Darksiders II 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.
|7||Darksiders quickly became a surprise hit when it met an unsuspecting enthusiast audience back in the early days of 2010. Vigil Games' debut offering, for the most part, was praised for successfully and skillfully combining elements from some of the medium's marquee franchises into one cohesive package - namely, The Legend of Zelda's dungeon-oriented adventuring and God of War's brutal combat. Despite its derivative nature, the groundwork was set for the anticipated follow-up, Darksiders II. |
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