The remake of seminal survival horror sport Alone within the Darkish might be launched on Oct. 25, writer THQ Nordic introduced Thursday, confirming that actors Jodie Comer (Killing Eve, Free Man) and David Harbour (Stranger Issues, Black Widow) will star as the sport’s twin protagonists.
A playable preview of the brand new Alone within the Darkish is accessible proper now. THQ Nordic and developer Items Interactive launched a prologue for the sport on Thursday for PlayStation 5, Home windows PC (through Steam), and Xbox Collection X. Within the prologue, gamers tackle the function of a younger woman named Grace Saunders as she makes an attempt to mail a letter. There’s no fight within the prologue; builders stated throughout a livestream on Thursday that the demo provides a glimpse into the ambiance and temper, not the gunplay, of the brand new Alone within the Darkish.
When the complete sport launches this October, gamers will select between Comer’s Emily Hartwood and Harbour’s non-public investigator Edward Carnby as they try to unravel the mysteries of the haunted mansion — a distant, countryside hospital referred to as Derceto Manor — and Emily’s lacking uncle, Jeremy Hartwood.
Different characters within the sport will react in a different way to you relying on which protagonist you play as, and gamers will see completely different parts of the story as both Emily or Edward. Gamers will discover clues, remedy puzzles, and have interaction in “intense and difficult” fight. “You have to to make use of each bullet you could find,” stated Mikael Hedberg, author and sport director on the brand new Alone within the Darkish. In true survival horror trend, gamers might want to struggle with melee weapons or throwable objects in the event that they run out of ammo.
As for the sport’s puzzles, it sounds just like the builders will let gamers select how arduous they’ll be. “Relying on how a lot you are feeling like a detective your self, you possibly can select how a lot you need the sport that will help you discover clues and the place to go subsequent,” Hedberg stated.
The brand new Alone within the Darkish was introduced final August. The remake is an replace to the 1992 authentic, that includes a narrative from Hedberg, whose writing credit embrace Frictional Video games’ Soma and Amnesia: The Darkish Descent. The remake will incorporate characters, locations, and thematic parts from the primary three video games within the Alone within the Darkish sequence.
Alone within the Darkish might be launched for PS5, Home windows PC, and Xbox Collection X. Take a look at some new pictures of the sport within the gallery beneath.
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