The survival horror sport Alone within the Dark is getting a remake for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, and PC. Revealed throughout writer THQ Nordic’s sport showcase, the brand new sport might be developed by Magicka 2 developer Pieces Interactive.
THQ Nordic beforehand acquired the rights to Alone within the Dark from unique proprietor Atari SA in 2018. The first sport launched in 1992 from developer Infogrames, and the collection went on to spawn quite a few sequels and two live-action movies. Its final launch was the 2015 on-line sport, Alone within the Dark: Illumination.
Pieces’ remake has been described as a “love letter” to the unique sport. Players will tackle the position of collection protagonist Edward Carnby, a Nineteen Twenties personal investigator tasked with exploring Derceto Manor in Louisiana. Emily Hartwood, the niece of the manor’s lacking proprietor, is the sport’s second playable character.
Earlier within the week, the Alone within the Dark remake was leaked shortly earlier than THQ Nordic’s showcase.
Writing the Alone within the Dark remake might be Mikael Hedberg. Hedburg is finest identified for writing survival horror titles Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Soma, each of which have been developed by Frictional Games. American illustrator Guy Davis, whose work contains Guillermo del Toro’s The Strain and The Shape of Water, has additionally been introduced on as a creature designer.
On Sony’s PlayStation Blog, THQ Nordic promised that the Alone within the Dark remake would incorporate parts and characters from the primary three video games within the collection, whereas telling a “fully unique” story.
A heaping serving to of horror
With the newly introduced Alone within the Dark remake, triple-A gaming continues its gradual return to the survival horror style.
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