411mania - Darksiders is an ambitious franchise, looking to combine the best elements out of multiple video game franchises into one complete package. Darksiders 1 borrowed very heavily from Legend of Zelda, while Darksiders 2 takes elements from Prince of Persia, Legend of Zelda, and God of War. The one glaring problem that Darksiders must overcome, however, is that if you’re going to borrow so heavily from such legendary franchises, you better damn well nail it. Otherwise, you’re simply an imitator. So how does Darksiders 2 fare? Let’s find out.