Central Park is hiding a secret. Over the course of one apocalyptic night
trapped in Manhattan's vast parkland, hero Edward Carnby must fight the
unimaginable to survive and uncover the earth-shattering truth. New York will
never be the same again.
Developed by Eden Games, Alone in the Dark for Xbox 360 and Games for Windows
aims to change what gamers expect from action games with a ground-breaking
reinvention of the classic franchise which debuted in 1992 and created the
survival horror genre. Continuing the legacy of innovation of that first game,
the new Alone in the Dark re-imagines the genre with engrossing cinematic
presentation, compelling gameplay challenges and a thrilling narrative story
The richly-detailed, contemporary setting of New York's Central Park is the
host for a challenging mix of gameplay experiences, unprecedented environmental
interaction and combat all based on real-world rules and physics. A seamless
on-character inventory and health recovery system combine to maintain the
immersion as the player drives the story through the free-roaming expanse of
Inspired by the story-telling twists and turns of many blockbuster TV series,
Alone in the Dark innovates once again with a DVD-style chapter select menu
which lets players of all abilities reach the game's dramatic, riveting climax
and get the full value out of the game.
"With its genre-busting mix of gameplay, wide-screen presentation style and DVD
chapter select feature putting the player in control, Alone in the Dark will
thrill all gamers," said Phil Harrison, President of Infogrames Entertainment.
"It's a game which will challenge the player but also reward them with a
one-of-a-kind video game experience and a huge amount of fun."
The Wii and PlayStation 2 system versions of Alone in the Dark have been
developed by Hydravision Entertainment in parallel with the Xbox 360 and Games
for Windows games created by Eden Studios. The PlayStation 2 system game pushes
the hardware to maximize the gameplay experience, while the Wii game has been
especially adapted to make use of the unique controllers in a variety of
gameplay situations from driving to the real-time manipulation of objects.
In addition to the standard game, Xbox 360, Games for Windows and Wii Limited
Editions will be available at launch from selected European retailers featuring
exclusive items including hero figurine, art book and 'making of' documentary