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  • Summary: From the dawn of creation, the council has maintained the Balance across existence. Carrying out their orders are the Horsemen, Nephilim (powerful beings spawned from the unnatural union of angels and demons) who have pledged themselves to the Council and been granted immense power. However,From the dawn of creation, the council has maintained the Balance across existence. Carrying out their orders are the Horsemen, Nephilim (powerful beings spawned from the unnatural union of angels and demons) who have pledged themselves to the Council and been granted immense power. However, this power came at a tragic cost: the Horsemen were ordered to use their newfound strength to wipe out the rest of their kind. What followed was a bloody battle on Eden where the Horsemen, obeying the will of the Council, annihilated the Nephilim. Darksiders: Genesis is an action/adventure that tears its way through hordes of demons, angels, and everything in-between on its way to Hell and back with guns blazing and swords swinging. Genesis gives players their first look at the world of Darksiders before the events of the original game, as well as introduces the horseman Strife. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 55 out of 70
  2. Negative: 0 out of 70
  1. Mar 3, 2020
    90
    Despite the fundamental changes to the series' viewpoint, Darksiders Genesis feels like a true Darksiders game, and banishes any memory of the lacklustre third entry.
  2. Dec 4, 2019
    87
    Though it lacks polish, Darksiders Genesis is a rare spinoff that equals and sometimes surpasses its mainline brethren.
  3. Dec 4, 2019
    82
    Thanks to relatable heroes and streamlined gameplay, this isometric Hack & Slay is a blessing for the slightly worn Darksiders series.
  4. Dec 4, 2019
    80
    Darksiders Genesis have a change of style but the pace and the coremechanics are still great and enjoyable. The game looks and sounds amazing. Frenetic combat for single and co-op.
  5. Dec 5, 2019
    80
    Quotation forthcoming.
  6. Jan 4, 2020
    75
    A competent hack'n slash with beautiful art and great soundtrack, a focused and professionally delivered game which only lacks more variety and deepness to convince to the dedicated fans of the genre.
  7. Dec 4, 2019
    50
    Darksiders Genesis is a completely mediocre, somewhat boring game. There is good entertainment for a few hours, but then the variation ends and it becomes very much the same enemies, the same level, the same mission and you do more or less the same thing for the rest of the game.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 52 out of 70
  2. Negative: 4 out of 70
  1. Feb 15, 2020
    10
    A franquia se superou, resgatando ponto perdidos com o passar dos anos. O jogo parece ser em minha opinião o melhor lançamento de 2020 até oA franquia se superou, resgatando ponto perdidos com o passar dos anos. O jogo parece ser em minha opinião o melhor lançamento de 2020 até o momento. Lembra muito Diablo 3 e o 4 que ainda vai lançar. RPG indispensável. Expand
  2. Mar 6, 2021
    10
    surpasses the mainline games by far. maybe not darksiders 2, but the others it beats easily. this game had me hooked all the way through,surpasses the mainline games by far. maybe not darksiders 2, but the others it beats easily. this game had me hooked all the way through, played on gamepass for PC, with my RTX 3080, this game ran like a dream and looked amazing in 4k. fluid gameplay, cool move sets, upgrades galore. It perfectly blends dungeon crawling with hack and slash and the horses are cool as fk. BUY IT. Expand
  3. Dec 5, 2019
    10
    Для спин-оффа серии лучшего и пожелать нельзя, как впрочем нельзя было ожидать ничего другого от талантливой команды разработчиков, жду DLC кДля спин-оффа серии лучшего и пожелать нельзя, как впрочем нельзя было ожидать ничего другого от талантливой команды разработчиков, жду DLC к генезису и четвертую номерную часть. Expand
  4. Dec 9, 2019
    9
    A great addition to the darksiders universe, good visuals, good combat, excellent sound and the characters kept me entertained as they did aA great addition to the darksiders universe, good visuals, good combat, excellent sound and the characters kept me entertained as they did a great job with strife and choosing a somewhat goofy personality for him.

    It doesn't come without problems however, the camera can be the only real challenge at some point in the game since it's fairly easy, couple of bugs but nothing game-breaking and the m&k controls are poorly done. Can't say I want to get used to the isometric formula, I would still like darksiders 5 to be triple A but nonetheless darksiders genesis is still a great game and wold 100% be worth your money.
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  5. Feb 11, 2020
    8
    Came out of nowhere and it suprised me a lot. I didnt expect this but it was great. Its short which is a good thing here and is fun diabloCame out of nowhere and it suprised me a lot. I didnt expect this but it was great. Its short which is a good thing here and is fun diablo game with combat from previous darksiders titles. Theres a nice skill tree and skills progression system. But arena feels unnecessary and lazily done. Also the **** platforming puzzles in this game are pain to do. Expand
  6. Dec 8, 2019
    8
    The game is really good. I played it on Stadia, the feels very smooth (60FPS) and the video quality is good. It can be frustrating when youThe game is really good. I played it on Stadia, the feels very smooth (60FPS) and the video quality is good. It can be frustrating when you fight outside the view of the camera. Expand
  7. Feb 20, 2020
    0
    hat viel potenzial aber die ganzen bugs und fehler machen es unerträglich hab es bis kapitel 7 mitm kumpel gespiel und sicher 50 spielhat viel potenzial aber die ganzen bugs und fehler machen es unerträglich hab es bis kapitel 7 mitm kumpel gespiel und sicher 50 spiel neustarten müssen echt schadeee :/ Expand

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