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Going Hands-On with DARK & The Dark Eye: Demonicon


Last week, I had the distinct pleasure of travelling to Berlin with the lovely folks from Kalypso Media to drink beer test out two of their upcoming games – DARK and The Dark Eye: Demonicon.

As a fan of stealth gaming and vampires, I was really looking forward to getting my hands on DARK. The game, a stealth/action/RPG set for release in June 2013 on Xbox 360 and PC, made a big splash at E3 last year and I’ve been wanting to get hands on ever since.

DARK opens with us meeting our protagonist, Eric Bane, as he stumbles into a nightclub suffering from memory loss and a throbbing headache. As the prologue progresses, he discovers that he is a newly created vampire, and to become a fully-fledged vampire he must drink his creator’s blood before he loses his mind and becomes a mindless Ghoul. Unfortunately for Eric, he has no idea who this creator is and must set about finding them with the help of the vampire nightclub owner, Rose, and her head of security. The mystery soon deepens as Eric receives visions of an ethereal angel, who provides him with mystifying messages of advice.

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