The Darkness User Reviews

8.8

Always keep a gem in the dark...

Summary:


Developer: Starbreeze
Publisher: 2K Games

The Darkness may not have done much for most people... but for those it has affected, it stands out as one of the finest games this generation has to offer. At first, I didn't know what to make of it - a first person shooter with the ability to use special powers based on a comic book series. It doesn't necessarily scream "I'M DELICIOUS". However, once you start playing the game, you'll find yourself eating those words. In fact, you may find yourself falling in love with this game. If it's not the refreshingly good gameplay, it's the captivating and v...

8.0

As dark as a French chick's armpit

Summary:

The minute that you think "adaptation", you start thinking "oh great another shitty game, job well done for pointing out this game's shittyness man" straight after, and I'd smack you out, because this is actually a good adaptation. If you don't know what this game is adapted from, it's adapted from a comic book of the same name, and a fairly good one at that. You would've expected this to be a movie - I mean, if they could make movies out of Superman, Batman, Watchmen and Spiderman, why not The Darkness - but hey, I guess people have better ideas, so somebody over at Starbreeze Studios deci...

10

The Darkness

The bad:

None... absolutely Nothing...

Summary:

I don't review games very often, but I make exceptions when a game is exceptionally good or incredibly bad. I also don't have money to spend on every release that looks interesting to me. So when I do buy a game, I like to do a bit of research online and make sure that I'll really enjoy it (especially at $60 per game.) Lately I've been dying to get my hands on a truly 'next-gen' FPS game and I felt like we haven't had any on the 360 yet. This probably was the result of my frustration from reading IGN every day. I got sick of hearing about all these amazing games that wouldn't come out for a...

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