The Darkness

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  1. Ra88

    Ra88 Dutchman!

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    Anyone who got this game? I played the demo yesterday and I loved it, so I bought the game today. Gonna play it in a few minutes; I just hope it doesn't disappoint.
     
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    I played the demo and thought it was brilliant.
     
  3. Smasher

    Smasher HUNKY BEATS

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    Reminds me -I DL'd the demo and never played it.
    I'll have to give it a go.
     
  4. pscoop

    pscoop Dead inside

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    I tried the demo and thought is was pretty cool, my buddy was not that impressed. I think he was drunk when he tries it or something. I ended up buying Ninja Gaiden instead for now, I had been waiting longer for it.
     
  5. seven

    seven RIP Poopers 4-1993/5-2008

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    Its a pretty good game but rather short. Its just made so well that its flaws are easily overlooked. Multiplayer is ok, jumping around and clawing at people as the Darkling is fun and reminds me of the Aliens from AvP2 - just don't pick a Darkling only match since the leaping attack doesn't work on fellow Darklings.

    You can definatley tell it comes from the guys who made Chronicles of Riddick.
     
  6. Atomsplitter

    Atomsplitter Needs a new title.

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    Single player was great, but multi-player feels like it was tacked on at the last second.
     
  7. Ra88

    Ra88 Dutchman!

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    Short? Ah hell...How short, exactly? I'm currently where you need to run to the hills.
     
  8. Liege Prime

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    I have it. I played it about 8 hours or so. Great story, but I felt really underpowered for the first couple hours and it kept making me think I was missing something or doing something wrong. I wasn't, and it picks up quite a bit once the "Darkness" gets more abilitys.
     
  9. Ra88

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    How long did it take for you to finish the singleplayer?
     
  10. Liege Prime

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    Ahh, you misunderstand me- I haven't beaten it yet. It has a great story so far.
     
  11. bushboy

    bushboy Hardcore Decepticon

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    I bought it yesterday, I'm at the part right after Jenny dies. I am having a blast using the Darkness powers.
     
  12. Liege Prime

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    That's a pretty big plot spoiler you may not want to post...
     
  13. bushboy

    bushboy Hardcore Decepticon

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    I edited. Although I guess I didn't think much of it because I read it in the original comic.
     
  14. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE...JUST LISTEN TO THE RHYTHM OF YOUR HEART

    ...sorry. :)  I saw a few youtube videos for this game and it looks mighty neat.
     
  15. Brandon

    Brandon This is important work.

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    There are very few games like this where to story really pulls you in and you want to keep playing to see where the plot goes. It's crazy when you finally max out your darkness powers. Demon arm FTW!
     
  16. Ra88

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    Just finished it and HOLY CRAP, this game is EXCELLENT. A solid story (though there are a few flaws, for example: Jackie is NOT surprised to find out the Darkness' existence), and the last bit was just BRUTAL. Can't wait for the sequel to see it continue, since it's a remake of the comic (lots of conflicting stuff and such, after all). Technically, there were a few glitches with the graphics, the character animation models are rather stiff, and sometimes the screen lagged a bit. As for the gameplay: HOLY CRAP, THIS GAME IS FUCKING HARD. I played it on medium, and even with The Darkness activated, most of the time I got torn apart by 4 shots. Can't imagine how hard, err, Hard is. Dayumn.

    But yeah, it definately was short. I did all off the sidequests and such, and I still finished it in 9 hours or so. Then again, I guess that's a decent time for shooters (even though it didn't really feel like that; more like an interactive movie).

    In any case: HIGHLY recommended.
     
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    bushboy Hardcore Decepticon

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    Uh, I need help. I'm on the second part where you leave the trenches and come across that building after you see pestilence. Help me!
     
  18. Liege Prime

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    You need to send your little Dark tentacle guy throug the window/bunker opening and open the door from the inside.
     
  19. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    Rented it, but wish I bought it. May do so and start over
    Watching hearts get eaten has never been so cool!

    Did that darkling just drop a turd in that dead dude's mouth?
     
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  20. bushboy

    bushboy Hardcore Decepticon

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    I did. And now I can't go anywhere else. Where am I supposed to go?
     

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