It was only announced days ago, but publisher THQ Nordic has teamed up with IGN to drop Darksiders III bombs like they’ve been forged by one of the four horsemen themselves. After this week’s reveal trailer, now 12 minutes of pre-alpha footage have been uploaded to give you a flavour of what you can expect from the anticipated adventure sequel.

The operative word here is pre-alpha: that means it’s a long, long way from being finished – the game isn’t even scheduled to release until 2018, after all. As such, the audio is a little lacking, and the combat doesn’t quite carry the same punch that you should expect from the final game. The hair, though, is magnificent – never since Alice: Madness Returns have a protagonist’s locks flowed so fabulously.