Check out Death?s loot and skills in the new Darksiders II “Behind the Mask” video

Death (in videogame form) apparently isn’t all that powerful, so even he is in the need of loot and a skills tree. The latest Behind the Mask video from THQ and Vigil shows these systems off a bit to give us a better idea of what to expect when the game launches next month.

Darksiders II – Behind the Mask: Your Death video
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Read on for more info on Darksiders II, and make sure to pre-order it from the Amazon link below.

Launching on Aug. 14, 2012, follows the exploits of Death, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, in an action-packed 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 blamed for prematurely starting the Apocalypse in Darksiders.