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Vigil Games could be reborn with Gunfire Games

By Robert Workman, Aug 11, 2014 5:30am PDT

David Adams is looking to reform the Darksiders group any way he can.


"Yay! A possible new breath of life for one of my favorite series!"

- bobthemagichobo see all 4 comments

Darksiders 3 had co-op Four Horsemen planned

By John Keefer, May 30, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Darksiders 3 is in limbo right now after the demise of THQ and the subsequent purchase of the IP by Nordic Games. But what would have happened if Vigil could have carried the series forward? Co-op multiplayer for one.


"They are pretty cheap if you get them on eBay/dealextreme/other chinese sites. It's worth it ..."

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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."


"Great! I hope it happens. I'd like to see them finish the series."

- VoodooThursday see all 4 comments

Crytek opens new US studio, will be 'new start' for Vigil

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 28, 2013 2:00pm PST

The newly-formed Crytek USA promises to take some of the talent lost at Vigil, offering "a new start" for members of that team.


"Thats why I want to live there. California sucks for having a hard time finding a job."

- commanderxp90 see all 13 comments

THQ's Jason Rubin says Vigil's Crawler 'dropped jaws'

By Steve Watts, Jan 25, 2013 8:15am PST

Jason Rubin talks about his time at THQ, and why he counts failing to find Vigil Games a home as one of his mistakes.


"A little too late, but I hope Platinum Games can acquire it all. I understand why some ..."

- K1Bond007 see all 4 comments

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 ..."

- Timberwolph see all 20 comments

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


"They should've done this in June last year to build hype for ds2. :/"

- one random winner see all 5 comments

THQ president reassures fans, projects still on-track

By Steve Watts, Dec 20, 2012 12:00pm PST

THQ's president reassures fans that "Our teams are still working on those titles as you read this, and all other rumored titles, like the fourth Saints Row, the Homefront sequel, and a lot more are also still in the works"


"They have the best lineup for any company which is doing so poorly. This year too. THQ is the ..."

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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 ..."

- Saldrin see all 5 comments

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 ..."

- Eskimo Keith see all 11 comments

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?


"except for all the fgts crying about AA and checkboxes in the other thread..."

- dantastic see all 23 comments

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 ..."

- valcan_s see all 3 comments

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 ..."

- gnoleb see all 25 comments

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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