THQ announced today via a blog post that the release of Vigil Games' Darksiders II will be delayed until August. The rumor-mill has been churning with speculation recently, so we wanted to put it to rest first here with our core fans: Darksiders II will be moving to release globally in August 2012, rather than June as previously announced. It’s just a short delay, but we promise the game you’ll have in August will be well worth the wait!This is great news for the team at Vigil, because it allows additional time for polish and to ensure that all aspects of Darksiders II meet the high-quality bar the team is targeting. In game development, more time is always a good thing for quality and the Vigil team is dedicated to providing the definitive Darksiders experience.The post went on to explain that the delay has nothing to do with recent staff reductions at Vigil Games, and that the game will ship with the same amount of content as planned. Exact street dates are going to be announced in the coming days, and we'll be sure to pass the info along before it gets re-added to our release date calendar. Get up to speed with all of our previous Darksiders II coverage here.