THQ has confirmed that the hit title Darksiders II will be heading to Wii U. This new edition will include special bonus content that wasn’t included on the other released formats. This may have some fans heading to pick up a new Wii U just to get their hands on this extra content. Read on to learn more!
From the Press Release
THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today confirmed that its upcoming action adventure title Darksiders® II will be released for the Wii U system at launch and will include additional content.
The Wii U edition of Darksiders II will feature additional bonus content not included with other formats. Included on the disc will be the first DLC expansion, Argul’s Tomb, as well as all pre-order bonuses from other editions, adding around five hours of playable content and new legendary weapons and armor.
Darksiders II on Wii U will take advantage of the unique Wii U GamePad, utilizing the touch screen to display map and objectives as well as giving quick access to abilities and Death’s inventory. The Wii U system’s gyro functionality will also be utilized to allow players to evade enemy attacks, manipulate objects in the world and steer their character during swimming and riding sequences.
Ryan Stefanelli, Producer of Darksiders II commented: “We are delighted that Wii U owners will be able to experience the vast world of Darksiders II at launch. The unique Wii U GamePad adds a whole world of possibility that we will be taking advantage of in this title.”
Darksiders II follows the exploits of DEATH, one of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse, in an action-packed tale that runs parallel to the events in the original Darksiders game. This epic journey propels DEATH through various light and dark realms as he tries to redeem his brother WAR, the horseman blamed for prematurely starting the Apocalypse in Darksiders.
You can visit the official Darksiders II website to learn more about the game.
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