Excerpt: The trailer for Dark Sector was one of the first “next-generation” videos anyone ever saw. Featuring what the developer claimed was in-game footage, Dark Sector purported to be a stealth game set in outer space. It was intriguing and original, but the game soon fell under the radar. Now, in 2008, Dark Sector is finally seeing release.
Conclusion: The "Glave", which is your primary weapon through the game, recieves many upgrades such as controling it's flight path, stealing weapons (which makes no sense because enemy weapons have an anti-infection device on them), and also conductivity.
Conclusion: Overall, Dark Sector is a passable first try. For a new action title, it has the potential to pick up a franchise. There are many subtleties to the game which make it an immersive experience; be it the exclusion of any HUD in a 3rd person perspective and a great graphical prowess, or markers on your character’s arm telling you when your powers are available for use.
Excerpt: Dark Sector, set in the near future, tells the strange tale of a CIA wetwork operative sent to a former Soviet-bloc country to clean up after a biological attack that turns people into monsters. Not long after arriving our hero is infected, conveniently granting him the power to, among other things, call forth a giant ninja star thingy from his arm, which should look familiar to the six people and one dog who have actually seen Krull.
Excerpt: Somewhere between “Why is the sky blue?” and “How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie-Pop?’ lies Dark Sector, the answer to the question, “What do you get when you combine Gears of War with that crazy weapon from the movie Krull?” The fact that no one not diagnosed with serious mental illness had ever actually asked that question doesn’t appear to have stopped this game from getting made, which pretty much tells you all you need to know about the...