Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Escapist Magazine Journeys Into the Darkness

Villains come in a wide variety of flavors, from the good guy led astray to the murderous psychopath. The more complicated the relationship between the villain and the hero that fights against him, the more interesting the conflict. The idea of two opposing forces, whether individuals, organizations or a mixture of both, is a familiar one in film, literature and games. But what do you do when your worst enemy is an inseparable part of you, something that you can neither run away from nor fight?

Based on the Top Cow comic of the same name, Starbreeze Studios' The Darkness casts you as Jackie Estacado, a mafia hitman who turns 21 on the same night his adoptive uncle and head of the local family, Paulie Franchetti, decides he's had enough of Jackie's defiant attitude and orders a hit on him.

Read the full article here.

Source: Escapist Magazine

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