Destiny players spend the entire game fighting against something called "the darkness." But does anyone really know what the darkness actually is?
The first Darkness game was released in 2007. With some original ideas for the genre and a setting that wasn't space or a war, it was a surprise hit, and people still say nice things about it today.
There are plenty of things you can do with a tentacle besides porn, and The Darkness II has them all covered. Jackie Estacado has gone through hell; now he faces an even greater challenge: Critics.
Remember back in 1996 when Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails fame did the music for Quake? His music in the launch trailer for The Darkness II sounds pretty much just like that.
Ready for a bit of the 'ol ultra-violence? Featured here are the grossest, gnarliest, and most stomach-churning moments contained in the demo for upcoming video game The Darkness II.
If you're an Xbox Live Gold member, The Darkness II's demo is available to you right now. PC, PS3 and non-gold Xbox players can grab…
The joy of playing The Darkness II doesn't come from just killing people, it's how creatively you dismantle their mortal coil. But the folks behind the game think there's meaning, and joy, to be found in the why of killing as well.
The Darkness II's four new characters, each cursed with Darkness-imbued weapons, were all created by renowned comic book writer Paul Jenkins.
The Darkness II doesn't have traditional multiplayer. There are no multiples of Jackie Estacado using their powers over The Darkness to fight it out in endless battles. The core mythology of The Darkness prevents it.
First they deliver an intricately carved pumpkin to Kotaku HQ, then this painful-looking trailer that showcases the flair with which you can dispatch enemies in the upcoming Darkness II. You can really see how the game uses its comic-book art style to maximum effect and those demon appendages give you even more…
With the New York City Comic-Con just a few days away, 2K Games gives fans of the comic book-based The Darkness II a little show of its own, with videos of Jackie Estacado's powers, the evil organization he'll be using them against, and the odd slice of cheesecake.
While The Darkness II doesn't hit store shelves until February 7, preordering now for a free upgrade to the limited edition would be good for your heart, and extremely bad for the hearts of your enemies.
The Darkness comic book has been around since 1996, but you don't need to worry about fifteen years of continuity in order to understand 2K Games' The Darkness II. You just need three minutes with Johnny Powell.
A Swiss police association is calling for a ban on The Darkness II because the game includes moments of police being shot and killed, a Swiss newspaper reports.
The thinning of the fall and winter 2011 video game herd claims a victim today, as 2K Games delays Digital Extremes' The Darkness II. Originally on the books for an October release, 2K is now aiming the first-person shooter for February 2012.
2K Games has released an initial, stand-alone gameplay trailer for The Darkness II, sequel to 2007's under-appreciated gem The Darkness. The title will pick up where the last left off, with mafioso protagonist Jackie Estacado wielding an assortment of grotesque powers, including the ability to summon impish…
The Darkness II is a grisly video game.
Four years after his tremendous video game debut, comic book anti-hero Jackie Estacado returns in The Darkness II, and this time he's bringing all four of his arms to bear at once.
The Darkness was one of the unsung heroes of 2007, a perfectly capable shooter that was lost in the wake of biggershooters like BioShock, Halo 3 and Call of Duty 4. Let's see if the sequel can do better.