The Apocalypse Hits North American Retail Stores With The Launch Of Darksiders II

THQ Inc.’s (NASDAQ: THQI) critically-acclaimed Darksiders II, the highly-anticipated sequel to Darksiders, is now available at North American retailers for the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC.

In Darksiders II players assume the role of Death, the most feared of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, in an action-adventure game nearly four times the size of its predecessor. Faster gameplay, deep skill trees and a new loot system all build upon the strengths of the original, allowing players a wide variety of character development and customization options.

Darksiders II is available for the suggested prices of U.S. $59.99 (Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3) and U.S. $49.99 (PC). Darksiders II also will be available for Nintendo’s Wii U™ entertainment system later this year.

Darksiders II goes over the top with an incredible, sprawling experience for fans of action-adventure games,” said Jason Rubin, President, THQ. “By combining customizable role-playing game elements with intense combat and vast worlds to explore, THQ’s Vigil Games has created a masterpiece that’s packed with replayability, featuring all new combos, weapons and play styles for fans to enjoy.

Here is what press are saying about Darksiders II:
  • “An awesome take on the apocalypse” – IGN.com
  • “Epic” – MTV Multiplayer
  • “What a sequel should be” – Gaming Excellence
  • “Truly awe-inspiring” – Planet Xbox 360
  • “Refined…and improved” – PlayStation Universe

For more information about Darksiders II, please visit www.Darksiders.com.

About Darksiders II

Awakened by the End of Days, Death, the most feared of the legendary Four Horsemen embarks on a quest to redeem his brother's name. Become the terrifying force which everything fears but nothing can escape.

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