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Dark Void

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 3
60
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Windows
58
3.2
Xbox 360
60
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Description

It already started to be a bad day for William, owner of a struggling cargo delivery operations, as his old girlfriend shows up and announces himself to his next delivery. So it wasn't really getting worse when the plane crashed after they entered the Bermuda Triangle. But still the cause of the crash was a bit strange - Will could've sworn he had seen an UFO. Soon after he encounters the first robot aliens and unwillingly enters a fight not only for his own but the worlds survival.

The player takes on the role of William from a 3rd-person-view. On the ground, the game plays much like any other 3rd-person-shooter with William being able to carry two different guns at each time and having grenades at his disposal. Each enemy the player kills will drop tech points which can be used to upgrade each weapon three times to make it more powerful. But storming into a group of enemies won't help Will to survive long even with that kind of fire-power. Instead the game uses a cover-system that allows the player to blind-fire and regenerate his health automatically.

Not far into the game, the player will get access to a jet pack courtesy of Nikola Tesla who has the unknown island chosen as the perfect place to continue his research. The jet pack opens up a whole new dimension for the player, allowing him to both fly around and attack enemy targets from the air. In addition the jet pack also allows the game to play with the senses of the player. It just doesn't matter that much anymore if he is fighting his way up or down a cliff or which way he's flying through a tunnel. In addition advanced combat options are available while flying through the air allowing the player to make quick turns or skyjack an enemy UFOs after completing a quick-time-event.

Screenshots

Dark Void Windows Climbing up, down or sideways while shooting robots is even MORE fun!
Dark Void PlayStation 3 Meeting famous inventor, Nikola Tesla.
Dark Void PlayStation 3 Game thrusts you in the middle of air combat, letting you cope with the controls as best you can.
Dark Void PlayStation 3 Avoid blue bubbles which are left after certain type of enemy bots are destroyed.

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User Reviews

Don your rocketpack, we're going to hunt some UFO's! PlayStation 3 ratpizza (70)
Cut epic story about ordinary pilot stuck in alternate world Windows POMAH (35030)

The Press Says

GamingXP Xbox 360 Feb 06, 2010 76 out of 100 76
4Players.de Windows Jan 18, 2010 71 out of 100 71
Play.tm Xbox 360 Jan 18, 2010 62 out of 100 62
Eurogamer.es Xbox 360 Jan 20, 2010 6 out of 10 60
videogamer.com Xbox 360 Jan 18, 2010 6 out of 10 60
Wonderwallweb.com Xbox 360 Jan 21, 2010 5.5 out of 10 55
Xboxdynasty (XD) Xbox 360 Jan 22, 2010 5.4 out of 10 54
IGN PlayStation 3 Jan 19, 2010 5 out of 10 50
Eurogamer.net (UK) Xbox 360 Jan 18, 2010 5 out of 10 50
Gamer Limit Xbox 360 Jan 26, 2010 4.5 out of 10 45

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