New Details On The Darkness2K Games supernatural crime drama, The Darkness, is based on the best selling comic book, Top Cow. Youll assume the role of Jackie Estacado, a notorious Mafia hitman for the Franchetti crime family, who becomes possessed by the powers of The Darkness. As Jackie, youll learn not only learn to use traditional weapons, but youll learn how to perfect the extraordinary powers of The Darkness. The Darkness is a mixture of action, crime drama, and supernatural horror which sees you trying to reach your destiny by attempting to overthrow the infamous mob boss. "The Darkness video game is a dynamic first person shooter that allows players to call upon the forces of the evil underworld as they fight in gritty, urban environments," said Christoph Hartmann, Managing Director of 2K Games. "Armed with an arsenal of guns, gamers will battle an array of demonic creatures and supernatural powers. The dark and dynamic comic book storyline will translate perfectly into first-person action that fans will love." The game will also feature online multiplayer action. The Darkness comic book series launched in 1996 and is currently published in 19 different languages around the world. The highly popular comic sells more than 500,000 copies of each issue and generates more than $25 million annually across its various brand extensions. No release date has currently been set.