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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

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Darksiders 2: Definitive Edition spotted for PlayStation 4

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

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Darksiders 2 returns to Wii U

Who says it doesn't have any games?

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

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

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FeatureDanny Bilson: inside the rise and fall of THQ

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

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Darksiders and Red Faction sold to Nordic Games

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

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Crytek confirms it will bid on Darksiders IP at auction

Many ex-Vigil veterans now work there.

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

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

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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.

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THQ is no more. This is where its assets went

UPDATE: Platinum Games is interested in Darksiders.

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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.

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Darksiders 2's Abyssal Forge DLC due next week

Darksiders 2's Abyssal Forge DLC due next week

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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.

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

Slaying in a winter wonderland.

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UK chart: Sleeping Dogs denies Darksiders 2

But sales up on first Darksiders' launch week.

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Digital FoundryFace-Off: Darksiders 2

Armageddon which version again?

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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.

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Digital FoundryDarksiders 2 Gameplay Performance Video

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

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Digital FoundryDarksiders 2 Cut-Scene Performance Video

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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Darksiders 2 Review

Scythe matters.

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Darksiders 2 post-game content detailed

THQ throws players a bone.

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THQ recovery continues: stock safe on NASDAQ

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

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Green Man Gaming to sell boxed PC and console games

Digital shop makes friends with discs.

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

Contains two extra DLC packs, weapons and armour.

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New THQ boss reinforces commitment to Darksiders franchise

Jason Rubin clarifies interview misquote.

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FeatureDarksiders 2: Death Becomes You

Half an hour with Vigil's new leading man.

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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".

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

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

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Darksiders 2 release date delayed by THQ

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

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THQ quiet on possible Darksiders 2 release date delay

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

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Nintendo responds to Wii U power reports

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

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

"The graphics are just not as powerful."

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

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

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Darksiders 2 is a Wii U launch title, developer claims

Vigil promises unique features for Nintendo version.

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VideoDeath stars in Darksiders 2 cinematic trailer

Apocalyptic hack-and-slash due in June.

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All Darksiders pre-orders upgraded to Limited Editions

Gives code for first single-player DLC.

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Darksiders 2 release date announced

Pre-order bonuses revealed. New trailer released.

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THQ to announce 170 layoffs today - report

What will the game collateral be?

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Darksiders prequel novel announced

The Abomination Vault paves the way for Darksiders 2.

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THQ recommits to core games amid long-term health fears

Unwittingly appears to out Company of Heroes 2.

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FeatureDarksiders 2 Preview: Looting the Classics

Vigil digs deep for its Diablo-inspired sequel.

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THQ denies cancelling 2014 line-up of games

But Warhammer 40K MMO future less certain.

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Darksiders 2 out summer 2012

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

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VideoFresh Darksiders 2 footage lands

Vigil reveals new in-game action.

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PS3 "a pain in the ass to work on"

Darksiders 2 dev explains why.

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Wii U has "plenty of horsepower" - dev

Early controller "like a giant Game Boy".

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THQ goes huge at Eurogamer Expo 2011

Saints Row! Space Marine! UFC!

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THQ has Darksiders II running on Wii U

"Absolutely" looks as good as PS3, 360.

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Darksiders II confirmed for Wii U

It's due to arrive next year.

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VideoDarksiders II trailer ignites for E3

Skulls and swords fantasy out 2012.

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First Darksiders 2 details confirmed

Death to jump in the saddle.

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New lead character for Darksiders 2

Plays out at the same time as original.

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No Darksiders 2 until 2013?

Sequel is happening but you'll have to wait.