Dark Souls is here, and Conrad Zimmerman joins us to give us his review and answers YOUR questions. Plus, we bring you the latest on the RAGE PC debacle, run down the latest features coming to Xbox, and more.
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RAGE's release has been dominated by reports of the game running poorly on PC. Unfortunately, a PC version wasn't provided before we were able to run our review, but I've gotten my hands on a copy via Steam and played through the first mission to see how it stacks up compared to the Xbox 360 version.
Today, Microsoft announced that nearly 40 world-leading TV providers, including AT&T, BBC, Comcast, HBO, Rogers, Telefónica, Televisa and Verizon, will roll out entertainment services to Xbox LIVE this holiday, in more than 20 countries. Web video is also coming, from the biggest names, like Dailymotion, MSN with MSNBC.com,and YouTube. Microsoft will be working in Kinect functionality for all of these offerings, through a unified dashboard. Bing search functionality will also be added. (Dale North)
First, allow me to begin with a caveat; I have not completed Dark Souls. I have invested over 90 hours of play into the game, exploring the vast majority of its world and facing off against (if not defeating) many of the boss enemies. I am confident that I am capable of rendering a fair verdict based upon the knowledge I have. If you are not, I respect that and ask that you please enjoy one of the many fine reviews available from players more capable of completing this quest than I have been. (Conrad Zimmerman)