Tenno, an elite black-ops agent sent on a dangerous assassination mission into Lasria – an Eastern European city on the brink of ruin that hides a deadly Cold War secret. Attacked by an unknown enemy, he awakens to find part of his body altered by an infection that has granted him inhuman abilities. Now, Hayden must learn to evolve along with his powers, to survive and to become a hero.
Created by acclaimed developer Digital Extremes, Dark Sector is a new and original action-thriller designed exclusively for next-generation consoles. A dark, gritty experience packed with fast action, incredible superpowers and an engaging story; Dark Sector represents the next evolution of action gaming.
Modeled after a classic double-action revolver used by the old Tsarist army, this high powered six-shooter had a limited production run and was issued only to high-ranking KGB during the outbreak in 1987. Regarded for its accuracy and durability, the Hammer also has tremendous stopping power, gaining you an advantage over infected civilians and raging metallic beasts.
The Striker short-barrel shotgun is one of the most reliably lethal weapons in close-quarters combat. Its generous spread and extraordinary stopping power makes it ideal for entry use, but the Striker is more frequently praised for its ability to handle multiple targets in pressure situations. It will rip through flesh and shatter bone at close range; human targets or otherwise. It has a traditional locking system, feeding and firing mechanism, metal stock with fixed sight, and a base capacity of 6 rounds.
TEKNA Burst Pistol
This compact pistol has the style and reliability of its 9mm predecessor, but has been modified to fire in three round bursts, and upgraded with a generous clip size. Its compact design and weight makes it very portable and easily concealed, but its versatility is best demonstrated in close-quarters combat and crowd control situations.
A tribute to the designs of older carbine rifle models, the VX Carbine high powered rifle is crafted with a durable, non-glare composite stock, and palm swell for proper finger to trigger positioning. High-velocity rounds will drop armored infantry and infected civilians with a single trigger pull. A standard cartridge will give you 6 shots, and the mounted optical sight zooms in on targets spotted at longer ranges. Upgrades to this model are available from underground arms dealers.
- Built from the ground-up specifically for next-generation consoles, Dark Sector offers an original storyline that absorbs players in one of the most cinematic and emotionally-gripping 3rd person action game to date.
- After being exposed to a failed cold-war experiment, Hayden will physically evolve specialized superpowers that become more lethal and sophisticated over time.
- A bladed disc that grows out of Hayden’s infected hand, this weapon will be one of the key elements throughout the game. The strength and versatility of this weapon make it truly unique and compelling.
- It can be thrown at enemies with brutal results,
- Collect elements from the environment such as fire and electricity to use on enemies and interact with the world.
- Contains a light source to be used in dark areas; can be used in conjunction with conventional weapons.
- Dark Sector removes traditional on-screen elements such as health bars and ammo meters, instead using the character himself as the HUD. As the character takes damage he will begin to physically show it, ammunition levels will be displayed on guns, available weapons and inventory will be displayed on the character – all serving to keep the player focused on the character and the gameplay.
- Simplified and intuitive controls keep players immersed in the action freeing them to utilize their skills in targeting and eliminating enemies.
- Dark Sector employs an over-the-shoulder 3rd person perspective giving the player a full view of the world around him, while also showing full visual of Hayden allowing for the player to make a connection with the character.
- Beyond the evolution powers, Hayden will have an arsenal of conventional weapons at his disposal that can all be upgraded and made more powerful throughout the game.
- Players will employ special tactics while encountering new and different enemy combat tactics as the evolving AI communicate amongst themselves, take cover and offer realistic responses to player actions.
- Hayden Tenno is a cold-blooded, ruthless character who has superhero type powers and responsibility thrust upon him – a true anti-hero who makes no excuses for his actions. Through the storyline, players will witness Hayden’s transformation into something more than he was, his fight against the powers taking over his body and the effects it has on his psyche.
- Details about the Innovative Multiplayer Component to be revealed at a later date.
Dark Sector is now slated for release in Q1 2008.
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