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Nab a free copy of The Darkness II for Steam

I know a bunch of us have a soft spot for The Darkness and wouldn't mind seeing the property continue in one form or another, but for the time being, all we can do is reminisce. And if you want to join the conversation, today's a good day t...

 
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Watch Mike Patton become The Darkness in this video

In my mind, Mike Patton is absolutely one of the best parts of The Darkness videogames. Possibly even the best. It's like he has a demon living inside of him that's only there to help him produce sounds no human should be able to. Since Th...

 
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The DTOID Show: The Darkness II Review

It's been a busy week here at The Destructoid Show! On top of today's Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning review, we've got another one for The Darkness II, a game I've personally been excited about for some time now. If you haven't read Co...

 
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Review: The Darkness II

The Darkness was a rather solid first-person shooter and a good example of a license being properly handled. Developed by Starbreeze Studios, it featured some bold gameplay choices that didn't always pan out but managed a solid ga...

 
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Unboxing The Darkness II with a badass Darkling statue

I would be remiss if I didn't mention that one of the best parts of my job is receiving mysterious packages in the mail from various developers and publishers. Sometimes we know to expect them, and other times they're a wonderful surprise....

 
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Hands-on: Quad-wielding with The Darkness II

2007's The Darkness was a fun, albeit flawed first-person shooter. The Starbreeze-developed title followed the exploits of Mafioso hitman Jackie Estacado on his 21st birthday as a hidden demonic power awakens inside him and he becomes a rel...

 
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Feast your eyes on The Darkness II demo walkthrough

If there's one thing I love more than blasting holes in the heads of my enemies from fifty feet away, it's ripping them in half from crotch to sternum with my giant demon tentacles. Fortunately for me, both of those things are possibl...

 
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The Darkness II finally has a demo on the way

2007 doesn't seem like it was that long ago, but it's been almost five years since The Darkness was released. Finally, its sequel is definitely on the way and 2K Games has announced a demo for The Darkness II that you can look forward to. H...

 
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Meet Jackie's co-op friends in The Darkness II

Jackie Estacado wasn't somebody I would have wanted to meet in a alley even when nobody was watching his back. Now he's teaming up with a batch of hombres to take down The Brotherhood and that nervous guy who narrates all of these trailers...

 
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New execution moves revealed for The Darkness II

Did you ever wonder what it would look like if you ripped a human spine from various orifices? No, just me then. Well, join me for a quick jaunt down the twisted and bloody world of The Darkness II with this new trailer. Now, a little...

 
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NYCC: Brush up on The Darkness with a new app

With The Darkness II right around the corner, maybe you should brush up on the comic series. That becomes easier today with the newly announced iOS app, announced here at New York Comic-Con. You'll be able to jump right in to the 50 or so l...

 
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You should be paying attention to The Darkness II

When I heard that Digital Extremes had assumed the role of development for The Darkness II, I wondered how they would try to stand apart from Starbreeze Studios, a company which managed to take a relatively popular comic series and make it ...

 
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The Darkness II quad-wields some new trailers

2K has dropped a slew of new gameplay trailers for you would-be The Darkness II fans. The first (found above) dives into the mysterious Brotherhood, the group out to strip Jackie Estacado's ability to control The Darkness. Appare...

 
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The long and bloody history of the Darkness

Part of me is glad that The Darkness II is now coming out February 7, 2012. There's so many big titles coming out this year that The Darkness II could have gotten easily buried amongst the swarm of triple A titles on the horizon. Then agai...

 

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