Friday, June 25, 2010

THQ and SOTA Partnership and Comic Con

It's been announced that THQ and SOTA (State of the Art) Toys are partnering up to release multiple Darksiders figurines. The first figure will a 14" War riding Ruin and the prototype will be shown during Comic Con on July 22nd. For more info check out the news on SOTA Toy's website.

Joe Madureira, Creative Director at Vigil Games commented.

“I am happy to see Darksiders brought to life with such a wide range of high-quality collectibles, and look forward to meeting the game’s fans in person at this year’s Comic Con in San Diego.”

source: PR-Inside.com

Joe Madureira will be at the San Diego Comic Con July 22nd-25th signing copies of a limited edition hardcover version of the art book. If anybody wants to ship one to me I'd greatly appreciate it :)

The Art of Darksiders Preview

Over at Udon Entertainment they have some preview pages of the upcoming Darksiders Artbook. It's going to be 288 pages of hundreds of full-color illustrations, character & environment designs, development sketches, unused concepts, promotional artwork, and more. I'm pretty excited to get my hands on this art book, the game was really well done for Joe Madureira's first published work. The book will be released October 2010!







Thursday, June 17, 2010

Darksiders 2 to be released in 2012

The Electronic Entertainment Expo is currently underway in LA and with it comes some big news from THQ. Over at 1UP.com they had an interview with Core Games VP Danny Bilson who revealed that the sequel to Darksiders will be released in 2012!