Darkish Souls pixel artwork mod may have you picturing an alternate universe's Nineties

Kath Santarin
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We may be many years on from pixel artwork being the dominant online game artwork model, however that will not cease some modders including a few of that aptitude into Darkish Souls.

Individuals love a demake. It is simply extremely enjoyable to think about a world the place Bloodborne was a PS1 sport (or one other the place it obtained a kart racer). Whereas Darkish Souls won't be getting a full on demake, modder thegreatgramcracker has not too long ago shared their Pixel Souls Demastered mod, which actually provides an excellent quantity of crunch to the unique Darkish Souls' chilly world (thanks, Eurogamer). “Expertise Darkish Souls such as you by no means have earlier than, with recent visuals all all through the sport!” reads the mod's description.

“This mod adjustments all textures, icons, fonts, and visible results into pixel artwork based mostly on the unique sport textures. Moreover, the music and sound results have been lowered in high quality. Even the enemy and participant gear fashions have lowered constancy! This could give the sport a enjoyable, considerably cursed, ‘retro' really feel.” You'll be able to examine a trailer out for the mod above, and it truthfully seems actually nice – Darkish Souls simply has the right atmosphere for some low-resolution vibes, truthfully.

Darkish Souls YouTuber Illusory Wall additionally options as a visitor artist on the challenge, particularly their Firelink Shrine and Gwyn's Theme 8-bit remixes, which actually provides to these retro vibes.

One factor that ought to be identified is that the mod is particularly solely appropriate with Darkish Souls Remastered, not the Put together To Die Version model of the sport, so apologies in case you solely have the latter.

Weirdly sufficient, not too long ago on this planet of the Darkish Souls wiki web page, customers on-line started to note unusual faces photoshopped into pictures all all through the wiki. Apparently a few of them have been there since 2012, made by an nameless person, so it is doable they're going to stay a thriller ceaselessly.

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