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New PlayStation releases include updated Dark Souls II, indie gem Bastion and more

With the recent release of From Software’s critically acclaimed Bloodborne, fans will have paid attention to the fact that the iconic developer’s own Dark Souls II has been revamped and has hit the PlayStation Store this week. Subtitled ‘Scholar of the First Sin’, the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 Dark Souls II update comes complete with all the DLC content from the original.

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Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin also features an upgrade in the maximum amount of online players, tighter graphical performance and changes in audio and in-game item placement. Check out PSU’s review to discover whether the revamp has been worthwhile. 

In 2011, indie developer Supergiant Games released Bastion to unexpected critical success and a rapid growth in popularity after its initial release. Now, after selling more than three million copies across all platforms, the announcement that Bastion would be released on PS4 generated a high level of excitement from gamers.

GameSpot awarded the new version of the game an impressive 8/10, citing the beautiful landscape, memorable soundtrack and intelligent writing.

Supergiant Games and From Software aren’t the only companies representing new flavors this week. Brazilian studio Ilusia Interactive Graphics has released Krinkle Krusher, a tower defense strategy game where the player controls a magical glove that is able to cast elemental spells.

Other releases quickly drawing attention are Tower of Guns (PS4, PS3), Aaru’s Awakening (PS4, PS3), Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones (PS4, PS3, PS Vita), and MonsterBag (PS Vita). The latter games are available digital-only.

Check out all of April’s upcoming releases on PS4, PS3 and PS Vita.