in Demon's Souls and it wastes no time explaining itself. We're here to answer your questions in this Demon's Souls guide and shed some light on how the online functionality works. Playing...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: All Trophies and How to Unlock the Platinum

    A walkthrough for all the Trophies in Demon's Souls

    This Demon's Souls Trophy roadmap will illuminate how to go about getting the Platinum Trophy in what is the PS5's premiere exclusive, Demon's Souls. As a part of our Demon's Souls Guide, we're going to break down each trophy in Demon's Souls, how to unlock each one, and what steps you should take...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: What Happens When You Defeat the Vanguard Tutorial Boss?

    Good luck

    Can you kill the Vanguard in Demon's Souls? If you're anything like us, you probably quickly died to the Vanguard boss in the opening tutorial and wondered whether or not defeating it was even possible. Turns out it is! We're here to tell you what happens if you do as part of our greater Demon's Souls guide. Demon's Souls: What Happens...

  • Guide Demon's Souls New Game +: What Carries Over and How to Start New Game +

    It never ends

    How does New Game + work in Demon's Souls? The Souls games have always had a somewhat unique approach to New Game +, and Demon's Souls is no exception. In this Demon's Souls guide, we'll be doing our best to answer the questions you likely have. Demon's Souls New Game +: What Carries Over: As soon as your New Game + playthrough...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: What are Soul Form and Human Form?

    Become human

    What is Soul Form? What about Human Form? There's a lot going on in Demon's Souls that it doesn't really care to explain to you, but that's precisely where we come in! We're here with our Demon's Souls guide to bring you up to speed on how Human and Soul Form work and why they're important. Demon's Souls: Soul Form: After finishing...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: Which Class Should You Pick?

    Find the best class for you in Demon's Souls

    Which class should you pick in Demon's Souls? Class determines your role at the beginning of the game, as well as your starting attributes, equipment, and more. Selecting your class is an important decision, as it will determine your playstyle at the beginning of the game, and also influence the kind of...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: Which Starting Gift Should You Pick?

    Starting on the right foot

    Which starting gift should you pick in Demon's Souls? This is a new addition to the PlayStation 5 game, bringing it more in line with the Dark Souls titles. When choosing a character class, you'll now also be able to pick a starting gift to take on your adventure with you. You'll find many of these items as you play...

  • News Demon's Souls Gets One Last Trailer as PS5 Launches

    So the world might be mended

    PlayStation 5 has launched in North America and other territories today, and one of its key games out of the gate is Demon's Souls. Coming from Bluepoint Games, this is a full-blown remake of the PS3 classic, and it's never looked any less than fantastic. With PS5 finally in (some) people's hands, what better time than...

  • News Demon's Souls PS5 Trophy List Has Another Achievable Platinum

    Praise the sun

    Just like the Trophy list of Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales, it looks like the Demon's Souls Platinum Trophy is a fairly realistic goal. There's the general difficulty to get around, of course, but this appears to be a fairly straightforward list of trinkets to unlock in your quest for 100%. Exophase has the full list, which...

  • News Demon's Souls PS5 Gets Surprise State of Play, Shows 12 Minutes of New Gameplay

    Character creator in action and more

    Sony's always keeping us on our toes these days. A surprise State of Play on a Saturday afternoon? Why not? Of course, we're very pleased to see this — a proper look at Demon's Souls, one of PlayStation 5's flagship launch titles. Bluepoint Games' Gavin Moore talks us through a 12-minute gameplay video, which...

  • News Demon's Souls PS5 Photo Mode, Character Creator Detailed

    Create the weird and wonderful

    Demon's Souls is famed for allowing you to create some rather eccentric and exotic protagonists with its character creator, and that appears to be staying the same with the PlayStation 5 remake. Creative director Gavin Moore has taken to the PlayStation Blog to show off the feature as well as an all-new Photo Mode to...

  • News Demon's Souls PS5 Has More Than a Whopping 180 Game Help Videos

    No spoilers here

    You might never have to divert your eyes from Demon's Souls on PlayStation 5, even if you get stuck and need a bit of help with getting through a tough stretch. It has been revealed through a new interview with The Washington Post that the remake of the PlayStation 3 classic will be packing at least 180 official Game Help videos to...

  • News Demon's Souls PS5 vs PS3 Gameplay Comparison Shows Great Upgrade

    What an enhancement

    As is customary now with Demon's Souls on PlayStation 5, today's gameplay trailer has been compared with the same section from the original game. YouTuber ElAnalistaDeBits is once again the source of this impressive comparison, which makes sure to point out some of the smaller details you might not notice alongside the bigger...

  • News Demon's Souls PS5 Has a Photo Mode, And a PS3 Filter

    For those who prefer starkness and despair

    Demon’s Souls will largely play identically to its PlayStation 3 predecessor on the PlayStation 5, but Bluepoint Games is making some subtle changes to improve the experience on Sony’s next-gen console. One addition is the now-obligatory Photo Mode, which creative director Gavin Moore told Polygon is...

  • News Demon's Souls PS5 Features a Mirror Mode Called Fractured World

    Flips the entire game around

    Demon's Souls on PlayStation 5 is sounding like an incredible launch title. Not only does it make a classic game more accessible to a brand new audience, it's bringing new content to ensure fans of the PS3 original have something to explore as well. Chief among this new content is Fractured World, a game mode that allows...

  • News Demon's Souls PS5 Has 'a Lot of New Content'

    Bluepoint teases new stuff

    The Demon's Souls remake on PS5 may not have the long rumoured sixth Archstone, but according to developer Bluepoint Games, it'll still feature new bits and pieces. Speaking to Polygon, creative director Gavin Moore says: "There’s a lot of new content that we’ve added to the game and for fans t