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GF Rating
7.7

2605 ratings

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GF Rating
7

Good

Just Meh!!!

posted by vlace11 (CEDAR HILL, TX) Aug 27, 2012

Member since Mar 2012

This game was ok for me i actually liked the 1st one more but i liked death better than war the game as a whole was lackluster like ZERO epic moments but if you've played the 1st one you should at least rent this and give it a try.

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Another child of Zelda and God of War

posted by yourdog23 (DENVER, CO) Aug 26, 2012

Member since Jan 2010

There are a lot of reviews out there that I have to disagree with. This game is NOT a clone of God of War. It's equal parts God of War and Legend of Zelda. For me, that's a HUGE difference. The combat pulls from the GoW series, but the adventuring pulls from a rich history of action adventure games. As for the RPG elements here, I barely noticed them. Seeing as how I don't like RPG games, that's a good thing (that I could so easily ignore them). The skill tree is a minor "RPG like" element that I could get into if I tried, but you don't need to spend that much time on it, since it's not complicated. Weapon/item choices do bring different specs into play, but if you just want to ignore most of the stats, you won't find yourself crippled by the end of the game. The fact that you can easily reset all your settings and change all your gear means you can experiment as much or as little as you'd like.

I've heard a lot about bugs with the game, but I can't say that I experienced any of them. The PS3 did freeze up a few times while playing, but plenty of games do that. The game picked up at the most recent check point, so no foul done. THQ has promised quite a bit of DLC, so I'm looking forward to that. For me, this game was definitely one of the few I'm willing to click the keep button.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

better than the first

posted by Dwolf2000 (SUISUN CITY, CA) Aug 25, 2012

Member since Oct 2009

I absolutely love this game. At first i thought it was short but it was actually pretty long. Great Weapons and Great Abilities. I enjoyed every minute of this game. Hopefully we get to play as the other horsemen in future games of darksiders.

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