Darksiders Gone Gold

BOOM widget 125022 Vigil's post-apocalyptic action games Darksiders has gone gold, according to a tweet from studio lead environment artist John Pearl.

"After all the hard work and long hours these last couple years...Darksiders has gone GOLD," he declared, confirming that the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 game is now off to manufacturing in advance of its retail debut on January 5 (North America) and January 7 (Europe).

Those who pre-order Darksiders from GameStop in North America will receive the 100-page art book and in-game "Harvester" weapon, with publisher THQ noting that "only GameStop pre-order customers will be able to harness The Harvester in-game."

A sequel is already planned by studio owner THQ, with the company having previously noted an expected release between April 1, 2011 and March 31, 2012. BOOM video 3014

Thanks to whippedcracker for the heads up.