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Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition arrives this month for PS4, Xbox One

Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition will arrive for current-gen consoles ahead of Halloween, publisher Nordic Games has announced. Gunfire Games – founded by Darksiders creator David Adams – is developing, with many members of the original team putting their handprints on the upcoming release. "It’s rare that as developers we get …

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Darksiders II for PS4 spotted on Amazon

Nordic looks to be preparing a handful of its IPs for an HD re-release on next-gen consoles. AllGamesBeta spotted a listing for Darksider II: Definitive Edition for PS4 hidden on Amazon’s website. Also spotted were listings for Legend of Kay HD (PS4), The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 (PS4, Xbox …

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Darksiders II returns to Wii U eShop

Nordic has announced that Darksiders II is once again available on the Wii U eShop. The game vanished a little under a year ago following THQ’s demise but following Nordic’s acquisition of the IP last year has now been re-added to Nintendo’s digital offer. The news was confirmed in a …

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Crytek USA seeks Darksiders purchase

Crytek USA Corporation has announced its intention to bid on the Darksiders franchise. The recently formed development studio is composed in part by ex-Vigil Games staff, including CEO David Adams, who hopes to bring the IP back home” with its creators. "Going to bid on Darksiders IP," Adams posted on …

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Crytek USA Corp rises from Vigil’s ashes

Crytek has announced the opening of a new studio in Austin, Texas that is staffed in part by the core team of the recently closed Vigil Games. Dubbed Crytek USA Corp, the studio will be led by Vigil co-founder David Adams. The new CEO is one of three dozen ex-Vigil …

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Analyst believes Darksiders II is struggling to break even

Darksiders II has fallen short of THQ’s sales estimates, analyst Michael Pachter has stated. The game sold around 250,000 units in its debut month in the US but has since struggled. Pachter believes that while total sales are probably in excess of 1m units, the game has fallen short of …

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Sleeping Dogs shows its resilience by holding onto chart No.1

Square Enix action title Sleeping Dogs has bucked expectations by retaining control of the UK charts this week. It makes it two weeks at No.1 in the GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40, despite a 15 per cent drop in sales. The biggest casualties are the two Top Ten newcomers, …

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GAME OF THE DAY: Darksiders II brings an end to the summer drought

You know that awful summer drought games fans have to endure every year? Guess what – it’s over! With New Super Mario Bros 2 and Sleeping Dogs last week, and now Darksiders 2 and Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition this week, we can now officially say that the build …

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Darksiders II is THQ’s second most pre-ordered game

THQ has big plans for the future of Darksiders II that goes beyond the game’s launch this summer. Darksiders II arrives on 360, PS3 and PC on August 21st, with a Wii U version to come. It’s the second-highest pre-ordered title in THQ’s history, behind last year’s Saints Row: The …

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Darksiders II delay confirmed by THQ

THQ has officially announced a delay for Darksiders II, pushing the title’s release target back a couple months. The publisher stated back in February the game would arrive on June 26th. Now, that date has been adjusted to ‘sometime in August’ (via the Darksiders website). THQ previously alluded to the …

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