Perfect Dark

perfect darkPerfect Dark is a first-person shooter video game developed by Rare and released for the Nintendo 64. 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 in May 2000, where it was greeted with critical acclaim.

A remake, also titled Perfect Dark, with enhanced graphics, online multiplayer and some other minor changes was exclusively released as an Xbox Live Arcade game for the Xbox 360 on March 17, 2010.

The game features a single-player mode consisting of seventeen missions in which the player assumes the role of special agent Joanna Dark, an operative for the fictional Carrington Institute, as she attempts to stop a conspiracy by rival corporation dataDyne. It also features a range of multiplayer options, including co-operative and "counter-operative" modes in addition to traditional deathmatch settings.

Game Details

Release Date:

May 22, 2000


Nintendo 64


Rare Ltd


First Person Shooter


IGN - 9.8 - Review

Gamespot - 9.9 - Review