DescriptionDark 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.
Part of the Following Groups
- 3D Engine: Evolution
- BPjS / BPjM indexed games
- Covermount: Fullgames
- Games made into comics
- Physics Engine: PhysX
|Dark Sector isn’t all that original, but oozes style & makes for great diverting entertainment||Nick Drew (371)|
The Press Says
|Shooterplanet||May 07, 2009||81 out of 100||81|
|IGN||Mar 25, 2009||7.7 out of 10||77|
|PC Games (Germany)||Mar 24, 2009||77 out of 100||77|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Jun 11, 2009||15 out of 20||75|
|Click!||Mar 03, 2009||7.5 out of 10||75|
|Game Captain||Apr 06, 2009||72 out of 100||72|
|Thunderbolt Games||Mar 24, 2009||7 out of 10||70|
|GameSpot||Apr 13, 2009||7 out of 10||70|
|GameStar (Germany)||Mar, 2009||67 out of 100||67|
|Absolute Games (AG.ru)||Feb 14, 2009||48 out of 100||48|
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Australian versionIn 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
- Dark Sector (official game website)
- Wikipedia: Dark Sector (Article in the open encyclopedia)
- X360A achievement guide (X360A's achievement guide for Dark Sector.)