Gamers are celebrating as Stephen Kick, the CEO of Nightdive Studios, confirmed some exciting news. Fans of the studio's beloved title, The Darkness, can now rejoice, as it has been officially revealed that a remaster of the iconic game may be in development.
The CEO took to X (formerly known as Twitter) to reveal this, setting off a chorus of cheers among eager players. With a tweet that reads "ITS ON THE LIST," the CEO not only acknowledged the passionate requests of the community but also provided the confirmation they had hoped to see.
This revelation comes as a response to a fan's tweet, where they expressed their desire for a remaster of The Darkness and/or a port. The CEO's affirmation leaves little doubt that the company is actively working on bringing back the beloved title with modern enhancements.
ITS ON THE LIST https://t.co/mZiEKFru7q
— Stephen Kick (@pripyatbeast) August 27, 2023
The Darkness holds a special place in the hearts of gamers for its immersive gameplay and captivating storyline. The confirmation of a remaster has ignited a renewed interest among players, who can now anticipate reliving the captivating narrative and engaging gameplay in a new light.
For those unfamiliar, The Darkness is a 2007 console-exclusive first-person shooter title by Starbreeze studios that was published by 2K for both PS3 and Xbox 360. The call for a remastered remake of this game, ideally available on platforms like Steam for PC users, is a testament to its enduring impact.
Nightdive Studios, under Stephen Kick's leadership, is renowned for spearheading remarkable projects such as System Shock, Forsaken, ShadowMan, PowerSlave, and QUAKE.
While details about the remaster remain under wraps, Kick's tweet has fans excited, no doubt leaving them now waiting for the next announcement and an update regarding the progress of The Darkness remaster.
In the meantime, players can look forward to Starbreeze Studio's next game, PAYDAY 3, which comes out on September 21, and that may be in line to crossover with Fortnite before then.