Xbox Live – A Week of Deals (1/14 – 1/20)

For those of us that still have nuclear reactors in our living rooms (Xbox 360), we can take advantage of some online deals that have surfaced on Major Nelson’s blog. Nordic Games is happy to present discounts over 50% on former THQ titles below. Name Type Discount ArcaniA Games on Demand 67% off ArcaniA Fall of Setarrif Add-on 67% off Darksiders Games on Demand 67% off Darksiders II Games o...

Darksiders 2 Wii U Trailer Retells the Tale

Death Lives. Yeah, most of you know the plot to Darksiders 2 and don’t need a recap, but Death’s journey for his brother’s redemption made of one engrossing plotline. Darksiders 2 will launch on the Wii U this Sunday (or November 30th for you Aussies), and those wanting a closer look at this version can look no further. Today, a new trailer was released showing the Wii U version ...

EB Expo 2012: Darksiders II Wii U Preview

The EB Expo gave us a chance to try out a great range of games, one of them being the Darksiders 2 Wii U version. The original game came out in late August, and with this version slated for release on November 31, you’d want to see and feel some differences between the two games. I’m not sure if it was getting used to the controllers’ joysticks, but the game did feel different from the original. I...

Darksiders 2 DLC dives into the hell that is Argul’s Tomb

THQ have announced that the first instalment of what is sure to be a series of many downloadable content packs for Darksiders 2 is on the way to XBLA, PSN and PC on the 27th of September, 2012. The new DLC pack for the critically acclaimed Darksiders 2 is titled Argul’s Tomb and will supposedly feature a tomb of some kind that belongs to a person by the name of Argul. The tomb probably is da...

Darksiders 2 Is A U.S. Wii U Launch Title

It seems the U.S. are getting  preferred treatment with THQ confirming Darksiders 2 as a Wii U launch title, whilst Europe will be getting Darksiders 2 on the Wii U within the launch window. No word on a release for it on the Wii U in Japan as of yet. The Wii U version of Darksiders 2 will come with the first DLC, Argul’s Tomb, on disc, plus all the pre-order bonuses from other editions. Thi...

Darksiders II: Dealing Death Video

In this Darksiders II Video, we have one of the games lead developers: Ben Cureton giving us a rundown on how best to utilise the combat of Death. The trailer is titled: Dealing Death and showcases combat from within the game. Players struggling to master the game might want to give this one a watch. The combat in Darksiders II is pretty similar to the combat of Darksiders, however, the fighting s...

Darksiders II Review

Darksiders II Developer: Vigil Games Publisher: THQ Platform: Xbox 360 (reviewed), PS3, PC, Wii U (eventually) Release Date:  August 14 (US), August 16 (Aus), August 21 (Europe) Price: $64.95 Available Here Overview Quick! Name me one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. You said Death, didn’t you? Knew it. Death is the Paul McCartney of the Four Horsemen, the one who’s broken free ...

Darksiders II The Crucible Explained

Were you a fan of Darksiders, but got bummed out when at the end of the game the only enemies left to fight were sparse spawns of low levels enemies round the map?  Well, the developers of Darksiders II are working on making sure that doesn’t happen with the addition of “The Crucible”. As explained in the video below, The Crucible is the arena mode for Darksiders II and pits Deat...

Darksiders II: Know Death – Last Pre-Release Trailer

Darksiders II is preparing to be released soon, so it’s having one final trailer to set the stage for it.  The video “Know Death”, doesn’t give any new information to those already versed in what Death exists to do.  Players can check out the new trailer embedded below to see the action as well as the first few scores the game is garnering. Darksiders II is the sequel to th...

CC Weekly News Recap – 23rd-29th July 2012

Welcome to this past week in gaming, anime, pop culture and whatever else happened. We travelled to THQ’s Darksiders II event at Sun Studios and got to preview several new titles such a South Park: The Stick of Truth, WWE 13 (is it as glitchy as WWE 12?) and of course Darksiders II. We also headed to EA’s offices in Sydney for some hands on time with Medal of Honor: Warfighter. On the ...

Fun With Darksiders II And THQ

Earlier this week both Luke Halliday and Myself were invited to an event with THQ over at Sun Studios in Sydney. At the event we were able to play a bunch of as-yet unreleased video games that will be coming out later this year and early next year, but more importantly, we were able to play around with stunt men and do some stunts. In this video that is embedded below, you can watch as both myself...

Darksiders II Event Impressions

Earlier this week, us here at Capsule Computers were given the opportunity to take some hand-on time with the upcoming Darksiders II video game from THQ.  The build that we were given  was a similar build to the one on display at E3, so anyone who has seen that version of the build being played will likely encounter similar content to the content presented here. Firstly, I want to point out that w...

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