There have been rumors for a while that a remake of Alone in the dark was in the works and confirmed that the rumors are (sort of) true. It’s bringing a “reimagining” of the 1992 classic to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and PC, though it wasn’t revealed when to expect it.
The Lovecraftian original is widely regarded as the first 3D survival horror game (it earned a Guinness World Record with that much mention), but there hasn’t been an Alone in the Dark title. This will also be THQ Nordic’s first entry since it bought the series from Atari in 2018.
The single-player reinvention from developer Pieces Interactive will feature an original story by Mikael Hedberg, the writer of and , and creature designs by longtime Guillermo del Toro collaborator Guy Davis. The game features characters, places and themes from the 1990s trilogy. It is still set in the American South in the 1920s and features the main protagonists of the first game, Emily Hartwood and Edward Carnby, as playable characters. However, THQ Nordic all enemies will be brand new.
Past Alone in the dark, the publisher had a lot more to show off during the stream, like fresh looks at , and . Other new revelations included a real-time strategy game ; an open world arcade racer called ; and , in which you build houses on procedurally generated planets and sell them to alien customers.
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