We always had a soft spot for Darksiders, not quite as combative as God of War, nor as mind-boggling as Zelda, but a decent mix of both none-the-less and presented with a fair amount of attitude.

Darksiders II follows the exploits of Death, one of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse, in a tale that runs parallel to the events in the original Darksiders game.

Jim Huntley, Vice President of Global Brand Management at THQ commented: “We are really looking forward to allowing players to take on the role of the ultimate anti-hero and this trailer gives them a real taste of what it will be like playing Death.”

Darksiders II is scheduled to be available for the Xbox 360, PS3, PC and Wii U next year, here’s the trailer: