Dark Sector is a Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 game currently under production by Digital Extremes. Numerous tech demos featuring the game’s engine, the “Sector Engine”, have been released by Digital Extremes. An in-game cinematic has also been publicly released, giving viewers a brief look at potential storyline and environments, as well as the graphics of the game.
Dark Sector was originally intended to take place in a science-fiction environment, notably in outer space, with players taking the role of a player character with the ability to make and throw glaives, as well as inhabiting a sleek mechanical suit.
In 2006, major overhauls to the game were revealed, showing a completely different looking main character, and a noticeable less sci-fi setting. The developers (according to the November 2006 Game Informer issue) cited a shift in focus by other gaming companies as the reason for the change to a more modern setting and reducing its sci-fi elements. An interview with GameSpot has also revealed that the change in setting is intended to make the main character stand out more, as well as making the story more relatable. – [info from Wikipedia]