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It will take all four horsemen to score all these pre-order bonuses

by: Nathaniel -
More On: Darksiders II
THQ has revealed today the store-specific pre-order bonuses for their upcoming action/adventure title, Darksiders II.  

If you pre-order from GameStop, you get the Death Rides pack featuring exclusive side quests set in the Maker's Realm and Dead Plains.  Along with extra experience and loot, you'll also meet an ancient construct, do battle with "The Bloodless" and find lost treasure.

Best Buy nets players the Angle of Death pack that includes a unique set of armor and a pair of upgraded scythes.  It also includes an exclusive visual trail for Dust, your companion crow.

Pre-order from Amazon.com and you'll get the Deadly Despair pack that adds a speed boost to Death's horse, Despair.  That perk will last for the entire game.

You'll find pics of the bonus content below.  Darksiders II hits shelves for the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC on June 26, 2012.  

To learn more, visit www.Darksiders.com or follow the jump.


Unlock Exclusive In-Game Content By Pre-ordering Today

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. Feb 14, 2012 – THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced a range of pre-order bonuses for its upcoming action-adventure title Darksiders® II, which is scheduled to come to the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC on June 26, 2012.

Players who pre-order the game from GAMESTOP will receive the ‘Death Rides’ pack. Featuring multiple exclusive side-quests, this pack allows the most fearless adventurers to explore more of the Maker’s Realm and Dead Plains and earn additional experience and loot. Aid an ancient Construct, battle The Bloodless and retrieve Karn’s lost treasure in around two hours of unique game play content.

Pre-order the game from BEST BUY to unlock the ‘Angel of Death’ pack. Give yourself an edge with a unique set of enhanced armor with an angel inspired design as well as a pair of upgraded matching scythes and a exclusive visual trail for your companion crow Dust.

People who pre-order the game from AMAZON will get to ride into battle with increased speed thanks to the ‘Deadly Despair’ pack. This unique pre-order offer adds an additional speed boost for Death’s trusty steed Despair, allowing players to travel across the vast world even faster than before. This perk is a permanent increase that will last throughout the game.

Jim Huntley, Vice President of Global Brand Marketing commented: “We are happy to be able to offer a range of exciting offers to reward gamers for pre-ordering copies of the game prior to its June 26th release.”

Darksiders II follows the exploits of DEATH, one of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse, in a weaving tale that runs parallel to the events in the original Darksiders game. This epic journey propels DEATH through various light and dark realms as he tries to redeem his brother WAR, the horseman who was blamed for prematurely starting the Apocalypse in Darksiders.

Darksiders II is scheduled to be available for console and PC on June 26, 2012, for more information check www.Darksiders.com .

About Darksiders 2
Awakened by the End of Days, Death, the most feared of the legendary Four Horsemen embarks on a quest to redeem his brother's name. Become the terrifying force which everything fears but nothing can escape.

The original Darksiders®, released in January 2010, received critical acclaim including the Best Fantasy Game 2010 award from IGN. Darksiders followed the story of WAR, wrongly accused of starting the apocalypse, on a quest to reclaim lost honor and take revenge on those who wronged him.

About THQ
THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products for all popular game systems, personal computers and wireless devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, THQ sells product through its global network of offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. More information about THQ and its products may be found at www.thq.com. THQ, Darksiders and their respective logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.

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