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GF Rating
7.4

12052 ratings

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Feel the Power of the Horseman of War!

posted by KHMDark (COVINGTON, GA) Jan 24, 2010

Member since Feb 2009

Darksiders. Strange name for a game based on the Four Horsemen. A better name might have been Darkriders... meh.

This is a good game, not the BEST, mind you, but still better then most.

The story is the first thing I'll mention; You start the game as War, the strongest Horseman of the Four. You had just crashed down in New York during the Apocolypse, and soon you find out that War was called too early, his Brothers still lying in wait, even though he accepted "The Call", which is the sginal for the Horseman to come. Then later War is charged with treason by -Sorry! No Spolier for the name!-, but he convinces them to let him find the ones responcible, even though they took all of his powers. So, War being blamed and punished with no powers, he goes to Earth 100 years later. All of the humans are dead... not exactly a comforting thought for us humans, huh?

The story gets more interesting as it gets on, the voice acting is very good (can't believe they got the guy who voiced as Gaara from Naruro to voice as War! That's awesome! xp ) with unique characters. But, to me, the cutscenes are FAR too short. I know it's an action game, but story is important, too! Oh, and "Chaos Mode" can be used more often then you would think (it's where War turns into a giant monster thing and can't be killed. It's sweet. xp).

The gameplay is where the meat of the game is. It's sort of like God of War, but you have to go to a merchant to get the upgrades and other items and weapons.

Now... some bad things... some of the puzzles are harder then they need to be... the camera sometimes goes into a bad place or courner (sometimes), and sometimes the game throws too many enemies at you at once and you feel sort of overwhelmed. Not a good feeling when you face three Elite enemies at once. O-o

In the end, this is a game you should at least rent. It's fun, some of the puzzles are interesting (if some are very annoying... >.<), and you get to be a Horseman! Can't get much better!XD

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GF Rating
7

Good

Devil Maycry Nocoff

posted by Novas24 (NEWPORT NEWS, VA) Jan 19, 2010

Member since Jan 2008

To me this is just like devilmaycry but with diffrent plot but some actions take place. from the first hour the game seamed just like devil may bry just not as nice the combos go together like DMC . If you want to play a Nocoff of DMC then this is the game. I sent it back the same day i got it. its just like DMC sadly but not as fun!

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GF Rating
5

Fair

This is not God of War

posted by bclagrange (CONCORD, NC) Jan 18, 2010

Member since Jan 2010

The game has its high moments and low. Its more like Zelda than it is God of war. When I say there are alot of puzzles in it thats an understatement. Some of the puzzles are fun and others are downright frustrating and the only way to solve them would to be to go on you tube or buy the guide. The battle mechanics are also lacking, you could just press buttons and beat this game if you could get past the puzzles. bring on Dante and Kratos this is a letdown becuase of all the controller throwing puzzles.

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