THQ Announces Darksiders Launch Date

October 19, 2009

Announces Darksiders Launch Date

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Announces January 5, 2010 Launch Date for Darksiders on Xbox 360 and PlayStation

THQ Inc. today announced the highly
anticipated action adventure title Darksiders, from internal studio Vigil Games,
is scheduled to launch in North America on January 5th, 2010 for the Xbox 360
and the PLAYSTATION 3. The title is also scheduled to ship in Europe and Asia
Pacific on January 7th and January 8th, respectively.

Featuring the unique art style of
legendary comic book artist Joe Madureira, Darksiders puts players in the role
of War, one of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse. Gamers will explore Earth
set 100 years after the biblical Apocalypse, traveling through expansive
dungeons, battling demons and angels and striking deals with unsavory characters
in an epic quest to restore the balance between Heaven and Hell.

In addition to announcing the ship
date, THQ today also released the final packaging art and announced the
re-launch of the new Darksiders web site. For the latest Darksiders news,
screenshots and video, and to see the new exclusive developer diary, please
visit the new site at