The Darkness fact sheet
An E3 fact sheet for Starbreeze’s comic-based next-gen effort.
Fearless Mafia hitman Jackie Estacado is part of the Franchetti crime family helmed by vicious cousin Paulie. On the eve of his 21st birthday, Jackie is suddenly possessed by the terrifying and spectacular powers of the Darkness. Though his supernatural entity lets him wreak terrible havoc on his enemies, the Darkness also has a strong will of its own. Jackie must learn to control the Darkness that lurks within him while harnessing its power to overthrow Paulie and fulfill his destiny.
- Based on the best-selling comic The Darkness created by Top Cow. Launched in 1996, the highly popular comic is currently published in 19 different languages around the world.
- A seamless and unique blend of modern crime drama and supernatural horror with both first and third person non-linear game play
- Highly destructible environments: Stalk the gritty New York slums, harbors, subway tunnels and rooftops, then defeat the terrifying creatures of The Otherworld-a parallel reality where the Darkness dwells
- Developed by Starbreeze-the team behind the best-selling and critically acclaimed The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay