I toddled off to see this jetpack-centric shooter a little while ago, and must get around to transcribing the PC-specific stuff I snuck into the otherwise Xbox-focused interview. It’s a first-person-but-with-more-shoulder-shooter with a vaguely adventure serial feel, set in an evil alien-governed universe lurking beyond the Bermuda Triangle. Yes, the Bermuda Triangle – that old tart of a conspiracy theory is back, back, back. Not entirely sure what I make of it yet, as alas I didn’t get hands-on with, but certainly there aren’t enough jetpacks in games. If Dark Void can pull off both the freedom and the tightness of control necessary to evoke the back-mounted propulsion of our nerdiest dreams, it could be onto a winner.
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