4 Games Like Darksiders

Games Like Darksiders Our assortment of hack and slash action video games like Darksiders features other games in the genre with similar mechanics and themes for multiple platforms.

Darksiders takes place in a universe ravaged by the war between heaven and hell where neither side has been able to gain an advantage over hundreds of years with Earth caught in the middle. The Charred Council eventually arose amongst this devastating conflict to maintain the balance permanently by dealing justice with the help of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and its these horsemen that serve as your avatars in the Darksiders series.

With multiple titles to the franchise core gameplay has fundamentally remained the same and utilises third person action as you engage in combat, puzzles and exploration. From your central hub you’ll adventure out to reclaim your weapons, platform through destroyed landscapes and complete objectives in order to unlock new areas. Available across PC and consoles the Darksiders series combines a number of genres while paying homage to similar games before it.

The games like Darksiders included on this list below are perfect for gamers seeking other action adventures that combine hack and slash gameplay with exploration and puzzles and includes games for all platforms (PC, Xbox and PlayStation).

Shadow of the Colossus

Shadow of the Colossus is an action adventure of grand scale that was first launched in 2005 on the PlayStation 2. In time the game was remastered for PlayStation 3 (2011) and PlayStation 4 (2018) that both offered an almost identical experience to the original albeit with higher quality graphic assets. Regardless of your choice of release/platform players will find themselves in a unique fantasy setting that is centred around the adventure to defeat a number of large scale colossi that each pre...[Read Review]

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning takes players to a fantasy world where you’ll explore a diverse range of regions with their own story, battles and challenges. As an action role playing title this sprawling game world is paired with a dynamic combat system that lets you swing melee weapons or cast powerful magic on your enemies. Originally released in 2012 a remastered version (Re-Reckoning) was released in 2020 that brought the adventure to modern consoles in the process. Offering revitalise...[Read Review]

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7.9 User Avg (77 votes)

Fable III

Fable III is the third game in the Fable series and has players again exploring what Albion has to offer with a relatively open adventure in the familiar world. Set 50 years after the second game it is available on the Xbox 360 (later Xbox One with backwards compatibility) and Windows. The continent of Albion has advanced quite a bit in the 50 years since players last had the opportunity to explore the continent. Most notably is the player character from the previous game has now become the rule...[Read Review]

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7.4 User Avg (17 votes)


Enclave is an action orientated game set within a fantasy realm where players fight on behalf of good or evil with separate missions based on their choice of alliance. Originally launched in 2002 for Xbox and Windows the game was subsequently released on the Wii, Mac and Linux platform a decade later. Enclave is set 1,000 years after the high wizard Zale erected a dome of protection around the town of Celenheim to protect it from the dominating armies of the evil demon Vatar. With the hope to gi...[Read Review]

7 User Avg (14 votes)