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UK Charts: The Last of Us holds first for 4th week running

Monday, 8 July 2013 09:42 GMT By Dave Cook

The Last of Us developer Naughty Dog has held firm at top of the UK charts for a fourth consecutive week. Get the full chart here.

While The Last of Us retains its position, 3DS newcomer Project X Zone did little to shake it off its pedestal, coming in at 18. It’s still a good position for the game, as it’s quick a lovely little oddity that sees character from the Namco, Sega and Capcom back catalogues clash in grid-based combat skirmishes. It’s nuts, but fun.

Here is this week’s chart in full:

  • 1. The Last of Us – Sony
  • 2. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition – Microsoft
  • 3. FIFA 13 – EA
  • 4. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Nintendo
  • 5. Assassin’s Creed III – Ubisoft
  • 6. Tomb Raider – Square Enix
  • 7. Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Activision
  • 8. The Sims 3: Island Paradise – EA
  • 9. Deadpool – Activision
  • 10. Far Cry 3 – Ubisoft
  • 11. Injustice: Gods Among Us – Warner Bros
  • 12. Need for Speed: Most Wanted – EA
  • 13. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes – Warner Bros
  • 14. BioShock: Infinite – 2K Games
  • 15. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Legendary – Bethesda
  • 16. God of War: Ascension – Sony
  • 17. Grid 2 – Codemasters
  • 18. Project X Zone – Namco Bandai
  • 19. Luigi’s Mansion 2 – Nintendo
  • 20. LEGO The Lord of the Rings – Warner Bros

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28 Comments

  1. dravenkaze

    Great game a month at the top good job, glad to see tomb raider still selling …god of war still up there wft lol

    #1 2 years ago
  2. No_PUDding

    What numbers are we thinking it’s doing?

    #2 2 years ago
  3. redwood

    Joel= one of the best/realist bad-asses I have seen recently in games.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. polygem

    yeah yeah, nice sp, great story and all but the mp in this game is really addictive. that´s where the potential lies imo. great atmosphere. never really nails it but the potential is HUGE. wish it would fully deliver. i want a dedicated, more polished and thought out mp game like this so bad…i wish naughty dog´s next game will be an apocalyptic survivor team based loothunt´n´crafting open world camp/tower defense multiplayer third person shooter game

    :)

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Genesis1295

    Great to see, This game deserves the spotlight that it deserves even though it isn’t perfect but it truly shines in most areas and as a xbox fan I’m glad I bought a PS3 for games such as this and uncharted. keep up the good work

    #5 2 years ago
  6. diggidy

    @polygem totally agree on the multiplayer, just out of curiosity, where do you think they can improve on it?

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Lengendaryboss

    Project X Zone could have done a little bit better but it is not surprising since i have seen a single TV Ad, i heard good things about it.

    Um it surprises me that The Last Of Us has stayed this long (not surprising i’m still seeing TV Ads) The story i have completed recentlyand i was completely shocked with Joel’s choices towards the end and a little surprised by the ending. But what shocks me the most is to see GOW Ascension back in the top 20.

    @Polygem
    That multiplayer idea would be cool.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. polygem

    @diggidy: i would like to have bigger maps. the tension in this game is great and that´s because it´s more slow paced. i wouldn´t mind to have it even more slow paced though. i think it´s a great concept. if you get into a fight it is so much more intense than just see enemy shoot, run, see next, shoot, run…like in most mp shooters. i would love to see huge maps, with lots of buildings on it, the ability to craft more different traps. i love the music. the game is a bit clunky. everything could be smoother. loving that you have to pick up things from fallen bodies to gain more stuff. i´d love to have a real camp where i could go to to and then improve things like fences, building a tower etc. to make it stronger as you progress…i am talking about a new game here though :)
    i really like the idea behind the camp system: loot stuff in mp matches to keep your folks at the camp happy. if you fuck up your people will die…back to week 1. that´s an awesome concept but it´s underdeveloped right now.
    i think the crafting is great for the mp it could become a bit smoother too but overall it´s great. game is pretty balanced i must say, at least it seems to me this far (i´m level/week 13, just finished my hunter playthrough, now on team fireflies).

    #8 2 years ago
  9. diggidy

    @poly Agree with everything you said, I love the multiplayer but think it could be so much more. I dig the idea of a large world where you belong to a clan and have to leave the safety of your camp to recover items to keep your clan strong, it would be great if it was procedurally generated events like a supply drop and you rush there to secure the supplies and have to battle other clans for the items. I also think it would be awesome if there were more randomly generated events in game like a group of Clickers getting thrown in there while you’re trying to fight off another clan (not sure how the AI would deal with it :) but in concept it would be great). I also love the pace, there’s nothing quite like being the last survivor in your group and seeing the enemy rushing at you across the map but you’re armed with two nail bombs, a molotov and a machete so you stand a bit of a chance :)

    #9 2 years ago
  10. The_Red

    What was it that EA said? Oh yes, new IPs don’t work late in a generation.
    Let’s see: PS4 is on the way and has some positive hype behind it. PS3 is having its last big year and yet, a new EXCLUSIVE game for the “dying” console that is a NEW IP and features a freaking NON-SEXUALIZED GIRL on the cover is selling very well.

    Yeah, EA was totally right. Look how well Crysis 3, Dead Space 3 and Army of Two 3 worked out for them.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. polygem

    @diggidy: yep, that would truly be great! i hope they realise what they have there and will even improve on it with a dedicated game around this idea. i´d love to see that happen. you gotta give the mp devs some credit. it´s nothing really groundbreaking new but it´s some fresh ideas mixed with tested and proven shooter stuff. it really feels like a fresh experience to me and it works damn well. it might look like just another cover based mp shooter at first but it really is so much more than that.

    i hope they will create a full AAA stand alone dedicated multiplayer game based on the games world and setting…i think it could work very well: The Last of Us: Faction Wars.

    i also have high hopes for the mad max game. maybe that one will get this right too. we´ll see.

    for now, i´d be very happy to see some new and maybe some bigger maps for the last of us within the next few months. totally hooked on it now.
    i bet we´ll see some new gamemodes too (clickers?)
    it really seems like we´re not the only ones liking the mp. the lobbies are packed right now which is awesome. if this will become a success……..we´ll get more of it.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. polygem

    mad max wont have mp though…naughty dog: do it! just freakin´do it!

    #12 2 years ago
  13. xxJPRACERxx

    Glad it’s still #1. I like the mp but the maps are too small.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. PICKLEONASTICK

    Gutted i sold my ps3. Really wanna play this game.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Dimaco

    Game totally deserves it! I am just starting with the multiplayer, and have to admit it kinda takes some time to get into that… but I can see great potential there! Great atmosphere, indeed!

    #15 2 years ago
  16. polygem

    @Dimaco: stick with it! i wasn´t that impressed at first but it really gets so much better the longer you play it. i suggest to use the semi automatic rifle. it´s the best allrounder really. don´t go for the kill by any means in this game, especially not if you just started playing it. play slow paced and observe the scenario, loot, stick together with the team and revive if you can (but again, never rush into situations, sometimes you just cannot help people if the room is packed with foes).

    played 5 hours or so again yesterday. it only gets better.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. zoopdeloop

    No wonder!It’s one of those game experiences you’ll never forget.From story,dialogues to soundtrack the game is phenomenal.Gameplay is good but not perfect.
    Since some people play it on easier difficulties and with listen mode on it’s no surpise they find it shallow while being more of a movie than a game.
    TLOU actually shines on Hard or Survivor difficulty with listen mode turned off

    #17 2 years ago
  18. polygem

    @18: i´m falling more and more in love with the game now so i will definitely have another playthrough (i´m playing on normal right now). still haven´t finished it though because my gf wants to see the ending too and we couldn´t find some time together to continue playing it. i´m at the end now i guess….the hospital. so no spoilers please!

    would you suggest to jump right into survivor or should i check out hard first? i finished some games on the hardest mode but i am not the most patient of gamers….managed to finish the souls games too though.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Dimaco

    @ Polygem: thanks for the hints,that is highly appreciated! Since I finished the sp first (and took my time to enjoy that), I started the mp only recently, while apparently everybody else was already much further in level… not giving up though! :-)

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Dimaco

    Btw, is it normal that after evwry single match I get thrown back to the matchmaking lobby, and it takes a lot to find another game? Anybody getting the same problem??

    #20 2 years ago
  21. polygem

    @21: yeah it´s normal to go back to matchmaking…loading times can be long sometimes, i agree but it really doesn´t take THAT long for me. lobbies are always packed with people and matches start pretty fast but then the loading screen can be a pain in the ass. i almost always play supply raid. it´s so much fun. will jump back in right now.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Lengendaryboss

    @Poly
    I always play Supply Raid too, i tried the other mode and it was awful three of the players just holed up inside a small house. Where they got smoked and killed and kept doing that until the end of the many matches, so i counterattacked them many times by myself. Of course i tried it again and the other team used that camping tactic so we all know how that ended :)

    Now i hope for more modes: Traditional: Deathmatch, Co-Op survival, Objectives Mode.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. polygem

    yeahhh!

    an objectives mode would be cool. i loved postgrab in the original lost planet. played the shit out of it. it was basically just a few posts placed on the map and you had to activate them and then try to controll and dominate them. kind of like conquest mode in bf actually….could really work with last of us too (bigger maps needed!)

    they could use the generators that are in the game as posts!!!

    maybe some could even trigger events like clicker attacks etc…holy shit the game has so much potential.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Dimaco

    Btw looked a bit on the internet and found out other players had that issue.. just delete and re-download the game data, it did the trick.. it’s much smoother now! Just suggesting if somebody else had that problem… loving it!

    #24 2 years ago
  25. polygem

    ok, good to know – if it´ll happen to me too. thx.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. zoopdeloop

    @19 it depends on how many playthroughs are you willing to give it a go
    In hard mode supplies are scarce but still you got listen mode (you can turn it off from the options)
    The same goes on Survivor difficulty except that you can get killed easily (1-2 hits)and Listen mode is automatically turned off.

    Personally i would choose survivor since that’s the whole essence of the game…being realistic and all about survival.
    Easy and Normal are there for those who want only to enjoy the story.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. polygem

    ok, thanks man…i will look into that. i feel like trying it on survivor and play it save and slow paced, trying to sneak as much as i can.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. zoopdeloop

    @28 ;)

    #28 2 years ago

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    Microsoft’s April Games with Gold collection is being doubled. For the month Xbox Live Gold members will receive six instead of three games free. Here’s what’s on offer: Pool Nation FX: Available all month on Xbox One Child of Light: Available all month on Xbox One Gears of War: Judgment: Available from April 1-15 on […]

  • Pokemon players can grab a code for Shiny Charizard at GAME in April

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire players along with Pokemon X and Y owners can grab a free, rare Shiny Charizard from April 3 at one of GAME’s 320 stores in the UK. The redeemable codes for the character will be made available upon request and no purchase is necessary. Those who pop into one […]

  • F1 2015 will arrive on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in June, includes Mexico circuit

    Codemasters has announced its F1 franchise will make its series debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this June with the release of F1 2015. The game was developed using a new engine and contains improved handling and physics for all vehicles and parts attached. This includes: engine, transmission, aerodynamics, fuel tank, force feedback, suspension […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video confirms Liu Kang as playable character

    Liu Kang has been confirmed as a playable character in Mortal Kombat X in the latest video. You’ll also notice Bo’ Rai Cho in there as well. In the Shaolin trailer above you also get a look at Kung Lao and Kung Jin who is new to the series. Apparently, Raiden’s past champions of the […]

  • Short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront shows the Battle of Hoth

    A short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront has been posted by EA on Twitter. Well, that speeder isn't going anywhere. Can someone give us a lift to @SW_Celebration http://t.co/srEVrAA0zl #SWCA https://t.co/4W4LG8myke — EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) March 25, 2015 The teaser shows vehicles which we could be using in the game, but it mainly shows the snowy landscape […]

  • Pillars of Eternity releases today – get all the review scores here

    Pillars of Eternity, which still stands as the second most-funded video game on Kickstarter, finally releases today. It’s also getting some rather positive reviews scores, which we’ve rounded up for you. The isometric, party-based RPG from Obsidian Entertainment was one of the first video game projects to take to Kickstarter, and hit its $1.1 million […]

  • Take an in-depth look at Evolve’s Behemoth monster and four new hunters

    Evolve’s fourth monster, the Behemoth, as well as the four new hunters are shown off in new gameplay video. Evolve’s latest gameplay trailer gives everyone a good look at each of the four new hunters and the massive Behemoth monster. The hunters can be bought either separately or though the hunting pass, while the monster […]

  • PS4 firmware update 2.50 causing issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall

    The suspend/resume feature in PlayStation 4′s 2.50 firmware update is causing some issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall. Killzone: Shadow Fall developer Guerrilla has said that the game is experiencing some issues in some instance where the suspend/resume feature is used. The timing of when players put the game in suspend mode does have an effect, […]

  • Bungie on Destiny matchmaking: “We believe there’s no substitute for a pre-made team”

    Crazy though this may seem, it’s possible that Destiny shipped according to plan. History points to community as a crucial component, far from the contingency that many now suspect. Paul Davies spoke to Bungie for clarity. “The community always engineers the best solutions for bringing players together. While Matchmaking is a great resource for introducing […]

  • Bloodborne works with suspend/resume, but only offline

    PlayStation 4′s newly-added suspend/resume feature works with Bloodborne as you’d expect, but only while offline. PlayStation 4 received the long-awaited suspend/resume feature today as part of firmware 2.50, and people are starting to test it out with various games. Bloodborne does work with the feature, but only if you play offline. Playing online is arguably […]

  • This is what Crossy Road looks like in first-person

    Crossy Road is fun and addictive. But in first-person, it’s mostly frightening. YouTube user Andy Front Films likes Crossy Road so much he decided to show off what it would look like in first-person. If crossing roads quickly and watching around for cars and trains, all of this as the camera chases you felt intense […]

  • Take a small behind-the-scenes peek at Mass Effect 4

    BioWare cinematic director Ken Thain has given us a very slim look behind the scenes at some motion capture work from the upcoming Mass Effect game. The upcoming Mass Effect game, whether it ends up being called Mass Effect 4 or not, will most definitely incorporate some form of motion capture work. How do we […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – 8GB day one patch on PS4, 16GB on Xbox One

    Day one patches for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection are pretty hefty. Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection require players to download lots of gigabytes to make the experience as smooth as possible. The PlayStation 4 version has an 8.31GB day one patch. The Xbox One version however has […]

  • Get a PlayStation 4 with Bloodborne and The Last of Us for $435

    If you’ve been waiting for the perfect game to get to buy a PlayStation 4, there’s no better time than the present. Amazon is offering a good PlayStation 4 bundle at the moment. For $434.99, you get a PlayStation 4 console, The Last of Us, and Bloodborne. The Last of Us is of course the […]

  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch will focus on weapon balance and a few changes have been proposed. Battlefield Hardline lead multiplayer designer Thaddeus Sasser posted a few of the balance changes that the team is considering for the next patch. K10: reduce bullet damage to 33 Saiga and PTR: reduce recoil to bring more in line […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and a new Resident Evil game coming this year, according to research firm

    According to digital games analyst SuperData, a new Resident Evil game is due this fall and that this year’s Call of Duty is Black Ops 3. In its latest report on digital console games, research and analytics firm SuperData revealed that a new Resident Evil is coming this fall. “We anticipate this month’s downturn to […]

  • Bloodborne: you can add gestures to your messages

    As players get deeper into Bloodborne, they keep uncovering so many of its little new additions, including this one. Bloodborne, like all of the Souls games before it, allows players to leave messages for other players. These messages could be used to point players towards impending doom, treasure, or just be sarcastic and witty. What […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 is now live

    PlayStation 4 firmware update version 2.50 has started rolling out. Reports are coming in saying that Yukimura, PlayStation 4′s firmware 2.50 has been made available to download. The update is clocking in at just 245mb, so get downloading. 2.50 brings with it many new additions, including the suspend/resume feature, backup and restore, accessibility options and […]

  • Harley Quinn DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight is a prequel

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s Harley Quinn pre-order DLC is set before the events of the main game, according to Amazon’s description. Today we learned a few details about the pre-order DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight, namely the Harley Quinn one. According to the description on Amazon, the DLC takes place in the lead-up to the events […]

  • Bloodborne Vicar Amelia summon mystery solved

    Bloodborne players unable to summon near Vicar Amelia: here’s your solution. Bloodborne’s secrets are unfolding by the hour as clever players piece together From Software’s cunning design. Yesterday we reported problems summoning in the Cathedral Ward, before the Vicar Amelia boss fight. It turns out this isn’t a bug – or if it is, it’s […]

  • Steven Spielberg will direct film adaption of Ready Player One

    Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaption of the sci-fi, virtual world, video game themed novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Warner Bros. bought the rights to the film in June 2010 and hired screenwriter Zak Penn to rewrite the previous draft written by Eric Eason, according to Deadline. The book takes place in […]

  • Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets shouldn’t forget about the custom audio

    Here’s a friendly reminder for Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets: be sure to download the Headset Companion App from the PlayStation store if you haven’t already. As previously reported, the game supports a custom Bloodborne audio mode which can be uploaded. It contains custom audio created by developers specifically tuned to enhance the audio. This […]

  • EA explains why FIFA Ultimate Team transfer prices are now platform specific

    EA has posted a blog entry explaining its FIFA Ultimate Team transfer market price ranges which now include platform-specific pricing in order to best the coin sellers. EA said it has implemented the changes to FUT over the last several weeks because it should be “fair and fun for every player,” ultimately coming to the […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness now available

    In case you forgot, Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness was released today. It is available on Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The third episode releases on iOS devices and Android tomorrow, March 26. The Sword in the Darkness finds Asher Forrester heading to Mereen […]

  • Bloodborne players are already documenting their crazy antics

    Bloodborne has been available for almost two days now in North America, and already players are posting interesting clips and character customization choices for the game. Below are interesting takes on creating a character and videos of a frustrating death and another full of blood coming from a very painful place – monster or not. […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team celebrates sixth year in existence with giveaways

    FIFA Ultimate Team is celebrating its sixth year in existence with special events running from today until March 29. According to EA, every FUT fan will be handed one free pack every day, and those who play at least one match in the FUT Birthday Cup will have a chance to win rare “tradable In-Forms” […]

  • Halo Online is a F2P PC game in development exclusively for Russia – video

    Halo Online is a free-to-play game which will launch this spring in Russia, and is in development with Saber Interactive. According the reveal event attended by IGN Russia, the game was designed to run well on lower-end PCs and runs on a modified Halo 3 engine. The game is set on a secret UNSC space […]

  • SteamWorld Dig Xbox One release expected in late May

    SteamWorld Dig is coming to Xbox One, developer Image & Form has announced. A firm release date hasn’t been announced, but the studio expects the title to arrive on the system in late May. “We’re preparing quite an elaborate Easter egg for the Xbox One version – a gaming thing that we really wanted to […]

  • SMITE celebrating first anniversary with a sale on skins, Ultimate God Pack

    Hi-Rez Studios is celebrating the first anniversary of SMITE with a sale. From today through Friday, March 27, the Ultimate God Pack, which includes all current and future Gods, will run you $19.99. Alll individual pre-launch skins are 50% off, and all Gem Packs will award bonus gems. In addition, from March 27-29, all SMITE […]

  • Borderlands 2 has sold around 12 million copies, says Gearbox

    Speaking with Microsoft’s Major Nelson in his podcast, Gearbox Software boss Randy Pitchford stated Borderlands 2 has sold somewhere around the 12 million mark. As of August 2014, it was announced by Take-Two in its financial report the 2012 game had sold-in 10 million units. Pitchford noted in the podcast he learned of the figures […]

  • Broken Age releasing on PS4 and Vita same day as Act 2 on PC

    Double Fine Productions has announced it will release Broken Age on the PlayStation Store next month. Act 2 will also be released on PC. The full Broken Age adventure will release on PlayStation 4 and Vita on April 28 in North America and April 29 in Europe. It features cross-buy and cross-save. Broken Age Act […]

  • Star Citizen earned another $1 million within two weeks – total hits $76 million

    Star Citizen continues its funding streak with backers pumping another $1 million into the game’s development in the last two weeks. The total earned for the space sim has now reached $76 million ($76,015,532 to be exact) with 851,395 backers contributing to the staggering figure. Star Citizen’s latest update was version 1.1 which included two […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline top Media Create charts

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline were the big ticket debuts during the March 16-2 period in Japan, with each game claiming the top three slots on the Media Create charts, respectively. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD moved 92,094 on PlayStation 4, while Resident Evil Revelations 2 moved 73,373 units on […]

  • You can now learn English or Spanish on Xbox One with the Rosetta App

    Want to learn English or Spanish? Rosetta Stone has an App for that on Xbox One. According to the language teaching firm, Rosetta Stone’s Discover Languages, the new application teaches English and Spanish by way of immersive simulation. Users will virtually travel to learn vocabulary and grammar “necessary for real-world interactions.” Here’s how it works: […]

  • PayDay 2 and PayDay: The Heist have sold over 9 million units combined

    The PayDay franchise is a lucrative IP for Starbreeze and Overkill, as both games combined have sold over 9 million copies as of November 2014. The company has also sold over 8 million paid DLC packages since PayDay 2 was released in 2013 (via NeoGAF). In its Q2 half year report issued in February, net […]

  • Nintendo wants to “surprise” customers with NX, not expand upon existing hardware

    Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has firm wants to “surprise” players with its new NX system. Speaking in an interview with Nikkei, translated by Kotaku, Iwata wouldn’t go into details on the new system, but stated expanding on a current gaming system would be “dull.” “In the past few years, the idea of what [encompasses] a […]

  • Kojima Station show suspended

    In another episode in the the ongoing kerfuffle between Hideo Kojima and Konami, the publisher has suspended the Kojima Station web show. Recent tweets from the newly created Japanese Metal Gear Solid account confirm that Kojima Station will not be broadcast tomorrow, but would not provide a date for the next episode. The Tweets were […]

  • Watch Battle Royale for free this weekend on Xbox Live

    Square Enix is celebrating the launch of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD by offering Xbox Live members in the UK a free rental of Battle Royale. Starting Saturday, March 28 and through Sunday, March 29, Xbox Live members in the UK will be able to rent Battle Royale through the Xbox Video Store, for free. The […]

  • Bloodborne journal, part 1: managing anxiety on the path to the Cleric Beast

    Bloodborne is both like and unlike the Souls games. Brenna descends into Yharnam with reluctance and trepidation. Need help succeeding in Bloodborne? You need our Bloodborne walkthrough and boss guide. Bloodborne isn’t Demon’s Souls or Dark Souls. Let’s get that out of the way right off. I enjoyed both Dark Souls games, but it was […]