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Old 06-11-19, 10:48 PM
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DARKSIDERS GENESIS: Xbox One/PS4/Switch

This looks cool

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Re: DARKSIDERS GENESIS: Xbox One/PS4/Switch

Apparently it has split screen couch co-op, which seems like an odd choice. Why not share the same screen?

Genesis can be played online, with one player controlling War and the other Strife. Thatís how we played it when we visited Airship Syndicateís studio in Texas, but split-screen will also be on option, with each character getting their own half of the screen.

Strife and War have specific, defined roles when working together. Strife is good at staying back and picking off enemies with his guns, but War is the brawler who is good at clearing swarms, as as he has wide attacks that can manage groups. Co-op wonít be drop-in/drop-out, but you will be able to change the team dynamic and even switch to playing alone at assorted checkpoints throughout each level.

When playing co-op, you will encounter puzzles that require coordination. Playing an early level, I had to work with Steve Maduiera (he controlled Strife and I played as War) to pull a pair of levers simultaneously in order to open a door. Airship says later puzzles will be more complicated and require items that you acquire over the course of the game.
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Re: DARKSIDERS GENESIS: Xbox One/PS4/Switch

Five Reason Wht This Is good As H*ll...(with co-op gameplay)

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Re: DARKSIDERS GENESIS: Xbox One/PS4/Switch

So it's Diablo III?
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So it's Diablo III?
Yep...just with Parkour and tighter areas.....it looks good but I'm not sure on the tight and limited spaces. A lot in that video seemed to have just a few areas that resembled a dungeon. The design and all really looks good....
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Re: DARKSIDERS GENESIS: Xbox One/PS4/Switch

so do we have a release date? and can you play this solo, with AI partner? i saw that 10 min vid above and couldn't make out what the guy says near the end about solo and co-op with friend...
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Re: DARKSIDERS GENESIS: Xbox One/PS4/Switch

Deal of the day on Gamestop, 15.99 for Xbox One, PS4, or Switch:

https://www.gamestop.com/deals/deal-of-the-day

It was released on these platforms like less than three months ago...
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Re: DARKSIDERS GENESIS: Xbox One/PS4/Switch

Thanks, I ordered an Xbox One copy.
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I had 30 in gc at MS store so got it. Haven’t played one of these type games since Lara Croft something or other that was top down. Good reviews so why not. Still haven’t played others, yet
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Thanks, I ordered an Xbox One copy.
Update : I picked it up. You have to call to get them to unlock the door and give you your item. Of course it was in "Game Stop New" condition - meaning sealed in a resealable bag, with a huge sticker on the case that left a sticky residue and damaged the case when gently removed. Seriously fuck Game Stop
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I played first few minutes and damn is this not cool and fun. So pretty to look at and the fluidity of motion was great. Of course, I didn’t know what I was doing, but I’ll give it a go...
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Yeah I played an hour. Itís nice looking. While undeniably a Diablo clone, the fluidity of Strifeís movement is different than weíve seen in this sort of game and kind of reminiscent of the previous Darksiders games. And riding on a horse and slashing everyone never gets old.
They had this one collectable ona beam over the ravine and damn if I found NOT get the character to move carefully enough to keep from falling off again and again. Argh!
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Re: DARKSIDERS GENESIS: Xbox One/PS4/Switch

The team behind this one did Battle Chasers: Night War, one of my favorite games of the past few years that I've played. So eventually going to grab the PC version of Genesis at some point.
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Re: DARKSIDERS GENESIS: Xbox One/PS4/Switch

I keep seeing this as Darkstalkers and getting annoyed when I realize it's not.
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Re: DARKSIDERS GENESIS: Xbox One/PS4/Switch

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Deal of the day on Gamestop, 15.99 for Xbox One, PS4, or Switch:

https://www.gamestop.com/deals/deal-of-the-day

It was released on these platforms like less than three months ago...
Amazon matched it yesterday, bought it
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Ok, just got this on PS4 specifically for couch co-op. Finally tried it out last night, and was SUPER disappointed. Couch co-op is split screen only. I could have sworn I had seen videos where the 2 screens merge together as one as long as you are close, and only split into 2 when you get too far away from each other. It kinda blows.

Other than that, the camera seems really zoomed out too far. It's almost like I'm looking at ants. For some reason the controls seem wonky ... I had a really hard time hanging from a ledge and jumping to a close by ledge, and never had that issue with the other games. Oh Well. that's just my hot take of the first level, I'm sure we will get used to it eventually. But man, that split screen crap is disappointing.

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