Bloodborne

Imaginative, powerful and coherent, Bloodborne is genius.

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27th March 2015

Bloodborne review

The best 15 PS4 games you can play right now

From the best exclusives to third-party games.

FeatureAn ode to video game doors

Walking you through the doors of Doom, Dark Souls and more.

Bloodborne - Laboratory Floor 2, Saint Adeline, Blood of Adeline, raising the staircase

The next part of our complete walkthrough for The Old Hunters DLC.

Bloodborne - Lady Maria, Astral Clocktower lamp, Celestial dial, clock face

The concluding part of our complete guide for The Old Hunters DLC.

Bloodborne walkthrough and guide: How to survive Yharnam in the PS4 exclusive adventure

Our essential guide to Miyazaki's latest dark adventure.

Bloodborne - Underground Cells, Brador, Fist of Gratia, Surgery Altar

Our walkthrough for The Old Hunters DLC continues.

PlayStation Store summer sale looks surprisingly good

David Dickinson would be so excited.

Silent Hill and Bloodborne receive Unreal Engine 4 fan tributes

UPDATE: Silent Hill stage now available to download.

Dark Souls dev begins work on new IP - report

Dark Souls 3 to receive two DLC add-ons.

Bloodborne is getting an official card game

"Where players compete to kill monsters and take their blood."

Watch someone defeat Bloodborne's terrifying DLC boss unarmed (on NG+7)

Update: Slays the final DLC boss weaponless, naked and without healing.

VideoThe games of 2015 we (shamefully) missed

In this week's Eurogamer show.

FeatureWhat's going on in Bloodborne: The Old Hunters?

Man's inhumanity to man. The new lore explored and explained.

Watch: What makes for a memorable boss fight?

Battling it out on this week's Eurogamer show.

Here's how you'll access Bloodborne's The Old Hunters DLC

New weapons, runes and covenant detailed.

Huge 9GB patch paves the way for Bloodborne's expansion

UPDATE: Videos show off new content.

VideoVideo: See Bloodborne's new DLC in action

Aoife and Martin spin a Yharnam.

FeatureBloodborne's two planned DLC packs have been combined in the epic The Old Hunters

Promises a clot of content. Full details of what to expect in From Software's expansion.

VideoVideo: Sony conference roundup - Tokyo Games Show 2015

Aoife and Martin bring you the latest from Japan.

PlayStation Store Summer Sale starts today

But what about the British summer?

Watch Shuhei Yoshida brave Bloodborne's hardest challenges

"This is my second Platinum Trophy ever," says Sony exec.

Bloodborne patch 1.04 adds co-op with anyone, regardless of level

More Blood Chunks and 600 Blood Vial storage.

Bloodborne glitch creates top-down camera

You may think it all a mere bad dream.

Digital FoundryBloodborne's 1.03 patch tested

Digital Foundry finds massive load time improvement, but frame-pacing issue remains.

Bloodborne patch 1.03 released

Improves loading times by approx. 5-15 seconds.

Could Bloodborne work as an eSports title?

Watch From's latest enacted as a racing game.

Bloodborne's mysterious closed door solved

UPDATE: It used to open, we discover.

Man conquers Bloodborne with a guitar controller

Bearzly was Bloodborne to rock.

Bloodborne sales pass 1m in under two weeks

UPDATE: Next patch will fix boss bug, shorten load times.

How Bloodborne honours the legacy of H.P. Lovecraft

"The sky and the cosmos are one."

Bloodborne soundtrack goes on sale later this month

Currently only available to those with the Collector's Edition.

Bloodborne bug makes game easier if left running too long

Severely limits the bosses' movesets.

Bloodborne tops Japan sales chart

Shifts over 150k units.

Demon's Souls was "a failure" before Miyazaki stepped up

"If my ideas failed, nobody would care."

Watch someone complete Bloodborne in 40 minutes

They're exploiting glitches, but still...

Battlefield Hardline fends off challenge of Bloodborne in UK chart

PS4 exclusive misses out on top spot by 22,500 sales.

How to avoid Bloodborne's game-breaking glitch

UPDATE: Fixed in latest patch.

Bloodborne distant PS1 cousin Shadow Tower coming to PSN

Definitely in the US, wait and see in Europe.

Digital FoundryIs Bloodborne the next-gen Souls you've been waiting for?

And where does that leave the Dark Souls 2 remaster?

EssentialBloodborne review

The second coming.

Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Bloodborne

UPDATE: Multiplayer gameplay incurs a performance hit unseen in single-player mode.

FeatureIs Bloodborne the best game ever, or just the second best?

Early impressions of the PS4 exclusive ahead of our review.

Bloodborne can be purchased with your actual blood in Denmark

Due to a shortage of blood donors in the country.

FeatureBloodborne's combat convinced me I don't need a sword and shield any more

Impressions from the first hour of From Software's PS4 exclusive.

Here's how Bloodborne's online multiplayer works

Use passwords to play co-op with your friends.

Bloodborne will have shields after all

But they may not be that effective.

Watch Bloodborne's opening 18 minutes

See its take on the Nexus/Firelink Shrine/Majula.

Bloodborne's grisly Chalice Dungeon grotesquerie

Pictures and details of the game's replayable areas.

Bloodborne reveals Collector's Edition goodies

Or get the premium Nightmare Edition for €120.

New Bloodborne footage arises, still looks glorious

Three-player co-op and flamethrowers FTW!

Bloodborne dev teases a procedurally-generated area

Also reveals new characters, settings, monsters and more.

Bloodborne delayed by a month

Was due in February. Now due in March.

Bloodborne alpha's unfinished secret area reveals new boss

It's not the giant spider, for better or worse.

FeatureShining a light on Bloodborne

A Souls non-believer's brief take on From Software's latest.

Bloodborne release date confirmed

UPDATE: Watch 30 minutes of gameplay and a new trailer.

FeatureBloodborne is a Souls successor with serious bite

The first playable demo reveals plenty of blood-ties - but you'll have to learn its new rules fast.

Watch six minutes of Bloodborne gameplay

From Software makes it look easy.

Bloodborne gets a new trailer, release window

Combat system details emerge.

FeatureBloodborne is From Software's darkest game yet

It's not a Demon's Souls sequel - but it is everything you'd hope for of a PS4 Miyazaki game.

Dark Souls dev's Project Beast revealed as Bloodborne

UPDATE: Famitsu says game targeting 1080p30, spring 2015 release.