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Perhaps today's news that The Darkness 2 will give players a chance to terrorize "The Brotherhood" with Jackie's little Darkling friend wasn't enough to sate your thirst for dark essence ... or, uh, information about the game? This volley of trailers should more than suffice!

October 11th 2011 at 5:03am 0 Comments
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At various points throughout The Darkness 2, main character Jackie Estacado will relinquish control to his limey compatriot, the Darkling. During the past several preview events featuring next year's Digital Extremes-developed Darkness sequel, said Darkling has been a part of the environment, wa...

October 10th 2011 at 12:01pm 0 Comments
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All pre-orders of The Darkness 2 will be upgraded to the "Limited Edition," publisher 2K Games announced today. The pre-order edition includes an alternate "Crazy Abdul" darkling outfit, "Gourmet Hearts" and "Relic Hunter" character ability upgrades, an illustration by Marc Silvestri and download...

October 4th 2011 at 2:40pm 0 Comments
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We're common people, with appetites that are almost embarrassingly easy to sate. At one point in this gameplay trailer for The Darkness 2, the titular Darkness throws a pool cue through a dude. So just know that when we say "this trailer is totally great" that bit was pretty much all it took.

June 2nd 2011 at 2:50pm 0 Comments
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Everyone's favorite possessed hitman, Jackie Estacado, will return in The Darkness 2 starting October 4 in North America and October 7 internationally. To commemorate the news, 2K has also release a new trailer, which can be found after the break. Unfortunately, you'll have to wait to see the won...

May 4th 2011 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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Jackie Estacado is an indestructible demigod. At least that's what the early stages of a recent demo for The Darkness 2 taught me about the game's main character. After unnamed assailants quite literally crash the dinner he had just sat down to eat -- subsequently murdering the erotic dancers he'...

April 29th 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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May 7 is this year's Free Comic Book Day, the annual event when fans all around the country crowd into comic book stores for free promotional minicomics (and agoraphobic readers put off picking up their subscriptions). In observance of this ritual, Top Cow Productions is releasing a free The Dar...

March 10th 2011 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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Those of you who finished The Darkness will remember the end scene, in which [spoiler alert!] protagonist Jackie Estacado unleashed all of his rage and the full power of The Darkness, murdering a mansion full of goons. The only problem was that we didn't get to play it -- we had to just watch. "...

March 4th 2011 at 7:20pm 0 Comments
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Former Faith No More singer Mike Patton will reprise his role as the titular Darkness, a chaos entity inside Jackie Estacado's body, in Digital Extremes' Fall 2011 sequel, The Darkness 2. It's all wife arms and demon arms with this guy, it seems. In making the announcement, 2K Games also revealed...

February 17th 2011 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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The Darkness was developed using Starbreeze's proprietary Starbreeze Engine; however, for the sequel, Starbreeze is out, as is its proprietary tech, in favor of some different proprietary tech. New developer Digital Extremes is using a new version of its own Evolution Engine, seen in the 2008 glaive...

February 9th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments