THQ Nordic has introduced Darksiders Genesis, the most recent entry within the long-running sequence. Nonetheless, this can be a radical departure from the standard Darksiders formulation, providing up a Diablo-esque expertise. It’s being developed by Airship Syndicate, which is definitely made up of workers from Darksiders creator Vigil Studios. Set to launch later in 2019, Darksiders Genesis will permit gamers to lastly play because the final of the 4 horsemen: Strife.
Together with the announcement, THQ Nordic launched a cinematic trailer, which provides simply the briefest glimpse at gameplay:
Based on the Amazon itemizing, Darksiders Genesis will focus on Warfare (protagonist of the primary Darksiders) and Strife as they’re “given a brand new project.” They’ll apparently must cease Lucifer, who needs to “grant energy to grasp demons all through Hell.”
Not like the earlier Darksiders video games, which featured a gameplay fashion much like the unique God of Warfare video games, Darksiders Genesis as an alternative presents a top-down view. Like different video games on this vein, you’ll be amassing loads of loot when you make your manner by these dungeons. Nonetheless, anticipate different Darksiders staples, like large boss battles and puzzle-solving, to return.
We beforehand knew a brand new Darksiders sport can be current at E3 2019. With Darksiders Genesis being playable on the present, anticipate to study extra particulars about its gameplay there.
Darksiders Genesis follows 2018’s Darksiders III, which got here six years after the discharge of Darksiders II. We gave it a constructive overview, although noting it might battle to seek out its viewers exterior of the core fanbase.
The reveal of Darksiders Genesis follows yesterday’s reveal of SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Backside – Rehydrated. We nonetheless have yet one more sport set to be revealed within the lead-up to E3 2019. These are all supposedly a part of the over 40 video games THQ Nordic has in growth, however don’t anticipate to see information about most of them at E3.
Darksiders Genesis will launch in 2019 for the PlayStation four, Xbox One Nintendo Swap, PC, and Google Stadia.