The Darkness was a highly underrated shooter from Starbreeze Studios that put players in the boots of Jackie Estacado, a young, upcoming mobster who happens to inherit demonic powers on his 21st birthday. The game may have been a tad rough around the edges, but it was brutal and entertaining in equal measure breaking free of the traditional military shooter norms governing the genre.

I will eat your face

I will eat your face

Now the reigns of development have passed on over to Digital Extremes (Dark Sector) and while the game is nearly a month away from release, 2K games have decided to let players sample the chaos with a single player demo that will be available next week. The demo will first be available to gold Xbox Live subscribers by the 17th of January after which it will be available on the 24th for XBL users (silver membership), PSN and Steam.

The game itself will hit stands by the 10th of February, 2012 for the Xbox360, PS3 and PC.

Publish date: January 12, 2012 12:33 pm| Modified date: December 18, 2013 9:21 pm

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