Alone in the Dark is a survival horror video game series, originally developed by Infogrames. The original story is based on the writings of H. The Yellow Rose Of Texas - Various - My Rifle, My Pony And Mealthough later games in the series drew inspiration from other sources including voodoothe Wild Westand the works of H.
Six installments of the series have been created, with various themes and locations. Two comic books and two films were created based upon the games. The first game in the series was developed by Infogrames and released for the PC in It was one of the first two games to use polygonal characters over pre-rendered backgrounds. A Mac version was released in A small game made during the second game's production, Jack in the Dark was used as a promotional game distributed at Christmasjust before the second installment's release.
The game was on a single floppy in a golden wrapping featuring a Jack-in-the-box illustration on the top. It is Deliriant - Miracle Cure short adventure featuring the young child Grace Saunders. During Halloweenshe enters a small toy store after dark and gets locked inside. There, the toys are alive, and Grace must save Santa Claus from an evil Jack-in-the-box. Jack in the Dark is an adventure game that focuses purely on puzzles and has no combat.
Developed by Infogrames and released for the PC inAlone in the Mine - Jackie And Roy* - Storyville Presents Jackie And Roy 2 was a drastic departure from the original game, being more action-oriented than its predecessor, with a much greater emphasis on firearms and shootouts, and resulting in more difficult combat.
Like the original, it was ported to the 3DO by Krisalis and released by Interplay. Both versions were also released in Japan under the original name. Alone in the Dark 3 was the last game to utilize the same engine and characters as the original game.
Released for the PC inthe game returned to the gameplay style of the original game. The next generation game of the Alone in the Dark series was created by Darkworks as a console survival horror title, and shows significant influence from the Resident Evil series.
The control scheme and gameplay are much closer to that of Resident Evil than the original Alone in the Dark games. Initially known as Alone in the Dark: Near Death Investigationthe game was finally re-branded as simply Alone in the Dark despite having only a few connections with the original game. The game introduced 3D generated scenarios and interchangeable first and third-person view to the series. The environment plays a large role in core game-play; any object, even decorative, can be used as a melee weapon or combined to make different styles of weapons.
It had a few gameplay changes and fewer glitches. Announced on August 20,Illumination was released on June 11, Unlike the previous installments, the game is only played online. Edward Carnby is the main protagonist of the series, and is a private detective. The New Nightmare depicts him as a younger adult in In the installment of the series, Carnby's appearance was drastically changed. He has been the main protagonist in every game to date,  with the exception of the mini game, Jack in the Darkwhich instead features Grace Saunders, a character who appears in Alone in the Dark 2.
The three original games take place in the s and depict the paranormal cases of private eye Edward Carnby. In Alone in the Dark he is commissioned by an antique dealer to investigate a piano in the loft of the Louisiana mansion Derceto, which was abandoned after its owner Jeremy Hartwood committed suicide.
On Christmas Eve Alone in the Dark 2 Carnby goes on to solve a case involving the kidnapping of young Grace Saunders after the investigating procedures of his deceased partner Ted Strykerwith all the clues leading to an old California mansion named "Hell's Kitchen"  and an infamous Hard Life (Steve Parker Lush Remix) - Mark Schubert - Hard Life EP who inhabited it.
In Alone in the Dark 3 he is called to investigate the disappearance of a film crew at a two-bit ghost town known by Alone In The Dark - Airwave - Alone In The Dark name of Slaughter Gulch located in the Mojave Desert in California.
The first game shares the protagonist role with Jeremy Hartwood's niece, Emily Hartwood, who also takes a role of damsel-in-distress in Alone in the Dark 3. He teams up with Aline Cedrac, a young University professor specializing in ancient Indian languageson a mission You Were Mine - Dixie Chicks - Wide Open Spaces Shadow Island.
The name is depicted as a literal anglicized form of "El War Qarn'bi", which means "the one who battles evil incarnate and hunts out the shadows". According to this legend, Alone In The Dark - Airwave - Alone In The Dark original Edward Carnby was born in and went out of record after engaging several strange affairs in the years to The Alone in the Dark reinterpreted once again the series storyline. It follows the canon of the first three games, and ignores the events of Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare.
The story takes place in Central ParkNew Yorkboth inside the park and in its surroundings. Taking place inthe game claims that there has only ever been Alone In The Dark - Airwave - Alone In The Dark Edward Carnby, who has been possessed since the late s, and is now over years old, though he Alone In The Dark - Airwave - Alone In The Dark a youthful appearance.
Alone in the Dark: Illumination takes place in the mining town of Lorwich, Virginia and harkens back to the series' Lovecraftian background. Shortly after Alone in the Dark' s initial release, a major disagreement between the team and Infogrames' director Bruno Bonnell took place regarding the direction of the sequel. As a result, most of the original team left Infogrames to create a new studio named Adeline Software International.
According to an interview  made just after the release of Alone in the Darkportions of the sequels were designed by the original team before leaving. The interview presented a sketch of the house that was used in the sequel and mentioned the fact that Carnby could be dressed as Santa Claus. The original game's engine is the first known to use interpolated animation, relying on the computer to render the frames between key frames.
This approach has the advantages of reducing Alone In The Dark - Airwave - Alone In The Dark game's memory footprint requiring less memory to store and adapting to each computer's power.
The game engine developed for Alone in the Dark was reused in its first two sequels Alone in the Dark 2 and Alone in the Dark 3 without substantial changes. Infogrames updated it for use in 's Time Gate: Knight's Chase.
It was also translated and published in Italy and Spain. The comic also features Frank Stone, a young scientist who accompanies Aline, Ganesha, a fortune hunter, and Dr. Leng, a wise man who lives in his private flying ship along with his beautiful assistant Monplaisir the two characters also appear in a French comic book based on "Motor Mayhem".
The characters travel to Aggartha in order to destroy the Crown of Genghis Khan, a powerful artifact able to summon a powerful creature known as the Creeping Chaos. Frank Stone is revealed to be possessed by a demon, and unleashes the Creeping Chaos. Its up to Carnby and Cedrac to defeat him and cast the creature back.
Inan Alone in the Dark film was released. A semi- sequel to the fourth game in the series, Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmarethe movie has little-to-no relation to the games from the s or the continuation. The movie contains plot elements that directly contradict those in The New Nightmarethus it is not considered canonical by either timeline.
Production on a fifth installment of Alone in the Dark was confirmed when screenwriters of the movie stated that the director, Uwe Bolllooked over preliminary monster art from the new game to get inspiration for the film's creatures. However, the game was delayed and Darkworksthe development team behind Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmareeventually worked on another Survival horror game, Cold Fearreleased in early Atari Inc.
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