Blacklight: Tango Down is a first person shooter set in a near-future war-torn country. Players control members of an elite covert ops team that has been ordered to capture or eliminate a rogue former Colonel of the CIA. Blacklight is powered by Unreal Engine 3 which provides rich and detailed environments. There are several gameplay options available online including Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Zone Control, Capture the Flag, and several Co-op missions for 2-4 players. A unique feature for the game is the Hyper Reality Visor, which allows players to see opponents through walls.
Blacklight includes a large amount of customizable content. Players can customize their personal appearance, clothing, and weapons. An experience system lets players progress through 70 ranks and provides additional customization options.