Dark Sector

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 3
Xbox 360
Not an American user?


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 Main menu.
Dark Sector Windows WTF is that? Run, run!
Dark Sector Windows Intro.
Dark Sector Windows Fatality!

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

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

Critic Reviews

Game Chronicles Xbox 360 Apr 15, 2008 9.1 out of 10 91
Game Informer Magazine Xbox 360 May, 2008 8.25 out of 10 82
Gamesmania.de Xbox 360 Apr 10, 2008 82 out of 100 82
Console Monster Xbox 360 Apr 19, 2008 81 out of 100 81
AceGamez PlayStation 3 2008 8 out of 10 80
IGN Xbox 360 Mar 25, 2008 7.7 out of 10 77
GameSpot Xbox 360 Mar 26, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Tap PlayStation 3 Mar 26, 2008 7 out of 10 70
GameCell UK PlayStation 3 Apr, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Game Freaks 365 Xbox 360 Apr, 2008 7 out of 10 70


There are currently no topics for this game.


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.

Related Web Sites

Contributed to by Spenot (8437) and Klaster_1 (57976)