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GF Rating
7.7

3776 ratings

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Excellent

posted by Flyuser101 (MEMPHIS, TN) Jan 19, 2013

Member since Jan 2013

Better than the original, and that is saying a lot. The new equipment, and stat system, is amazing. plus, having hundreds of items to improve upon is just awesome.

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Better than the First

posted by NxLocke (DALY CITY, CA) Jan 18, 2013

Member since Aug 2012

Storyline:
The storyline is definitely one of the major reason I love this game. Not only did it add to an already awesome story of the of the first game, it had an entirely different story on its own. So even if this is the first Darksiders game you have played, you won't feel like you have missed out much. By the end of the game, it'll make you want more. The only downside is that the game comes into an abrupt end without much of an explanation to what happens unless you played the first game. Let's not forget those quality voice acting either, these voice actors have done a terrific job in making the storyline even more fantastic.

Gameplay:
The game feels a lot like other hack and slash games but with a much smoother combat system supplemented by a diverse of attacks and combos. Puzzles are quite interesting as they use different methods to make them challenging but not too difficult to figure out. The puzzles and dungeons are fun in its own rights. There are many other features that made this game standout from other games and definitely worth the time to explore.

Graphics
The graphics and art style really reminds me of WoW but with a darker style. The scenery is one of the many things a player should stop and admire; it may not be the best compared to other high end games, but the scenery is nevertheless quite awesome.

Sound & Music:
Right when you start the game, the music really make you feel something epic is about to happen and that you are in the middle of it all. The different music in the different environment you are thrown into fits almost perfectly and the epicness it sound is undeniably beautiful. The music is overall wonderfully done.
Sound Effects cannot be forgotten either. Every bones you walk on, every debris you crush, every strike you hit all comes together nicely.

Overall:
Definitely one of the best games I have played and worth replaying all over again! I think I'm addicted....

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

This would be the time to use the word EPIC.

posted by rhythmguitarhv (SPRING BRANCH, TX) Jan 11, 2013

Member since Nov 2011

Generally don't like to keep playing a game that's a lot longer. But this one was good enough to finish. You really need to play all the way through to get the full packaged experience. Good all the way to the end. The chambers can get a little long and repetitive, but not enough to make me want to quit. It kind of makes me not want to play it again though. Could have streamlined it a bit more for replay value, but very good game none the less.

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