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Parrying is an advanced move in the Souls games, as you can deflect an enemy's attack. Remarkably, a number of bosses can be dismantled with a parry too. Most players (i.e. me) are too busy rolling out of the way of a sword to worry about knocking it back, but it's impressive to watch a player casually swat away Dark Souls II's most powerful baddies.

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Dark Souls publisher Bandai Namco has just issued an official takedown notice to Dropbox to remove DSFix, the bunch of tweaks and fixes and bespoke config files that made Dark Souls actually playable on PC. While it's entirely possible that there has just been a miscommunication somewhere, Durante -- the guy behind the patch -- is more than a little confused as to why.

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Dark Souls II is such a long game, it has so much content that it's easy to forget what you did, and the ridiculous amount of enemies you slashed, scudded and backstabbed. What this Dark Souls II video does is interesting: it records in stabs and attacks, creates a rhythm, but also takes you through almost the entire game. In six short minutes.

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Dark Souls 2's PvP isn't just about combat skills. It's always a sophisticated mind-game with well-timed gestures, moves and stylish manners. Gravy Zombie has a five-step guide/short clip filled with funny tips on how to engage in proper PvP.

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In Dark Souls II there are so many legit ways to die. So many things that can kill you and you'd be all like, of course that crazy arse boss was going to kill me. But there are also ways to die in Dark Souls II that really make you question your own intelligence.

That's what this song is about.

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Briefly: Dark Souls II DLC delayed: Crown of the Ivory King, part three of the Lost Crowns DLC trilogy for DSII, has been delayed by a week. Originally slated for September 24, the content pack is now set to arrive on September 30 for PC and Xbox 360, and on October 1 for PS3.