Originally licensed by Majesco but sold off to 2K Games, The Darkness is based on Top Cow's comic book series, and while a sequel to the 2007 action game has been mentioned by various Top Cow executives on several occasions, it seems original developer Starbreeze Studios is currently not involved with the follow-up, according to, but instead by Digital Extremes according to an employee's resume.
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by Rainier on July 27, 2010 @ 1:06 a.m. PDT
Set two years after the conclusion of the original, The Darkness II breaks the conventional FPS model with its fervid Quad-Wielding gameplay, allowing players to slash, grab, and throw objects and enemies with their Demon Arms while simultaneously firing two weapons.