A day late, and a buck short. That’s me. Well, I’ve been under the weather, so this one slipped by me yesterday. But I found it today!
THQ Nordic announced…yesterday…the return of the Darksiders franchise with Darksiders 3 for PC, PS4, and XB1. When it will be available to the public is unknown, minus a vague 2018 date. The company did mention, however they have teamed up with Gunfire Games for the project. GG is largely comprised of many of the original creators of the Darksiders series.
Lars Wingefors, Co-Founder and Group CEO of THQ Nordic AB, had this to say,
“As promised, we have taken our time to ensure that this next Darksiders will be everything action-adventure gamers and especially Darksiders loyalists could dream of and more.”
I sure hope so. They could do some wonderful things with current gen tech.
They went on to say this,
“The Gunfire team brings an intimate involvement with every aspect of the Darksiders franchise since its inception,” said Reinhard Pollice, Director of Business and Product Development, THQ Nordic. “There is simply no team better qualified to create Darksiders III, beginning with our unpredictable and enigmatic hero FURY – a mage who is considered the most powerful of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse!”
Return to an apocalyptic planet Earth in Darksiders III, a hack-n-slash action adventure where players take on the role of FURY in her quest to hunt down and dispose of the Seven Deadly Sins. The Charred Council calls upon Fury to battle from the heights of heaven down through the depths of hell in a quest to restore humanity and prove that she is the most powerful of the Horsemen. As a mage, FURY relies on her whip and magic to restore the balance between good and evil. The expansive, Darksiders III game world is presented as an open-ended, living, free-form planet Earth that is dilapidated by war and decay, and overrun by nature. FURY will move back and forth between environments to uncover secrets while advancing the Darksiders III story.
Well, there you have it. Darksiders 3 was officially announced, and I’m ready. I was actually just speaking with my wonderful wife about the series the other day while playing the 1st one (it was free with Gold). I like the series a lot. I think it’s clever, pretty, and I like the controls for the most part.
You can meet the new character, FURY here.
For more information, please visit the Darksiders website here.
As always, stay tuned to CCC for more news, pictures or whatever else I can scrounge up.