• Praise the sun! Dark Souls Solaire ending, amiibo, and lore

    7 days ago - By Pocket Tactics

    Solaire means solar in French. It comes from the word solaris in Latin, which also basically means solar. In fact, you can trace the word all the way back to Proto-Indo European, a reconstructed language that is roughly 6500 years old. It's a word that intertwines with dozens of romance languages and has done for millennia.
    So, why do I start like this? Well, Dark Souls ' Solaire intertwines with all fans of the series quite deeply. The most endearing character in the dark kingdom of Lordran, a bastion of positivity, a ray of sunlight. Just like the word, he feels like he's been with us...
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  • Dark Souls Artorias lore, boss fight, and more

    Dark Souls Artorias lore, boss fight, and more

    7 days ago - By Pocket Tactics

    When it comes to specific characters in Lordran, there are a few that spring to mind instantly, one of which is Dark Souls' Artorias, and this is for a few reasons. First of all, he's arguably one of the best bosses from any FromSoftware game, including the Dark Souls trilogy, Sekiro, Bloodborne, and Elden Ring. Secondly, his backstory is so heartbreaking, especially when you discover his connection to Sif.
    If you want to know more about Dark Souls' Artorias, including his connection to Sif, who he is, how he became known as the Abysswalker, and how to defeat the fallen knight, you've come...
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