Darksiders II for Nintendo Wii U
Wii U

Darksiders II

Nov 18, 2012

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About this game

Developer: Vigil Games
Content Rating: Mature

Summary

Awakened by the End of Days, Death, the most feared of the legendary Four Horsemen, embarks on a quest to undo Armageddon.

Along the way, Death discovers that there are far worse things than an earthly Apocalypse, and that an ancient grudge may threaten all of Creation.

Become the terrifying force which everything fears but nothing can escape. Death Lives, in Darksiders II.

Critic Reviews

12 Reviews
8.00
Lorenzo VeloriaNov 21, 2012
Darksiders II on the Wii U port is an excellent way to experience Death's adventure. There haven't been any significant changes from the Xbox and PS3 versions. The combat is still thrilling, the dungeons are lengthy and challenging, and the loot hoarding is addictive. Even if the Wii U specific features don't particularly add to the overall experience, if you haven't played Darksiders II yet, you can't go wrong with picking up a copy for Nintendo's newest console.
Blake PetersonDec 07, 2012
This makes Darksiders II's bugs gamebusters. The bugs are so prevalent, the freezes such a problem, that I would only recommend the game to those willing to risk the wear and tear on their brand new hardware by having to unplug it regularly; this cannot be good for the Wii U's processors and hard drive. It's a nasty enough problem that it really makes it impossible to recommend the game, which is too bad, since so much of it is amazingly well-implemented.
Kevin VanOrdNov 20, 2012
The Wii U version's execution problems are a disappointment considering the overall quality of Death's dark adventure. Yet the frame rate jitters and loading hitches don't greatly detract from the bloody appeal of Darksiders II's combat, nor the gradually evolving complexity of its enjoyable dungeons. Death may have plenty of contempt for the denizens of this burning world, but the game he appears in tempts you ever onward with its promise of new abilities to exploit and new paths to explore.

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