Alone In The Dark is a series that, long ago, meant something. It was the original 3D survival horror game, and the first two titles weren't just terrifying and a blast to play, but had a gorgeous old-timey art style as well. In later years, though...well, let's just say time and some publisher misdeeds pissed that…
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You gotta love horror games with mysterious, haunted mansions. They work so well. You enter the estate, or wake up in a calm part of it, only to find hordes of traps, the undead and a bevy of haunted horrors waiting to overwhelm you.
It's not a Resident Evil game, not Amnesia, not Slender. It's 1992 adventure game Alone in the Dark. The original Alone in the Dark.
With hundreds of thousands of players online at any given moment, how can a gamer ever feel truly alone? Commenter Salari tells us in today's very special episode of Speak Up on Kotaku.
A German appeals court threw out a judgment Atari had won against RapidShare, the popular file-hosting site where Atari says copies of games from its Alone in the Dark series were being illegally shared.
He's one of the most hated men in movies. Critics pan his flicks. Audiences aren't having it. Gamers loathe him. Heck, a chewing gum maker even wanted him to retire. But is it possible that we've all been wrong?
Hot off his work in high-profile action feature The Expendables, Nordic thespian Dolph Lundgren will be working with, that's right, Uwe Boll.
Frenchman Frédérick Raynal, known to most as the creator of horror series Alone in the Dark but beloved by us for creating cult hit Little Big Adventure, has a new game due this year in the works for publisher Ubisoft.
Darth Vader. The "Alone With The Darth" boxart has been chosen by Kotakuland as its favorite finalists. Congrats to all who entered and a word about contest hijinx after the jump.
Voting time. We've picked the contest finalists, and now it's up to Kotakuland to select the best Alone in the Dark boxart. The winner will get a copy of the game.
Burno sends along this entry. It is TOTALLY UNSETTLING. Adds Burno, "It's AO, so you better get that trenchcoat and Fedora if you plan on picking this one up."
And our contest is underway! Reader NoBullet sends up this entry. Nice work!
Contest time! We're giving away a copy of Alone in the Dark to one of you reader people. Hooray! Here's the contest:
September is turning out to be a hell of a month. A hurricane is heading for my homestead, my dental appointment got pushed to the morning after the Atari event and Atari fell the day after the Guitar Hero event I’m not allowed to talk about until next week. Which happens to be right when I start Stanford. I’m going…
And if it is, fix the hell out of it. That’s exactly what developer Eden Games did following the overwhelming bitch storm that followed the PC and 360 release of the much-anticipated Alone in the Dark. We all know the story: fiddly controls, broken gameplay mechanics and a truly agonizing root-hunting sequence that…
With the PlayStation 3 version of Alone in the Dark hitting in November, nearly half a year after its PC, Xbox 360, Wii, and PS2 versions, the development team have had plenty of time to fix the mistakes made in the initial release, and fix they have. Repairs have been made to the controls, the camera system, and…
Pretty much anyone who reviewed Alone in the Dark on the Xbox 360 heaped hatred on the game's controls and camera system, and developer Eden Studios have learned their lesson. Not only is the forthcoming PS3 version going to have better movement and non-claustrophobic views, the 360 will get a patch that Eurogamer…
Things are lookin' up for Atari! The company announced its quarterly results today, seeing $40.3 million in revenue for the quarter ending June 30. That's much better than the quarter from the previous year, if you don't have your earnings spreadsheets handy and translates to reported net income of $3.5 million. Sure,…