I love great stories. I love Video games. And I love when both of those are mashed together. All of my life I have been a passionate gamer. I loved living different lives and saving the world. My favorite game growing up was Halo. Master chief was a new and different hero. and after the first game the stories became very interesting with and ever expanding lore, with books, movies and shows.
Up until a couple of years ago I would have pegged Halo as my all time favorite video game. But a couple of years ago I came across a demo for Darksiders. I downloaded and played the Half an hour or whatever it was they allowed me to play and that was it. The demo didn’t hook me. Essentially I didn’t know what the game was about and that left me uninterested. So I never bought it.
As time went on I would continually see the game in the Xbox store and it would always pull me in. Eventually it went on sale and I had to buy it to kill the curiosity about the game. Boy, am I glad I did, it will definitely go down as one of my top five purchases. It checked all the boxes that made a great game for me. Interesting story, interesting world, Monsters, Cinematic and interesting characters.
So, why am I talking about a game that came out in 2010? Well mostly because it is a grossly underrated Game and I think more people should know about it. BUT there is also a third installment of the series coming which is really big news become fans of the game thought its chances of survival diminished with the collapsed of THQ. This news has me beyond excited! so much so in fact that I orders the most expensive version possible………. I told you I was a fan.
So, for those who haven’t had the pleasure of playing any of the Darksiders games I will give you a brief synopsis. The game is based on the Biblical apocalypse. The seventh seal is broken and Heaven and Hell bring death and destruction upon the Kingdom of man. you play as one of the four horsemen. War. Who is sent to earth to restore the balance. but the seventh seal was not broken and now you are to blame for the annihilation of man. You spend the game searching for answers and fighting Heaven and Hell alike.
The second game you play as Death who’s quest is to protect war at all costs. 3 games, 3 different horsemen. Each game has its own feel and helps progress the story. The horseman for Darksiders 3 is Fury, who just so happens to be a HorseWOMAN. Which is defiantly a nice contrast. Shes pretty bad ass see for yourself!
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