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  • Summary: Return to an apocalyptic Earth in Darksiders III, a hack-n-slash Action Adventure where players assume the role of FURY in her quest to hunt down and dispose of the Seven Deadly Sins. The most unpredictable and enigmatic of the Four Horsemen, FURY must succeed where many have failed - toReturn to an apocalyptic Earth in Darksiders III, a hack-n-slash Action Adventure where players assume the role of FURY in her quest to hunt down and dispose of the Seven Deadly Sins. The most unpredictable and enigmatic of the Four Horsemen, FURY must succeed where many have failed - to bring balance to the forces that now ravage Earth. Darksiders III is the long-anticipated, third chapter in the critically-acclaimed Darksiders franchise. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 40
  2. Negative: 1 out of 40
  1. Nov 26, 2018
    90
    Darksiders III is a stunning achievement, bringing the once-dead series back to life with aplomb.
  2. Nov 26, 2018
    82
    Darksiders 3 makes great progress in terms of combat and story. If you are into action games, it might be the best appetizer before Devil May Cry 5 and Sekiro.
  3. Nov 26, 2018
    80
    A mostly uninspired action-adventure, but very enjoyable nonetheless. Combat and exploration deliver good, old-school fun and the levels are brimming with secrets. However, the story turns out rather shallow and most of the collectables and upgrades are not nearly as motivating as in the first Darksiders game. But if you are a fan of the series and keep your expectations in check, by all means, go for it.
  4. Game World Navigator Magazine
    Dec 21, 2018
    74
    Yes, it’s underpolished compared to predecessors. Yes, darksouls-esque mechanics don’t exactly click with traditional combat dynamics. Yes, acrobatics are straight up bad. But let’s give Darksiders 3 a little break – after all, the series did just come back from the dead. [Issue#234, p.64]
  5. Nov 26, 2018
    70
    Darksiders III is a very good game marred by some severe issues. Still, I loved it. I only hope Gunfire Games addresses its issues.
  6. Nov 26, 2018
    70
    The straightforward simplicity of Darksiders III is a refreshing change of pace after exploring so many dense open-world games. That simplicity doesn’t refer to the combat or boss battles, though, which are complex and almost startlingly unforgiving. Its throwback philosophy is comfort food for action gamers of a certain age, but it would’ve been nice to see the third game in the series introduce some new concepts to relaunch Darksiders in the modern age.
  7. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    Jan 10, 2019
    40
    Another evidence that not everyone is capable of parasitizing on Dark Souls. Boring, poor and uninteresting game that is rescued from the very bottom only by quite successful environmental puzzles and one good bossfight. [Issue#292]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 73 out of 104
  2. Negative: 18 out of 104
  1. Dec 12, 2018
    10
    دوستان عزیزم خواهش می کنم گول نمرات Darksiders III را نخورید و خودتان را از تجربه آن محروم نکنید، هر چند که می دانم عاقل تر از این حرف هادوستان عزیزم خواهش می کنم گول نمرات Darksiders III را نخورید و خودتان را از تجربه آن محروم نکنید، هر چند که می دانم عاقل تر از این حرف ها هستید و دیروز در پست نمرات بازی دیدم که اکثر شما چقدر خوب و درست در مورد بازی و نمراتش نظرتان را گفته بودید و خوشبختانه انگار دارد کم کم گول خوردن بازیبازان کشورمان از امتیاز متای یک بازی کمتر می شود و خیلی هوشیارتر شده ایم مخصوصا با تعداد زیاد سایت های عجیب و غریب که به متا راه پیدا کرده اند و هر چه دلشان می خواهند می گویند و هر نمره ای که میخواهند می دهند و توضیحش را هم نمی دهند که چرا؟ همان طور که قبل تر نیز خدمت شما عرض کردم اگر بخواهم بهترین جمله را به طور خلاصه در مورد Darksiders III بگویم این است که ” Darksiders III بهترین و لذتبخش ترین ترکیب ممکن از بازی اول و دوم سری است که چندین ساعت با گیم پلی جذاب، مبارزات چالش برانگیز، سلاح ها و Hollow های بسیار جذاب فیوری و دنیای پیچیده و پر از رمز و رازش شما را سرگرم می کند.” پس زیاد منتظر نمانید و در کنار فیوری سوار Rampage شده و به مبارزه با ۷ گناه اصلی بروید، تازه از این نظر بازی ثواب هم دارد! فقط ببخشید که بازی بتل رویال ندارد وگرنه احتمالا جای این نمرات الان بازی سال می شد! Collapse Expand
  2. Dec 1, 2018
    10
    Everyone who says that the game is bad simply never played a real slasher. This game is not about spam X button anymore, you need to (omg)Everyone who says that the game is bad simply never played a real slasher. This game is not about spam X button anymore, you need to (omg) THINK, it has a well-developed and not forgiving but honest combat system. If you are casual gamer just set easy mode.
    So, what we have:
    Beautiful lokations, Good soudtrack, gorgeous animations and effects, good parkour and level design.
    Honestly best Daksiders game.
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  3. Nov 27, 2018
    10
    This is one of my favourite franchise! I was waiting for this game since i passed the second part and i wanna say that that's very goodThis is one of my favourite franchise! I was waiting for this game since i passed the second part and i wanna say that that's very good restart of the series. Expand
  4. Dec 20, 2018
    9
    I don't understand where all this bad marks come from, it was a great game, I loved the level design, a semi-openworld with no **** to reachI don't understand where all this bad marks come from, it was a great game, I loved the level design, a semi-openworld with no **** to reach your objective, a perfect transition for the Darksiders games. I played on pc there were some shuttering and some drop, but i thought it was my machine.
    No bug found on my playthrough. The only "sin" of this game is the lack of new game plus.

    You can't tell me the semi-underwater level isn't genius!
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  5. Dec 5, 2018
    8
    In a way similar to Lords of the Fallen - your opinion on this game is entirely dependent on your expectations. If you expect the same levelIn a way similar to Lords of the Fallen - your opinion on this game is entirely dependent on your expectations. If you expect the same level of narrative and gameplay brilliance as Dark Souls you may dismiss Darksiders 3. But if you want just an entertaining and engaging Souls-like romp with solid level design and surprisingly tight combat you'll have a ton of fun with this game (maybe wait for a sale though, the full AAA price is probably the only major problem with Darksiders 3). Journalists, as per usual, completely failed judging this game fairly. Expand
  6. Nov 28, 2018
    6
    Like many of you, I've been patiently waiting for the release of Darksiders 3. For the longest time, I didn't think it would happen. WithLike many of you, I've been patiently waiting for the release of Darksiders 3. For the longest time, I didn't think it would happen. With THQ's bankruptcy and the IP acquisition by Nordic. Then when I learned it would I was excited. I could patiently wait to see what the new developer would bring. But now that it has? I almost wish it hadn't.

    To begin with the new Horseman, Fury, is a subpar character. It's like Gunfire Games went out of their way to make her unlikeable after giving her such an amazing new weapon. Sure these are the Horseman of the Apocalypse and not the nicest Nephilim on Earth but she comes off as the Starscream of the Decepticons. Whiney, petulant, and self-serving. She doesn't want to save her brothers out of any sense of familial responsibility. She wants to save them so she can be the boss.

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    This newest entry to the franchise undoes a lot of the improvements made in Darksiders 2 over the original. This game is less focused on finding new gear and weapons and powering them up. Instead, you'll focus on gaining new abilities.

    The game also places a heavy emphasis on puzzle solving and platforming. However, some of the puzzles aren't intuitive and are just downright frustrating, not fun. Also in the early game, Fury's jumps are awkward and do not handle well. This takes what should be one of the highlights of the game, the environment, and makes it frustrating to navigate around in.

    It's not all doom and gloom though. One nice thing is that within the first few minutes of actual gameplay you'll be in your first boss battle. The bosses are not easy. Some of them are as much puzzle as they are combat. This boss immediately sets that tone.

    The two things I enjoyed the most about the game was the aesthetics and Fury's chain swords. It looked like an evolution of the Darksiders Franchise. As soon as I hopped in I felt, yep, this is a Darksiders game. Also playing with the new chain weapon was a lot of fun over just the standard sword. Unfortunately, the rest of the experience didn't pan out.

    I played an advanced review copy on the XBox One X provided by the developer and the game suffered from unsteady frame rates. I also had the game crash after defeating a sin and I had to replay the entire stage, which while not too difficult is a bit of a gut punch. It goes from a triumphant to a defeated moment in the blink of an eye. Hopefully, this is something they can patch in the near future.
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  7. Jan 4, 2019
    0
    most worse and annoying game i played so far. dont waste your money and time for this game.
    - The graphic is very bad, character motion like
    most worse and annoying game i played so far. dont waste your money and time for this game.
    - The graphic is very bad, character motion like statue.
    - WTF story and conversation
    - Almost no bgm
    - Monotonous and annoying puzzle, its like the developer dont know how to make puzzle and never tried it (i just want to punch the developer face for making this game)
    - Very bad game mechanics, all indie game i played so far better than this
    Overall: this is trash (darksiders 2 better than this)
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