Darksiders Genesis

Airship Syndicate, THQ Nordic

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
79
Top Critic Average
76%
Critics Recommend
Based on 42 critic reviews
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Darksiders Genesis

Rating Summary

Based on 42 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

76%

Critics Recommend

Based on 42 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCDec 5, 2019
PlayStation 4Feb 14, 2020
Xbox OneFeb 14, 2020
Nintendo SwitchFeb 14, 2020
Google Stadia2019

Developer: Airship Syndicate

Publisher: THQ Nordic

Genres: Action, Adventure, RPG

From the dawn of creation, THE COUNCIL has maintained the Balance across existence. Carrying out their orders are THE HORSEMEN, Nephilim (powerful beings spawned from the unnatural union of angels and demons) who have pledged themselves to the Council and been granted immense power. However, this power came at a tragic cost: the Horsemen were ordered to use their newfound strength to wipe out the rest of their kind. What followed was a bloody battle on Eden where the Horsemen, obeying the will of the Council, annihilated the Nephilim. Still reeling from the events on Eden, WAR and STRIFE have been given a new assignment -- LUCIFER, the enigmatic and deceptive demon king, has been plotting to upset the Balance by granting power to master demons throughout Hell. War and Strife must hunt down these masters, gather information, and ultimately fight their way through a tangled, demonic conspiracy that threatens to forever upset the Balance and unravel all of creation. DARKSIDERS: GENESIS is an action/adventure game that tears its way through hordes of demons, angels, and everything in-between on its way to Hell and back with guns blazing and swords swinging. Genesis gives players their first look at the world of DARKSIDERS before the events of the original game, as well as introduces the horseman STRIFE. FEATURES: Blast angels and demons as the gunslinging Horseman Strife, playable for the first time Swap between the powerful swordsman War and Strife instantly in frenetic, single-player gameplay Explore the epic world of Darksiders and wreak havoc with a friend in two-player cooperative mode Experience a brand new story campaign that takes place before the original Darksiders, exploring the origin of the Seven Seals Grow in strength and power as you collect items, abilities, weapon enhancements, creature cores and more

Darksiders Genesis Trailers

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Darksiders Genesis - Not Alone Trailer (feat. Malgros the Defiler)

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Darksiders Genesis - Introducing War

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Darksiders Genesis - Collector's Edition Trailer

Darksiders Genesis Screenshots

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Darksiders Genesis Reviews

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Though it lacks polish, Darksiders Genesis is a rare spinoff that equals and sometimes surpasses its mainline brethren

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A great one-shot adventure or an enjoyable grindfest, depending on which you want.

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Another cheerfully apocalyptic outing for the Horsemen.

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Darksiders Genesis find new fun in a new gameplay format. While retaining some of the aesthetic and mechanical qualities that drew fans in to begin with

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Recent News

The new Darksiders costs an extra $10 on Google Stadia

The new Darksiders costs an extra $10 on Google Stadia

THQ won’t say why Stadia owners are being charged more

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Darksiders Genesis is now available on PC and Google Stadia

Darksiders Genesis is now available on PC and Google Stadia

You can now buy Darksiders Genesis on PC and Google Stadia. Console players will need to wait until February to get their hands on it.

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Darksiders Genesis: The Final Preview - IGN

Darksiders Genesis: The Final Preview - IGN

Less Diablo, more Darksiders.

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Darksiders Genesis trailer shows off the deadly abilities of War and Strife

Darksiders Genesis trailer shows off the deadly abilities of War and Strife

A new trailer for Darksiders Genesis has been released, showing off some of the deadly abilities that War and Strife wield in their demon-slaying quest. Darksiders Genesis is set to release on PC and Stadia on December 5, while the console version is coming on February 14.

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