Excerpt: You want the short version of this story? Here you go: There’s a weirdo in a hockey mask who’s got a giant pair of gardening shears and a goth rocker haircut, and he’s going to fuck up armies of skeletal hordes, demons, angels, and stone golems, on a quest to save his brother. Simple, no?
Excerpt: If the opening hours of Darksiders II confuse you, well, I honestly don't blame you. An ice palace? A big forest filled with monsters? Loot? There's a lot going on and it's all especially confusing because, when we left off, all the angels and demons were on the brink of another fresh...
Excerpt: Now, with Darksiders II, Vigil Games is trying to add more original features to the game, while retaining the fast and fluid combat. Through a new protagonist, Death, and the promise of a different adventure, the team is also fleshing out the universe of the franchise beyond the journey of War from...
Pros: +Death is a great protagonist, +Sprawling open worlds, +Fast-paced combat, +Great RPG mechanics
Cons: -Graphics aren’t that great, -Some glitches are still present, -Last third of the game feels rushed
Excerpt: Let me get this right out of the way now by saying I’ve never played the first Darksiders , so I’m going into Darksiders II cold. However, from Sean’s review of the 360 version , I didn’t need to have played the first, as this one is really running parallel to what’s going on in the first game.
Excerpt: .When it was originally released in 2010, Darksiders surprised a lot of people. It was a fantastic, if not flawed mix of elements from some of our favorite franchises. It had the puzzle elements of The Legend of Zelda , the combat of God of War and some surprisingly great platforming mechanics.
The controversial PC version of Darksiders II reviewed
15 August 2012
Excerpt: Let’s get one thing out of the way right now: The version of Darksiders II that I am reviewing is the PC version, and it is almost exactly the same as the one I previewed two weeks ago at THQ’s offices at the community preview event for the game.
Excerpt: The original Darksiders managed to frustrate us . But that was two years ago, and it’s a fresh start. And no suspense here: the sequel is absolutely fantastic. I’ve been playing Darksiders II in every waking hour for days, and can now tell you Wot I Think.