The extended announcement trailer for THQ's Darksiders II is here, giving us a deeper appreciation of Death and his majestic steed. Is it just me, or is that horse looking a little pallid?

After bringing war to life in Darksiders the first, Vigil Games takes on the monumental task of granting a personality and likeability to the end of all things. If I were in charge, I would have started with the horse. He named his horse Despair? Way to stereotype Death as a goth. It's insulting and displays a lack of cultural knowledge. Old school goths have all graduated to steampunk now. They should have named the beast Victoria and made it clockwork.

If I were Death, my horse would be named Mr. Wufflies. It's not like it's going to make the people I come to take away any less terrified. Besides, you don't need to be scared to die. Perhaps a little levity is in order.

Darksiders II's Death and the Horse He Rode In On

Darksiders II's Death and the Horse He Rode In On

Darksiders II's Death and the Horse He Rode In On

Darksiders II's Death and the Horse He Rode In On

Darksiders II's Death and the Horse He Rode In On

Darksiders II's Death and the Horse He Rode In On

Darksiders II's Death and the Horse He Rode In On

Darksiders II's Death and the Horse He Rode In On

Darksiders II's Death and the Horse He Rode In On