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Horseman Of War vs. God Of War – Darksiders Review

DARKSIDERS (2010) – VIGIL GAMES

The character design for War is pretty much spot on - imposing and frightful
The character design for War is pretty much spot on – imposing and frightful

As far as Doomsday theories go, the arrival of The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse is one of the cooler ideas – a meteorite crashing into the earth would be boring, and a giant flood would be kind of predictable. The image of four deities riding across the sky dragging Armageddon in their wake (or if you’ve read Terry Pratchet’s Sourcery, seeing them stop off at a county pub on the way and having their horses nicked while they get drunk) simply sounds that much more impressive. It surprises me then that it took so long for a developer to have the inspired idea to put the player into the shoes of one of the Horsemen. Enter Darksiders, one of the brighter lights to shine during the long drawn out demise of THQ. Continue reading Horseman Of War vs. God Of War – Darksiders Review