Tag Archives: The Darkness II
Sat, Mar 03, 2012 | 22:59 GMT
Wed, Feb 15, 2012 | 12:15 GMT
We discuss how pigs were harmed in the making of the game, the difficulties of light-based game mechanics, and how relationships matter in the finalé of our chat with Seth Olshfski, producer on The Darkness II.
Tue, Feb 14, 2012 | 14:06 GMT
The buzz around The Darkness II has grown to a roar. We braved the noise to ask producer Seth Olshfski about story-driven gaming, immersion and ‘not fucking it up’.
Mon, Feb 13, 2012 | 14:34 GMT
2K has braved a release for a sequel to one of the most underrated gems of this generation. As Johnny Cullen discovered, The Darkness II is more than worthy of the risk.
Thu, Feb 09, 2012 | 21:06 GMT
2K Games has said it plans to issue a patch for The Darkness II which will include controls for PC users to change the game’s field of view. This is according to a conversation TotalBiscuit had with 2K, where it was discussed that not allowing PC gamers and option to switch from a narrow, 60 degrees FOV to one that is larger – say 90 degrees – can make things a bit uncomfortable for players. 2K has not formally announced its plans for a patch, but according to the firm’s Elizabeth Tobey, the development is “looking into a solution”. Thanks, GameFront.
Thu, Feb 09, 2012 | 00:23 GMT
Gaikai has added a pile of new demos to its test page, including The Darkness II, The Adventures of Tin Tin, Anno 2070, Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, and more. The streaming games advertising platform is expected on Facebook shortly, and is preparing to launch full length games, but for now, head on over to gaikai.com to try out games right from your browser. Magic.
Tue, Feb 07, 2012 | 14:03 GMT
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.
Mon, Feb 06, 2012 | 23:04 GMT
Even after three trailers, Digital Extremes still has more executions from The Darkness II to share. This set is called Inside Out; try to guess why.
Mon, Feb 06, 2012 | 01:08 GMT
There are only so many words you can use to describe death by tentacle demon entities, so this trailer for The Darkness II plumps for “brutalised”.
Fri, Feb 03, 2012 | 18:40 GMT
A developer video for The Darkness II has been released by 2K, and in it, Sheldon Carter, Seth Olshfski and Mathieu Bérubé discuss how the Vendettas narrative co-op experience intertwines with the single-player campaign in the game.
Tue, Jan 31, 2012 | 22:24 GMT
Enjoy 30 seconds of Jackie Estacado executing his foes in glorious gore, this time focusing on slice attacks.
Fri, Jan 27, 2012 | 11:59 GMT
Tue, Jan 24, 2012 | 23:34 GMT
2K has sent over a cracking cinematic trailer for The Darkness II, giving the uninitiated some insight into what it’s like to have a symbiotic relationship with an ancient entity of pure shadow. Spoiler: it’s awesome.
Sat, Jan 21, 2012 | 12:52 GMT
Last night, a significant slice of Sydney’s gaming public turned up to play The Darkness II – not the game, but the demo – because it’s that good. Brenna Hillier chats with the sequel’s producer.
Tue, Jan 17, 2012 | 14:39 GMT
Haven’t played today’s “>360 Darkness II demo? Want a taste of things to come? It’s your lucky day: Pat’s captured 15 minutes of the taster in action, showing off the restaurant level that’s been shown to press this past year. To say it’s fucking mental is a bit of an understatement. Give it a watch below the break.
The Digital Extremes shooter launches in Europe and the UK on February 7 for PS3 and 360.
Tue, Jan 17, 2012 | 11:18 GMT
2K’s launched the demo for The Darkness II for Gold members only. The taster comes in at 1.40Gb and can be queued up here. No details on what part from the game it comes from though.
The Digital Extreme shooter comes out on February 7 in the UK for PS3, 360 and PC.
Wed, Jan 11, 2012 | 23:32 GMT
A demo for The Darkness II will see staggered release between January 17 and January 24 inclusive. Hit the break to see when your platform or territory wins the jackpot.
Tue, Jan 10, 2012 | 21:49 GMT
In July, the Australian Classificaiton Board awarded Digital Extremes’ The Darkness II an MA15+ rating – and then did it again in December. A 2K spokesperson told MCV Pacific the game had to be re-classified after the addition of a sex scene. No content has been cut or edited beyond the new addition, but the game now carries an additional content warning. The Darkness II is due on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in early February.
Fri, Jan 06, 2012 | 15:14 GMT
The Darkness II is now available for pre-purchase on Steam. While it has been listed for quite some time, today is the day you can throw down some cash for Jackie Estacado’s latest outing.
Tue, Dec 20, 2011 | 09:30 GMT
2K’s released small teasers of three characters that will form part of The Darkness II’s Vendettas mode. The videos (via Evil Avatar), which feature Jimmy, Shoshanna and Inugami, give a brief look at the game’s recently-announced co-op mode. I got to try the Digital Extremes’ shooter a while back in London, and it’s looking pretty sharp. Look for more on that later this week.
The Darkness II launches on February 7 in the UK for PS3, 360 and PC.