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Darksiders III

Gunfire Games, THQ Nordic
Nov 27, 2018 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
Fair

OpenCritic Rating

68

Top Critic Average

35%

Critics Recommend

PC Gamer
62 / 100
Eurogamer
No Recommendation
IGN
7 / 10
Easy Allies
6 / 10
Metro GameCentral
4 / 10
GamesRadar+
3.5 / 5
Game Informer
8 / 10
GameSpot
4 / 10

Darksiders III Review Summary

FairCritic Consensus

Technical Issues

Straightforward Action

Cool Characters

Darksiders III is a step down from previous entries in the franchise, but there's still a lot to like for series fans. If you can overlook technical issues and some interesting design choices, you'll welcome this return of the Four Horsemen.


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Darksiders III Trailers

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Darksiders III - Horse With no Name Trailer

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Darksiders III - Intro (ESRB)

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Darksiders III - Fury's Apocalypse Trailer


Darksiders III Screenshots



Critic Reviews for Darksiders III

Punchy combat and a pretty setting can't hide Darksiders 3's flaws.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Darksiders' schlocky action makes a welcome return, though it's not enough to shake the feeling you've played this before - and better.

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Darksiders III is a straightforward action game that isn't afraid to throw some serious old-school challenges at you.

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Easy Allies

Bradley Ellis
6 / 10.0
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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
4 / 10
Metro GameCentral

It commits no cardinal sins but this belated return to the world of Darksiders comes across as shallow, frustrating, and disappointingly dull.

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Darksiders 3 feels like coming home for fans, and combat is a blast - but it can be hard to appreciate the good when dealing with a laundry list of technical stumbles.

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What Darksiders III lacks in production values, it makes up for with good design. The smaller, personal elements of the story are interesting, but the larger picture is confusing

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Darksiders return is marred by bland environments and an unfocused design that can't help but frustrate and underwhelm.

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