Darksiders, originally subtitled Wrath of War, is an action-adventure video game developed by Vigil Games and published by THQ. The game takes its inspiration from the apocalypse, with the player taking the role of War, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. The game was released for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on January 5, 2010, in North America, January 7, 2010, in Australia, January 8, 2010, in Europe and March 18, 2010, in Japan. The PC version was released in North America on September 22, 2010, through Steam, at retail and through OnLive September 23, 2010, in Australia September 23, 2010, and in Europe September 24, 2010. A parallel sequel was released on August 14, 2012.