Percentile Rank

Darq is ranked in the 45th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 5 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

70

Top Critic Average

40%

Critics Recommend

Based on 5 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Unscored Reviews

Scored Reviews

Cultured Vultures
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Aug 14, 2019

Even if it may take you quicker than an afternoon nap to dust off, Darq is an experience that horror fans won't want to miss.

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IGN
7.5 / 10.0
Kyle Campbell

Top Critic

7.5 / 10.0
Aug 14, 2019

Darq has some frustrating stealth encounters and an overabundance of jump scares, but those small blunders aren't enough to take away from the sense of wonder that comes from helping Lloyd navigate his nightmares.

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TechRaptor
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Aug 14, 2019

Darq is a beautifully stylish, Tim Burton-esque romp through the subconscious dream-world of a young boy which manages to be spectacular even with a very short length. The minor niggles here and there are easily ignored thanks to a great tone and a great amount of polish for the first effort from an indie studio.

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GameSpot
7 / 10
7 / 10
Aug 15, 2019

Darq is an intelligent puzzle game with a delightfully dreary setting that is over far quicker than you want it to be.

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GameWatcher
5.5 / 10.0
5.5 / 10.0
Aug 15, 2019

While there are moments where the spookiness clicks, like its hectic climax, the rest is forgettable. It will give a fright once in a while, but that shock quickly disappears.

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