D3Publisher of America, Inc. (D3PA), a publisher
and developer of interactive entertainment software, today announced that Dark
Sector will ship to retail stores in North America on March 25, 2008 for Xbox
360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PLAYSTATION3 computer
entertainment system. Developed by acclaimed developer Digital Extremes, co-creators
behind the award-winning Epic Game's Unreal franchise, Dark Sector is an all-new
and original action-thriller that will offer players a dark, gritty experience
packed with fast action, incredible superpowers and an engaging story.
"Dark Sector fans have been waiting for this moment and we're pleased to say
that after months of tweaking and polishing, the game is ready to entertain and
wow gamers," said Peter Andrew, vice president of product development, D3PA.
"Digital Extremes has poured their heart and soul into this game and it shows
through compelling gameplay and absolutely stunning graphics."
Utilizing the Evolution Engine, proprietary next-gen technology developed by
Digital Extremes, Dark Sector is an all-new and original action-thriller designed
exclusively for next-generation consoles. The game thrusts players into the
role of Hayden Tenno, an elite black-ops agent sent on a dangerous mission into
a decaying Eastern European city that hides a deadly Cold War secret. Attacked
by an unknown enemy, he awakens to find part of his body altered by an infection
that has granted him inhuman abilities; he must learn to evolve along with his
powers, to survive and to become a hero. A dark, gritty experience packed with
fast action, incredible superpowers and an engaging story, Dark Sector represents
the next evolution of gaming.
Dark Sector is rated "M" (Mature - blood, gore, intense violence and strong language)
by the ESRB. For more information about Dark Sector, please visit the game's
official website at http://www.darksector.com