Bloodborne

Imaginative, powerful and coherent, Bloodborne is genius.

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27th March 2015

Bloodborne review

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FeatureAn ode to video game doors

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

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

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

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

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

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

Our walkthrough for The Old Hunters DLC continues.

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PlayStation Store summer sale looks surprisingly good

David Dickinson would be so excited.

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Silent Hill and Bloodborne receive Unreal Engine 4 fan tributes

UPDATE: Silent Hill stage now available to download.

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Dark Souls dev begins work on new IP - report

Dark Souls 3 to receive two DLC add-ons.

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Bloodborne is getting an official card game

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

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

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

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VideoThe games of 2015 we (shamefully) missed

In this week's Eurogamer show.

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

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

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Watch: What makes for a memorable boss fight?

Battling it out on this week's Eurogamer show.

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

New weapons, runes and covenant detailed.

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

UPDATE: Videos show off new content.

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VideoVideo: See Bloodborne's new DLC in action

Aoife and Martin spin a Yharnam.

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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.

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VideoVideo: Sony conference roundup - Tokyo Games Show 2015

Aoife and Martin bring you the latest from Japan.

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PlayStation Store Summer Sale starts today

But what about the British summer?

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Watch Shuhei Yoshida brave Bloodborne's hardest challenges

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

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

More Blood Chunks and 600 Blood Vial storage.

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Bloodborne glitch creates top-down camera

You may think it all a mere bad dream.

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Digital FoundryBloodborne's 1.03 patch tested

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

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Bloodborne patch 1.03 released

Improves loading times by approx. 5-15 seconds.

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Could Bloodborne work as an eSports title?

Watch From's latest enacted as a racing game.

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Bloodborne's mysterious closed door solved

UPDATE: It used to open, we discover.

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Bloodborne sales pass 1m in under two weeks

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

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Bloodborne soundtrack goes on sale later this month

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

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Bloodborne tops Japan sales chart

Shifts over 150k units.

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

"If my ideas failed, nobody would care."

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Watch someone complete Bloodborne in 40 minutes

They're exploiting glitches, but still...

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Battlefield Hardline fends off challenge of Bloodborne in UK chart

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

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How to avoid Bloodborne's game-breaking glitch

UPDATE: Fixed in latest patch.

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Bloodborne distant PS1 cousin Shadow Tower coming to PSN

Definitely in the US, wait and see in Europe.

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

And where does that leave the Dark Souls 2 remaster?

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EssentialBloodborne review

The second coming.

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Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Bloodborne

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

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

Early impressions of the PS4 exclusive ahead of our review.

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Bloodborne can be purchased with your actual blood in Denmark

Due to a shortage of blood donors in the country.

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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.

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Here's how Bloodborne's online multiplayer works

Use passwords to play co-op with your friends.

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Bloodborne will have shields after all

But they may not be that effective.

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Watch Bloodborne's opening 18 minutes

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

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Bloodborne's grisly Chalice Dungeon grotesquerie

Pictures and details of the game's replayable areas.

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Bloodborne reveals Collector's Edition goodies

Or get the premium Nightmare Edition for €120.

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New Bloodborne footage arises, still looks glorious

Three-player co-op and flamethrowers FTW!

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Bloodborne dev teases a procedurally-generated area

Also reveals new characters, settings, monsters and more.

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Bloodborne delayed by a month

Was due in February. Now due in March.

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Bloodborne alpha's unfinished secret area reveals new boss

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

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FeatureShining a light on Bloodborne

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

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Bloodborne release date confirmed

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

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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.

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Watch six minutes of Bloodborne gameplay

From Software makes it look easy.

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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.

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Dark Souls dev's Project Beast revealed as Bloodborne

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