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Perfect Dark

Shooter

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Rare, Nintendo, Gradiente

May 22, 2000, June 30, 2000, October 21, 2000, December 31, 2000

Nintendo 64

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High Difficulty: The steep difficulty curve in Perfect Dark can be daunting for new players.

Content Gaps: Some areas of Perfect Dark feel underdeveloped or lacking in content.

Bugs and Glitches: Some players have reported bugs that can disrupt the Perfect Dark experience.

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Beautiful World: Explore the stunning world of Perfect Dark, a visual treat for fans of Shooter.

Innovative Mechanics: Perfect Dark introduces new and innovative mechanics in the Shooter genre.

High Replay Value: Perfect Dark offers numerous reasons to replay, thanks to its Shooter elements.

Why To Play

Perfect Dark is a first-person shooter video game developed by Rare and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64 video game console. It is considered the spiritual successor to Rare's earlier first-person shooter GoldenEye 007, with which it shares many gameplay features. Perfect Dark was first released in North America on 22 May 2000; PAL and NTSC-J releases followed soon afterwards. A separate Game Boy Color game, also titled Perfect Dark, was released in August 2000 as a supplement to the game and allows certain features within the Nintendo 64 game to alternatively be unlocked via a Transfer Pak.

The game features a single-player mode consisting of 17 main missions in which the player assumes the role of Carrington Institute agent Joanna Dark as she attempts to stop a conspiracy by rival corporation dataDyne. It also features a range of multiplayer options, including a co-operative mode and traditional deathmatch settings. Technically, it is one of the most advanced games developed for the Nintendo 64, with an optional high resolution graphics mode and Dolby Surround Sound. A Nintendo 64 Expansion Pak is required to access the game's campaign and most of the multiplayer features.

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