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4.0 out of 5 stars Very good sequel to a great game., March 29, 2012
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The Darkness 2 is a very good sequel to a great game. It is done by a different studio so there are, as you might expect, some fairly major difference from the original. This is not necessarily a bad thing, as a clone with a new story does not always work out. The biggest difference is the art style, The Darkness 2 has a cell shaded motif that works for me, but I could understand some people not caring for. I played on PC and thought the controls worked well for a console port. As was the case with the original, the story and art was this games strong point, both felt real and were fun. The voice acting was generally good, but like many games got cheesy at a few points. I also thought the Vendettas part of the game is fun, though I have yet to actually try the multiplayer. The only major con for me was the length of the single player campaign, it is short. Other than that this is a great game.

PROS:
*Great story and art
*Good controls for a console port
*Vendettas is a cool feature to ad some extra content
*Generally good voice acting
*Game is not a clone of the original

CONS:
*The main story is short, very short
*The voice acting does get cheesy at some points

RATING: 8/10
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