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Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium won't release as an MMO


Mar 29
THQ has announced that Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium Online isn't going to release as a massively multiplayer online game as originally expected. The title has been "refocused" as an "immersive single player and online mu... read

Though I never brought myself to complete the first Darksiders, I did enjoy it for the length that I played. It was nothing phenomenal in its own right, but it was still a fun experience, due to retaining enough good ins... read feature

Death gets dramatic in this Darksiders II trailer


Mar 23
Man, THQ sure loves those Darksiders II trailers. Here's another one, apparently the first of several cinematic videos in which Death jumps about and hits stuff with ludicrous oversized weaponry. Like you'd expect.  No ... read

Earlier this week, Hamza and I went to see Darksiders II. Because I have nicer hair than Hamza, I got to do a video interview with Dave Adams, the general manager of Vigil Games. He was nice enough to answer some of my dumb questions, and the folks at THQ emailed over some new gameplay footage. Go watch! #darksiders2 read feature

Check out Death's world in this Darksiders II video


Mar 14
Here's a video of Vigil Games chatting about the world it's created for Darksiders II. You'll get to learn a little bit about the concept for certain locations, as well hear a lot of boasting about how huge the environment is. Apparently if the first game was the Moon, this is Earth. Oooh! Still really looking forward to this sucker, so I've nothing to add. What about you lot? read

Darksiders II preorders upgraded to 'Limited Editions'


Mar 05
If you've preordered Darksiders II, you'll be getting a bit more than you've expected, with THQ revealing that any copy reserved prior to release shall become a Limited Edition version at no extra charge.  The Limited Ed... read

Darksiders 2 launches June 26, pre-order stuff revealed


Feb 14
THQ has revealed that Darksiders II is coming to Xbox 360, PS3 and PC on June 26. Huzzah! It's also revealed the various pre-order bonuses available at different retails. Huh ... zuuuhr.  Without further ado, here's the ... read

Darksiders prequel novel and lore bible incoming


Feb 01
Videogames love prequel novels, and Darksiders is no exception. Random House is publishing Darksiders: The Abomination Vault in May, set to coincide with the release of Darksiders II. According to the PR machine, the book wil... read

Death is EVERYWHERE in this terrifying Darksiders II vid


Jan 25
Yesterday, THQ released a new trailer for Darksiders II, showcasing Death's presence and influence throughout human history. A few people thought that the trailer was funny, since Death's mask had been stuck onto a bunch of ... read

Death is eternal in new Darksiders II trailer


Jan 24
Here's a grim, brooding trailer for Darksiders II, bigging up its grim, brooding protagonist. I am so stoked for this game it's not even funny.  If you haven't already, check out Wesley's great preview of the game. He got to check it out in detail, and seemed suitably impressed. Can't argue with that! read

At the end of Darksiders, War looked to the skies and saw his brothers, the remaining Horsemen, plummeting to Earth to reunite with the resurrected hero. It was a befitting ending, and one that built hope for where the ser... read feature

Diddling with a Darksiders II Death Mask


Jan 23
An ominous package recently arrived, containing occult and forbidden artifacts from realms beyond our darkest imagination. Either that, or THQ popped a pretend mask in the mail and I filmed myself doing something dumb with it.  Either way, this is a video of some stuff that happened pertaining to Darksiders II. What fun! read

Death rises in this new Darksiders II video


Jan 20
Here's a new trailer for Darksiders II, in which the lads at Vigil talk about creating a brand new horseman for the sequel. They discuss the differences between Death and War, detail his playstyle, and give us a look at his ... read

Death lives in Darksiders II teaser trailer


Dec 12
Here's a dramatic teaser trailer for Darksiders II, which debuted at some weird televised frat party this past weekend. Strangely, it eluded our coverage, but as the resident Darksiders geek, I have made sure to get it poste... read

Warhammer 40K: Dark Millennium MMO dated and detailed


Oct 13
After ten thousand years of silence, THQ has come out of the woodwork with a bunch of details and a release date for Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium Online, the fabled MMO set in Games Workshop's sci-fi universe. ... read

Get moody with these Darksiders II screens


Aug 18
THQ has spunked out some lovely Darksiders II screens for your arousal. It features zombie kings, giant bugs, and Death's rotting horse, Despair. What a cheerful little name.  As a big fan of the original Darksiders, thi... read

Even more skulls in this Darksiders II extended trailer


Jul 19
Hamza's preview of Darksiders II left me pretty excited with all that talk about RPG elements and a lack of QTEs, but I noticed that at least one of you thought this game needed more skulls and bones. So here's an extended trailer for Darksiders II that has skulls, bones, and an all-new voiceover that explains what the hell is going on. No Crips or Illuminati though. read

Darksiders 2 addressing the backtracking complaints


Jul 19
In my preview for Darksiders II, I mentioned Death's Ghost Hook weapon which helps you navigate around levels or attack enemies. What I didn't mention was that you don't start off with the Ghost Hook right away so you won'... read

Death isn't happy. His fellow horseman of the Apocalypse, War, was wrongly accused and imprisoned for bringing about the fall of mankind before it was foretold. Death knows that War is a by the books kind of guy and that ther... read feature

E3: Darksiders II on Wii U might be the best version


Jun 07
As part of their Darksiders II coverage, Game Informer asked Vigil Games how they feel about the new Nintendo console. Vigil told them that they are still wrapping their head around most of it, but they already have some idea... read

E3: Darksiders II is a launch title for Wii U


Jun 07
Vigil Games' upcoming sequel starring Death, Darksiders II, is a pretty brutal, "hardcore" game. Nintendo has traditionally had a problem with those. So it's pretty encouraging to find out that Darksiders II will be a launch ... read

Darksiders code nets a free game, art and other stuff


Feb 12
Some brand-new copies of Vigil Interactive's Darksiders came sealed with a special card containing a 20-digit promotional code. In menacing bold letters above the code are the words "DO NOT DISCARD," something we thought abou... read

I hate Zelda because of Water temples. I almost hated Darksiders because of the Black Tower.The other night I finished my plod to the main boss of the Black Tower, an ebony maze in Vigil Games’s Darksiders. Its convolut... read feature


There’s a lot of room to talk about the overt game influences featured as mechanics in Vigil Games’s Darksiders. But let’s not forget that Vigil was creating the game while some of its influences were in pro... read feature







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