8.2/10
1,413
2 user 2 critic

The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena (2009)

Featuring a remastered edition of The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay (2004), as well as a new full-length campaign, Assault on Dark Athena picks up moments after Riddick's escape.

Director:

Eric Weiss

Writers:

Tommy Tordsson (lead writer), Tommy Tordsson | 4 more credits »
Reviews

Photos We Love From Our Favorite Video Games

Check out this collection of photos we love from some of our favorite video games. See our Video Games Guide for more.

See the full gallery

2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Set before the events of Pitch Black (2000), this game tells the story of how Richard B. Riddick obtained his ability to see in the dark.

Director: Tom Keegan
Stars: Vin Diesel, Cole Hauser, Kristin Lehman
Wheelman (Video Game 2009)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A character that strongly resembles Vin Diesel does things that Vin Diesel would do including: nonchalantly using curse words, running, and driving. His name is something like Nick maybe?

Director: Antoine Charreyron
Stars: Vin Diesel, Joseph Balderrama, Julian Bastida
Crysis 3 (Video Game 2013)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Prophet is forced to save New York City from CELL after the alien invasion in Crysis 2 (2011).

Directors: Steven Bender, Ian Fenton, and 1 more credit »
Stars: James Vincent Meredith, David Kennedy, Kosha Engler
Stranglehold (Video Game 2007)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A third-person video game set in Hong Kong and Chicago where a tough cop battles the mob.

Directors: Brian Eddy, John Woo, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Rio Ahn, Henry Milton Chu
The Darkness II (Video Game 2012)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Jackie Estacado is now the Don of the Franchetti crime family. A brotherhood seeks the Darkness' powers for themselves using the Siphon, created to ensnare the Darkness by an entity known as the Angelus.

Director: Sheldon Carter
Stars: Brian Bloom, Mike Patton, Stefanie E. Frame
Warhead (Video Game 2008)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Set during the events of Crysis (2007) and after the assault on the North Korean harbour, Psycho splits with Nomad and continues his objective to chase and secure a package of top level importance from the hands of Korean Colonel Lee.

Director: Steven Bender
Stars: Sean Chapman, Kal Weber, John Schwab
Syndicate (Video Game 2012)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In the year 2069, agent Miles Kilo of EuroCorp must help to eliminate important personnel from rival corporations.

Stars: Kath Soucie, Rosario Dawson, Brian Cox
Spider-Man: Edge of Time (Video Game 2011)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Miguel O'Hara/Spider-Man 2099 travels back in time to present day New York City to stop a scientist from altering the timeline that could cause the death of Peter Parker/Spider-Man at the hands of Anti-Venom.

Directors: Gérard Lehiany, Ramiro Bélanger
Stars: Josh Keaton, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Steve Blum
Splinter Cell: Blacklist (Video Game 2013)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Sam Fisher and his Fourth Echelon must stop a dangerous terrorist group known as the Engineers who threaten several terrorist attacks on American soil to force the US Military to pull out of its overseas bases.

Directors: Dave 'Foots' Footman, Maxime Beland, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Eric Johnson, Kate Drummond, Dwain Murphy
Crysis 2 (Video Game 2011)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Set 3 years after the original game. Fight the aliens, following the protagonist in a new type of jungle; New York, the urban jungle.

Directors: Cevat Yerli, Steven Bender
Stars: Janis Ahern, Joey Ansah, Paul Birchard
Army of Two (Video Game 2008)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Tyson Rios and Elliot Salem are two ex Army Rangers turned contractors for a Private Military Corporation. They embark on missions ranging from the caves of Afghanistan all the way to abandoned villages of China.

Stars: Noah Blake, Alfred Camp, Dameon Clarke
Singularity (Video Game 2010)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A U.S. Marine captain unravels a mysterious conspiracy while investigating a time anomaly on a remote island.

Director: Michael McCormick
Stars: Nolan North, Steve Blum, Kari Wahlgren
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Bloom ... Guard (voice)
Dave Wittenberg ... Guard (voice)
Gideon Emery ... Guard (voice)
Maury Sterling ... Guard (voice)
Michael Ralph ... Guard / Abu Bakr / Craps / Motorhead (voice)
Nolan North ... Guard (voice)
S. Scott Bullock S. Scott Bullock ... Guard (voice)
Sean Donnellan ... Guard (voice)
Steve Blum ... Guard / Rust (voice)
Vin Diesel ... Richard B. Riddick (voice)
Bridget Shergalis ... Lynn Silverman (voice)
Eijiro Ozaki ... Yoto (voice)
Heidi Schooler ... Ellen Silverman (voice)
Jovan Rameau Jovan Rameau ... Jaylor (voice)
Lance Henriksen ... Dacher (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Featuring a remastered edition of The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay (2004), as well as a new full-length campaign, Assault on Dark Athena picks up moments after Riddick's escape. In flight away from the prison, Riddick and Johns' vessel is drawn into the clutches of a mercenary ship called the Dark Athena. Johns is taken captive while Riddick manages to awake from cryo-sleep and evade capture. With mercenaries in pursuit of the bounty on Riddick's head, Riddick must do what he does best - kill those who get in his way and escape. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

There is power in darkness.


Certificate:

M | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS (PlayStation version)

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The game runs on an engine originally designed for Enclave (2002) that was then modified and updated with each subsequent game that Starbreeze developed, including The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay (2004) and The Darkness (2007). See more »

Goofs

When Hoxie catches Johns attempting to leave with Riddick, the outfit he is wearing is the one from the original The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay rather than the new design seen in the rest of the game. See more »

Quotes

Bonner: You've just stepped into the downtown of sphincter central!
Riddick: Yeah. I figured that out when I saw you.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Sage Reviews: Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Athena (2009) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
You want a game as an adventure to consume time? A game to be immersed in? Not a 5 hour playthrough? This is it.
5 November 2019 | by evan_dowSee all my reviews

The movie/game cash in of The Chronicle's Of Riddick: Assault On Dark Athena. You could probably call this game a sandbox adventure but not quite, maybe. You start as Riddick (Vin Diesel) being admitted to jail somewhere in space. You will continue on and pick up valuable weapon's along the way to help in your attack. There are character's who are friendly to talk to and other's who will straight up shoot to kill - mainly the prison personnel. I haven't completed this game yet because it is hard to find a place you haven't entered before to continue with the progression of the game. There is no objective marker telling you where to go in which direction. Another thing, the difficulty option's are a bit messed up. Say you want to play the game set on hard (what I usually do) but you might come across enemy's which no matter how you try, you can't defeat them quickly enough for your liking and you get impatient and want to carry on with the game. Pause the game and you can change the difficulty at any time. But, the problem with this is that you will miss unlocking related achievement's and not boosting your gamer score (I play on Xbox) - and that best describes my experience's. Chronicle's Of Riddick: Assault On Dark Athena is a game which, unlike myself, couldn't be patient enough and my progress was easily moving about in circle's from point A to point B then point C, but back to point A. It can be troubling finding somewhere new to progress. Assault On Dark Athena is a rather large game to complete.

This game is a first person shooter it is 2019 it is cheap and it is well worth the money. I hope you can finish the game and write your own review. I was just going around in circle's and it was difficult to carry on like I said so then I gave up.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed