Darksiders Three has solely been out six months, however additional proof has surfaced pointing to a brand new entry within the apocalyptic motion collection being revealed at this yr’s E3.
Hints of a brand new Darksiders first emerged throughout THQ Nordic’s ill-fated 8Chan AMA by way of a picture supposedly leaking the writer’s E3 lineup. And now additional point out has been noticed on an official schedule for this yr’s E3 Coliseum – a three-day collection of panels by publishers and builders for all present attendees.
Head over to the occasion calendar, hop to Thursday, 14th June, and solid your eyes downward to the 10:30am slot – the place a panel titled Darksiders: Motion Journey Developed is about to unfold.
In line with the positioning’s blurb, this specific presentation will deal with the “artwork and enterprise of making and sustaining an motion journey franchise wealthy in-game and company lore”. And whereas, no, I haven’t got a clue what “company lore” is both, the extra pertinent a part of the outline notes that the panel “will coincide with the E3 2019 unveil of a model new Darksiders recreation that takes the franchise in a contemporary course.”
All of which sounds as near official affirmation of a brand new Darksiders recreation as doable with out it tumbling straight out of THQ Nordic’s personal gob. And let’s face it, a brand new instalment for Darksiders would not be a full a shock. Regardless of a middling crucial reception for Darksiders 3, the sport did properly sufficient at launch for the writer to particularly name it out throughout February’s monetary outcomes.
On the time, THQ Nordic famous that Darksiders Three had “carried out inside administration’s vary of expectations and has recouped all investments made in growth and advertising in the course of the quarter”, and referred to as the collection “one of many Group’s key IPs.”
After all, with E3 2019 kicking off in a bit of over per week, there is not lengthy to attend till we discover out exactly what THQ Nordic has in retailer for Darksiders – and the numerous, many different beloved IPs it is hoovered up in not too long ago years. And if somebody may pop in some phrase a couple of new Alone within the Darkish please, that might be nice too.