The Darkness II is the sequel to 2007's The Darkness. Digital Extremes is the developer for the game, and 2K Games is the publisher.

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Do I need to play the first game?

Do I need to play The Darkness to understand what's happening in The Darkness II, Or is it as easy as reading up on the plot?
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Do the 'aura' abilities in the Vendettas campaign affect the player character too?

I am playing the Vendettas campaign offline (singleplayer) as Inugami, and noticed that he has 'aura' abilities, like 'Dark Melee Aura'. It is described as "Players standing close to Inugami receive a ...
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How do I stay hidden and undetected while dispatching enemies?

There are occasions where enemies will be oblivious to your presence, and you can kill them stealthily with them noticing. And when playing as the Darkling, you have to move and kill stealthily as the ...
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Is there an issue with installing The Darkness II to the hard drive?

When trying to install the Xbox 360 version of The Darkness II, to the hard drive, the system does nothing and the game never gets installed. The install appears to start, but the screen stays at the ...
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Will I get the Relic Hunter achievement completing the collection in New Game+?

I missed a few relics in my first playthrough, will I get the Relic Hunter Achievement if I collect them in New Game+? Or do I have to get them all in one playthrough?
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How do you play the vendettas?

Now that I finished the game, I'd like to explore additional gameplay and content. I know there is a co-op mode called vendettas. Do them extend the story? or are they sandboxes? How is the gameplay, ...
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What is the darkling?

Throughout the game, the darkling helps you a lot. Near the end, you learn that he's at the mercy of the darkness and that it can kill it, it even fears it. What side is the darkling on? Why does he ...
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Where is the relic in Jackie's house located?

In between levels, you play a little in Jackie's house, where you can talk to different characters. The pause screen shows that there's a relic here Where is it located?
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Where are Darkness 2 Game Saves for Steam? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where does The Darkness II keeps its save files? I do not have that directory. X:\Users\YourUserNameHere\AppData\Roaming\DarknessII Do you know where it is in this ...
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What happens if I stay with Nurse Jenny in the Asylum?

At one point near the end of the game, you have to choose a reality: either one in which you are mentally ill and riddled with hallucinations, or one in which the Darkness is trying to trick you. ...
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What is a good strategy for getting the Versatile Killer achievement?

For getting it, you need to kill enemies in 5 different ways within 30 seconds. What would be a good strategy for doing that? Is there an area with a lot of enemies so I can try until I get it? What ...
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What are all the ways to kill people?

I've been enjoying a bloodbath playing The Darkness II, and I was wondering how to get creative. As of now, I know you can get Darkling Kills (by using your Darkling against enemies), you can impale ...
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What is the darkling personality?

When you start a new game, you can select the darkling personality. What is it? You can choose between hooligan: and abdul:  What is the difference? How does it affect gameplay?
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What are the differences between the 4 difficulty levels?

When you start a new game, you can select these four difficulty levels: Thug Mobster Hitman (default) Don What varies in the game between them? Are enemies tougher in the Don setting? Do I make ...
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How do I change the FOV (field of view) in The Darkness II?

By default, The Darkness II seems to use a very narrow field of view, which I am not particularly fond of. Is there an option of any kind – be it in-game, command line, INI file, or whatever ...
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What does one have to know about The Darkness to enjoy the story in The Darkness II?

If one wanted to play "The Darkness II" without playing its prequel, "The Darkness", what would they need to know about the story in order to not miss anything important? Small references and easter ...
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How do I destroy lights when I'm out of ammo?

Is it possible to destroy lights if I'm completely out of ammo? Attempting to grab them merely boops them with the Darkness, which doesn't seem to do much.
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What is kept when starting a New Game Plus playthrough?

When starting a New Game+, what do I keep and what is reset when starting over? Can I change the difficulty for the second playthrough?
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How do I get the maximum amount of Dark Essence out of my kills?

While playing, I noticed that different ways of killing the maybe-not-quite-innocent net me different amounts of Dark Essence. For example, simply shooting a guy seems to be worth less Essence than ...
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Where does The Darkness II keeps its save files?

Say I wanted to back up or delete my saves on the PC version (via Steam). Where are they located?
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What are the secret achievements in The Darkness II?

During a livestream I watched, one of the developers confirmed that there are secret achievements in The Darkness II. Xbox360Achievements also lists several secret achievements, so I assume this to be ...
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In The Darkness II, where are all the 29 Relics in the single player campaign located?

During the game, you can find several collectibles called Relics, which are worth a tidy sum of bonus Dark Essence. According to the Relic Hunter achievement, there are 29 of them in the single player ...