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Dark Sector (Windows)

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Description

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.

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Dark Sector Windows And first some minutes he feels really sick.
Dark Sector Windows Rolling.
Dark Sector Windows In black market you can buy new weapons, sell old and install upgrades, all for money.
Dark Sector Windows Which is useful for silent kills.

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User Reviews

Dark Sector isn’t all that original, but oozes style & makes for great diverting entertainment Nick Drew (371) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars

The Press Says

Shooterplanet May 07, 2009 81 out of 100 81
IGN Mar 25, 2009 7.7 out of 10 77
Click! Mar 03, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
Jeuxvideo.com Jun 11, 2009 15 out of 20 75
Game Captain Apr 06, 2009 72 out of 100 72
GamesVault Jun 15, 2009 7 out of 10 70
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Apr 29, 2009 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot Apr 13, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Thunderbolt Games Mar 24, 2009 7 out of 10 70
GameStar (Germany) Mar, 2009 67 out of 100 67

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Trivia

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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Klaster_1 (58029) added Dark Sector (Windows) on Jan 22, 2009
Other platforms contributed by Spenot (8440)