The number of missing in the city increased. People talk about the experiments on human beings. And now, only you can figure out if it was true. Especially because you have no choice. Mysteriously, you find yourself in a terrible location 40 meters underground. Your name is Katrine, and you do not remember anything about your past.
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Mixed (280 reviews) - 45% of the 280 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Feb 6, 2015

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The number of missing in the city increased. People talk about the experiments on human beings. And now, only you can figure out if it was true. Especially because you have no choice. Mysteriously, you find yourself in a terrible location 40 meters underground. Your name is Katrine, and you do not remember anything about your past. But in the search for truth, try not to lose yourself.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
    • Processor: Intel Atom 1.6GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Graphics card with 512 MB of VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 700 MB available space
    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0Ghz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT630, 1Gb
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 700 MB available space
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 23
ゲームをいつでも遊ぶことができま.... 後で
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 2
So after finishing game for 1 hour i can say that it is bad...very bad
- Almost all levels are same and its easy to get lost while searching for key/documents
- All enemies are same (there is security guard and clone) also there is no boss fights
- English is very broken...devs probably used google translate...
- Only way to save game is after finishing level,you cant save in middle of level.
- Camera angle is very bad for 3th person view
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83 of 98 people (85%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: February 7, 2015
A top down action/adventure game obviously inspired by Silent Hill. Unfortunately it has a ton of issues:

The translation is pretty bad. The developers are Russian and there's a ton of spoken and written Engrish. The main character repeats the same lines over and over whenever you pick up an item. They should've kept the original Russian voices and gotten someone else to translate the text.

The level design is awful, the first three levels are nothing but mazes with almost identical rooms. There's a radar on the screen but it only shows you and enemies as dots and nothing more. There should've been a map system that slowly uncovers the level as you move through it since they involve searching for items and, as it stands, you'll spend a lot of time running in circles searching for the last Document you need because everything looks the same.

The game tells you to conserve ammo, yet the levels are so narrow that if you try to run past enemies you will get hurt. The only way through is to shoot them.

Unless this changes later on in the game the only enemy types are identical zombies that attack you once they get close.

Unlike most cheap Steam games these days playing it shows that the developers tried to make a good game, but it's way too flawed for me to recommend it.
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123 of 173 people (71%) found this review helpful
230 people found this review funny
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 22, 2015
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3: Buy Darkness Assault for $0.30
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5: Never play it

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45 of 52 people (87%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
5.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2015
Darkness Assault is an indie horror game in which you have been kidnapped and taken to some kind of prison / research installations, as Katrine you have to find what happened.

There are some things that makes this game a bad experience:

  • Enemy models are the same. Different models would be great.
  • Camera. You can't rotate the camera.
  • The level design is awful. All rooms are the same just with different objects.
  • Poor animations. Enemies moves like if them have pooped in their pants.
  • The voice acting it's a joke You can clearly hear that them are having issues to pronounce some dialogues, due devs are russians.
  • Translation into english is poor. You can find senseless dialogues *cough* *cough* Someone used Google Translator *cough*.

This game would be good, sounds like a good story, but there are many things that makes this game another failed attempt of an horror game.

4 / 10
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23 of 23 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
15.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 18
A bad attempt at a survival horror


+Soundtrack is good
+Has achievements and trading cards


-Terrible story
-Poor animations
-Bad voice acting
-Camera is locked
-Identical enemies
-English translation is poor
-Too high priced for what it is
-Lack of enemies, not that many
-No boss fight, not even at the end

Download Size: 807mb
Trading Cards: 5 cards in the set
Achievement Difficulty: Easy to 100%
Time to 100%: 2-3

Rating: 2/10
Recommendation: Avoid

My Opinion:

It's a big not recommend from me, the game just fails to deliver any enjoyment due to it being bland and boring. It isn't immersive and fails to catch your interest, you are more or less wandering around trying to escape while also finding out what happened to you. Doesn't explain a lot, you never understand why you were there.
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27 of 31 people (87%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 20, 2015
This is a very poor effort. It can hardly even be called survival horror as you find like 2 dozen batteries and only end up using 1 even though the place is bright enough to see everything for the entirety of the game anyway! Just a pointless attempt to make it seem like it has more going on in it than it actually does. Ammo is plentiful as well, as are health packs.

Gameplay is horrid. Walk down samey-looking murky corridors, aim at shambling enemies, shoot and move on. Your biggest enemy is getting caught on the furniture while trying to backpedal from your foes. I didn't think the levels were hard to find your way around as some have reported but maybe the map feature is new, which really does help, particularly in the third and arguably most winding level. The aim and shoot feature is horribly bugged, often needing to press fire several times to get one shot off. Even the ending is complete anti-climax. Not even a boss fight. You just kill some more of the guys you've been killing and walk down a corridor and then the final cutscene rolls.

Took 49 minutes from start to finish and even at that I was getting bored. All dialogue and found document text is complete gobbledygook. From what I could make out it seemed like the usual mad-scientist-abducts-people-and-experiments-on-them-to-create-zombie-mutants. Cause why not.

Avoid like the zombie plague.
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49 of 70 people (70%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 7, 2015
Darkness Assault is a topdown "horror" game.
The thing is though that the horror is not in the game itself, it is more the things surrounding it.

First of all the game's highest resolution is 720p, which is not really acceptable in this day and age.
Secondly the textures simply look as if there was absolutely no effort put into polishing them at least a little bit.
Thirdly the animations look hideous or don't exist at all.

So graphicswise it doesn't look good at all, and soundeffectswise it won't get better:
The voiceacting ingame is dull and repetitive. Though after 3 levels I still don't know where exactly the flashlight comes in now.
The guns sound like they were filled with blanks and there is no sound on impact.

Only performancewise the game is nicely done, with getting 60+ fps consitently.

The aforementioned facts are the most horrifiing things in this game, I am not joking. The zombies and other enemies as well as the ambient sounds are even less frightening than the Military Quater in Naxxramas in WoW... and that wasn't even that frightening to begin with.

Conclusions: I cannot, by any means, recommend this game. In the first three levels I felt absolutely no fear, which is the point in horror game in my opinion. Apart from that it looks and plays like a budget game, but money is not the problem here. It is the fact that this game takes time to play and I wouldn't dedicate any more time to that game than I did for this review.

First impressions video is here:
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35 of 47 people (74%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 9, 2015
Bad. Just bad.

- Levels act like mazes.
- Very short (although for the price given, this could be justified).
- Poor transaltion and character says the same line every time you pick up an item. (i.e. you pick up adrenaline 5 times, you'll hear the character say the same line 5 times...)
- The 3 weapons you get in the game all do the same damage.
- Poor variety in enemies. 2 different enemies, Clones and Security guards. Clones, however, do have 2 different models. (Great!)
- Game crashed 3 times for me. Twice when starting the game up and once while in-game.

Overall, I don't recommend it, even at its price. The "game" becomes more of a chore through its terrible level design and lack of difficulty.
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24 of 33 people (73%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: February 16, 2015
I tried to like this game but is simply bad.
The movement of the main character is horrible, there is low ammo, and the enemies are too strong and fast,
Total dissapointment, Don`t buy it.


They made a patch for the game, and I'm glad to say they fixed A LOT of issues,, now there are better graphics, the controls are more responsive but still a little clunky, there is more ammo and health packs, the enemies are not OP, and they added a map since the first level but you still need a good sense of orientation.

Do I recommend this game now? Maybe, it is much better now, and I was able to complete the game after the patch.

The players could have avoided A LOT of frustration if this patch would have released since the launch date.
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14.7 hrs
Posted: October 13
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7.0 hrs
Posted: September 6
A girl wake up in a dungeon.. Well A lot games start with that. This small 3rd person shooter is a very small horror based game that will only take less then 1 hour to complete.

The map layout and the background BGM is decent and everything else is not. The control is simple but different then just about every 3rd person shooter game I ever played. The Graphics and view angle is really weird at time. And since it's only 1 hour long there are really not that much content. About 3 different enemy in the entire game with no boss make this game really scream out for more. More content.

As for now the game itself is simple and okish. Maybe developer can learn from this experience and make better games in the future.

There are some dlc for this game but it's only guns for level one to make it easier and some different cloth for girl to wear. Really not worth the money.

Achievements are really easy to get. Just don't miss the gun on level 2,3 and 4. I couldn't die enough times and shoot enough times by the time I finished the game so I had to grind a bit for those two achievement.

3.5/10 as for right now. A bug free game for me and it does have achievement for quick 100% and trading cards. Really not that enjoy on it's own.
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MortAss 😬
1.6 hrs
Posted: August 27
oh god i wasted 2 hours on this QQ
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2.7 hrs
Posted: August 23
Very nice little game. Good job!
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Obey the Fist!
3.9 hrs
Posted: August 18
This is a 3D-overhead "horror" game in the mould of Silent Hill but not nearly as good. This mode of gaming doesn't work too well on PC.

The game is polished enough and relatively bug free, but doesn't run at resolutions higher than 1080p, making it look less than attractive on a modern system.

Controls are fine, but the top down perspective isn't the best choice for this kind of game.

Gameplay itself is where things get really bad - it's fairly repetitive, not particularly fun, lame zombies that wave their arms around are repeatedly positioned in places where you'd like them not to be. Run around, pick up batteries, medkits, ammo, and just wish you were playing something else. The game doesn't really go anywhere, which makes it seem a bit half done.

Laughably, there's DLC, which really works against any goodwill you might have for developers - they can't finish a game, but they want more money for skins?
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0.9 hrs
Posted: August 8
This game sucks, check out my video review!
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2.1 hrs
Posted: August 1
Darkness Assault for only 0.27€ (90% off) will give you around 93 minitus of gameplay If you loot everything, read all the notes, unlock all the achivments ("Hardest" one is to die 25 times or get all the card drops before the story ends).

+ 3 Card drops.

~ Toggle your flashlight with Q.
~ Meh kind of story.

- Controls & everything else.
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0.2 hrs
Posted: July 31
You know what? I didn't hate it...

Pros: - There's a How-To that I didn't use but after playing for a few minutes I realized I shuld have.
- Oh oh oh oh oh oh. Uh there was guns. And they wereff free.
- (blowing noise) There was darkness. And darkness is my old friend... or something like that...

Cons: - Someone made a game about being assaulted in the dark. But it was bad... very bad.
- No roofs on cells.... Easily scalable.
- Protaginist died weirdly? Got pinched. Went "OWW". Then died.
- No trailer? How do you know if you wanna buy something if there isnt a small snippet of the gameplay no matter how horrible it is?

YEA that sums it up. yep

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