Vigil Games Archive

More about Death’s story in Darksiders II

In episode three of the “Behind the Mask” video series, Vigil Games have been explaining the main character’s story. The video also features some gameplay footage of Death in action.

Video: Darksiders 2 – Death’s World

Vigil Games have given us another video in the Behind the Mask series, which focuses on different aspects of the development of Darksiders 2. In this latest one, entitled “Death’s World,” the developers talk about the game world’s scale and design. You can watch it after the break.

Retro Studios hire Naughty Dog and Vigil Games staff, “crowning achievement” in the works

A NeoGAF user dug up an interesting little piece of news – namely, that Retro Studios have hired three developers from Naughty Dog (best known for the Uncharted series) and Vigil Games (the studio behind Darksiders). Eric Kozlowsky, a now-former Uncharted 3 artist, claims that his current project will be a major highlight in his career. […]

A fresh batch of Darksiders 2 screenshots

Nine new screenshots of Darksiders 2 have surfaced, and they’re looking good. Hit the break to check them out!

The first Darksiders 2 trailer

Vigil Games have released the first trailer of Darksiders 2, their upcoming game for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U. It’s only a short teaser, but it’s still neat to finally see some kind of video material pertaining to the game.

Vigil want augmented reality in Darksiders 2

Vigil’s Colin Banstead, the director of Darksiders 2, has some interesting ideas in mind for making use of the Wii U controller. Specifically, he’s interested in an augmented reality-esque implementation of a throwing mechanism. One thing I saw at the [E3] press conference that I thought would be cool is using the controller as a […]

Darksiders 2 producer is impressed with the Wii U

Ryan Stefanelli, the producer of Darksiders II, was recently interviewed by CVG about the Wii U version of the game. First off, you may consider 01net’s earlier rumour about the Wii U being in “development hell” officially debunked, as the Vigil Games team reportedly got the game running on the Wii U controller faster than I […]

Darksiders II will not feature multiplayer

Darksiders II, one of the first games confirmed to be making its way to the Wii U at launch will not have multiplayer features due to technical difficulties. Vigil Games had been considering multiplayer for Darksiders II but technical hurdles got in the way. “You almost have to make four games. You’ve got completely different animation sets. […]

Vigil Games discusses Darksiders 2 on the Wii U

Darksiders 2 is one of the upcoming third party games coming to the Nintendo Wii U. In a recent interview, Vigil Games discussed the development of Darksiders 2 for the Wii U and a few titbits on how Darksiders 2 will interact with the controller. They mentioned that it took them a week to get the […]

Darksiders II is ‘completely running’ on the Wii U, will be a launch title

There’s been some confusion lately because much of the footage we’ve seen of Wii U projects has actually been lifted from their PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 versions. This naturally raised the question of whether Nintendo has something to hide from us, power-wise. Well, leave it to THQ to lighten up your concerns, as they’ve […]