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On his 21st birthday, mafia hit man Jackie Estacado is possessed by an ancient demonic force called The Darkness. This further complicates his relationships with his mafia family, a corrupt police department and his childhood love Jenny.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kirk Acevedo ... Jackie Estacado (voice)
Lauren Ambrose ... Jenny Romano (voice)
Mike Patton ... The Darkness (voice)
Dwight Schultz ... Uncle Paulie Franchetti (voice)
James Mathers James Mathers ... Captain Edward 'Eddie' Shrote (voice)
Kirk Baltz ... Anthony Estacado (voice)
Mike Starr ... Butcher Joyce (voice)
Norma Michaels ... Aunt Sarah (voice)
Alex Mann Alex Mann ... Jimmy the Grape (voice)
Richard Steven Horvitz ... Berserker Darkling (voice)
Dee Bradley Baker ... Insane Darkling (voice)
Jennifer Darling ... Gunner Darkling (voice)
Fred Tatasciore ... Kamikaze Darkling (voice)
Nolan North ... Young Jackie / Nino Moretti (voice)
Kari Wahlgren ... Young Jenny / Jane Unger (voice)
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On his 21st birthday, mafia hit man Jackie Estacado is possessed by an ancient demonic force called The Darkness. This further complicates his relationships with his mafia family, a corrupt police department and his childhood love Jenny.

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While wandering the subway searching for Jenny's place, a homeless man sleeping on a bench has a tv in a shopping cart playing the news. If you wait, after the news is an awesome heavy metal video show that shows actual videos from actual artists in surprising, if not tiny, screen quality. Sparanza, El Caco, Closer, and others See more »

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When George Hadel finishes playing his harmonica he takes it away from his mouth, but you can still hear it playing for a couple of seconds. See more »

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The Darkness: Aw... what did they do, Jackie? What did they do to Jenny?
[chuckles evilly]
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A dark and explosive ride
29 July 2007 | by holy_johanSee all my reviews

Well first I must admit that I was a bit sceptical about this game to begin with. Sure it looked good but still I was unsure, but for whatever reason I bought it.

First impression was amazing, the first act is probably the most intense scene in the whole game, but not in a bad way. You get the general picture of what has happened and before you know it your are forced into an adrenaline pumping car chase.

The game does a good job at making you feel like you are over powerful, which (of course) is not so true. You feel invincible with all the tentacles sticking out of your back but really if you are not careful (and not playing on easy difficulty) you will fins yourself gunned down before you know it.

All in all it's a great game, nice graphics and with a depth rarely seen in these types of games. The story is intriguing and the acting superb. However, there are some frustrating moments with a few (and rare) glitches and the fact that there seem to be hardly anyone walking the streets of New York, although I suppose you could argue that this is because it's night throughout the game.

This is still a game that I think most people would enjoy as long as they like FPS games, but really I think this game can offer a lot to just about anyone.


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