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Darksiders II: Arena mode revealed

Darksiders II: Arena mode revealed

THQ and Vigil Games announce the Arena mode for Darksiders II. Entitled The Crucible, this mode will allow you to confront and survive 100 waves of enemies with your created character. Each 5 waves the player is offered to leave with an item (value being progressive) or to continue, risking to lose everything. Another way to continue to improve your character is the New Game + that will be there too.

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Commented on 2012-08-06 18:50:15
that will be fun :D
Commented on 2012-08-06 18:59:09
My most anticipated title and my new #1 favorite franchise.
This game looks absolutely fantastic.

This mode is what every action game should have if they really focused on combat that is, like this one. And this is a action RPG so 10x better :D

I want it so badly!
Commented on 2012-08-06 19:00:50 In reply to Sath
Posted by Sath
This mode is what every action game should have if they really focused on combat that is, like this one. And this is a action RPG so 10x better :D
YES, YES, YYYYEEEEEEEESSSSSS!!
Commented on 2012-08-06 21:09:31
the only time a rip-off feels sooooo gooooood. And i love Zeldas.
Commented on 2012-08-06 22:15:28
Shut up and take my money! No, seriously!

Number one was one of my favorite games and this is probably my most anticipated game this year (especially with Bioshock and others getting pushed out).
Commented on 2012-08-06 22:32:24 In reply to nostradamus
Posted by nostradamus
the only time a rip-off feels sooooo gooooood. And i love Zeldas.
Zelda ain't got combat this good.
Commented on 2012-08-06 22:49:31
Combat looks excellent this time! Rpg elements, awesome arena mode? Fuck yes!

Shame it's out in EU week after US release.
Commented on 2012-08-07 03:03:09
Exactly how is this ripping Zelda?This game is nothing like Zelda imo.Zelda....haha,funny stuff kid.
Commented on 2012-08-07 04:14:17 In reply to nostradamus
Posted by nostradamus
the only time a rip-off feels sooooo gooooood. And i love Zeldas.
More like inspired by, rather than ripped off.
And they did a great job.
Commented on 2012-08-07 05:24:01
Zelda wishes it was this badass in...everything lol
Commented on 2012-08-08 01:49:23 In reply to OGNeckleather
Posted by OGNeckleather
Exactly how is this ripping Zelda?This game is nothing like Zelda imo.Zelda....haha,funny stuff kid.
The original game took a ton of inspiration from Zelda, it was basically mature Zelda. The world and style was totally different, but a LOT of the structure and puzzle themes were pretty zelda-esque.

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