The Darkness games have always placed us in the shoes of Jackie and his unwanted BFFs, but that doesn't exactly make him or his soul-hungry friends the good guys.
In the new "Artfully Executed" trailer for Darkness II, we're reminded of the Darkness' unbridled cruelty and thirst for violence, as it goes through the various execution moves Jackie can pull off the second game. But as Johnny Powell points out, Jackie's soul is still a few shades lighter than his enemies'. So, contextually speaking, he's still a kind of good guy.
The video can also be viewed here. Be sure to check the screenshots below for a closer look.