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The Darkness II: First dev diary

The Darkness II: First dev diary

2K Games sent us this developer diary of The Darkness II, it doesn't show any gameplay footage but we learn some stuff from the game being developed by Digital Extremes.

Dev Interview

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Commented on 2011-03-31 17:05:53
I didn't realize that Digital Extremes was working on this. Thought Starbreeze was still working on this IP.
Commented on 2011-03-31 17:27:04
Why can't i watch the video? Video protected????? What the hell does that mean????
Commented on 2011-03-31 17:43:33
Maybe its still encoding on their side...
Commented on 2011-03-31 17:45:30
I hope they drop the cel shading.
Commented on 2011-03-31 18:19:55 In reply to FreeSwag
Posted by FreeSwag
I didn't realize that Digital Extremes was working on this. Thought Starbreeze was still working on this IP.
that's disapointing
Commented on 2011-03-31 19:18:47 In reply to Logion
Posted by Logion
I hope they drop the cel shading.
they won't... graphics would be even worse looking in their engine.
Commented on 2011-03-31 19:28:45 In reply to FreeSwag
Posted by FreeSwag
I didn't realize that Digital Extremes was working on this. Thought Starbreeze was still working on this IP.
Yeah :(
Commented on 2011-03-31 20:28:26
You know, I'm sorry, but if your game isn't polished enough to show a few seconds of gameplay footage during a dev diary maybe you shouldn't be putting out this kind of marketing yet.
Commented on 2011-03-31 21:59:53
they didn't tell the truth: ' wewant it to sell more so all the stealth part that the cod players don't care abut are out, and there is more way more action and kills and gore'
Commented on 2011-04-01 00:31:25
This makes me sad... reaaaally wish Starbreeze was working on this instead.
Commented on 2011-04-01 01:07:41
I won't be sad unless I play it, and it turns out to be shitty. So far, I haven't really heard or seen anything that gives me negative feelings towards the game.
Commented on 2011-04-01 01:22:09
Art style's enough to put me off to be honest; the first game had a fantastic graphical style in my opinion.
Commented on 2011-04-01 02:35:48
Unless someone just simply dislikes cel shading, I really don't get why someone would be down on this game's style so far.
Commented on 2011-04-01 02:58:01 In reply to Ronsauce
Posted by Ronsauce
I won't be sad unless I play it, and it turns out to be shitty. So far, I haven't really heard or seen anything that gives me negative feelings towards the game.
Thats how I feel. I honestly think the cell shaded style is fine too, as long as the animations are fluid. I loved the first game and would be ashamed to hear if this one does worst.
Commented on 2011-04-01 03:50:18
One of my favourite things from the first game was the ability to do those up-close executions. I wish Crysis 2 had some stuff like that. I just find them so much cooler and more visceral than firing normally at such a close range or repeatedly mashing melee.
Commented on 2011-04-01 09:41:26
This game is looking like fail to me.

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