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The Darkness

The Darkness is a game about a mafia hit man who ends up possessed by a bunch of snakes that pop out of his jacket like the love children of Medusa, Dracula, and a jack-in-the-box.
Singapore banned the game for "excessive violence", and Germany delayed its release by a month. We liked the game, but we can see how the relentless heart-masticating (your eely entourage gulps down hearts from fallen foes to bolster your supernatural powers) might unsettle some gamers, especially since there isn't really a moral corrective for the protagonist, who feeds, penalty-free, on bad and good guys alike.
For: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360; Developer: Starbreeze Studios; Publisher: 2K Games

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