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Awakened by the End of Days, Death, the most feared of the legendary Four Horsemen, embarks upon a quest to restore mankind, and redeem his brother’s name. Along the way, the Horseman discovers that there are far worse things than an earthly Apocalypse, and that an ancient grudge may threaten all of Creation . . . Can Death really become mankind’s savior?
Darksiders 2 follows the exploits of Death, one of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse, in a weaving tale that runs parallel to the events in the original Darksiders game. This epic journey propels Death through various light and dark realms as he tries to redeem his brother WAR, the horseman who was blamed for prematurely starting the Apocalypse in Darksiders.
Play Death – Become the most feared of the legendary Four Horsemen, able to destroy entire worlds and battle forces beyond Heaven and Hell.
Epic Universe – Unlike anything the player has seen before, delivered in the unique style of Joe Mad.
Player Choice & Customization – Customize your experience with varied armor sets, weapons, and Skill Trees allowing players to create their own Death.
Replay-ability – Explore a vast open world, complete dozens of side quests and customize your Death with a full leveling system, Skill Trees and endless equipment combinations.
Traversal – Death is a nimble and agile character capable of incredible acrobatic feats allowing the player to explore the world like never before.
Consolitis in its most basic formSolSys00 | Aug. 13, 2014 | See all SolSys00's reviews »
While being a more true open-world and rpg game then its predecessor, this chapter in the series still manages to fail by being a crappy console port. You don't have to play more then the first few minutes to spot the bad designs (which probably feel at home on consoles).
Among the most obvious would be the Main-Menu (can't get to it unless you start a game), annoying camera movements, uncomfortable controls and lack of more in-depth graphics/settings options in general.
As a whole, this series just proved to be a disappointment for me, but if you still really want to play this game then do so with a controller - or better yet on a console (that way, at least things will make more sense and less awful).
Better than #1lajvjjajajaaaa | July 31, 2014 | See all lajvjjajajaaaa's reviews »
It's better than the first Darksiders in all ways for me. In here you are Death and have new weapons, maps, mechanics and some styles of play. It have more open world feeling than fist one. This time you mission is to save war as you fight with the gods. It plays much smoother, the graphics are much better and the sounds are too amazing. Some RPG elements are in here but don't really infect the game. Amazing number of dungeons to explore. Death have much better personality than War. There are more weapons and armors. Some of the DLCs are useless, but I'll say to try them anyway.
Cool but a bit disappointingDragosLoL | July 16, 2014 | See all DragosLoL's reviews »
Darksiders 2 journeys into the story of Death, one of the four horsemen and his quest to free his brother War. If you've played Darksiders before, you should know the story. If you're new to Darksiders, then it might be a bit confusing. However, Darksiders 2 offers a vast adventure and puzzles to quest through. The only issue is that, there are TOO MANY puzzles. Darksiders 2 can get really repetitive and a lot of the puzzles start looking more similar after the last puzzle you've just completed. I sometimes got lost and confused which zone I was in because the puzzle environment looked so similar. I want to say that its predecessor had more variety in puzzles and challenges than this one. The storyline is long and gets tiring easily. NPCs will make you do quest after quest after quest until you just become lost and confused. Also it doesn't help that each environment doesn't have much variety compared to the other zones. The combat style though is fun and doesn't get bored easily. If you're a Hack n Slash fan, you'll enjoy this. But I would say get the game on sale, because it isn't really worth at full price.
Become Death.MafuMafu | July 11, 2014 | See all MafuMafu's reviews »
Few times I can genuinely say that a sequel is better than the previous one. Even fewer times when it comes to games. But, this game made it a reality. It's a great story with a really badass character and amazingly fun gameplay. I mean, how could you not love Hack N' Slash? When it comes to my mind a game to recommend, this is one of my first choices. So, if you're not sure whether buy it or no, simply do it.
PS: THQ forever.
Great actionkawette | June 19, 2014 | See all kawette's reviews »
Darksiders II is a good second game and can be enjoyed without knowing the story of the first.
The graphics are still good and the gameplay is a bit like God of War, kill them all with your skill. There are diferent weapons which you can choose for the best game experience. You can take a big hammer to crush the enemies or some claws to tear them.
It's also a puzzle game due to the diferent dungeons you may meet. The lifetime of the game is quite long because you can start again the story with your previous level and weapons.
So buy the game that'll allow you to unwind.