Darksiders Genesis

Rating Summary

Based on 76 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

76%

Critics Recommend

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Dec 5, 2019

Another cheerfully apocalyptic outing for the Horsemen.

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81 / 100
Dec 4, 2019

A great one-shot adventure or an enjoyable grindfest, depending on which you want.

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8.7 / 10.0
Dec 5, 2019

Though it lacks polish, Darksiders Genesis is a rare spinoff that equals and sometimes surpasses its mainline brethren

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Dec 4, 2019

Darksiders Genesis find new fun in a new gameplay format. While retaining some of the aesthetic and mechanical qualities that drew fans in to begin with

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6.5 / 10.0
Dec 4, 2019

Playing with a friend is more fun than solo, but odd design brings down both experiences

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7 / 10
Dec 11, 2019

Darksiders: Genesis suffers from a poorly-suited camera but has great combat and intriguing writing.

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Unscored
Dec 4, 2019

An updated view of the action makes Darksiders Genesis look fresh, but after looking under that new paint job I found a game that feels tired, despite a few bright spots.

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Dec 4, 2019

Darksiders Genesis masterfully shrinks down the long-running franchise into a top-down action game that’s just plain fun to play.

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8 / 10.0
Dec 4, 2019

I came into Darksiders Genesis expecting nothing and got a fun little co-op dungeon crawler in return. Although the concept of a "Diablo spinoff for the Darksiders series" had the potential to just be a big bowl of wrong, the mad men and women at Airship Syndicate pulled it off. Long live Darksiders.

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7.5 / 10.0
Dec 4, 2019

Darksiders Genesis takes the franchise's pillars (fast-paced combat, some puzzles and platforming) to an isometric perspective. A game that, although feels completely like a smaller spin-off rather than a big new entry in the series, manages to still give that Darksiders' feeling that fans love.

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