Dark Sector

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PlayStation 3
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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.


Dark Sector Windows In black market you can buy new weapons, sell old and install upgrades, all for money.
Dark Sector Windows Glepha can be charged with electricity.
Dark Sector Windows Intro.
Dark Sector Windows Quick time event.

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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

Xbox World Australia (XWA) Xbox 360 Apr 22, 2008 80 out of 100 80
GBase - The Gamer's Base PlayStation 3 Apr 16, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Deeko Xbox 360 Apr 09, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Thunderbolt Games Xbox 360 Apr 06, 2008 8 out of 10 80
IGN PlayStation 3 Mar 25, 2008 7.7 out of 10 77
Game Tap Xbox 360 Mar 26, 2008 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Windows Apr 13, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Game Freaks 365 Xbox 360 Apr, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Thunderbolt Games Windows Mar 24, 2009 7 out of 10 70
DarkZero Xbox 360 Apr 17, 2008 5 out of 10 50


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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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