First Darkness II scores looking good as reviews hit

Tuesday, 7th February 2012 13:23 GMT By Johnny Cullen

2K’s lifted the reviews embargo for The Darkness II, with first scores looking great for the Digital Extremes shooter sequel. What’s the overall consensus? Get rounded up below the break. If you have any scores to add, do so below the break.

The Darkness II launches today in the US and on Friday for PS3, 360 and PC.



  1. f1r3storm


    #1 3 years ago
  2. GuerrillaDawg 4Gamers (Belgium)


    #2 3 years ago
  3. DSB

    I’m gonna give it a SHOT.

    Those tentacl… I mean tentative reviews are looking really good.

    #3 3 years ago
  4. mck3nzi3

    IGN 8/10 8.3/10

    #4 3 years ago
  5. ManuOtaku

    1up B

    #5 3 years ago
  6. Edo

    The main complaint seems to be a very short SP part,but those are some pretty good reviews nevertheless.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. Madcat NL

    Dutch review by PS Only, 7/10, Same issues as other reviews, short SP and relatively superficial story.

    #7 3 years ago
  8. LOLshock94

    whoever buy this for £40 is a complete idiot

    #8 3 years ago
  9. AHA-Lambda

    looks good on the whole, definitely a rental at £40 though for that length =/

    #9 3 years ago
  10. Moonwalker1982

    Oh man what a damn shame. I was playing the demo the othe day and thought to myself…please let the story be at least 9 hours or more. Six is similar to COD campaigns, fuck this!

    I’ll get it later on, when the price has been lowered.

    #10 3 years ago
  11. minxamo

    Eurogamer gave it 8/10?

    #11 3 years ago
  12. ManuOtaku

    #11 eightgamer gave an 8, are you sure?, get out of here…..i mean let me check……. i dont believe you……nah not one tiny little bit 8D

    #12 3 years ago
  13. Noodlemanny

    6 hours? WTF. Damn, I was really looking forward to this. Completing it in a day is going to be far from satisfying.

    #13 3 years ago
  14. DSB

    I really don’t see the problem with a “six hour” shooter.

    I’d much rather have six hours of good entertainment, than six hours of good entertainment, padded with another 14 hours of pointless filler.

    And really, I think that fits with most shooters.

    People complained about it with games like CoD, but I’m usually tired of playing CoD singleplayer after the first four hours. There’s no way I’d go further than six.

    If The Darkness II is a middle of the road shooter, of course that’ll only serve to make it even more unremarkable, but really I don’t see a problem with six hours if it’s six good hours.

    #14 3 years ago
  15. Edo

    #14 DSB That’s all good but what about six hour shooters :P ?

    #15 3 years ago
  16. DSB

    Okay, I see that now :P

    #16 3 years ago
  17. gavinmannion

    Lazygamer – 8/10 (

    It’s always surprising to see virtually all the reviews dropping at the same time with pretty much the exact same score. I think it’s fair to say that The Darkness 2 is a good but not great game. A solid 8 all round

    #17 3 years ago
  18. CityCobra

    GamingXP: 85% PS3 version

    #18 3 years ago

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