New video games out this week:
“Dark Souls III.” The notoriously difficult RPG series from director Hidetaka Miyazaki continues with improvements to the online multiplayer mode (which integrates into the single-player story) and plenty more moody atmospherics. Rated M for Mature. $60-$130 in Standard, Day One and Collector’s Editions for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC.
“Bravely Second: End Layer.” (Available Friday) The sequel to the well-received “Bravely Default” in a stand-alone adventure in which Yew must save Agnès Oblige using some of more than 300 skills and engaging in up to 30 jobs along the way. Rated T for Teen. $40 for Nintendo 3DS.
Also out this week: “Ratchet & Clank” (PS4), “Stories: The Path of Destinies” (PS4, PC), “Judgment: Apocalypse Survival Simulation” (PC), “Democracy 3: Africa” (PC), “Perfect World International” (PC), “Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan” (PC), “Jalopy” (PC), “Club Life” (PC), “Secrets of Deep Earth Shrine” (PC), “Planetoid Pioneers” (PC), “Man O’ War: Corsair” (PC), “Clash of the Monsters” (PC), “Starship: Nova Strike” (PC).
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