The time for the great Apocalypse of legend has come... as you take on the role of War, one of the four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, and rain judgment and destruction on the Earth.
However, not all is as it seems when you discover that you and your fellow Horsemen have been implicated in the premature destruction of Earth and are swept up in a conspiracy between the forces of Heaven and Hell.
Banished and stripped of your powers, embark on an epic quest of revenge and redemption as you battle angels and demons to restore your awesome abilities and seek out those who betrayed you.
- Godlike Power: Combine the brutal attacks, supernatural abilities and seamless traversal - delivering epic combat and adventure in an immersive demon ravaged world.
- Open World Exploration: Discover hidden secrets as you explore the vast terrain of a ruined Overworld, and ward off relentless enemies as you battle through the demonic dungeons of the Underworld.
- Extreme Arsenal of Weapons: Unleash WAR's fury with an expansive arsenal of fantasy and modern weapons, and use virtually anything within your environment as a weapon (lamp posts, cars, buses).
- Choose your Character's Progression: Increase or unlock new abilities - customized to your gameplay style. Build up WAR's Wrath Powers and unleash them in spectacular attacks - or collect Soul Cores to increase or unlock new abilities.
- Horseman of the Apocalypse: Gain the services of RUIN, WAR's phantom steed - blazing a trail through enemies across devastated environments.
- Graphic Novel Art Style: Joe Madureira's unique visual art style and original storyline (Comic Book Bio - X-men, Battle Chasers, The Ultimates).
- Cinematic Gameplay Experience: Harnessing the power of next-generation console systems, Darksiders will immerse players in a rich cinematic gameplay experience - featuring next gen graphics, detailed special effects, cinematic lighting and an epic musical score that complements the in-game action.