Interestingly, this video doesn’t demonstrate my most skilled confrontation with Abaddon, but it is the one where I was most successful. This is phase two of the battle. Unfortunately, I did not capture the first phase.
With respect to character action games, I tend toward the conservative in that I like to stick and move, waiting the right time to strike, and then backing off.
My health was entirely too low toward the end of this battle, so I played it safe by using the cross-blade from a distance. Other than that, this video should give you a pretty good idea how to beat Tiamat in Darksiders.
A compilation of videos I made demonstrating how to defeat the bosses of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning on hard mode.
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is something of a mixed bag. The combat system is fluid and fun, and Amalur itself can be gorgeous looking (with a little post-processing such as SweetFX). Unfortunately, the story, characters, and crafting mechanic are somewhat generic. I found myself losing steam two thirds of the way through the main quest. I am glad I finished the game, but I don’t see any compelling reason to return to finish the side quests.