Once, he had a normal life, a beautiful girlfriend and a brilliant medical career - creating synthetic skin for accident victims. Then he was the victim himself, brutally attacked by sadistic criminals - his face and body burned beyond recognition. Now DARKMAN walks the night, searching for the woman he loves. A man who looks like a monster, he hopes to salvage his scorched flesh... and have revenge on those who destroyed his life!
In this side-scrolling platformer, the player controls the Darkman, a superhero who can jump, kick and punch, as well as swing from a rope during action sequences between levels. In each level, Darkman disguises himself as the boss of the level, whom he must defeat before the time limit elapses.