The Darkness II

The Darkness II breaks out of the sea of conventional first-person shooters with its fervid Quad-Wielding gameplay, which will allow players to slash, grab, and throw objects and enemies with their Demon Arms while simultaneously firing two weapons.

VideoGamer.com Score:

7

Our Verdict: The Darkness II's commendable mechanics are matched by numerous wonky moments, an awkward cast of characters and some wearying repetition. It's got plenty of heart, but it needs more soul.

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European PlayStation Store update November 7, 2012

When Vikings Attack!, LittleBigPlanet Karting and ToeJam & Earl head up this week's PlayStation Store update.

2 Publish date Nov 7 2012

Triple-A game sales reach all-time low in the UK

Sales of triple-A video games are at an all-time low in the UK, which has led to a 25 per cent decline in the retail market compared to the same period last year, reports MCV.

7 Publish date Feb 23 2012

UK Video Game Chart: UFC 3 is No.1, but sales are down on the previous entry in the series

THQ's UFC Undisputed 3 takes the All Formats All Prices UK No.1, the publisher's first chart topper since Homefront back in Week 11, 2011.

Publish date Feb 20 2012

UK Video Game Chart: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning dethrones Final Fantasy XIII-2

EA and 39 Studios' RPG the first new IP RPG to take the top spot since Pokemon in 2000.

Publish date Feb 13 2012

Heads-up: New games out this week (February 10)

A look ahead to this week's new releases, which include Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning and The Darkness 2.

5 Publish date Feb 6 2012

The Darkness 2 demo coming to Xbox LIVE next week

2K Games has announced that a demo for The Darkness 2 is coming to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.

Publish date Jan 12 2012

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Game Stats

Release Date: 10/02/2012
Developer: Digital Extremes
Publisher: 2K Games
Genre: First Person Shooter
Rating: BBFC 18
Site Rank: 2,616 3
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