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Experience the supernatural destructive power of WAR, one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse, as he explores a demon ravaged world seeking revenge and ultimate redemption with a vast array of modern and mythical weaponry.

Coming in 2008, Darksiders: Wrath of War is an original Action/Adventure game that will plunge players into a near future world devastated by the apocalypse.

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  • Experience the Godlike Power of WAR: Combining brutal attacks, supernatural abilities and seamless traversal, delivering intense action combat and epic adventure, set in an immersive demon ravaged world.
  • Open World Exploration: Each open world hub offers players the freedom to explore and make their own game-experience.
  • Extreme Arsenal of Weapons: Unleash WAR's fury with an expansive arsenal of weapons, from the fantasy oriented to the modern and the ability to use virtually anything within your environment as a weapon.
  • Increase or unlock new abilities: Customized to your gameplay style. Build up WARs Wrath powers and unleash them in spectacular attacks—or collect Soul Cores to increase or unlock new abilities.
  • Horseman of the Apocalypse: Gain the services of RUIN, WAR's phantom steed, blazing a trail through enemies across devastated environments.
  • Graphic Novel Art Style: Joe Madureira's (X-Men, Battle Chasers, The Ultimates) unique visual art style and original storyline.
  • Cinematic Gameplay Experience: Harnessing the power of next-generation console systems, Darksiders: Wrath of War will immerse players in a rich cinematic gameplay experience—featuring beautiful graphics, detailed special effects, cinematic lighting and an epic musical score that compliments the in-game action.

This game is also known as:

  • Darksiders: Shinpan no Toki in Japan
  • Darksiders: Shinpan no Toki in Japan

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Aug 08, 2014, by Lydia Sung | 6 comments
Vigil co-founder and Crytek USA's new CEO David Adams plans to bid on Darksiders IP

Update Crytek, not Adams himself, will be bidding on Darksiders

Mar 29, 2013, by Rory Young | 8 comments
Platinum Games director, producer expresses personal interest in buying Darksiders

It's not much, but it's something

Jan 23, 2013, by Lydia Sung | 12 comments
Humble THQ Bundle ends at $5 million

Over 800,000 served

Dec 13, 2012, by Sean Ridgeley | 0 comments

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nasty nappa
Jun 18, 11 3:10am
one of the greatest hack and slashers ive ever played but there bad glitches Darksiders
nasty nappa
Aug 12, 10 7:26am
awsome game amazing slaughtering game play big bad glitch though Darksiders
Jul 22, 10 1:46pm
Rented this, want it permanently. This game is actually really, really good. Like, awesome. It's exactly the sort of game Xbox 360 has... Darksiders
Noble Beast
Jun 19, 10 10:03am

The Introduction:
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May 17, 10 10:27am

Darksiders is one of those games that gets a lot of flak for being too similar to...

Mar 30, 10 11:28am
bland and underwhelming. Darksiders
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RabidChinaGirl blogged
Jan 14, 10 10:20am

Okay people, been a while since I updated, but I've noted before I'm no good at keeping blogs. Was pretty excited for them back in middle/high school, and I'm no longer in either of those. Besides, it's all about friggin' Twitter now.

Anyway, if you haven't already noticed, our front page is exploding with content. I know you anime-philes dig Nexon, so you should check out our Q&A for their Bomberman-esque game PopTag! (already out in Korea) coming to North America soon... if you haven't already. CLICK HERE!

For "core" gamers, our Mass Effect 2 exclusive interview Q&A thing with project director Casey Hudson was posted last night. Looks like those who responded to it on various forums are most interested in the prospect of more love interests. Likely more alien options this time, SWEET.

LINK: Mass Effect 2 Interview: Beyond Space

Aaand I just published our Darksiders review a little bit ago. Yes, I know it's late, but it's totally THQ's PR's fault. Bah, I'm sure none of you want to hear about the nastiness of industry relations, so I'll just give you the link and say that it was a great game. I'd play more, but I've got to review Army of Two: The 40th Day. Before that, gonna get some sleep and prepare for a phone (group) interview with the Dante's Inferno producer and a bunch of other journalist-type people. Hope that goes smoothly...

Er, Darksiders review GET!

LINK: Darksiders (Xbox 360) Review


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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Sep 23, 2010 (PC)
    • Jan 5, 2010 (PS3)
  • Japan: Jan 8, 2010
  • Europe:
    • Jan 8, 2010 (PS3)
    • Jan 7, 2010 (XBOX360)
  • Australia: Jan 7, 2010
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