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

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 Posted Feb 6 2012
The Darkness 2 demo coming to Xbox LIVE next week news news

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 Posted Jan 12 2012
Sex scene leads Aus censors to reclassify Darkness II news news

Sex scene leads Aus censors to reclassify Darkness II

The Australian Classification Board has had to re-classify The Darkness II following the addition of a sex scene.

Publish date Posted Jan 11 2012

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Played it, worth an 8 and Gareth Ennis story? A TOTAL PLUS FOR ME!!! AND A GLASWEGIAN FOOTBALL HOOLIGAN!!! Bargain bin title shortly.

Game Stats

Technical Specs
Release Date: 10/02/2012
Developer: Digital Extremes
Publisher: 2K Games
Genre: First Person Shooter
Rating: BBFC 18
Site Rank: 5,139 99
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