Excerpt: It's Zelda meets God of War meets Tomb Raider meets Soul Reaver. Darksiders appeared to be another hack 'n' slash clone, developed in an attempt to appeal to the God of War fan base, but it's actually an action adventure game far more diverse, offering combat, platforming, puzzles, exploration and a...
Excerpt: Darksiders PC Review Publisher: THQ Platform: PC , Xbox 360, PS3 UK Price (as reviewed): £24.99 (inc. VAT) US Price (as reviewed): $39.99 (excl. Tax) They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
Excerpt: Darksiders is the latest multi-console title from THQ. Set to be released during the first week of January, we were lucky enough to get a copy of the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions to review prior to its official launch.
You Can't Make an Apocalypse Without Breaking a Few Seals
1 March 2010
Excerpt: What would happen if Ganondorf successfully wiped Hyrule off the face of the earth before Link started his inevitable journey to stop him? That's not quite what Vigil Games did with their action-adventure title Darksiders , but it's pretty darn close.
Excerpt: A new year brings new games to look forward to. Thankfully 2010 starts with a bang as Darksiders hits. Granted it's a game about the apocalypse with you facing the forces of Heaven and Hell as War, one of the Four Horsemen of the apocalypse, but what a way to start the New Year!
Pros: Nice fluid combat., Looks great., Fantastic character design.
Cons: Some Head-slapping puzzles., May have borrowed too much.