- THQ UK Interactive Marketing Manager Mike Richardson
has shared a video today proclaiming that The Creatures of Darksiders II officially welcome death on the PS3 entertainment system this August.
To quote: We've just released the first all-gameplay trailer for Darksiders II
, which sees the most feared of the horseman of the apocalypse, Death, going up against some of the creatures from the game.
The Ancient. The Corrupted. The Holy. The Damned... Death comes for all.
The trailer shows off several key characters from the game, but we wanted to provide additional context as the game marches towards its August 14th release date.
Like his fellow Horsemen, Death is of a race known as Nephilim - among the most powerful beings in the Universe. When mankind received the prize of Eden, Absalom - leader of the Nephilim - led his armies against Heaven and Hell in an attempt to steal it back. For this crime, the Charred Council condemned the Nephilim to destruction.
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse were granted a reprieve from this fate on the condition they aid the Council's victory over their kin. The Horsemen accepted, but it was Death who bore the greatest burden of guilt...