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The Darkness

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"Creepy..."
4 stars"

This game as another reviewer stated, is atmospheric.

The darkness is definitely a word to describe it but its not scary at all just very “dark and mysterious”.

Gameplay involves running and gunning but also the disposal of the Darklings which can devour your enemies – similar to Overlord but much better.

Some parts of the game are gruesome in that you can rip out your enemies heart or strangle them but nothing too graphic like other games such as FEAR 2, Dead Space, Condemned 2 or Resident Evil 5.

A solid game but nothing brilliant, worth the pick up but you should finish the game fairly quickly.

8/10.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
"Atmospheric"
4 stars"

This parallels CoD2 for atmosphere. I cant think of a better video game to play late at night with the lights off. It's original, it's immersive, and has had plenty of thought go into everything. It even has old cartoons playing in TVs scattered around the game. The graphics, audio, storyline, and value are all top knotch. FPS gameplay could've been improved, namely gun physics, but at the same time the game encourages use of your Darkness powers which use awesome physics. Overall, a very good game.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Description

Fearless Mafia hitman Jackie Estacado is part of the Franchetti crime family helmed by vicious cousin Paulie. On the eve of his 21st birthday, Jackie is suddenly possessed by the terrifying and spectacular powers of the Darkness. Though his supernatural entity lets him wreak terrible havoc on his enemies, the Darkness also has a strong will of its own. Jackie must learn to control the Darkness that lurks within him while harnessing its power to overthrow Paulie and fulfill his destiny.

Features:
  • Based on the best-selling comic The Darkness created by Top Cow. Launched in 1996, the highly popular comic is currently published in 19 different languages around the world.
  • A seamless and unique blend of modern crime drama and supernatural horror with both first and third person non-linear game play
  • Highly destructible environments: Stalk the gritty New York slums, harbors, subway tunnels and rooftops, then defeat the terrifying creatures of The Otherworld-a parallel reality where the Darkness dwells
  • Developed by Starbreeze-the team behind the best-selling and critically acclaimed The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay
  • Experience the market-leading Starbreeze engine for the next generation of consoles
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February 19th, 2008
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5026555400190
All-time sales rank
Top 5000
Product ID
1536373

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