CyberMage: Darklight Awakening (DOS)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Gameplay
Setting
78
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.9
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.

Advertising Blurbs

Origin's website:
    Step off the pages of a cyberpunk comic book and into a fantastic 3-D world. You're a novice superhero entrusted with the unearthly Darklight gem. To master its powers, you must dive into battle against the evil forces of NeCrom, the supernatural villain who is a complete master of the Darklight. CyberMage: Darklight Awakening, takes the interactivity of computer entertainment and merges it with non-stop, futuristic, super-heroic action.

    It's the 21st century, and the planet Earth has changed. Organized government has given way to chaos as greedy corporations compete in the race for technology and its promise of power. And then one corporation discovers something so powerful, so fantastic, so extraordinary, that the secret leaks out despite all precautions. And after that, all hell breaks loose.

    Through it all, you're just an ordinary Joe, trying to survive in a dangerous new world. But when you come to the defense of corporate mogul M. Katt, a suspected spy targeted by an assassin's bullet, you become anything but ordinary. Entrusted by M. Katt with the dark secret, you receive an alien Darklight gem implant, capable of providing immense powers if you can master its alien force. With the helpful teachings of the Earth Mother and others, you alone can save the planet from the forces that would destroy it -- your nemesis and evil counterpart, the deathbringer NeCrom.

    KEY FEATURES

  • First-person point-of-view in VGA or SVGA
  • Pilot air cars, drive tanks or venture on foot
  • 14 killer weapons and 8 devastating superpowers
  • Character interaction / friends to discover
  • Creatures that fight each other -- or attack you!
  • Stereo digital effects and full speech
  • Includes full-color CyberMage comic book (retail version only)
  • Battlefields, caves, forests, temples, slums, cities and more!
  • Designed by D.W. Bradley of Wizardry(TM) fame
  • "Simply Amazing"- Computer Gaming World
  • "Best of the Show"- PC Gamer (E3 coverage)

    Contributed by jean-louis (22009) on Jul 22, 2015.

Back Cover - DOS (US):

    Do YOU have what it takes to be a SUPERHERO?!

    Step off the pages of a cyberpunk comic book and into a fantastic world created by master game designer D. W. Bradley!

    You're a 21st-century superhero entrusted with the unearthly Darklight gem. To master its powers, you must dive into battle against the evils of NeCrom, master of the Darklight!

    Discover new allies to aid your fight! Turn your enemies against each other! In this detailed, vibrant world there's more to survival than blasting whatever's around the next corner!
    • First-person point of view in VGA or SVGA
    • Drive tanks, pilot air cars, blast off on jump belts or venture on foot
    • 14 killer weapons and 8 devastating superpowers
    • Stereo digital effects and full speech
    • Includes the first issue of the Cybermage comic book from the Eden Matrix Press
    • Designed by D. W. Bradley of Wizardry fame

    Contributed by Terok Nor (21920) on Jan 24, 2000.