X360, PS3 Saturday, January 19, 2008 | 8:12 PM

Gameplay of Dark Sector

Gameplay of Dark Sector

Digital Extremes releases an action montage of Dark Sector, its cheap Gears of War clone. It doesn't look very exciting to me.


Gameplay montage

All comments

Page 1 2 3 >>
Commented on 2008-01-19 20:15:48
Really liked it!

One problem they need to fix (which I doubt they will) is the magnum handgun animation when shooting, it looks so cold and weird.

Good thing that isn't my favorite weapon at all, no need to watch it.

But the other weapons was cool, like that glock handgun.
Commented on 2008-01-19 20:39:09
Looks really good, I like shooters that have auto lock on.. :D
Commented on 2008-01-19 20:44:58 In reply to Jollipop
Posted by Jollipop
Looks really good, I like shooters that have auto lock on.. :D
You noticed it as well :P

I did notice auto lock on only when he was ehm "blind firing".
I was quite worried of why he was blind firing and got perfect shots, everytime.

Maybe aim assist or something.
Commented on 2008-01-19 20:56:24
No looks like the whole game is that way :D, there is no reticle and he wasn't really aiming at targets.
Commented on 2008-01-19 20:58:15
looked better when it was a space-horror action game. now it looks like a shitty version of gears of war. Looks even worse in motion.
Commented on 2008-01-19 21:02:25 In reply to CockKnocker
Posted by CockKnocker
looked better when it was a space-horror action game. now it looks like a shitty version of gears of war. Looks even worse in motion.
I agree. From looking at forums it seems like everybody else agrees too.
I really have no idea why the devs didn't listen to fans and go back to the space stealth shooter.


Now it looks like they changed things at the last minute to fit in with the GoW/Resistance crowd, but they didn't have enough ideas to make it work.
Commented on 2008-01-19 21:06:36
Gives me more of a RE4 feel than GoW if you ask me.
Commented on 2008-01-19 21:11:10 In reply to CockKnocker
Posted by Immortal_Daemon
Posted by CockKnocker
looked better when it was a space-horror action game. now it looks like a shitty version of gears of war. Looks even worse in motion.
I agree. From looking at forums it seems like everybody else agrees too.
I really have no idea why the devs didn't listen to fans and go back to the space stealth shooter.
I definitely agree. This looks boring as shit. This is a crap rip-off of GOW, and it doesn't even have co-op. Question: If everyone was wetting themselves with excitement over the original space concept, why would you opt to scrap it. I just don't understand these companies sometimes.
Commented on 2008-01-19 21:16:01
from that vid the game has some bugs in it, they need to smooth out the game play, aiming, animation AI,

and they need to do it quick cause they've delayed the game long enough
Commented on 2008-01-19 21:21:13
His boomerang doesn't seem to be very useful eh.
Commented on 2008-01-19 21:33:52
The outside-environments seem to have a very inside-feel. Bwoah.
Commented on 2008-01-19 21:42:28 In reply to Jollipop
Posted by Jollipop
Gives me more of a RE4 feel than GoW if you ask me.
I agree with that actually.

There is more "military" type shooting while there is less "horror" type shooting.

After RE4 and its gameplay Dark Sector is closest to it, but then the real one comes out, RE5.

But I can say this, as a fan of this setting as well, I want the space stealth shooter.
Commented on 2008-01-19 21:55:54
The video showcases very nicely how dumb the AI is in this game. this is as polite as I can put it. Seriously, the enemies were just standing there and were being shot.

The game has suddenly lost all of its qualities for me. it seems to be trying to copy GOW and to be honest it's not doing a good job at all. gameplay looked pretty boring.
Commented on 2008-01-19 21:59:48
Is it me but does the gun shots sound the same for all weapons in this movie?

I totally dug the old space setting for DarkSector, but still think this could have heaps of potential. Besides the publisher is known for good quality products, so I won't write it off just yet.
Commented on 2008-01-19 22:05:44
BooM...most people hated Pariah...although that is not the only games they did, but when people see a company do one bad game, it is set to be written in stone that the company is bad or is in the right path of bad.

Alimo...they kept switching scenery to show off the weapons, they didn't even let the enemy move, what do you expect.

Although that I agree, the AI is not good, there is always online for good challenge.
Commented on 2008-01-19 23:11:13
looks like gears of war.
Commented on 2008-01-19 23:18:39
Not so close...try this one.
http://www.ubi.com/resources/binary/249/62430.jpg
Commented on 2008-01-19 23:26:56
is the main character more detailed than the rest?

just can't put my finger on it..but it's missing something from making it a stellar A* game
Commented on 2008-01-19 23:53:18 In reply to CockKnocker
Posted by CockKnocker
looked better when it was a space-horror action game. now it looks like a shitty version of gears of war. Looks even worse in motion.
Thread should've ended right there. (QFT etc etc)
Commented on 2008-01-20 00:21:20
There are just too many games that seem to do what this one does but better.
Commented on 2008-01-20 01:07:58
... yes its missing proper mocap recording, the animations seem to be "faked" in 3d modeling animation instead of real mocap, even the reload animations arent fluid like they should be and are in "A" games.

I dont mind another fps set like this but if your going to release action gameplay, fix the animations first.

Also dont release "just a bunch of different shooting senarios tied together" videos.. those make the game look boring, even if it isnt... well unless your gears of war and it's remastered with cool gorish chainsaw disections :)
Commented on 2008-01-20 01:10:49
Animations look dodgy, and the sounds are a bit off too. Looks like it'll be a decent game though.
Commented on 2008-01-20 01:51:04
I have no idea how you can look at this setting and the blindfire/cover mechanics and go "it looks more like RE than Gears" with a straight face. :)
Commented on 2008-01-20 02:19:47 In reply to SimonM7
Posted by SimonM7
I have no idea how you can look at this setting and the blindfire/cover mechanics and go "it looks more like RE than Gears" with a straight face. :)
Ok 50/50 take it or leave it :D

If it was much like Gears I wouldn't be interested in it.
Commented on 2008-01-20 02:51:31
yeh when you see the old trailer, it had some really good ideas and i loved the art style. This looks bland and boring and AI looks dumb ass. A pass for me
Page 1 2 3 >>

About the game


What's up?
  • Moonwalker
    Moonwalker Personally i find Kojima rather overrated. Yes MGS and MGS3 were fantastic, 2 wasn't nearly as good, same for 4 and 5....nah. (44 minutes ago)
  • nostradamus
    nostradamus @jmd749: Kojima Productions is independent. wrap that and give it away to your other half. (1 Hour ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX Ultimates do drive big plays. Don't think it makes everyone Seagull. (1 Hour ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX I've played a ton of Halo too. Just not Halo 5 because I'm not a masochist. (1 Hour ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX @Tiz: "Individual skill" still drives top players to become top players in OW. The team with the better comp *and* better players is going to win. (1 Hour ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX @Tiz: Eh.. "more dependant on individual skill" is one way to look at it. (1 Hour ago)
  • jmd749
    jmd749 @droezelke: it's awesome that one of the greatest minds in game development is given funding and respect. And using a hardware specific engine for his new game suggests he'll be a Sony 1st party dev. (1 Hour ago)
PreviousNext
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood GSY is getting some nice content at 3 pm CEST with our July podcast and some videos of the Deus Ex Mankind Divided preview build. :) (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood For once we'll be live at 4:30 pm CEST. Blim should not even be tired! (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood More Quantum Break coverage coming in a few hours, 9:00 a.m CEST. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood We'll have a full review up for Firewatch at 7 pm CET. Videos will only be tomorrow though. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Tonight's livestream will be at 9:15 GMT+1, not GMT+2 as first stated. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood New GSY Live dedicated this time to Just Cause 3 on Tuesday 9:30 GMT+2 (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Join us tomorrow at 10 pm GMT+2 for a new livestream. We'll be playing Rise of the Tomb Raider. (> 3 Months ago)
PreviousNext
Top stories