14 August 2012 11:38 AM, PDT | Shadowlocked | See recent Shadowlocked news »

It's an interesting concept, that's for sure.

Of all the films, TV shows and games that you may have interacted with - in some form or another - over the years, I'd be pretty darn confident to say that not once had you played, viewed or imagined 'Death', or, to be specific, the Horseman Death, as some form of 'good guy'. And yet this is what presents itself within Thq's latest offering, Darksiders II.

However, before we lose all track of our sanity we must consider the history of this series. Our protagonist in the original Darksiders was War himself, a man hated by both heaven and hell (and you thought you were unpopular), and it is the [unjust] imprisonment of 'War' that spurs Death's journey here in the sequel.

But what of the gameplay? What of the storyline? And ultimately, have Thq and Vigil Games listened to their fans, to »

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