This week also saw the release of The Darkness II on Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC and we are now able to propose a few videos of what happens after the end of the game's demo. For the same price, you are getting three videos of the 360 version and one of the PC version. You should be aware that the latter is presented in 1080p and 60 fps but that its content may also shock the most prude among you.
After a first episode that had its flaws but which conveyed a great atmosphere, fans were a bit concerned about The Darkness II. There are probably several reasons for that: Starbreeze no longer was in charge of developing the game, the graphics had taken the cel shaded path and, last but not least, it seemed to be even more action oriented than before.
In the end, I think the art style works pretty well here, but that's probably a matter of taste. As for gameplay, it has been improved a lot since the first installment, the controls being more responsive and less awkward. You will also see in the videos below that Digital Extremes did not forget to add more peaceful sequences during which you can take your time to chat with your friends.
The game's atmosphere is still one of the game's strengths and killing bad guys is a lot of fun, with the mix of shooting and decapitating you'd come to expect from Jackie Estecado. There is however something quite disappointing with The Darkness II. The main problem is that it probably won't take you more than 5 to 6 hours to complete the main story mode, which is rather short even in today's standards.
Bravo to The Last of Us Live. So many feels. (5 Hours ago)
isn't the best way to inspire people. Here's 17 minutes of gameplay of The Witcher 3 - Wild Hunt from various videos stitched together. [url] (6 Hours ago)
@Moonwalker: Either that or CD Projekt RED get their "marketing" act together and release at least a 10 minutes video. Clearly it's ready to be shown to the public and watching crappy Youtube videos (6 Hours ago)
@rayy: Thanks for the link. And the gameplay looks awesome. Been addictively playing the DA:Origins for weeks now, just can't stop playing it, even though it's for the 2nd time. (7 Hours ago)
Now what we also need is for that 45 minutes of new Witcher 3 footage to leak, damn. (8 Hours ago)
@rayy: So fucking awesome. Such a huuuuuuge improvement over DA2...holy shit. Yeah i will say farewell to my social life when this one releases. (8 Hours ago)
At 3:36 I love how the rogue clock himself and them assassinate someone from the back. Can't wait to play this. (9 Hours ago)