Darksiders 3 is the latest addition to the Darksiders franchise and it is a game to be hyped about, especially if you are a fan of the previous titles waiting for half a decade for a sequel. It has been brought back from the dead and here are 7 things that you may expect from this feature.
The story is set once again in a post-apocalyptic version of Earth, which has been infected by the seven deadly sins.
The main protagonist of the game is Fury, one of the riders of four Horsemen of Apocalypse; she has been tasked by the charred council to hunt down the physical manifestations of the seven deadly sins and to prove that she is the strongest among the Four Horsemen.
Additionally, a secret ending is expected at the end of the game. Its story runs parallel to Darksiders 2, so expect to see some familiar enemies.
Similar to its predecessors, Darksiders 3 features a third-person open-world experience. It belongs to Hack and Slash genre and offers an action-adventure type of gameplay.
The game also includes complex puzzles and traversals, as well as fast-paced combat that will keep you on edge.
Darksiders 3 will focus a lot on exploration and finding your own way around its world, as it does not feature a mini-map to guide you through your adventure that makes the game more challenging or rewarding depending on the type of gamer you are.
There has also been an introduction of Elemental forms that has been an exclusive ability given to Fury.
These Elements Forms will allow Fury to enhance her combat abilities and attacks, giving her new moves for the purpose of combat and as well as for traversal.
There are subtle changes to the combat system of the game, unlike the two-handed hammer and scythe wielded by War and Death in Darksiders 1 and 2, Fury is primarily equipped with a fiery whip to use against hordes of monsters.
In addition to her whip, she will also be using her daggers, flails, swords as well as her magical abilities. Whip combined with elemental forms can be chained into many flashy movesets, but have in mind; her whip is not only for killing enemies.
Now you will have to take advantage of her whip and her elemental forms to progress through puzzles throughout the game and its diverse world.
The game will be featuring many new enemies designed from scratch tailored for our new protagonist mixed with some of the more iconic enemies from the previous titles brought back to haunt you.
Gunfire plans on making the gameplay more difficult and more intense, while at the same time also giving player fewer enemies to deal with at any given scenario, which will be compensated with more intelligent enemies and interesting combinations of their abilities.
According to the developers, this has been done to make the combat feel more personal.
The American studio that largely comprises of the team who were responsible for the first 2 games has developed Darksiders 3, so similar feats are expected from the game with upgraded graphics.
Darksiders 3 has amazing graphics and is an extremely beautiful game. It also features an HDR mode that complements its beauty and will be bliss for your eyes to play.
It has been published by THQ and runs on the Unreal Engine. You could expect to spend around an average of 15 hours on the game to complete the main plot of the game.
The game already has two confirmed DLCs, which will release with the game or a bit after it. The crucible that might ring a bell from the Darksiders 2, so expects to fight hordes of waves to fight for blood, honor, and rewards.
The second one will be a story based DLC called Keepers of the Void, introducing a new weapon, a few more hours of playtime and an interesting story taking place in the serpent holes.
These DLCs will be included with the 90 dollar, the 150 dollar, and the 400 dollar editions.
The developers did a good job modernizing the series without departing from the things that made the first two games in the franchise endearing.
And most people agree on that, the fundamentals of the game were preserved, and the addition of many new features, which makes for a refreshing gameplay.
Although there were minor graphical glitches reported as well as some technical issues.