Darksiders III is no longer a Darksiders game, and I’m willing to bet a lot of people will enjoy the shift in gameplay, making it a unique and possibly sequel-generating new entry.
I don’t know how many of you remember what the circumstances in the gaming world were when the first Darksiders game was released. It was a time when studios were trying out a particular recipe that proved to be incredibly successful.
If we cast our memory to a time before the 2010s, we can pinpoint a very important moment in gaming history. And that was the release of God of War for the PlayStation 2. It was such a big revolution that lots of studios tried to replicate the recipe.
The first major title that had similarities with God of War was Dante’s Inferno from Electronic Arts and Visceral Games, and soon after we got Darksiders from Vigil Games. It was difficult to avoid comparisons with the God of War series since it was a third-person hack and slash game, but they managed to pull… (read more)