Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen PC trailer gives tips on how to get your heart ripped out

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Dragon’s Dogma is a 360/PS3 generation classic, at least that’s what my Twitter feed told me when it was announced for PC. A western RPG in every possible way, from small fishing town origins to corrupt social-laddered capital cities and giant enemy dragon, I’ve now learned its lore and systems are more interesting. Capcom UK community man Neil Gorton narrates a video introducing the game to us unwashed PC masses and showing off the first footage of a non-final PC build.

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This has heightened my interest in the PC release quite significantly. The pawn system, hilariously named as it is, seems like a great way to do the singleplayer-multiplayer RPG thing that’s proved so popular in the wake of Dark Souls. I’m surprised I haven’t seen it elsewhere, given DD itself is now a few years old and it seems like quite an elegant way to handle things.

The PC version will be releasing some time in January for the slightly-budget price of $30 and various equivelents. It has all the content of the original games plus a buff to those previous-gen graphics, though based on the above it’s unlikely to be standing up to this year’s juggernauts in that area.

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