The Makers of Bayonetta Would Love to Buy The Suddenly-Endangered Darksiders Series

One of the sad and somewhat odd outcomes of today's big auction of top games and studios from game publisher THQ is that no one—not EA, not Activision, not Take Two, not Bethesda, not Ubisoft... no one—made a bid for the action-game series Darksiders and Vigil, the studio that made those games. » 1/23/13 7:50pm 1/23/13 7:50pm

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 Lets You Customize Your Own Death

The first Darksiders won a loyal following of fans for its badass remix of the Legend of Zelda's dungeon-crawling gameplay. But you couldn't really differentiate the way that main character War played. He was a bruiser with weapons that worked the same way for everyone. But Death will be more individualized, once… » 4/11/12 10:00pm 4/11/12 10:00pm

Death Brings Nimble Platforming and Speedy Combat to Darksiders II

In Vigil games' upcoming Darksiders II, players assume the mantle of Death, who is pretty much the only "personified supernatural force" more badass than War, the protagonist of the first game. The video above demonstrates gameplay from the early chapters of the game, showcasing Death's lighter move-set and quicker… » 1/24/12 11:00am 1/24/12 11:00am