- The Darkness
- Sub Genre:
- First Person
- Release Date (US):
- June 26th, 2007
- Release Date (UK):
- July 20th, 2007
- Online Players:
- 2K Games
- M [Mature]
- PSU Rank:
- 98 of 1169 Games
- PSU Rank on PS3:
- 93 of 0 Games
- Additional Information:
- Also available on Xbox 360
About The Darkness
Based on the best-selling Top Cow comic book, The Darkness casts players as Jackie Estacado, a fearless Mafia hitman for the Franchetti crime family who is suddenly possessed by the terrifying and spectacular powers of The Darkness. Throughout the game, players must learn to control and harness The Darkness power in order to overthrow the vicious mob boss and fulfill their destiny.
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For fans of the comics or players who enjoy first person shooters, The Darkness is definitely a title to pick up. In any other case this is a solid rental.
- Solid graphics and splendorous gore!
- Humorous and entertaining Darklings
- Gameplay unique to the rest of the FPS genre
- Anticlimactic ending
- Poor Multiplayer
- Repetitive animations and lack of increasing difficulty
Demonic entities, gruesome violence, colorful characters, and an entertaining storyline are all part of what makes The Darkness one of the better licensed first person shooters seen in a long time. Developed by Starbreeze, The Darkness makes a great transition from its gritty comic book roots to the PlayStation 3. The Darkness begins with the main character Jackie Estacado unsuccessfully assassinated by his Uncle Paulie. Wh...
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Secret Phone Numbers
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The Darkness News
The folks at Superannuation have unearthed a resume for Digital Extremes texture artist Emmanuel Pappas, seemingly confirming that the studio is working on a sequel to 2007’s The Darkness. The resume mentions that Pappas, who has been with the developer since January 2009, is currently work...
Comic publisher Top Cow Productions revealed during a panel at the San Diego Comic Con last week that a sequel to first-person horror romp The Darkness is in development. Details on the follow up are sketchy at present, though it has been confirmed that the original game’s developer, Starbr...
News of a sequel to comic book-inspired The Darkness has surfaced over the weekend at the recent New York City Comic Con event. The following is an excerpt from website TheQuarterBin: There is a Darkness video game sequel in the works. They made the announcement saying, “We can’t sa...
2K Games has officially confirmed that the European PlayStation 3 version of The Darkness is delayed till July. The game was originally scheduled for a release on June 29th for both the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3 in Europe. The Xbox 360 release date remains the same. According to various onl...
Developed by Starbreeze Studios, the same team that brought you Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butchers Bay, unleashes this new trailer for The Darkness. The video shows how the demon arms work and how they can be used to demolish all opposing enemies. So sit back and enjoy! ...