It’s hacking time.
This review was conducted on Daydream, but Darknet is also available on HTC Vive, Gear VR, Oculus Rift, and PlayStation VR.
Looking at the glowing blue nodes in front of me, I’m very aware of my mission. I need to hack my way through the smaller nodes, break through the shields, isolate the root node and hack my way into the information that this corporation has been trying to hide away. I can see the clock out the periphery of my vision counting down slowly until I’ll run out of time and have to abandon the job. Thankfully, I’ve got plenty of time and the tools I need to get it done. After deploying an exploit that knocks the shield off of a nearby node, I dive in throwing viruses out onto the grid and watching as I capture the prize. The root node is within my reach now, and I knock it out securing the intel I was sent for. This is Darknet.
A cyberpunk future awaits
Darknet has you taking on the role of a hacker in a future, where folks will pay big bucks in order for you to steal information from the web. It’s a dark cyberpunk future and everything you do rotates around your hacking activities. After being introduced to the basics during the opening mission, you’ll be able to choose each one that you take. Every mission has information about how much you’ll get paid for succeeding, the difficulty, and the time it takes to complete it.
Before you can hack a node you’ll need to purchase a virus or two.
The money you receive from missions can be used to buy yourself a variety of upgrades for future missions. These include increasing your starting money on each mission and…
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