Ex-Vigil Creative Director Talks Darksiders 3



May 4, 2013
Former Vigil creative director Joe Madureira has revealed what the next entry in the Darksiders franchise could have been if Vigil had maintained control. Speaking to IGN, Madureira explained that Vigil originally planned to add cooperative multiplayer for the sequel.

“It was always our hope to do a full four-player co-op game, with all four Horsemen playable,” Madureira told IGN. “It’s possible we could have pulled it off. I would have liked to introduce Fury and Strife. I know many fans feel robbed that they never got to play the last two Horsemen."

"Story wise, we tossed around the idea of the Horsemen attacking Hell to challenge Lucifer," he continued. "And then taking the battle to the Charred Council to regain their freedom. Epic stuff. There was also an idea to do crazy ‘western’ type story, where the Horsemen are mortals after the rebirth of Mankind, sort of an alternate future. But neither idea got very far.”

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