THQ Nordic and Pieces Interactive have announced Alone in the Dark reboot

Publisher THQ Nordic and developer Pieces Interactive announces the reboot version of Alone in the Dark, a third-person survival horror series that will launch on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, and PC via Steam. The game has been in development since late 2019 and is now in its alpha state. A release date was not announced.


At the Gamescom 2022, a playable teaser dubbed as “Grace in the Dark”, which has its own storyline, will be playable from August 24 to 28. This will be a prologue to the main game with Grace from Alone in the Dark 2 as the star. Currently, THQ Nordic didn’t release any statement whether the playable teaser will be released outside of the event.

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Here is an overview of the game, via THQ Nordic:

Return to Derceto Manor in this reimagination of Alone in the Dark, a love letter to the 90s cult classic horror game. Discovering that her uncle has gone missing, Emily Hartwood goes looking for him with the help of private investigator Edward Carnby. Arriving at Derceto Manor, a home for the mentally fatigued, they encounter strange residents, portals to nightmarish worlds, dangerous monsters—and ultimately a plot of rising evil and its followers.

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Key Features
  • A classic horror experience, featuring combat, puzzle, exploration, and story.
  • While presenting a completely original story, we incorporate characters, places, and themes from the 90s original trilogy.
  • Play as Edward or Emily and uncover Derceto’s mysteries from two perspectives, including completely different cutscenes and levels.
  • Set in the gothic American south in the 1920s, the game features a noir-setting with classical Lovecraftian horror elements, where the familiar meets the surreal.
  • Experience a deep psychological story that goes beyond the realms of the imaginable, by Mikael Hedberg, cult horror writer of SOMA and Amnesia.
  • Trapped inside the gothic mansion, you encounter mind bending anomalies and fight back the evil that has infiltrated the house…
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  • Development: Pieces Interactive
  • Director and Writer: Mikael Hedberg (Amnesia, SOMA)
  • Doom Jazz Legend: Jason Kohnen
  • Monster Design: Guy Davis
  • Cutscenes and Characters: metricminds / Gate21