Darksiders II is coming! This is the best news I have heard all day. All week even! I saw Darksiders at my first E3 and immediately fell in love with it. I still consider it one of my favorite games of 2010 and have fond memories of getting profanity laden emails from Bill at 2AM expressing his displeasure with Tiamat. It’s also a game I very happily got all thousand points in, which makes it even more extra special.
As with all of the big releases lately, the news broke as part of a Game Informer cover reveal. There’s not a lot of information yet, but Death takes center stage with War standing on the sidelines. There will be more NPC interaction, more loot and more dungeons. I’m sure there will also be a lot more demons and zombies to kill. One interesting tidbit is that Death is working to restore humanity after the unplanned Apocalypse-with-a-capital-A. One of the things I loved about the first was that War didn’t give a rat’s ass about humanity, he just wanted his name cleared. This should be interesting.
I have a THQ booth tour on my E3 schedule so I’m hoping they show the game off then. That and Saints Row 3 would make for the best booth appointment since I got to see Danielle bring Donkey Kong Country Returns to its knees.
I bet Death’s pony is absolutely bad ass