Excerpt: Darksiders managed to surprise me, and a good portion of the gaming community, when it released in 2010 and ended up being pretty fantastic. It’s unique art style paired with a fusion of The Legend of Zelda and God of War, and a more mature you versus the legions of hell plot stunned a lot of...
Conclusion: While the last quarter of the game kind of drags a little bit, it smoothly integrates a number of different elements and genres (there's even a portion that plays like a third-person shooter, and it works!). I had a very good time with it, and I highly recommend it. My Rating: 8/10 - great.
Excerpt: When a person thinks of a typical role-playing game, a few images may pop into their noggins. There's the epic battles with monsters that look like they could shred you to pieces in a matter of seconds, the heart pumping orchestrated pieces, the evil villain and that sexy damsel in distress that you...
Review: Darksiders II: The Demon Lord Belial (Microsoft Xbox 360)
17 December 2012
Excerpt: Well, here we are again. In case you’re just tuning in, let me just save you some effort and say that while the core Darksiders II game is a load of fun, its first DLC Argul’s Tomb is a worthwhile romp only if you got it free with a new copy of the game.
Review: Darksiders II: Abyssal Forge (Microsoft Xbox 360)
6 November 2012
Excerpt: Following up on last month’s Argul’s Tomb DLC that was given as a free download for those that purchased Darksiders II brand new, along comes Abyssal Forge to continue the trend of steady new content post-release.
Excerpt: The Horsemen of the Apocalypse assume different looks and identities. Of the four, one is feared the most, and his arrival is inevitable – he goes by Death. In Darksiders 2 , the sequel to Vigil Games 2010 release Darksiders , Death is attempting to rescue his brother War, who has been wrongfully...
Excerpt: The original Darksiders flirted with RPG facets, but was far from being a fully fledged RPG. Conversely, its sequel Darksiders II fully embraces the genre, which in turn transforms it into a very different game from its predecessor.