posted by buckykat11 (North hollywood, CA) Dec 23, 2008
Member since Jan 2008
gamers (50%) found this review helpful
This is an excellent game. All the problems that plagued the 360 release (at least the ones that made me return it) have been fixed. Driving is now much easier, and the whole system seems a little more forgiving than before.
Believe me; this is as good as the 360 version was awful. A must for all survival horror fans. Only problem I had was that items are pretty scarce when in the open world segments.
gamers (75%) found this review helpful
Alone in The Dark is a very interesting game, you would like this game if you enjoy games like Resident Evil by Capcom or the game Siren from the PSN network.
The Atari Studio, eden has made a very complex game that revolved a whole lot into the games ambient elements, physics, and many other realistic attributes. The graphics are stunning and physics of fire is very realistic. The Player's motion and damage which has made this game very difficult, until you get use to it, is very realistic as well. Alone in The Dark really takes time to adjust to it, and you might not like it at all if you are not a very patient gamer. The entire world of Alone in The Dark has various obstacles that will leave you running back an forth in belief you forgot to do something and leaving you hoping the game displays a tip for you.
Several cool aspects is being able to taper things together to make various sorts of explosive, weapon modifications, being able to hot wire cars, able to blow up locked doors, being able to bait and lure demons to you, very Intelligent A.I., and/or using the ambient world elements of like fire, electricity, and light to get rid of any demons that are baring a obstacle around you.
This is a top notch game if you like very difficult games that you have to pay attention to the world around you and love to encounter a ton of different obstacles. Other then just needing to get use to the difficult motion of the character, this game is worth a try, because the story is riveting, the world detail is awesome, and you never really do much of the same thing over and over. Watching the fire move and turn what ever it touches to hot ambers is very amazing game detail.
Alone in The Dark, will not be for everyone, but is great fun, interesting story, amazing detail, Brilliant A.I., and keeps the player busy with almost always something new to endeavor.
posted by FearIsOblivion (STATEN ISLAND, NY) Nov 6, 2014
Member since Oct 2014
Alright, i read all the reviews for this game on gamely, i have to say some actually hurt.
People are mostly complaining about the "Realism" in the game, such as flicking the right analog stick back and than forward to melee... and i found that feature amazing.
See, what i don't understand is people complain games aren't realistic enough, but than when they are they complain it's too realistic.
Yet' i still see comments about "You should just press square" and i recently read a review on Watch Dogs where they complained about only pressing square...
Here is my intake on the game.. it's fantastic, i've played games like RE5 or The Evil Within where they hold so much ammo and weapons, they pull rocket launchers out of no where..
-Edward Carnby uses his intellect to craft whatever he finds lying around to survive.
-The game itself, exactly like a television show, stuck on a certain part? Fast Forward, easy, you lose out on the trophy for the chapter but get to enjoy the story.
-Yes, his jacket can only hold so much, so yes unfortunately you will have to miss out on some desirable loot, or discard something you are currently holding.
-Yep, you guessed it, when in a gun fight it brings you into first person for greater accuracy and precision.
-Correction, for PS3 the game has very little glitches, or lags, 360 on the other hand... i will openly admit i couldn't get passed the first car scene with my car somehow flipping over.. or losing a tire midway through.
So you see, it's not as blake and horrid as everyone makes it to be.
also if you follow the story you do learn the history and origin of all the characters.
This is second on my "Game Q" and i am ready to platinum it a second time.