So, How Well Does Darksiders II On Wii U Actually Run?

Let's say you don't yet own Darksiders II, do own a Wii U, and are considering picking the game up for your new console. How's it shape up against the versions that have been out on the market on competing platforms for a few months now? » 12/10/12 2:30am 12/10/12 2:30am

Darksiders II’s Death Sure Loves His Loot

Just when you think you know where this live-action short from Somewhat Awesome Films is going, it, uh, surprises you. Vigil Games added a deeper level of customization to Darksiders II and its central character apparently can't get enough of all the goodies he finds. Except for Resident Evil 6. Can't say I blame… » 10/26/12 9:30am 10/26/12 9:30am

Hooray, Darksiders II's Janky PC Version Is Now Substantially Less Janky

Good news: true to their word, Vigil has issued the first update for the PC version of Darksiders II, addressing a number of problems players have had with that version of the game. Among the fixes: easier key-mapping, in-game crashes, and crucially, the broken v-sync, which resulted in unfixable screen-tearing for… » 8/30/12 11:00am 8/30/12 11:00am

Darksiders II is Incredibly Frustrating for the OCD Gamer

In today's manic-action-packed installment of the TAY-powered Speak Up on Kotaku, our favorite OCD gamer, Daemon_Gildas, is on the verge of losing his shit over Darksiders II's collectible chaos. » 8/28/12 5:30pm 8/28/12 5:30pm

Vigil Promises Fixes For Janky PC Darksiders II In 'The Weeks To Come'

Sad but true: The PC version of Darksiders II is bare-bones and has some serious graphical problems. Non-functional vertical-sync, strange controls, minimal options for graphical tweaking; it's a drag. » 8/23/12 9:30pm 8/23/12 9:30pm

Wondering Just What Darksiders II Is All About? Here's a Video Overview!

We've given you the review, talked about some port problems, and shown you the art. But how does Darksiders II really look? And what's it all about? » 8/17/12 7:00pm 8/17/12 7:00pm

Darksiders II Is Just The Most Recent Game to Prove that Imitation…

I was far from the only reviewer to observe that Darksiders II very clearly draws inspiration and ideas from a number of other games that came before it. Happily, it does so well, and it does so successfully. The mechanics and concepts it brings forward from other games are nearly all good ones, and for the most part… » 8/16/12 6:30pm 8/16/12 6:30pm

Death Claims the Souls of Seven Darksiders II Game Reviewers

Most men of modern profession have the good fortune to face death but once in their lifetime. These brave and critical souls stared into those empty sockets for hours and did not flinch... much. » 8/15/12 10:00pm 8/15/12 10:00pm

Death may be a leaner figure than his armour-clad sibling – the topless protagonist less a stocky mutant knight and…

Your Fate Does Not Concern Death In This Latest Darksiders II Trailer

Perhaps you've heard that Darksiders II will star Death. You hadn't heard that? Well, it will! But sorry to say, he cares more about his brother War than he cares about you. » 8/07/12 2:15pm 8/07/12 2:15pm

Watch Darksiders II's Death Kick Gigantic Ass In This New Trailer

The new Darksiders II map isn't the only thing that's going to be grand when THQ/Vigil Games' next hack and slash title releases next month (the map is said to be double the size of its predecessor). It's also a shared quality with the fiendish enemies you face off against. It's a wonder that the protagonist, Death,… » 7/25/12 9:30am 7/25/12 9:30am

If I Were Death I'd Probably Use My iPhone to Harvest Souls Too

The sinister sounding Darksiders II: Soul Harvest is more than just an iOS marketing tie-in that let's fans of all things dark and stalky unlock special goodies prior to the game's release next month. It's also how I imagine the anthropomorphic personification of the end of all things would get things done in the… » 7/19/12 8:30am 7/19/12 8:30am