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Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare

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From the moment Edward Carnby and Aline Cedrac set foot on Shadow Island, they are confronted by mysterious, evil creatures intent on thwarting their progress to recover 3 ancient tablets believed to hold the secret key to some incredible menacing phenomena. Danger threatens from every corner. The slightest shadow could be hiding deep secrets, or concealing worse nightmares... Can you see beyond your fear?
Edward Carnby, the supernatural detective is back! And this time it's for revenge. Carnby's best friend, Charles Fiske has been found dead off a mysterious island off the coast of Maine, Shadow Island. Carnby's investigation quickly leads him to Fred Johnson who informs him of Fiske's search for the three ancient tablets which, when placed in a specific location, will unlock an incredible and dangerous power. Johnson pleads with Carnby to pick up where Fiske left off and reopen the investigation in order to recover the tablets. Carnby accepts the mission to find and destroy the murderer of Fiske and avenge his death.
The original survival horror franchise continues with a pure blend of intense action and suspenseful adventure. Alone in the Dark immerses the player into a dark and strange atmosphere where conventional rules do not apply. The player must overcome his natural fear of the dark unknown and control Edward Carnby through a deep and highly detailed storyline. Armed with a flashlight and a pistol, Carnby must find the necessary items to survive as well as the clues which will help him escape his ultimate nightmare.Features
The original survival terror franchise is reborn
Incredibly detailed and realistic environments
Dark atmosphere playing with obscurity and light - use your flashlight as a weapon against creatures from the dark
Influenced by H.P. Lovecraft
A gripping script that goes beyond your imagination.
Over 20 characters, in a chilling atmosphere, deep in cinematographical production and realism.
2 totally different, but equally terrifying adventures, combined in one: Will you be Edward Carnby or Aline Cedrac?

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Sony Interactive Entertainment
Spiral House
Pocket Studios
THQ Nordic, Atari, Infogrames, Infogrames Entertainment
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17+ Mature

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System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows® 98 SE/Me/2000 Pro/XP
  • Processor: Intel Pentium® II 300 MHz
  • Memory: 64 MB RAM
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 400 MB available space
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Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare reviews and comments

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Review, written on 9.08.2016 Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare came out in 2001 and is the fourth Installment in the Franchise. The Game does not require any Prior Knowledge about its Predecessors. As FBI Agent Edward Carnby, a Mansion and Surrounding area are being investigated. Anthropologist Aline is the second playable Character. In the Beginning, you have to choose one of the two. Each Char has a different Course of Play, where you meet in between. The Game is reminiscent of the first Resident Evil And plays so similar. Creepy House, Ammunition shortages, puzzles, search For Keys and Weapons. However, enemies are not Zombies but Monsters. Unfortunately, the Game is completely in English. You can Save at any time, provided you have the Items for it. The Controls are outdated, but they work as they should. Game runs under Win 7 impeccably. Since the Graphics and Sound are totally outdated, only Retrogamers and People who know the Game of old will have Fun. 2001 a Hammer Game! Now a Retropearl For which you have To spend time and Patience.
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Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare POSITIVES (provided you get the Game up and running) http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1321556411 + of other game starts and game history depending on which of the two Characters you choose + Quick Storage And Quick Charge function instead of the required Amulets as on the Console http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1321556323 NEGATIVES-does NOT run on Windows 10 (!) -outdated Graphics and also missing Graphic Settings that have been omitted-annoying Rucklers at the Local Crossings and steady "loading ..." interruptions that destroy any Atmosphere and were not up-to-date even then-none German Translation and no German Subtitles (see in Conclusion)-bad Soundtracks or Sound Effects-creepy Control-far too many Fights as Carnby http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1321556239 FAZIT The 4th Part "Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare, "which plays as similar to Resident Evil, came out in Late 2001 and only appeared on Steam in 2013. The Release date here is clearly misleading. As Private Investigator Edward Carnby or as an ethnology professor Aline Cedrac, a Mansion and Surrounding area is examined on Shadow Island and struggles with technical Flaws. The Game is presented in different, preset camera Angles and the 3D Game Characters act in front of pre-rendered, two-dimensional Backdrops. You explore, solve Puzzles and fight unnatural Creatures, with the Flashlight being an essential Game element. Although 75 years are between Part 3 and 4, Carnby has not aged without somehow explaining that. I have absolutely no Understanding that the Game on Steam is not in German, as I have the Original from 2001 in German! Here, the GOG Version of a bad Port was simply taken at the Time and clapped into the SteamStore, which also doesn't even run on Windows 10! For these Reasons from me, a clear Thumbs down for this Scrap of software. If you are interested in further Reviews of me, follow my Group.
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