Darksiders Sequel in the Works

The story of Heaven versus Hell continues with a new lead character.

Erik Norrisby Erik Norris


THQ and Vigil Games are making a sequel to Darksiders, as was revealed yesterday via Game Informer. The publication went about unveiling Darksiders II to the world with some beautiful Joe Madureira artwork that will grace the upcoming July cover of the magazine. You can get your first look at said cover below.

It seems Vigil is making sure Darksiders II is not just a retread of the original. For starters, Vigil has ditched Darksider’s lead protagonist, War, replacing him with his brother, Death. Darksiders II features Death traveling to the Abyss and attempting to restore humanity after its destruction during the Apocalypse.

Darksiders II is slated for release in 2012 on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.

If you want to learn more about Darksiders II, be sure to pick up the July issue of Game Informer. Subscribers of the mag should be receiving their issue in the coming days. For everyone else, get off your butts and get to your local GameStop to pick up a copy. In the meantime, enjoy the Darksiders II cover art, as promised.