XB360, PS3, PC / Action / Release: Jan 5, 2010 / ESRB: M

Nordic Games picks up Darksiders, Red Faction, and more from THQ

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 22, 2013 3:18pm PDT

For $4.9 million, Nordic Games has acquired Darksiders, Red Faction, MX vs ATV, and more from THQ.


Darksiders devs to bid on franchise rights, 'belongs in the hands of its creators'

By Steve Watts, Mar 28, 2013 3:20pm PDT

Crytek USA CEO David Adams has said he plans to bid on the Darksiders IP when it goes up for auction, claiming he wants to bring it "home with its creators."


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."


Darksiders joins PlayStation Plus library

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 14, 2013 12:30pm PST

The "Instant Game Collection" on PlayStation Plus is getting yet another addition this week: Darksiders


Weekend Confirmed 141 - Far Cry 3, Skulls of the Shogun, Darksiders 2

By Jeff Mattas, Nov 30, 2012 11:00am PST

This week, 17-BIT's Jake Kazdal joins Garnett Lee, Jeff Cannata, and "Indie" Jeff Mattas to talk about a host of great games, including Far Cry 3 and Skulls of the Shogun.


Company of Heroes, Saints Row: The Third in latest Humble Bundle

By John Keefer, Nov 29, 2012 11:30am PST

In what seems to be an odd move, Humble Bundle has teamed with publisher THQ to offer seven PC games in its traditional pay-what-you-want packs. It marks the first time Humble has bundled games from a large publisher, while packaging Windows-only games and using the Steam DR...


LIMBO, Red Dead Redemption, and Mass Effect 2 Most Nominated Games for 11th Annual GDC Awards

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 12, 2011 10:00am PST

The nominees for the 11th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards have been announced, meaning that we now get to see what games the international...


"How Bad Company 2 did not get nominated for Best Technology is beyond me."

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Shack PSA: GameFly August Used Game Deals

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 26, 2010 4:30pm PDT

It's time for a little corporate shilling, but it's the good kind of self-promotion that helps you find some good games on the cheap. Bioshock 2...


"I'm confused.. Remind me again, does the shack collective think that the used game market is ..."

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Darksiders PC Delayed Until September

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 29, 2010 10:40am PDT

The PC edition of Vigil Games' post-Apocalyptic action adventure is unsurprisingly no longer scheduled for release in June, publisher THQ has...


"rented it on ps3, fun despite looking a bit crap. As soon as they announced a pc version, I sent ..."

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Darksiders Coming to PC in June

By Chris Faylor, Mar 30, 2010 11:40am PDT

Released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in January 2010, Vigil Games' tale of the apocalyptic horseman that came too soon is now headed to PC in...


"This is great news, and hope it starts a trend. I wanna see the Space Marine action game come to ..."

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Free Red Faction: Guerrilla to Darksiders Owners in New THQ Promo Push

By Chris Faylor, Feb 17, 2010 11:20am PST

Anyone who buys a first-run copy of Darksiders before March 7 can receive a free copy of Red Faction: Guerrilla by using the included pack-in,...


"Gamestop has the game on sale for $39.99. Use "feb10off" for an additional 10% off and "SAVER" ..."

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Darksiders Demo Coming to Consoles Next Week, Offering 90 Minutes of Gameplay

By Chris Faylor, Feb 16, 2010 12:10pm PST

An "extensive demo" spanning the entirety of Darskider's first dungeon will be downloadable on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 come February 25, THQ has...


"clever decision to release a complete level from later in the game! the dungeon they're talking ..."

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Red Faction 4 Bumped Up, Saints Row 3 Delayed as THQ Revises Release Schedule

By Chris Faylor, Feb 04, 2010 9:20am PST

Publisher THQ has provided an updated glimpse of its release schedule across the next two years, revealing new release dates for some previously...


"I read Homefront as Homeworld and my heart almost stopped. Relic are awfully quiet though."

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Darksiders Xbox 360 Patch Arrives Tomorrow

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 26, 2010 3:40pm PST

Vigil Games' apocalyptic action-adventure, Darksiders, was released earlier this month to generally favorable reviews. Unfortunately, a significant...


"While the tearing is indeed noticeable (didn't bother me that much tho) it was nice to have a ..."

- NuMMnUtZ see all 10 comments

Darksiders 360 Screen-Tearing Fix in the Works

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 08, 2010 9:00am PST

Vigil's post-Apocalyptic action adventure Darksiders is soon to receive a patch to fix screen-tearing in the Xbox 360 version, creative director...


"An amazing game... and reason #35 why I'm glad I went with the PS3 slim."

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