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.
Darksiders proved that you can successfully combine a mature storyline with Zelda-esque dungeon gameplay and some fast paced God of War combat. Vigil Games stepped it up for Darksiders II, adding even more content, a bigger map, more moves, a loot system and a brand new protagonist. The end result is an extremely satisfying action/adventure game with a gripping storyline. Darksiders II's story runs parallel to War's from the first game. War is awaiting his sentence, while Death is on a quest to prove his brother innocence through any means necessary. Coming into Darksiders II, I wasn't sure how Vigil would handle the character of Death. Would I like him? He is the bringer of death after all. I was pleasantly surprised that Death himself is actually quite likeable.... Read Review