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Darkstar One puts you in the shoes of Kayron Jarvis. Fresh from the flight-academy he learns from an good friend of his father, that his mysterious death was caused by sabotage. As a last gift from his father, he gets the ownership of the one-of-a-kind ship Darkstar One and now makes his way to find out the truth behind his fathers death.

Darkstar is a mix of Freelancer and Wing Commander: Privateer as you can fly your ship either with a mouse or a joystick.

As you solve the riddle you can visit 330 star-systems in which you can trade goods from other systems, take contracts like blasting a pirate gang out of the sky or try to be a pirate yourself. Every action influences the reputation with at least one faction and the game gives you total freedom in what you want to do or what career you want to pursue.

It is also possible to search for artifacts. As opposed to other games of this type, you don't buy a bigger ship. Through the whole game you only fly the Darkstar One. You upgrade the ship through artifacts you found in asteroids. If you have enough artifacts for an upgrade, you can boost the basic attributes of the ship. This enables you to install more and bigger weapons or goodies like a shield-booster.

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Darkstar One Windows Scratch one
Darkstar One Windows Flying through a forest in a cutscene
Darkstar One Windows Several options are available in the in-flight menu
Darkstar One Windows You can deal in video games.

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Alternate Titles

  • "暗星一号" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Darkstar One: Broken Alliance" -- Xbox 360 title

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User Reviews

Merely adequate space sim Windows StJude1 (11)

Critic Reviews

neXGam Windows 2006 9 out of 10 90
Gameslave UK Windows Jul 25, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
Worth Playing Windows Nov 25, 2006 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Xbox 360 Jul 19, 2010 7 out of 10 70
Cynamite Xbox 360 Jun 27, 2010 7 out of 10 70
Spazio Games Xbox 360 Jul 06, 2010 6.5 out of 10 65
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox 360 Aug 05, 2010 13 out of 20 65
GameZone Xbox 360 Jul 15, 2010 6.5 out of 10 65
GameFocus Xbox 360 Aug 06, 2010 5.4 out of 10 54
NowGamer Xbox 360 Jun 25, 2010 4.4 out of 10 44

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