Tag Archives: vigil games
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 | 18:23 GMT
Although Crytek is not interested in making a new Darksiders game, they did pick up a number of developer Vigil’s staff members to form the studio Crytek USA studio when all that stuff with THQ went down. And now they’re looking to buy the rights to the franchise, because, well, if somebody is going to have them it might as well be the people who made it.
Tue, Feb 05, 2013 | 19:49 GMT
Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli has shed new light on the deal it struck with Darksiders developer Vigil developer games, and has expressed surprise that nobody bid on the studio during last months THQ auction. Although the team is free to pursue any project they wish – as the newly re-branded Crytek USA – Darksiders 3 will not be its first project.
Tue, Jan 29, 2013 | 16:50 GMT
Crytek has established a new development studio in Austin, Texas, with some former Vigil Games employees finding a new home with the German-owned firm.
Thu, Jan 24, 2013 | 19:43 GMT
THQ president Jason Rubin has said the firm’s remaining assets, which include its back catalog of titles, are to be sold off “in the coming weeks” as part of the Chapter 11 process. Meanwhile, the firm’s former president, Danny Bilson has commented on the sale of THQ’s IP and studios.
Thu, Dec 20, 2012 | 22:08 GMT
THQ has confirmed it’s sold “substantially all of the assets” to a “stalking horse bidder,” affiliates of Clearlake Capital Group.
Mon, Dec 03, 2012 | 23:42 GMT
Darksiders 2 receives its third major DLC pack this week in the form of The Demon Lord Belial.
Mon, Oct 22, 2012 | 14:49 BST
Darksiders 2 developer Vigil Games has lost another key developer, the studio’s co-founder Joe Madureira, after seven years of service.
Mon, Oct 22, 2012 | 10:39 BST
Darksiders 2 developer Vigil Games has revealed a new image for the game, along with a tease that could point to incoming new DLC. Check out the shot below.
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 | 03:46 BST
THQ has detailed the extra goodies packed into the Wii U version of Darksiders 2.
Tue, Sep 18, 2012 | 00:50 BST
Darksiders 2 will make full use of the Wii U’s Game Pad and Nintendo Network readiness.
Mon, Sep 10, 2012 | 00:31 BST
Darksiders 2 has been patched on PlayStation 3 to remove a number of frustrating bugs and crashes. The update should be automatically applied next time you fire up the game while connected to the PlayStation network, so if you stepped away from the game over a glitch then it is time to head on back. Full patch details through the break.
Tue, Aug 28, 2012 | 11:52 BST
Darksiders 2 has received its official Wii U pack shot, if that’s your sort of thing. No release date has been given by Vigil or THQ.
Sat, Aug 25, 2012 | 18:17 BST
A patch for Darksiders 2 on PC and console is in the works at Vigil Games.
Sat, Aug 18, 2012 | 15:27 BST
Darksiders 2 on PC is missing a few options which are part and parcel with most PC games, according to those who’ve picked it up. Fortunately, Vigil is aware of the issue and doing what it can to fix the option issue as well as reported glitching issues.
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 | 06:11 BST
Darksiders 2 user interface designer Xander Davis has denounced Vigil Games and THQ for failing to credit staff who made significant contributions to the action RPG sequel.
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 | 05:00 BST
Darksiders 2 players will discover all sorts of ways to combine Death’s moves which aren’t listed in the instructional manual; a conscious design decision by Vigil.
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 | 01:05 BST
If you have cable or whatever other international magic is required to watch Metalocalypse as it airs, tune in this Friday to check out an appearance from Darksiders 2′s Death. MTV Multiplayer reports Death will appear in a two-minute promo as part of a marathon special airing on the Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. Darksiders 2 is out now in the US and arrives on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in Europe next week. A Wii U version is expected later on.
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 | 23:16 BST
Darksiders 2 is out this week in the States, kicking off the pre-holiday rush of game releases. Has THQ got a winner on its hands? Dave Cook rides with Death to find out.
Mon, Aug 13, 2012 | 05:56 BST
Darksiders 2 contains literally thousands of pieces of armour and weaponry. Here’s how to get it, judge it, and revel in it.
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 | 19:26 BST
Darksiders 2 is the recipient of a new video, in which Death himself explains why he has embarked upon his quest, and “who should steer clear of his path.” We won’t argue with him, whatever his reasons. The video, posted below, is the final pre-release gameplay trailer for the game, as Darksider 2 releases on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 next week. The Wii U version is expected sometime after the console’s release.