Alone within the Dark, the seminal survivor horror recreation from 1992, is being reimagined and remade, writer THQ Nordic introduced Friday. The new Alone within the Dark will ship gamers again to Nineteen Twenties New Orleans and the unique recreation’s Derceto Manor, the place Lovecraftian horrors await.
Developing the brand new Alone within the Dark is Swedish studio Pieces Interactive (Magicka 2, Titan Quest: Atlantis), however the extra recognizable identify concerned within the mission, for horror recreation followers anyway, is Mikael Hedberg, whose writing credit embrace Frictional Games’ Soma and Amnesia: The Dark Descent. Hedberg’s story is alleged to be an unique one which incorporate’s characters, locations, and thematic components from the primary three video games within the Alone within the Dark collection.
Original protagonists Edward Carnby or Emily Hartwood return as playable characters, and each will expertise their very own perspective on the story. According to THQ Nordic’s official description of Alone within the Dark, Emily embarks on a seek for her lacking uncle and enlists the assistance of Edward, a personal investigator. Their journey leads them to Derceto, a “home for the mentally fatigued,” in addition to unusual residents, “portals to nightmarish worlds,” and lethal monsters.
To deliver these monsters to life, THQ Nordic has tapped artist Guy Davis, comedian e book artist and creature designer who has often collaborated with Guillermo del Toro.
THQ Nordic and Pieces Interactive promise suspenseful exploration, intense fight, and difficult puzzles will all issue into Alone within the Dark’s whole package deal. The recreation has been in growth since 2019, THQ Nordic says, and it’s coming at an unspecified date to PlayStation 5, Windows PC, and Xbox Series X.
An early take a look at Alone within the Dark will be seen under in our gallery.