It seems the days of Alone in the Dark offering solo scares are over, because the series is jumping on the increasingly popular co-op bandwagon.
Bloody Disgusting Alone in the Dark: Illumination will feature co-operative multiplayer mode with four playable character classes, in which players will work together to clear an abandoned mining town of an ancient evil.upcoming entry
It sounds like another third-person riff on the time-honoured Left 4 Dead template, essentially. Which is not necessarily a bad thing, but is just about as far away from the roots of the franchise as you can get.
There are four classes; the Hunter, Witch, Priest and Engineer. The haunted mining town of Lorwich, Virginia is divided up into segments for you to clear of vaguely Lovecraftian nasties, with each character bringing a different set of skills and weapons to the fray. You can read a short bio of each class over on the Left 4 Dead, enemy and item placement will be randomised in each game to keep things interesting.. As in
It's reportedly planned for this November on PC, through developer Pure is still only committing to a non-specific "fourth quarter" date.
Alone in the Dark: Illumination's co-op multiplayer takes a leaf out of Left 4 Dead's book
03 September 2014 | By Nick Horth
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