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FBI Agent Ethan Thomas is framed for the murder of a detective and officer. In order to uncover who murdered the two officers with his gun, he has to do whatever it takes and fight his way through violent, psychotic individuals.

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Cast

Cast overview:
John Armstrong ... Vanhorn / Additional Voices (voice)
Greg Grunberg ... Ethan Thomas (voice)
Kimberli Colbourne Kimberli Colbourne ... Rosa / Additional Voices (voice) (as Kymberli Colbourne)
Peter Jacobs Peter Jacobs ... Dickenson / Becker / SKX / Ferrell (voice)
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Storyline

FBI Agent Ethan Thomas is framed for the murder of a detective and officer. In order to uncover who murdered the two officers with his gun, he has to do whatever it takes and fight his way through violent, psychotic individuals.

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Details

Official Sites:

Sega [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Dark See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Monolith Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The sound effect for collecting bird carcasses is from actual bird bones. The sound engineers went through an empty warehouse and actually found dead bird carcasses. See more »

Goofs

In the first map, if you look at Officer Becker's left sleeve, you can see two blue triangular shaped symbols below the police logo. This indicates that he is a sergeant, yet they refer to him as officer throughout the entire part. See more »

Quotes

SKX: Welcome to consciousness, my friend. Though you won't enjoy it long. We were good in the beginning. But you turned out to be kind of a failure, didn't you? You still don't get it? I've been using you, Ethan Thomas. I watched you, and followed you, and used you to find the serial killers you so desperately sought and then killed them. OK, I must admit, I was a bit dramatic. Killed them the same way they killed their own victims. Bit of fun, you know, I got good at it. Shame it ruined you at the ...
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Alternate Versions

The PC version is missing a few features that Xbox 360 had.
  • On load screens, the phone's buttons light up and turn off
  • The menus look different and play additional sound effects
  • When you go too far away from an investigation area, text on screen will say "Leaving evidence area"
  • There's a title screen saying "press start to begin"
  • The collectible TV's have an Xbox 360 and controller next to them
  • There's a restart checkpoint screen when you die
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Perfect Action/Horror Game
4 February 2006 | by wrightsma911See all my reviews

I think this game is simply amazing. It mixes the action and horror genres beautifully in one, including gore, moments that will make you jump and disturbing images and implications as well as melee and firearm combat. There is a whole aresenal of weapons out there, mostly melee, but truth be told, in a game such as this, I believe it is more fun using fire axes, sledgehammers and crowbars as weapons other then a measly pistol or shotgun. Plus, the ability to search for evidence at the crime scenes adds a little extra spice in the game. The storyline as well is very interesting and keeps you on the edge. Although I did run into a few technicalities, the game is definitely a buy for Xbox 360. 9/10.


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