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Darksiders 3 Dead in the Water?


​The headline you've just read, sadly, isn't a new title for the next Darksiders game. As most of you probably know, ActionTrip is partial to Vigil Games' action adventure series, Darksiders, and we've given an overall positive salute to both the original and the sequel.

With all the purchases occurring following THQ's bankruptcy, Darksiders and Vigil Games remain one of the few assets that weren't picked up in the process. 

Darksiders lead designer Haydn Dalton tweeted. "There was a shimmer on a slither of hope, that at one point, there'd be a Darksiders III: 4 Player Co-Op; It rode off into the sunset today."

Another report via Neogaf points towards a statement from lead combat designer Ben Cureton, who talked about the difficult situation of the development studio. He also mentioned project called "Crawler."

"I knew, without a shadow of the doubt, that the project we were working on (Codenamed: Crawler) was going to blow people away," Cureton said. "In fact, it DID blow people away. We did, in TWO months, what many companies haven't done in a year. The pride of knowing that no one was doing anything like us was so satisfying, it kept us coming to work and giving 100% every single day, even through the dark times."

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RenegadeCZ Jan 24 2013, 05:55 am EST
Wonder what that Crawler thing was. Guess we'll never know.
  Vader: Where do you come off being so pessimistic all the ti…
ashmasters Jan 24 2013, 05:57 am EST
Sigh wish I had money like that to float these guys!! is this the end of darksiders??
  Vader: Hopefully not.
Terminator Jan 24 2013, 08:32 am EST
Very sad.
Trancer Jan 24 2013, 01:59 pm EST
I had high hopes this year we'll get Darksiders 3.. Are they going to sell the game's rights to another Devs company, or just pooof gone forever? :-|
KraGeRzR Jan 24 2013, 02:27 pm EST
I'm sad. I had a lot of faith in Vigil as excellent developers. I was also looking forward to the Warhammer 40K Dark Millenium Online game that ended up becoming a single player RPG.

Perhaps that's the Crawler they mentioned.
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