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The Darkness

published by 2K Games in 2007-06-25, developed by Starbreeze Studios, running on Xbox 360
type: shooter, action/reflex
genre: Fantasy, Horror
series: The Darkness
perspective: 3rd person 1st person
player options: single player
game engine: Starbreeze
languages: eng
4.3/5

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Official description
On his 21st birthday, the awesome and terrible powers of the Darkness awaken within Jackie Estacado, a mafia hitman for the Franchetti crime family. With his new powers, Jackie is able to wreak terrifying havoc on his enemies. Jackie must learn to fully command the Darkness so he can take back control of the Franchetti family, which is ruled by his uncle Paulie, a despicable man who is almost universally despised.

Features:

* Based on the comic book "The Darkness", created by Top Cow.
* Game story written in collaboration with acclaimed "The Darkness" author, Paul Jenkins.
* Experience extremely intense cinematic action in this gritty, first-person, action-adventure game with a horror twist: you are the horror!
* Varying manifestations of the Darkness allow you to devour, impale or implode your enemies.
* Cannibalize the corpses of your slain victims and transform them into Darklings - impish and hilarious demonites that commit unspeakable acts.
* The absence of light feeds and replenishes the Darkness so seek the shadows wherever possible.
* Fight your way through the dark and seedy underbelly of New York City as well as the ethereal realm of the Darkness.
* Play as Darklings in online multiplayer games and face other players in traditional multiplayer modes as well as all-new innovative game modes.
Take 2 Interactive - # 2007-09-15 18:40:21 - official description - source
Technical specs
display: textured polygons
External reviews (2) - average: 80%
review sourcecountryissuedatescore   
IGN2007*7.8/1078%
Metacritic2007*82/10082%
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