Darktide Compared to Space Hulk

As someone who has never played vermintide (or indeed any classic Warhammer) I’m trying to find a comparison game for Darktide.

Based on the info I’m gathering it sounds like a L4D style game in which category I would also put Space Hulk: Deathwing.

Is this a fair comparison within obvious parameters (it won’t be a power fantasy because more than likely we’re just playing as Guardsmen and not Terminators)?

Please pray to the Emperor it’s nothing like Deathwing.

L4D2 is a good start but I hope there’ll be much wider choices of loadouts, melee will be a much bigger part of the game and being able to tailor your character in a specific direction will be awesome.

The combat will be much faster and all round better than Deathwing.

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It’ll probably be like Vermintide 2, but better. Well if FS learns from all the mistakes they’ve made with VT2. I suspect there will be more of an emphasis on ranged combat in Darktide though.

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Just like they did when lauching VT2 - they took all the really good stuff from VT1 and made sure it appeared in VT2. /sarcasm

Oh… Wait…

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Space Marines especially Terminators are alot tankier than what I’d expect from Darktide Guardsmen. Based on Vermintide will have much more fluid combat and enemies especially compared to Space Hulks…hulkiness

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