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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.

Screenshots

Dark Sector Windows Really big gun
Dark Sector Windows Wall slide
Dark Sector Windows WTF is that? Run, run!
Dark Sector Windows You can pick up objects with glepha.

Promo Images

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User Reviews

Dark Sector isn’t all that original, but oozes style & makes for great diverting entertainment Windows Nick Drew (412)

Critic Reviews

Worth Playing PlayStation 3 Mar 27, 2008 8.3 out of 10 83
Gamesmania.de PlayStation 3 Apr 10, 2008 82 out of 100 82
GBase - The Gamer's Base PlayStation 3 Apr 16, 2008 8 out of 10 80
IGN Xbox 360 Mar 25, 2008 7.7 out of 10 77
GamesVault Windows Jun 15, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Video Game Talk Xbox 360 May 12, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Xbox Gazette Xbox 360 May 03, 2008 6 out of 10 60
G4 TV: X-Play PlayStation 3 Mar 26, 2008 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Game Revolution PlayStation 3 Apr 10, 2008 D+ 33
Game Revolution Xbox 360 Apr 10, 2008 D+ 33

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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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