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  2. 9 (327)
  3. 8 (502)
  4. 7 (202)
  5. 6 (66)
  6. 5 (23)
  7. 4 (18)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (9)
  10. 1 (18)

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  • Rating:8

    Dark Matter

    Two years passed since the ill-fated events of the first game: Jackie Estacado, now the 23-year-old Don of New York's Italian Mafia in place of the vengefully killed Paulie Franchetti, has been retaining his enabling pow... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Graphics better, but graphics aren't everything.

    This was one that after the first I was really excited for. It's a good game overall and the graphics and kills are alot more impressive but as I stated that's not everything. For one the main game itself is very very s... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    The strong story is what will keep you invested, even if it doesn't quite reach the level of greatness as the original

    The Darkness II is, simply put, a balls-out action game. A good balls-out action game, mind you, yet if not for its finely crafted narrative, it would be a mindless one. The only reason I bring this up is because this f... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    As good as the first one, but in different ways.

    The original Darkness video game was a surprisingly great game; it featured slightly nonlinear exploration, a great cast of characters and good story, as well as some fun and unique gameplay, thanks to the powers given ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    The Darkness II is a fantastic game, held back by only it's length and linearity.

    First-person shooters with a focus on story are rare. They are so rare that you can count all of them released this generation on both hands. In 2007 one such shooter was released, it was called The Darkness; a video gam... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Makes me wish I had some killer demon arms.

    I finally got around to playing the second darkness. I beat the first one several years ago and really enjoyed it. The second game kind of slipped under my radar while I was playing other stuff, so it took me a while t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    A good fps, no more, no less.

    I'm a huge fan of the first The Darkness, so when I heard a second one was coming, I could'nt wait! Now, well, I'm a little bit disappointed. So first, the cel shading is okay, the quality is clearly there and the art... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Solid

    The Darkness II is a first-person shooter psychological horror video game with light role-playing elements developed by Digital Extremes and published by 2K Games. The Darkness II is the sequel to 2007's "The Darkness". ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    You can't escape The Darkness.

    Starbreeze Studios, the team behind Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay, then worked on the 2007 first-person shooter The Darkness. Using not only gunplay but also two demon arms and some upgrades along the wa... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Amazing while it lasts, but dont expect it to last too long...

    This will be a new style from me, but while this game is amazing, its so unbelivably short and that greatly lets it down. Story --- 9/10 This is a dark and interesting story, you play as Jackie Estacado a troubled NY... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful