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Devil May Cry 5 and Final Fantasy 7 Remake voice actor Brad Venable has died

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 8 January 2021 20:30 GMT The cause of death is not known at the time of writing.Video games voice actor Brad Venable has passed away.The news was broken on social media by fellow actor Darrel J Delfin, who paid his respects to their peer with the permission of his wife on Twitter. Venable died aged 43; no cause of death has been revealed at the time of writing.During his career, Venable worked on a number of big video game projects including Devil May Cry 5, where he voiced V’s familiars Griffon and Nightmare, as well as…

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A Demon’s Souls streamer has beaten the Flamelurker with a dance pad

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 6 December 2020 13:59 GMT A streamer has managed to vanquish one of Demon’s Souls PS5’s hardest bosses, the Flamelurker, with a dance pad instead of a DualSense.Beating a boss in Demon’s Souls (or any Souls-like game, for that matter) is always a rewarding feeling… but vanquishing a tricky foe with a dance pad? Well, that’s another feat altogether.YouTuber and Twitch streamer Luality has managed to overcome the Flamelurker using only a dance pad, putting down the DualSense in order to off the boss with nothing more than impressive footwork and impeccable timing (thanks, PushSquare).The video above shows…

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Demon’s Souls PS5 has a mystery door that nobody can open

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 16 November 2020 20:20 GMT There is a mysterious locked door in the PlayStation 5 version of Demon’s Souls that didn’t appear in the original game, and its presence has curious players baffled.The peculiar door (which you can see at the bottom of the page) originally appeared in a video over on Reddit, and since its initial discovery players have been scratching their heads and trying to figure out what it leads to – and why it’s there.The locked door, which is located in World Level 1-3, is disguised by an illusory wall (of which there…

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Demon’s Souls reviews round-up – All the scores

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 15 November 2020 13:42 GMT This week, the headline title of the PlayStation 5 launch window, Demon’s Souls, was released into the world to critical acclaim.“If there’s a showcase game for the next-gen consoles at the moment, it’s undoubtedly Demon’s Souls on PS5” says our very own Tom Orry in his article lamenting how the game’s gorgeous graphics impact his ability to survive.But our editor-in-chief isn’t alone in his praise for the game; critics all over the world have been waxing complementary about From Software and Bluepoint’s latest hardcore action-RPG achievement.If you’ve been feasting on whatever…

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Demon’s Souls | How To Beat Maiden Astrea and Garl

Maiden Astrea and her protector Garl Vinland can be a hassle, but with the right strategy they can both be dispatched just like every other boss in Demon’s Souls.When entering the fog gate, head to your left down the side path towards the Maiden. You will have to face Garl Vinland who blocks the way.The best way to fight him is to get close and bait out his swings, back away, then counter attack. Be careful when attacking Garl, as he can parry and riposte you for massive damage.If you have the miracle Second Chance, be sure to keep it…

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Demon’s Souls | How To Beat Leechmonger

Leechmonger can be one of the easier bosses in Demon’s Souls if you know how to approach the fight. He is incredibly weak to fire, so having anything with fire damage will melt him almost instantly.The Leechmonger has four different attacks that can be devastating, but are easily avoided. The first attack is a slow double sweep that swings back and forth. This attack can be easily dodged Secondly, Leechmonger has a fast sucker punch. Try to avoid being in front of him at any time because of this move, as it comes out instantly Third, it has a flurry…

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Demon’s Souls | How To Beat Dirty Colossus

Like the boss before him – and many throughout Demon’s Souls – the Dirty Colossus is extremely weak to fire. He also only has four different sets of attacks he can use, so he is easily countered and defeated.One important thing to note, is to try not to break his wooden arm. If you do, he will release flies that randomly attack you throughout the fight. The first attack Dirty Colossus has is his ranged fly barrage. You can spam side roll to easily dodge this attack. If you do get hit by the fly barrage,they will stick to you…

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Demon’s Souls | How To Beat Old Monk

The Old Monk is one of the most unique bosses not just in Demon’s Souls, but in the whole series. If playing online, it’s possible that this fight will be against another player who gets summoned in to fight you.This player can do everything a normal invader can do. This includes healing, so you have to keep the pressure on. They also get Homing Soul Arrows that cast automatically, so you need to be ready to dodge at a moment’s notice. This guide will be assuming you’re playing in offline mode and fighting the npc version of the boss, as…

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Demon’s Souls PS5 | Best Starting Class and Character Builds

In the PS5 remake of Demon’s Souls, there’s a dizzying array of inscrutable starting classes to choose from. And right at the beginning of your adventure, how are you supposed to know which to pick? Then, as you trudge your way through the dark kingdom of Boletaria, every time you level up becomes a head-scratching decision. With tons of different stats to mull over, shaping the perfect character build across your playthrough can be an overwhelming distraction. To answer the burning questions of which starting class you should pick in Demon’s Souls, and how to craft your best character build…

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Demon’s Souls State of Play presentation shows off 12 minutes of gameplay

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 7 November 2020 14:05 GMT Have a look at some Demon’s Souls remake gameplay.Sony’s latest State of Play presentation focuses on Demon’s Souls remake for PS5.In the video, which is narrated by SIE Worldwide Studios creative director Gavin Moore, you get a look at the offline experience.Once the game releases, you will be able to discover the asynchronous and synchronous multiplayer features for yourself.In general, the remake includes very little in terms of new content. There are some new weapons, the soundtrack has been entirely recorded with a large orchestra, and the remake can be played in 60fps at dynamic a 4K…

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Demon’s Souls PS5 will offer more than 180 videos to assist players

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 3 November 2020 12:05 GMT The upcoming PS5 remaster of cult classic Demon’s Souls will feature more than 180 videos to help players.That’s according to the game’s creative director Gavin Moore, who told The Washington Post, which says that the game will make use of the PlayStation 5’s new activities user interface to help players make their way through the infamously difficult title.Earlier in the year, a patent filing revealed that Sony was planning on showing users gameplay footage from other players in order to help them get through a section of the experience with the…

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Demon’s Souls remake soundtrack will be released on November 26

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 30 October 2020 19:47 GMT Sony will release the soundtrack to the Demon’s Souls remake on digital platforms on November 26. Alongside the Demon’s Souls digital release, a CD will be issued shortly thereafter. If you are a vinyl collector, pre-orders are scheduled to open in early December.Alongside the news comes a new developer diary that goes behind the scenes with the game’s music.You can listen to one of the entires part of the soundtrack, Flamelurker, here.The music team reimagined the original score by Shunsuke Kida, creating new arrangements rerecorded at Air Studios in London with…

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Demon’s Souls Digital Deluxe Edition and digital pre-order bonus announced

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 29 September 2020 20:22 GMT Sony has announced pre-order bonuses and a Digital Deluxe Edition for Demon’s Souls.If you pre-order Demon’s Souls digitally, you will receive the Reaper Scythe weapon.If this sounds familiar, it’s because the official store page revealed the new weapon as a pre-order bonus a couple of weeks ago, and then removed it.The Reaper Scythe is a pole weapon with a curved blade and can “mow down” enemies in a single blow, but is difficult to handle and requires both strength and dexterity to use.Sony also announced a Digital Deluxe Edition of the…

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Amazon Australia leak shows five new PS5 game covers

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 9 September 2020 17:05 GMT Some of the PS5 game covers aren’t final, though.Amazon Australia posted five new PS5 box covers on earlier today, although some of the box art isn’t final. The pages seem to have been removed, but our search skills may be lacking today, but at any rate, resetera grabbed shots of the boxes before they could be pulled. Box art, as you can see, was posted for previously announced titles Demon’s Souls, Gran Turismo 7, Returnal, Sackboy: A Big Adventure, and Destruction Allstars. The art for Demon’s Souls and GT7 are not…