Darksiders Genesis PS4: Release Date, Consoles, Trailer, Review, Gameplay, Latest News & more

The fourth instalment in the series came to Stadia and PC in 2019, but when will it come to console?

Julian-Sims by Julian Sims
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Darksiders Genesis is the fourth addition to Airship Syndicate’s apocalyptic franchise.

However, this time around, the game takes place in a fast-paced 3D action-platformer, rather than the open-world roots of the series.

The new game is already available to play on Stadia and Windows, but it is coming to PS4 imminently. Keep reading to find out when.

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PS4 Release Date

Genesis was released for Stadia and Microsoft Windows on 5th December 2019, but console gamers had to wait a little longer.

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SPOILED FOR CHOICE: Console gamers will be delighted to hear that the game drops on PS4, Xbox One and Switch on 14th February

Well gamers you’ll be happy to hear that the game’s console release is very close, with Darksiders Genesis coming to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One on 14th February 2020.

But, is this game worth buying?

Darksiders Genesis Review

Darksiders has always had multiple sources of inspiration and influence that it has borrowed from.

The first game borrowed heavily from Nintendo’s Zelda series, while the second featured a wall-running mechanic that shared a likeness to the 2008 reboot of the Prince of Persia.

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AUTHENTIC: Genesis allegedly feels like a more authentic Darksiders experience than any of the previous entries

Genesis, however, seems to draw influence from the Darksiders series.

What this means is that Genesis immediately and consistently feels like Darksiders; there are returning characters, weapons and abilities from the core games that have been thoughtfully integrated.

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The addition of Strife as a playable character is the cherry on the cake, as long-term fans of the series have flocked towards the fourth horseman that they never got to play with.

The fun (but slightly repetitive) hack-and-slash game is unique and enjoyable to play through, despite the idea behind it being rather similar to that of previous editions.

It was given a 3.5/5 rating from Gamesradar and a 9/10 on Steam.

READ MORE: All PlayStation games coming in 2020

To read more about Darksiders Genesis, head here.

Julian Sims

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