Sequel to Top Cow’s “The Darkness” announced

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Starbreeze’s 2007 story-oriented FPS “The Darkness” was one of the year’s most underappreciated gems. Eclipsed by bigger shooters such as Call of Duty 4, Bioshock and Crysis, The Darkness brought Top Cow’s cult comic book to life. A flawed masterpiece, it contains what is still one of the most emotionally impactive scenes I’ve encountered in interactive fiction. Besides, Any game featuring Faith No More’s Mike Patton is a winner as far as I’m concerned.

Good news for fans is that Top Cow have confirmed that a sequel to the game is currently in development. Bad News? Original developers Starbreeze have confirmed that they will not be helming the project. According to Starbreeze’s CEO Johan Kristiansson : “I heard that there were talks about a Darkness sequel, but Starbreeze is not involved in anything like that right now. We are busy on two projects together with EA,” he said.

Hopefully the as yet unnamed studio behind the sequel is up to the task.

Source : VG247

Last Updated: July 28, 2009

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Geoffrey Tim

Editor. I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces.

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