Alone in the Dark is More Focused on Psychological Horror Than Modern Survival Horror Games – Producer

Alone in the Dark is More Focused on Psychological Horror Than Modern Survival Horror Games – Producer

Beloved survival horror franchises like Resident Evil and Lifeless House have loved exceptional reversals in fortune lately, and THQ Nordic shall be hoping that Alone within the Darkish – one of many oldest survival horror franchises on the market – will reap related advantages from its personal upcoming revival with the upcoming expanded reimagination of the sequence’ authentic sport.

With an over-the-shoulder third individual digital camera, Alone within the Darkish is clearly going to have quite a lot of similarities to its aforementioned friends (if superficial ones), however the place its precise model of horror is anxious, THQ Nordic affiliate producer Andreas Schmiedecker says the sport goes to vary from different trendy survival horror video games by focusing extra on psychological horror than the “terror” features of the genre- one thing that, in accordance with Schmeidecker, profit considerably from having David Harbour and Jodie Comer portraying the sport’s twin protagonists.

“As , Alone within the Darkish really predates all different widespread survival horror franchises and established many of the style’s guidelines and traditions,” Schmeidecker stated to GamingBolt in a latest interview when requested about comparisons with the likes of Resident Evil and Lifeless House. “So we’re excited to deliver it again – and we predict that grounding within the authentic sport can be what makes our re-imagination (our ‘love-letter to the unique’) so attention-grabbing and distinctive.

“And whereas many different video games go extra into the ‘terror’ a part of survival horror, we see ourselves extra within the custom of psychological horror – and in that regard we’re fortunate to have David Harbour and Jodie Comer on board, whose spellbinding performances will persuade everyone who’s right here for the story-experience.”

Regardless of a distinct strategy to horror although, Alone within the Darkish will, after all, have some key issues in frequent with style classics, from the core mechanical loop to the third individual digital camera perspective.

“Mechanically, we preserve the basic survival horror components of (scary) exploration, difficult puzzles, fraught fight and a deep story (in the perfect custom of Silent Hill and earlier Resident Evil video games) with the presentation of a recent Third-person sport,” Schmeidecker stated. “This modernization goes hand in hand with, for example, an over-the-shoulder-camera and a management scheme that has change into customary.”

Through the interview, Schmeidecker additionally confirmed that Alone within the Darkish will characteristic a 60 FPS efficiency mode at launch. Learn extra on that by means of right here.

Alone within the Darkish launches on October 25 for PS5, Xbox Collection X/S, and PC. Our full interview with Schmeidecker shall be dwell quickly, so keep tuned for that.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.