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Playstation Illustrated
5 September 2010
  • Excerpt: Darksiders is a game that starts off feeling like another God of War clone, but it isn't long before its depths are revealed and the game ends up becoming a much more deep action-RPG more in the vein of The Legend of Zelda . Because of this hidden depth, the game ends up being a great and surprising experience. Darksiders does a superb job of portraying a world a century after the apocalypse filled with modern cities turned to ruin, walking dead and demons of Hell.
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Overall 8
Graphics 8
Sound 5
Control 7
Addiction 9

Darksiders Review

Cheat Code Central
2 September 2010

Darksiders (Xbox 360) Review

12 August 2010

Darksiders Review

11 August 2010
  • 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 whole heap of collectable items. While this huge variety makes Darksiders something of a rare breed these days, it does come at a slight cost to the quality of certain areas.
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Overall 8

Expert Review

Game Informer
7 July 2010
  • Summary: If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Darksiders is flattering the hell out of the last few years’ biggest hits. Zelda’s dungeon-oriented structure, God of War’s combat, and even a portal gun (?!) all figure prominently into Darksiders’ formula. While originality may not be a specialty of the grim horseman War, I am impressed at Vigil Games’ ability to weave so many disparate concepts together.
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Overall 8

Darksiders PS3 Review

Console Obsession
29 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Both Zelda and God of War are some of gaming’s most revered of franchises; and as a result they’ve been imitated, but their mechanics have rarely appeared side by side as a concoction in a single game. Darksiders, though, is a hybrid of the two games and could almost be their child, if such a thing were possible. The story is certainly more along the lines of God of War than Zelda.
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Overall 9
Gameplay 9
Graphics 7
Sound 9
Longevity 9


1 April 2010

Darksiders - PS3

8 March 2010
Overall 8

Darksiders Review

25 February 2010
  • Summary: With " Darksiders " being compared to a number of other games it was always a danger that it could fall short having been unfairly compared to such titles. What Darksiders offers though is a very enjoyable game in it’s own respect backed by a solid story and some excellent visuals.
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Overall 6


Thunderbolt Games
4 February 2010
  • Excerpt: I’ve been waiting on Darksiders from the moment I heard the “horsemen of the apocalypse game” announcement at E3, and since then I’ve done my research. Pestilence, Famine, Death, War. These are the names of the four horsemen sent to the human world from the realms of heaven and hell to herald the coming of the apocalypse, and yes, that is in every way as cool as it sounds.
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