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Wow.

This is up there with Dead Space on the 'didn't expect it to blow my mind' list.

Holy hell, that game was awesome! I never expected it to be any good, I never even expected Dead Space to be any good and they are most probably two of the best games I have ever played in recent years now.

I just thought I would share this, it deserves some credit.

All hail the Steam sales
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I thought it was meh, a very big meh. Probably because, compared to God of War 3 it's garbage (imo)
    
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I too thought it was awsome considering i had tried to play it on a friends xbox that he lent me, well did'nt even play 20min of it, looked like garbage.
But on a pc and with sterescopic software active, darksiders was a very nice game to play indeed.
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it was cool, especially all that talk of demons, they were using real demonic names. I also got into collecting for extra upgrades which usually i hate doing .
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I thought it was meh, a very big meh. Probably because, compared to God of War 3 it's garbage (imo)
this,Gow is the benchmark for this genre
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I haven't played God of War before....I must invest.
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Holy hell, that game was awesome!....I just thought I would share this, it deserves some credit.
Would you say this game has replay value?
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Not really.

But then neither does Dead Space in my opinion, or Batman Arkham Asylum. Everything can be acquired during the first play through. Yet they are still awesome games.

Replay value is not something that I personally care for though. I don't have much time to game any more so I like games that aren't too open ended.
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Replay value is not something that I personally care for though. I don't have much time to game any more so I like games that aren't too open ended.
Let me be a little more clear. Replay value for me is going back and playing through it again without caring how many times you've completed the game. I can play Gears of War 100 times and still have a blast. I rarely get to play games to so that makes it even better when you have an awesome game that can still excite you, even after it's been completed so many times.

With that being said, does Darksiders possess that type of replay value?
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In that sense, I would be inclined to say yes. It's fun, very immersive and has a great story line.

I would recommend that you wait for it to be on the Steam sales though rather than pay full price, it's bound to pop up again.
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