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Dark Sector is an action game, in which the player assumes the role of Hayden Tenno, an elite black-ops agent, sent into Lasria, a small USSR country, tasked with the objective of destroying a virus that turns people into mutants and eliminating it's creator, Mezner.

Upon finding Mezner, Hayden is infected with the virus himself, mutating his right arm, which in turn gives him certain abilities, like turning invisible, creating shields and most importantly the ability to use the glaive, a special knife-like weapon that Hayden can use both in melee and ranged combat.

Next to the powers the infection grants him, Hayden can also use firearms, like shotguns or pistols, which can be taken from enemies or bought from the Black Market, and can also be modified.

Multiplayer has two different modes: Infection, where one players assumes the role of a fully mutated Hayden and the others hunt him down as ordinary soldiers and Epidemic, where two teams, each with their own Hayden, try to kill the other's mutant.


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Dark Sector Windows You can pick up two weapons only.
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Dark Sector Windows And first some minutes he feels really sick.

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User Reviews

Dark Sector isn’t all that original, but oozes style & makes for great diverting entertainment Windows Nick Drew (370)

Critic Reviews

Xboxdynasty (XD) Xbox 360 Apr 07, 2008 8.6 out of 10 86
Gaming Nexus Xbox 360 Jun 17, 2008 B+ 83
PSX Extreme PlayStation 3 Mar 27, 2008 8 out of 10 80
GamingHeaven / DriverHeaven PlayStation 3 Apr 01, 2008 79 out of 100 79
IGN Xbox 360 Mar 25, 2008 7.7 out of 10 77
PSM3 (Playstation 3 Magazine) UK PlayStation 3 Apr 02, 2008 7.6 out of 10 76 Xbox 360 Apr 08, 2008 15 out of 20 75 PlayStation 3 Apr 08, 2008 15 out of 20 75
Gamernode Xbox 360 Apr 17, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Destructoid Xbox 360 Mar 26, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75


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Australian version

In Australia, Dark Sector was originally rejected by the OFLC in that country. However, a crippled version was later rated MA15+ and featured no decapitation and "toned down ... limb severing on humans [only]". It was based on the Japanese build.

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