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Darkstone is a Diablo clone. But there is a difference one will recognize immediately: it is in 3D. But this is not the only "improvement"--the second most important thing is probably that the player is in control of two characters. The other character is computer controlled and the player can switch between them at any time. Also, Darkstone has lots of new spells and skills. The player will be walking through huge woods, have to solve a lot of riddles and descend into deep and dark dungeons.


Darkstone PlayStation Level 1 looking around
Darkstone PlayStation Starting title screen
Darkstone PlayStation Task selection
Darkstone Windows The game is what we call 3D, but I'd prefer Nox instead

Promo Images

Darkstone Screenshot
Darkstone Screenshot
Darkstone Magazine Advertisement Part 2
Darkstone Other

Alternate Titles

  • "暗黑秘石" -- Simplified Chinese spelling
  • "Darkstone: Evil Reigns" -- UK title
  • "Darkstone: Bruderschaft des Lichts" -- German PSX title

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User Reviews

Proves that “derivative” doesn’t have to be a dirty word. Windows PCGamer77 (3233)
A fantastic multi-player RPG (good single-player, too) Windows Kic'N (4341)
Another Dungeoncrawler Windows Terrence Bosky (5459)
Diablo 3-D Windows Ray Soderlund (3576)

Critic Reviews

Just RPG Windows 1999 A 100
Svenska PC Gamer Windows Oct, 1999 85 out of 100 85
PC Games (Germany) Windows Sep, 1999 83 out of 100 83
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation Apr, 2001 7.25 out of 10 72 Windows Dec 14, 2003 14 out of 20 70
GameGenie Windows 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Gameguru Mania Windows Jul 28, 1999 3 out of 5 60
FiringSquad Windows Aug 28, 1999 60 out of 100 60
Gaming Age Windows Sep 05, 2004 C+ 58
GamePro (US) Windows Jan 01, 2000 2.5 out of 5 50


Topic # Posts Last Post
Installing patch problem 3 DreinIX (10658)
Feb 25, 2008



After throwing a gold coin in the dish in front of the musicians in town, they will play a special song: The Darkstone Will Shine.

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