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Digital FoundryFace-Off: Darksiders 2 on Wii U

Wii U fails to best the competition in another Digital Foundry multi-platform comparison.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Darksiders 2

Armageddon which version again?

Digital FoundryDarksiders 2: DFPC 768p vs. 1080p at Max Settings Video

On our 300 dual core/Radeon HD 6770 gaming PC, Darksiders 2 ran very well indeed at 768p but suffered at full HD.

Digital FoundryDarksiders 2 Gameplay Performance Video

Not much at all to separate the two console platforms across the run of play.

Key events

23rd August 2012

Face-Off: Darksiders 2

14th August 2012

Darksiders 2 Review

24th January 2012

Darksiders 2 trailer

12th December 2011

Darksiders 2 teaser trailer

Darksiders 2: Definitive Edition spotted for PlayStation 4

UPDATE: Now Amazon has leaked its box art, too.

Darksiders 2 returns to Wii U

Who says it doesn't have any games?

Nordic resurrects Darksiders and Red Faction for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 collections

UPDATE: Collections don't indicate new games in the series... yet.

FeatureDanny Bilson: inside the rise and fall of THQ

The outspoken former chief of Saints Row, Homefront and Darksiders finally breaks his silence.

Darksiders and Red Faction sold to Nordic Games

Gearbox paid $1.35 million for Homeworld, 505 acquired Drawn to Life.

Crytek confirms it will bid on Darksiders IP at auction

Many ex-Vigil veterans now work there.

THQ taking bids for Darksiders, Red Faction, Homeworld et al from 1st April

And Titan Quest and Costume Quest and Stacking, and and and...

36 recently laid off Vigil staff now at Crytek

UPDATE: Crytek's new Austin Studio isn't buying the Darksiders IP. Will focus on online games and triple A titles.

THQ is no more. This is where its assets went

UPDATE: Platinum Games is interested in Darksiders.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Darksiders 2 on Wii U

Wii U fails to best the competition in another Digital Foundry multi-platform comparison.

Darksiders 2's Abyssal Forge DLC due next week

Darksiders 2's Abyssal Forge DLC due next week

FeatureWii U: How are the ports shaping up?

Donlan checks out the first wave of multi-platform releases, including Mass Effect 3 and Assassin's Creed 3.

Darksiders 2's Argul's Tomb DLC due next week

Slaying in a winter wonderland.

UK chart: Sleeping Dogs denies Darksiders 2

But sales up on first Darksiders' launch week.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Darksiders 2

Armageddon which version again?

Digital FoundryDarksiders 2: DFPC 768p vs. 1080p at Max Settings Video

On our 300 dual core/Radeon HD 6770 gaming PC, Darksiders 2 ran very well indeed at 768p but suffered at full HD.

Digital FoundryDarksiders 2 Gameplay Performance Video

Not much at all to separate the two console platforms across the run of play.

Digital FoundryDarksiders 2 Cut-Scene Performance Video

Like-for-like engine-driven visuals tested on Xbox 360 and PS3.

Digital FoundryDarksiders 2: Xbox 360 vs. PS3 Face-Off Video

Excellent work from the development team in matching the two console SKUs.

Digital FoundryDarksiders 2: PS3 vs. PC Face-Off Video

THQ give us a cut and dried example of a basic console port.

Digital FoundryDarksiders 2: Xbox 360 vs. PC Face-Off Video

PC power up against Microsoft console - and there's really not a lot in it.

Darksiders 2 Review

Scythe matters.

Darksiders 2 post-game content detailed

THQ throws players a bone.

THQ recovery continues: stock safe on NASDAQ

Reverse stock split does the trick as Relic co-founder joins the team.

Green Man Gaming to sell boxed PC and console games

Digital shop makes friends with discs.

Darksiders 2 pre-orders at THQ store receive bonus season pass

Contains two extra DLC packs, weapons and armour.

VideoLive-action Darksiders 2 trailer delivers

One last sermon before Death.

New THQ boss reinforces commitment to Darksiders franchise

Jason Rubin clarifies interview misquote.

FeatureDarksiders 2: Death Becomes You

Half an hour with Vigil's new leading man.

Wii U Darksiders 2 graphics "at least as good" as PS3, Xbox 360 versions'

Having inventory, map on the controller "will change people's perceptions".

THQ delays South Park: The Game, ditches Devil's Third

Reveals Saints Row, UFC sales, Company of Heroes 2 post-launch DLC.

Darksiders 2 release date delayed by THQ

"This is great news for the team at Vigil."

THQ quiet on possible Darksiders 2 release date delay

"We're not going to ship it before it's done."

Nintendo responds to Wii U power reports

"The experience of playing will always be more important than raw numbers."

Wii U "not as capable" as PS3, Xbox 360 - report

"The graphics are just not as powerful."

Darksiders 2 dev: Wii U hardware "on par" with current gen

Won't do anything to "up-rez" the game on Nintendo's console.

Darksiders 2 is a Wii U launch title, developer claims

Vigil promises unique features for Nintendo version.

VideoDeath stars in Darksiders 2 cinematic trailer

Apocalyptic hack-and-slash due in June.

All Darksiders pre-orders upgraded to Limited Editions

Gives code for first single-player DLC.

Darksiders 2 release date announced

Pre-order bonuses revealed. New trailer released.

THQ to announce 170 layoffs today - report

What will the game collateral be?

Darksiders prequel novel announced

The Abomination Vault paves the way for Darksiders 2.

THQ recommits to core games amid long-term health fears

Unwittingly appears to out Company of Heroes 2.

FeatureDarksiders 2 Preview: Looting the Classics

Vigil digs deep for its Diablo-inspired sequel.

THQ denies cancelling 2014 line-up of games

But Warhammer 40K MMO future less certain.

Darksiders 2 out summer 2012

"It is also anticipated to be a launch title for Wii U," says THQ.

VideoFresh Darksiders 2 footage lands

Vigil reveals new in-game action.

PS3 "a pain in the ass to work on"

Darksiders 2 dev explains why.

Wii U has "plenty of horsepower" - dev

Early controller "like a giant Game Boy".

FeatureDarksiders 2

Mos Death.

THQ goes huge at Eurogamer Expo 2011

Saints Row! Space Marine! UFC!

THQ has Darksiders II running on Wii U

"Absolutely" looks as good as PS3, 360.

Darksiders II confirmed for Wii U

It's due to arrive next year.

VideoDarksiders II trailer ignites for E3

Skulls and swords fantasy out 2012.

First Darksiders 2 details confirmed

Death to jump in the saddle.

New lead character for Darksiders 2

Plays out at the same time as original.

No Darksiders 2 until 2013?

Sequel is happening but you'll have to wait.