Alone in the Dark: Illumination Summary

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Private beta for Alone in the Dark: Illumination for pre-orders, begins January 29th

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Atari has announced that pre-ordering the action horror Alone in the Dark: Illumination, due early this year, will get you access to the private beta. This gives early access to one single-player campaign.

Another additional beta is to be revealed closer to launch, says Atari. This new Alone in the Dark has us face off against hordes of eldritch nightmares, and also supports multiplayer co-op.

Atari details pre-order deals for Alone in the Dark and Haunted House

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Atari is bringing back classic horror franchises Alone in the Dark and Haunted House later this year, and the publisher has just opened up pre-orders for both titles.

Putting down your money for Alone in the Dark: Illumination will net you limited-edition character and weapon skins and a 10% discount, and there's a 15% discount for pre-ordering Haunted House: Cryptic Graves.

Atari interested in more IP reboots from 220+ catalogue, "what do you select?"

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With the recent announcements of new Haunted House and Alone in the Dark titles from Atari, as they give the IPs a good dusting, it's no surprise they're looking to shake cobwebs from others.

Atari has a huge catalogue of over 220 IPs just hibernating, so the challenge becomes what they throw their resources behind, says chief operating officer Todd Shallbetter.

Alone in the Dark: Illumination's co-op multiplayer takes a leaf out of Left 4 Dead's book

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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 reports that upcoming entry 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.

Atari announces co-op horror with Alone in the Dark: Illumination

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This is sort of hilarious; Atari's resurrection of the classic survival horror franchise Alone in the Dark is titled Alone in the Dark: Illumination and features a co-operative multiplayer mode.

So essentially you're no longer alone, and you're not in the dark. That's a really solid understanding of the brand you've got there guys.

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