artori-less Dark Souls is one of the most influential games of the last decade, but it shouldn't be treated as a template.
trendsetters We've dug through years of reported sightings in an attempt to identify the original sheriff of Fashion Souls.
dark arts Camera hacks, dramatic editing, and extra scenes captured in-game translate the series into weird, beautiful cinema.
let it shine Without an act of rebellion from Hidetaka Miyazaki, Dark Souls would be without its brilliant mascot.
apocalypse now One of the best series of the last decade goes quietly into the night.
News The Souls mastermind is however "currently working on a number of games that should be interesting".