Darksiders 3 Officially Announced First Trailer and Story Details Revealed

first_img In recent months, THQ Nordic (formerly Nordic Games) has released remastered editions of both Darksiders games. It appears that these titles were released in preparation for a brand-new entry. Today, the company has officially announced Darksiders 3.Darksiders takes place in the distant future after the biblical Apocalypse has wiped out humanity. The first two games centered around the mystery of who (or what) initiated the Apocalypse prematurely. Like the previous titles, players will once again play one of the famed Horsemen of the Apocalypse. The reveal trailer below gives us a taste of what to expect. Hands-On: ‘Sparklite’ Is a Fun Zelda-Inspired RoguelikeSteelSeries Arctis 1 Is World’s First USB-C Wireless Gaming Headset Stay on targetcenter_img “Return to an apocalyptic planet Earth in Darksiders 3, a hack-n-slash action adventure where players take on the role of Fury in her quest to hunt down and dispose of the Seven Deadly Sins,” said THQ Nordic on their website. “The Charred Council calls upon Fury to battle from the heights of heaven down through the depths of hell in a quest to restore humanity and prove that she is the most powerful of the Horsemen.”Fury is a whip-wielding mage. She must hunt down her targets and slay many foul beasts in an “open-ended, living, free-form” world. Like her brothers, War and Death, Fury has to travel between different environments to “uncover secrets while advancing the Darksiders 3 story.THQ Nordic is developing Darksiders 3 alongside Gunfire Games. Gunfire’s team contains many of the original developers that created Darksiders. “The Gunfire team brings an intimate involvement with every aspect of the Darksiders franchise since its inception,” said THQ Nordic business director Reinhard Pollice. “There is simply no team better qualified to create Darksiders 3, beginning with our unpredictable and enigmatic hero Fury—a mage who is considered the most powerful of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse!”There’s no solid release date for Darksiders 3. All we know at this time is that it will be released sometime in 2018 for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Stay tuned for more information as it develops.last_img read more