On his 21st birthday, the destructive powers of a timeless force known as The Darkness awaken within Jackie Estacado, a hitman for the Franchetti crime family. Jackie must learn to fully command The Darkness so he can take back control of the Franchetti family which is ruled by his “Uncle” Paulie, a despicable man who is almost universally despised. But Jackie will quickly learn that The Darkness has a will of its own...
Based on the comic book "The Darkness," created by Top Cow, experience extremely intense, cinematic action in this gritty, first-person, adventure
game with a horror twist: you are the horror! Varying manifestations of the Darkness allow you to devour, impale or implode your enemies. Summon and command an army of Darklings - impish and hilarious demonites thatcommit unspeakable acts. The absence of light feeds and replenishes the Darkness so seek the shadows wherever possible.
Fight your way through the dark and seedy underbelly of New York City as well as the ethereal realm of the Darkness in single player or play as Darklings in online multiplayer games and face other players in traditional multiplayer modes as well as all-new innovative game modes.