Platforms: PS3, Xbox 360
Rating: M - Mature
Game type: Third-person shooter
*** 1/2 (out of 5)
What’s the premise?
You are Hayden Tenno, a black-ops agent sent to an Eastern European city on a dangerous mission when you are exposed to a failed Cold War experiment. Your body starts to take on new powers, including having a bladed disc called a glaive grow out of your hand.
This game is most similar to…?
Gears of War
Can I let my kid/kid brother play it?
That would be a no go. The violence in Dark Sector is best left to adults.
One player or more?
There is a single player story mode and two different multiplayer options.
Storyline is average, and finding items in the game can be difficult because of the over use of the colour grey in the game.
The (not-so) secret to success is…?
Duck, take cover and throw the glaive in combination with using your guns.
And in the end?
An interesting addition to the third-person genre that will likely spawn some great sequels.
– Matthew Romanada/Metro News
(Jonathan P. Kuehlein will return next week)