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Why mess with a classic? 'Dark Souls: Remastered' is just like the original

Besides a couple of nifty online functionality tweaks, 'Dark Souls: Remastered' is basically the same game as before - and that's not a bad thing, writes Matthew Vice

17 June 2018 - 00:00 By Matthew Vice

I last wrote about the re-release of the Street Fighter series, which completely changed my life as a gamer, when, as a kid, I discovered it. Coincidentally, this week I'll be mentioning another re-release of a game that came along and instantly entrenched itself among my favourites: Dark Souls: Remastered.
Dark Souls was released in 2011 on all the major gaming platforms at the time. I bought the PS3 version myself. In case you don't know, it's an action role-playing game in which players create a character, choose a package of starting equipment and enter a fantasy world to fulfil some kind of ill-defined prophecy regarding mystical bonfires that sustain existence...

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