The survival horror game, Alone in the Dark, will be released on PlayStation 5 on October 25. The game is a reimagining of the original, created as a love letter to long-term fans and an accessible entry point for new players. The team at Pieces Interactive, led by Mikael Hedberg and with creature designs by Guillermo Del Toro collaborator Guy Davis, aimed to stay true to the original experience while creating a modern game. The game includes mind-bending puzzles and clues, with different difficulty options. The game features Hollywood actors David Harbour and Jodie Comer in their first-ever videogame roles.
Survival horror fans, rejoice! The classic game that gave birth to the genre is getting a reimagining, and it’s set to release on PlayStation 5 on October 25. The team at Pieces Interactive, die-hard Alone in the Dark fans themselves, have taken on the task of creating a modern version of the game that stays true to the original experience while also being accessible to new players.
Led by Mikael Hedberg, the writer of horror classics Amnesia: The Dark Descent and SOMA, and with creature designs from Guillermo Del Toro collaborator Guy Davis, the team’s vision for Alone in the Dark is sure to be a dream (or nightmare) come true for fans of the original game.
In a recent Alone in the Dark Spotlight stream, the team revealed their starring talent of David Harbour as Detective Edward Carnby and Jodie Comer as Emily Hartwood, along with new gameplay and cutscenes. The haunting Doom Jazz soundscape of Derceto Manor was also highlighted, showcasing how the power of modern hardware has unlocked new possibilities for creating a truly immersive horror experience.
One of the hallmarks of any good survival horror game is the mind-bending puzzles and clues that players need to explore to find. Alone in the Dark is no exception, with difficulty options that range from less assistance to more tips, hints, and As the final word guidance. Players can choose the level of challenge that suits them best.
The power of modern hardware has also allowed for more emotion to be captured in the faces of the game’s characters, bringing them to life like never before. Players will experience the entire adventure through a performance from one of Hollywood’s most talented actors in their first-ever video game role.
Whether you’re a longtime fan of the series or a newcomer to the genre, Alone in the Dark promises to be a new generation of classic horror. With its faithful love letter to the original game and its modern updates, it’s sure to be a terrifying experience that will keep you on the edge of your seat.