Avenging Spider-Man's Joe Madureira Talks Darksiders II (Video); Pre-Order Incentives Announced
[[wysiwyg_imageupload:713:]]If you are a recent fan of Joe Madureira's work on Marvel Comics Avengers Spider-Man, check out where the stellar artist has been hiding out the past ten years or so.
Of course, like any artist that wants to make money (haha) - he works in the gaming industry!
The latest game from Joe Madureira and company is Darksiders II, the sequel to the 2010 original.
However, this time sees Death take on the central role!
Below you can check out two videos; the first of Joey Mad and fellow creators discussing the game, with the second the extended trailer.
THQ also announced pre-order incentives in a press release following the videos.
Darksiders II will be on sale June 29th, 2012.
Unlock Exclusive In-Game Content By Pre-ordering Today
WOKING, UK. 14th February, 2012 – THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced a range of pre-order bonuses for its upcoming action-adventure title DarksidersÂ® II, which is scheduled to come to the Xbox 360Â® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStationÂ®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC on 29th June 2012.
Players who pre-order the game from GAME, GAMESTATION (and GAMESTOP in Ireland only) will receive the ”˜Death Rides’ pack. Featuring multiple exclusive side-quests, this pack allows the most fearless adventurers to explore more of the Maker’s Realm and Dead Plains and earn additional experience and loot. Aid an ancient Construct, battle The Bloodless and retrieve Karn’s lost treasure in around two hours of unique game play content.
The ”˜Angel of Death’ pack will give you an edge with a unique set of enhanced armour with an angel inspired design as well as a pair of upgraded matching scythes and a exclusive visual trail for your companion crow Dust. This pack will be available in UK & Ireland – retailer tbc.
People who pre-order the game from AMAZON.CO.UK will get to ride into battle with increased speed thanks to the ”˜Deadly Despair’ pack. This unique pre-order offer adds an additional speed boost for Death’s trusty steed Despair, allowing players to travel across the vast world even faster than before. This perk is a permanent increase that will last throughout the game.
Jim Huntley, Vice President of Global Brand Marketing commented: “We are happy to be able to offer a range of exciting offers to reward gamers for pre-ordering copies of the game prior to its 29th June release.”
Darksiders II follows the exploits of DEATH, one of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse, in a weaving tale that runs parallel to the events in the originalDarksiders game. This epic journey propels DEATH through various light and dark realms as he tries to redeem his brother WAR, the horseman who was blamed for prematurely starting the Apocalypse in Darksiders.
Darksiders II is scheduled to be available for console and PC on 29th June, 2012. For more information check
About Darksiders 2
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.
The original DarksidersÂ®, released in January 2010, received critical acclaim including the Best Fantasy Game 2010 award from IGN. Darksiders followed the story of WAR, wrongly accused of starting the apocalypse, on a quest to reclaim lost honor and take revenge on those who wronged him.
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