An Alone in the Dark reboot has been confirmed 20 years after the original title’s release. Whether you’re looking for early story details or new trailers, here’s everything you need to know.
When it comes to the video game industry, horror games seem to be making a big comeback. Devs Capcom are producing remasters of their classic Resident Evil games and continue to create new titles.
Meanwhile, Supermassive continues to find success with their pick your own adventure titles, with their 2022 title The Quarry being one of their best yet.
Now, however, a classic horror video game franchise is being brought back in a big way, with Alone in the Dark getting a current-generation reboot. For those eagerly awaiting its release, here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming reboot.
The reboot of Alone in the Dark takes place in the same haunted mansion as the original.
Does the Alone in the Dark reboot have a release date?
No official release date has been announced for the Alone in the Dark reboot.
However, the game has been confirmed to be coming to Playstation 5, Xbox Series S/X, and PC. It is not yet known whether it will be released on Playstation 4 or Xbox One.
Alone in the Dark reboot storyline
The Alone in the Dark reboot takes place in the same location as the first three games, Derceto Mansion. And while it’s labeled a reboot, the game won’t directly adapt the first three games, but will draw heavily from them.
It will feature the original protagonists Edward Carnby and Emily Hartwood and will take place in the deep south of America in the 1920s. At the start of the game, players choose one of the characters to play while the other is still in the game.
Players will encounter many monsters during their playthrough.
It has been reported that the two will intersect during the game, but both will offer unique playthroughs and campaigns with separate cutscenes. As a result, the game will likely have great replay value. It contains monsters, puzzles and a great truth to be discovered during the campaign.
It becomes a deep horror experience where players have limited supplies and have to return during parts of the game.
Who is developing the Alone in the Dark reboot?
The upcoming game is being developed by Pieces Interactive, the developers who created the popular Titan Quest games and Magicka 2. Speaking about their upcoming project, Pieces Interactive had this to say about what players can expect from the Alone in the Dark reboot.
“Experience a deep psychological story beyond the realm of the unimaginable, by Mikael Hedberg, cult horror writer of SOMA and Amnesia.”
Alone in the Dark reboot trailers
An announcement trailer for the game showed a combination of cutscenes and gameplay elements. The footage shown shows that the game has a visual and gameplay design similar to the Resident Evil reboot.
It includes a first look at the two main protagonists, supporting characters, as well as some of the monsters players will encounter throughout the game.
For all the latest news and updates on the Alone in the Dark reboot, keep checking back here for Dexerto’s coverage of the upcoming title.