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Alone in the Dark (PlayStation 2)

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3.0
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Advertising Blurbs

Back of Keep Case - Wii (Germany):

    ES HIESS, DER CENTRAL PARK SEI FÜR DIE BÜRGER GEDACHT … DAS WAR EINE LÜGE.

    Der Central Park wurde nicht zur Erholung für die Einwohner von New York, sondern für etwas ganz anderes geschaffen. Jetzt kann dieses Geheimnis nicht langer gewahrt werden.

    In einer einzigen apokalyptischen Nacht muss Edward Carnby das Unvorstellbare bekämpfen, um die erschütternde Wahrheit des Central Parks aufzudecken.

    Packende Story
    Erzählt in dramatischen Episoden voller Action, unerwarteter Wendungen und Schockmomente.

    lmprovisieren Sie, um zu überleben
    Nutzen Sie Ihre Phantasie, um verheerende neue Waffen herzustellen.

    Innovatives Gameplay
    Blockbuster-Action, spannende Entdeckungen, riskante Fahrmanöver, erbitterte Kämpfe.

    Integrierte Lösungshilfe
    Durch die Kapitelauswahl im DVD-Stil kann jeder Spieler das Finale erreichen.

    Einzigartige Wii-Steuerung
    Nutzen Sie die Wii-Fernbedienung und das Nunchuk, um realitätsnah zu fahren, zu kämpfen oder Objekte zu verwenden.

    NEW YORK WIRD NIE WIEDER DAS SEIN, WAS ES EINMAL WAR.


    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (116131) on May 15, 2011.

Back of Keep Case - PlayStation 2 (United States):

    THEY SAID CENTRAL PARK WAS FOR THE PEOPLE... THEY LIED.

    Central Park was not built as a haven for the people of New York, but for something else entirely. Now the truth can no longer be contained.

    In one apocalyptic night, Edward Carnby must fight the unimaginable to reveal the earth-shattering secret of Central Park

    Intense story: Told in thrilling episodes with action, plot twists and cliff-hangers

    Improvise to survive:
    Use your imagination to create devastating new weapons

    Exhilarating gameplay: Blockbuster action, tense exploration, dangerous driving, vicious fights

    Never Get Stuck: DVD-style chapter select lets everyone reach the game’s climax

    Pyromania: Play with fire but don’t get burned

    NEW YORK WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN.


    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (116131) on May 15, 2011.

Atari press release (November 13, 2007):

    Heart-Stopping Action of Alone in the Dark Comes to Wii and PlayStation 2 System

    NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR - News), one of the world's most recognized brands and a third-party video game publisher, today announced that its upcoming apocalyptic action blockbuster Alone in the Dark® will launch for Wii(TM) and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system in addition to Xbox 360(TM) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Windows platform. Alone in the Dark will continue the legacy of innovation started by the first Alone in the Dark game with state-of-the-art technology driving a captivating and entertaining original gameplay experience.

    Developed by Hydravision, Alone in the Dark for Wii and PlayStation 2 follows the same story as the Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 system and PC version, where over the course of one apocalyptic night, hero Edward Carnby must uncover the earth-shattering secret hidden in New York's iconic Central Park.

    "Realizing the enormous ambition of Alone in the Dark is a huge technological challenge," said Hudson Piehl, Vice President of Production, Atari, Inc. "Hydravision has risen to the occasion to ensure Wii and PlayStation 2 owners will be impressed by the gripping gameplay experience."

    Hydravision has tackled the innovative and highly advanced technology driving Alone in the Dark on Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 and PC head-on, using the company's wealth of experience and proven technology. The Wii and PlayStation 2 system versions have been developed in parallel to optimize each console's capabilities, pushing the hardware and incorporating many features found in the new-generation versions. On the Wii, the control system is specially adapted to make full use of the Wii Remote(TM) and Nunchuck(TM) to manipulate objects in real-time, a key gameplay feature of Alone in the Dark, enhancing the player's immersion in the experience.

    Alone in the Dark delivers a new level of narrative intensity, packed with action, plot twists and nail-biting cliff-hangers. With a story written by Eden Games and scripted by New York Times best-selling writer Lorenzo Carcaterra, Alone in the Dark sees one of video gaming's original innovators return to deliver an outstanding action gaming experience.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (116131) on May 15, 2011.