Darksiders Series News


Platinum Games interested in Darksiders franchise

By Steve Watts, Jan 24, 2013 7:30am PST

Platinum Games has expressed an interest in both recruiting talent from Vigil Games and purchasing the Darksiders IP, though it says it would be "on the cheap."


"Yeah, it was fun except that last time trial. I don't think I have ever gotten so frustrated at ..."

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Darksiders 2 DLC Demon Lord Belial out tomorrow

By John Keefer, Dec 03, 2012 3:30pm PST

If you wanted more DLC for Darksiders 2, then get ready to face off against The Demon Lord Belial. THQ revealed details of the third content pack, and it's coming out tomorrow.


Darksiders 2: Abyssal Forge DLC announced

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 24, 2012 1:45pm PDT

It's a hard job, being Death, as there are always more people dying to deal with, especially if you go around whacking them with your scythe. Death's troubles in Darksiders II aren't over yet, as THQ today announced it'll release a second sizeable helping of downloadable con...


"I am really starting to believe it is best to wait a few months after release to get the full ..."

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Darksiders 2 for Wii U includes pre-order bonuses

By Steve Watts, Sep 27, 2012 11:30am PDT

Darksiders 2 on the Wii U will include several extras previously reserved for pre-orders in its original release, THQ has announced.


"Fair enough, I just feel I got stung by Nintendo on the 3DS. Especially when late adopters who ..."

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Darksiders 2 Argul's Tomb DLC coming next week

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 19, 2012 11:00am PDT

If you're hankering for s'more Darksiders, you're in luck. THQ has announced that the first DLC pack for Darksiders 2 will be available to download next week on PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, and PC.


Darksiders 2 review

By Steve Watts, Aug 14, 2012 9:00am PDT

Darksiders 2 hits today, letting you step into the tattered robes of Death. How does this sequel compare to the original?


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Darksiders 2 'Arena Challenge' mode and New Game+ revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 06, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Oh, what a bother it was when you finish a single-player game's campaign and must find something else to while away the dragging hours of your life! With Darksiders 2, however, you'll be able to return in New Game+ mode or jump into a wave survival mode, publisher THQ announ...


"This is awesome stuff, note that some of the Gear available in this mode will not drop in the ..."

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Next Darksiders could reduce scope to improve detail

By Steve Watts, Jul 27, 2012 8:00am PDT

Darksiders 2 lead designer Haydn Dalton says that depending on the reaction, Vigil may make the next game use a smaller, more focused world.


"Bullshit. His example was that they went big with what they've done on the first, and on the ..."

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Darksiders 2 gameplay trailer gets Colossus

By John Keefer, Jul 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT

You don't often think of Death as a hero, but the new Darksiders 2 trailer shows the most feared horseman of the Apocalypse beating down baddies to try to save the human race from extinction.


"That was completely awesome all the way until the last line. "Preorder at Gamestop to get the ..."

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Darksiders 2 will have a DLC season pass

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 21, 2012 3:30pm PDT

Requisite for all big-budget games these days is DLC. However, THQ's upcoming action adventure title, Darksiders 2, promises to have enough to warrant a DLC Season Pass.


"If the DLC is worth it but I haven't seen a Season Pass that has been worth it to me."

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Darksiders 2 delayed to August

By Steve Watts, Apr 18, 2012 7:30am PDT

Darksiders 2 has been delayed into August, THQ and developer Vigil Games have announced.


"You can even alt-tab and the game is perfectly fine! It's a 'good' port."

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South Park, Darksiders 2 can't ship until they're 'perfect'

By Steve Watts, Apr 10, 2012 4:30pm PDT

THQ is leaning more on its heavy hitters, and is committing to not release games like South Park or Darksiders 2 until they're "perfect."


"When I get that feelin' I've gotta sing, when I get that feelin'! When I get that feelin'... ..."

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Darksiders 2 dev: Wii U 'on par with current generations'

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 26, 2012 12:00pm PDT

We haven't yet seen a good demonstration of the Wii U's pixel-pushing prowess, but developers are having mixed results. Darksiders II developer Vigil Games has chimed in, saying DS2 is running about the same on Wii U as on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.


"The Wii was one of the most highly anticipated console launches. After the big E3 reveal and ..."

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Darksiders 2 pre-orders upgraded to 'Limited Edition,' Collector's Edition announced

By Steve Watts, Mar 05, 2012 10:45am PST

Darksiders 2 is getting a Limited Edition upgrade as a free upgrade for pre-orders, and a Collector's Edition for $99.


"No thanks. How can anyone sign up for this without specific knowledge of what they're actually ..."

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Darksiders 2 releases June 26, pre-order bonuses announced

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 14, 2012 10:30am PST

Darksiders 2 will be arriving on June 26th, and will come will requisite retailer-exclusive pre-order bonuses.


"God dammit,. just give me the whole fucking game in the box/digital download. FUCKING IDIOT ..."

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