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10:00 PM on 08.19.2014

Atari is rebooting the Alone in the Dark franchise

Horror this, horror that. 2014 is going to be known for the year the horror genre really took off again. Presumably because games like Slender Man, Outlast, and more have made some of the bigger companies realize th...

Hamza CTZ Aziz


Updated! Panel details revealed:

Hironobu Sakaguchi Reflection: Past, Present, Future of RPGs

The father of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has announced his PAX Prime 2014 panel where he will discuss his history developing role-playing games, along with revealing more about his new RPG, Terra Battle. Find out more info at PAX Prime website.




1:00 AM on 02.12.2010

Rejoice: Alone in the Dark II hits Netflix 'Watch It Now'

Great news fans of films sort of related to videogames! Alone in the Dark II is available for viewing on Netflix Watch It Now. According to the Netflix description: When a 100-year-old witch (Allison Lange) hatches a horrid ...

Nick Chester

8:00 AM on 12.03.2009

New Alan Wake image appears; crane confirmed

With flashlight in hand, Alan Wake decides to plod through a construction site in the black of night. At least it seems like the protagonist of Remedy Entertainment’s long-awaited game is plodding through a construction...

Brad Nicholson

10:00 AM on 11.28.2009

Alone in the Dark 2 coming to DVD in U.S.

It may be a while before Uwe Boll completes Bloodrayne 3, but that doesn't mean we have to suffer rejoice through another season without any Boll action. Often times the United States is neglected by film companies as they do...

Matthew Razak

5:58 PM on 11.12.2008

Shake your ass, check your fire alarm batteries: Alone in the Dark: Inferno

[video]111238:715[/video]Alone in the Dark: Inferno, the re-worked version of Atari's survival horror, er ... horror, is coming to the PlayStation 3 on November 19. Not only is it supposedly "better" on Sony's conso...

Nick Chester

11:58 PM on 09.18.2008

Atari NYC Media Day: Alone in the Dark on the PS3 with ... damn it

I was really looking forward to Alone in the Dark -- so much so, that I put it at number eight on my list of the top 10 PS3 games I was anticipating the most this year. I say “was” -- as in, past tense -- because,...

Samit Sarkar

3:55 PM on 09.13.2008

360 version of Alone in the Dark may not get patched if PS3 version doesn't sell

You may remember that not too long ago Alone in the Dark developer Eden Studios said that they would bring the Xbox 360 version of the game up to the same standards of the PlayStation 3 version. The PS3 version is supposedly ...

Brad Nicholson

12:42 PM on 08.21.2008

Alone in the Dark for 360 getting a patch: You are all excited

The console patch culture continues as Alone in the Dark becomes the next game to be finished after its initial release. We already knew that the delayed PlayStation 3 version would ship with a number of fixes, but 360 owners...

Jim Sterling

3:28 PM on 08.20.2008

Alone in the Dark PS3 gets a new price

When all else fails, make something cheaper and people will buy it. It's some human disease that we are all afflicted with to some degree -- the cheaper an item is, the more our sense of bargain hunting convinces us that we s...

Colette Bennett

9:25 AM on 08.15.2008

Rise from your grave! Atari turns a profit

This past year hasn't been so good for Atari. In late 2007, they stopped game production after a loss of $11.9 million in one quarter. Ouch. Even more bad press came when there was some financial fumbling in the books. Soon a...

Dale North

8:02 PM on 08.09.2008

Alone in the Dark PS3 will be improved: Turd polishing machine found at Atari

We at Destructoid did not like Alone in the Dark. In fact, our review of it was quite harsh (although to its credit, it was no Eternity's Child). If you were holding out for the PlayStation 3 version, however, don't kill your...

Jim Sterling





9:09 AM on 08.04.2008

Demos for Alone in the Dark, Wall-E land on Xbox LIVE Marketplace

According to Xbox LIVE's Major Nelson, 1.35 gigs of an Alone in the Dark demo and 1.44 gigs of a demo for THQ's Wall-E have hit Xbox LIVE Marketplace. Both of these demos arrive well after the release of both games, meaning t...

Nick Chester



Destructoid Review: Alone in the Dark
by Conrad Zimmerman

Alone in the Dark

As a series, Alone in the Dark has a bit of a tainted history. Its first title is credited with creating the feel of the Survival Horror genre and is a landmark game. From that lofty peak, however, what started it all has produced one mediocre sequel after another and has been consistently outshined by the likes of Resident Evil and Silent Hill. And let's not even talk about the Uwe Boll film adaptation.

Eden Games aimed to change all of that this year by giving the old property more than just a new coat of paint.  This Alone in the Dark is bold and ambitious, boasting features never before seen in gaming combined with a slick, current-gen appearance.

 Is this the revival that is going to put the franchise back on the map as the cutting edge of the genre it created? Hit the jump to find out.

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4:58 PM on 06.20.2008

Atari goes on the offensive to protect Alone In The Dark legacy

Word on the net has it that a few reviews of Alone In The Dark are based on illegally obtained code for the game, and Atari is none too happy about it. They're so displeased, in fact, that their lawyers went on the offensive ...

SRVSLPS

8:28 PM on 06.13.2008

Alone in the Dark screenshot time: Inventory

A little later than usual, this week's Alone in the Dark screenshot post shows off Edward Carnby's inventory. Carnby gives us a flash of what's inside his dirty coat before splashing a white substance all over the floor. That...

Jim Sterling

9:53 AM on 06.04.2008

Alone in the Dark screenshot time: Central Park

Another week, another batch of Alone in the Dark screens for you all. Last time, the general theme was pyromania, while this week's images explore the Central Park location. I could write a lot of words here, but every time I...

Jim Sterling