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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.


Dark Sector Windows Our hero was infected.
Dark Sector Windows You can pick up objects with glepha.
Dark Sector Windows Wall slide
Dark Sector Windows WTF is that? Run, run!

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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

Gamers' Temple, The PlayStation 3 2008 90 out of 100 90
HardGamers Xbox 360 Apr 09, 2008 85 out of 100 85
Game Informer Magazine Xbox 360 May, 2008 8.25 out of 10 82
PSX Extreme PlayStation 3 Mar 27, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Thunderbolt Games Xbox 360 Apr 06, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Gamer 2.0 PlayStation 3 Apr 03, 2008 7.9 out of 10 79
PSM3 (Playstation 3 Magazine) UK PlayStation 3 Apr 02, 2008 7.6 out of 10 76
GameZone PlayStation 3 Mar 28, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Destructoid Xbox 360 Mar 26, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Over Online PlayStation 3 Apr 28, 2008 70 out of 100 70


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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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