Grab Bag – Styx: Master of Shadows (PS4)

Our Grab Bag series is one in which we play bits and pieces of a variety of games–you never know what you’re going to get.

In this episode, Brian plays through a chunk of Styx: Master of Shadows, a stealth-based fantasy game that was recently made free to PS Plus subscribers.

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Let’s Play Minecraft Xbox One – A Co-Op Adventure!

Welcome to a brand new Let’s Play Survival Minecraft series for Xbox One! This series will follow Nick and Josh as they build a new world in TU25 for console.

In this episode, Nick and Josh explore the new world and find a desert temple, a village, and an abandoned mineshaft! They also pick out the location for their main base!

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Check Out Our Dueling Dark Souls Let’s Plays!

This is a very exciting month for me. For those of you that follow the blog and our Co-Op Critics podcast, you know we spotlight one game a month for the show. This month’s game is Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin, and I could not be happier.

I am a HUGE Souls games fan. I’ve put over 400 hours into the first three games, and I’m currently making my way through Bloodborne (in a Let’s Play series you can check out here). I’m also an evangelist for the games, so when Nick agreed to take the Souls plunge and play Dark Souls II, I was ecstatic. I’d played through once on the PS3, but with the Scholar of the First Sin edition, there are some changes that make the game challenging even for returning players.
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Bloodborne Diaries: Co-Oppin’ in Central Yharnam (Father Gascoigne)

While the multiplayer system in Bloodborne has its similarities to the previous Souls games, it has its differences as well. Instead of using soapstones to leave symbols on the ground for other to see, in Bloodborne summoning is done using bells. And while I received the Beckoning Bell (which let’s me summon other players) pretty much right away, I had to actually purchase the Small Resonant Bell with Insight, a currency similar to Humanity in the other games. And in order to even access the merchant where I could buy the Small Resonant Bell, I needed 10 Insight.READ MORE